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Razer Commits US$50 Million To Support Business Partners During The Fight Against Covid-19

Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today pledges to support business partners, both current and future, through the

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6 Smartphones for Fintech Geeks

Over the past couple of years, digital and mobile banking has revolutionized the way consumers spend, save and manage their

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Open Banking Platform Railsbank Sees Strategic Investments from Visa

After raising US$ 10 million and expanding to Singapore, the open banking platform Railsbank announced today that it has received

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Mastercard Calls For “Sufficiently High” Contactless Payments Limits in Asia Pacific

Mastercard’s urges relevant bodies to have the right transaction limit for contactless payments as the spread of COVID-19 highlights the imperative

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MAS Extends Digital Bank Assessment Period in View of COVID-19 Pandemic

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today that it will extend the assessment period for the award of digital

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Digibank Contender Lists its Subsdiary AMTD International on SGX

On April 8, 2020, AMTD International Inc. (“AMTD International”) (NYSE: HKIB; SGX: HKB), a subsidiary of AMTD Group, a leading

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Covid-19 Support: Monetary Authority of Singapore Launches S$125 Million Package for Fintechs

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced a S$125 million support package to sustain and strengthen capabilities in the

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The Fintech Winners and Losers of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has already had an enormous impact on the global economy, shaking up all industries. When thinking of

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Aspire Teams up with Visa and NIUM to Launch Payments Card for Businesses

Y Combinator-backed Aspire, announced today a partnership with NIUM, a global financial technology platform, and Visa, to offer corporate cards

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10 Fastest Growing Fintechs in India According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing

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5 Fastest Growing Fintechs in Australia According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing

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5 Fastest Growing Fintechs in Vietnam According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing

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10 Fastest Growing Fintechs in Indonesia According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing

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5 Fastest Growing Fintechs in Thailand According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing

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5 Fastest Growing Fintech in The Philippines According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing

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5 Fast Growing Fintechs in Singapore According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing

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PayMaya’s Parent Company Secures US$ 120 Million from Tencent, IFC, KKR and PLDT

PLDT, a major telco player from the Philippines, KKR, a Global investment firm, Tencent, the China-based internet giant, and IFC,

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India’s ICICI Bank Launches Banking Services On WhatsApp in The Midst of Nationwide Lockdown

ICICI Bank announced the launch of banking services on WhatsApp to enable its retail customers to undertake a slew of

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Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2020’s Fintech Superstars

In keeping with annual tradition, Forbes has released its annual 30 Under 30 Asia list, which features 300 disruptors, innovators

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13 Amazing Women in Fintech From South East Asia You Can Invite for a Webinar Panel

We recently stumbled across a great list by Arnaud Bonzon who’s an angel investor and the co-founder of Map of

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Swiss Digital Solution Pioneer ti&m Expands to Asia Starting with Singapore

ti&m is a market leader in digitalization and security products, and for innovation projects in Switzerland and the EU’s financial

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Credit Risk Specialist Provenir Appoints John Warren to Lead its Asia Pacific Expansion

Provenir announced today the appointment of John Warren as the new General Manager for the Asia Pacific region. Provenir provides

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Maybank Offers Free Money Transfers for Malaysians Impacted by the Movement Control Order

Standing shoulder to shoulder with the community, Maybank today announced that it is offering complimentary remittance services for Malaysians working

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Corporate Venture Capital Funding Booms As Banks Pour Billions Into Fintechs

Corporate venture capital (CVC) funding hit an all-time high last year, with banks pouring billions into fintechs as they look

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BASIS ID To Support SMEs With 1 Million Free Identity Verification Service

BASIS ID will dedicate 1 million free verifications to companies from the APAC region to aid them recover from the

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Grab Hires Ex-Acvtivision Blizzard Veteran Peter Oey as Chief Financial Officer

Grab, announced today that it has strengthened its finance division by hiring corporate finance veteran, Peter Oey, as Chief Financial

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Philippines’ Financial Industry and NGO Groups Link For Faster COVID-19 Subsidy Delivery

Private companies join hands in support of the government’s social amelioration program to Filipinos severely affected by the COVID-19 enhanced

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MAS and Financial Industry to Support Individuals and SMEs Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), together with the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS), the Life Insurance Association (LIA),

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10 Fintech Startups Accepted into F10’s First Incubation Program in Singapore

F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator expanded to Singapore this year to support pre-seed and seed-stage FinTech, RegTech as well as

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Aspiring Digibank MatchMove Acquires Strategic Stake in e-Commerce Firm Shopmatic

MatchMove announced today that they have entered into an agreement with the e-commerce enabler Shopmatic to make a strategic investment

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Top 10 Fintech Books While blogs and news portals will keep you up-to-date in terms of companies and corporate news,

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Solve this problem on the Singapore Hackcelerator and apply until August 15th here! 7 problem statements on KYC / Identity

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While blockchain was once known merely as the building blocks used to make bitcoin, it’s now being hailed as a

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Singapore’s digital banking license was perhaps one of the most widely discussed topic in 2019 within fintech circles and we

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In November 2008, a paper was posted on the Internet under the name Satoshi Nakamoto titled ‘bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic

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Singapore’s 30 Hottest Fintech Startups To Watch

Singapore’s vibrant startup ecosystem, supportive government, stable financial system and business-friendly tax regime, have helped turn the city-state into an

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The Hottest Fintech Companies in Singapore in 2017

Singapore has had quite an amazing year with regard to fintech. The city-state organized the world’s largest fintech event, a

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First Bank in SouthEast Asia To Use Blockchain Technology For Payment Services

OCBC Bank has become the first bank in Southeast Asia to use blockchain technology in its local and cross-border payment

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The Philippines Fintech Report 2018

With a population of over 100 million, just 31% of adults having a bank account, and a mobile penetration of

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27 Most Valued World Fintech Unicorns, 8 From China

Business Insider Singapore, CBInsights, Funderbeam, and Crunchbase together have created the world’s fintech unicorns – fintech start-ups valued at over $1 billion.  

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Philippines Approves 3 More Crypto Exchanges Amid Soaring Bitcoin Prices

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has green-lit another 3 cryptocurrency exchanges to operate in the Philippines. The new licensed firms include

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20 Upcoming Fintech and Digital Banking Events in Singapore and Southeast Asia

Tired of crawling the Internet to find the hottest fintech events in your region? Need not worry. Today we’ve compiled

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Too many Innovation Labs too few Innovations “Dances With Drums” by Fintech-Hubs and Banks

There are so many innovation labs and too few innovations. I regularly meet with bankers worldwide and the first phrase

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Asia’s Top 7 Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is the loan of money to individuals or businesses through online services that match lenders directly with

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Fintech Vietnam Startup Report Update Explores Vietnams Massive Fintech Opportunities

With a population of over 90 million people, mostly composed of Millennials who are increasingly plugged in, Vietnam’s Internet economy

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