Fintech News Singapore

Vietnamese Digital Investment Platform Realstake Secures Seed Funding from 500 Startups

RealStake announced today that it has successfully closed seed funding from 500 Startups Vietnam and various angel investors. RealStake aims

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Will Digibanks Change Banking in Singapore as We Know It?

The rise of digibanks is changing the way Singaporeans interact with their bank. As customers demand better user experiences and

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AMTD Digital Continues Acquisition Spree in Singapore with FOMO Pay

AMTD Digital, the integrated digital solutions platform of AMTD Group, announced that it will acquire a controlling stake in FOMO

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Here Are 8 Competitions in Asia Your Fintech Startup Can Join

In the tech scene, participating in startup competitions, challenges and hackathons can provide young ventures with great networking and funding

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Amar Bank Launches Senyumku a “Digital-Only Bank” using Google Cloud

Amar Bank announced its collaboration with Google Cloud in introducing Senyumku, which they described as a digital-only bank launched in

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Robocash Raises Pre-IPO Round for Philippines Digibank Despite Revoked Lending License

Robocash Group opened a US$5 million pre-IPO funding round to finance the launch of its digital bank in Philippines called

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Where Does The Future of Payments Lie For South East Asia?

The payment space in South East Asia is a hotbed for innovation with many players vying for a piece of

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Singaporean Proptech Founder Rhonda Wong Clinches Women of the Future South-East Asia Award

Rhonda Wong, CEO and Co-founder of Ohmyhome, has been recognised as a Women of the Future Award SEA 2020 winner

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SingSaver Finds More Boomers Shifting to Digital Banking Post COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted Singaporeans to embrace more digital services when taking charge of their finances – and this

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RCBC’s “Taglish SuperApp” DiskarTech to Target Millions of Unbanked Filipinos

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) has launched what they described as the country’s first all-in-one “Taglish” inclusion super app, DiskarTech.

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Burgopak Supercharges Fintech Card Delivery With Creative Packaging Solutions

Burgopak, a packaging design company based in the UK, has released a new range of packaging solutions designed especially for

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Singtel’s Dash App Launches Insurance Savings Plan Underwitten by Etiqa Insurance

Singtel has launched an insurance savings solution for consumers looking to start their savings journey. It is offered exclusively through

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Liquid Group Expands QR Payment Network in Korea with NICE Payments

Liquid Group, a regional mobile payment services group headquartered in Singapore, will partner with NICE Payments (“NICE”) as its merchant

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Advance.AI’s Atome Launches “Buy Now, Pay Later” Solution in Singapore

Atome, a Singapore based startup, has launched a “buy now, pay later” solution, which they said is intended to support

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Philippines Launches Overseas Filipino Bank, a Government Owned Digital Bank

The national government, spearheaded by the Department of Finance (DOF) and the Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK), announced this

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Mastercard Supports Digital Bank Platform in APAC

Mastercard and EedenBull have extended their strategic partnership from Europe to the Asia Pacific region to support the fintech company’s

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Huawei Launches Huawei Pay Mobile Payment in Thailand

Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) collaborates with UnionPay to launch the Huawei Pay in Thailand. Huawei Pay is a mobile payment

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Matchmove Collaborates with HR Cloud Platform to Drive Financial Wellness for SMEs

MatchMove, the Singapore based ‘Banking-as-a-Service’ platform and JustLogin, a Singapore based Human Resource cloud platform provider, will launch the JustLogin

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Insurtech Picking up Steam in Asia

Insurtech is evolving rapidly in Asia with players taking big steps forward and deal counts multiplying as the growing wealth

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Former DBS CIO Neal Cross’ Aussie Wealthtech Closes AUD$12m Funding Round

Picture Wealth, an Australian-based wealthtech, announced the close of its AUD$12m late-seed funding round, comprising of private equity and debt,

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7 Recommendations for Cryptocurrency and Utility Token Issuers

In 2017/18, the total market capitalization of cryptocurrency markets reached all-time highs. At the same time, certain projects like BitConnect

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UnionBank Extends Its Free Instapay Transfers

Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) announced that it has extended its free Instapay transfers or instant transfers between accounts

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BCB Blockchain Announces US$15 Million Grant for Asia’s Tech and Blockchain Startups

Building Cities Beyond (BCB) Blockchain has announced the launch of its BCB Innovation Grant. The Singapore-based blockchain developers for smart

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Financial Fitness and Digital Banking in the Times of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing consumers to turn to digital channels. Now more than ever, banks must accelerate their digital

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Crypto Platform Sparrow Raises US$ 3.5M in Funding Round Led by BitMEX’s Owner

Sparrow, a Singapore based options trading platform for Bitcoin and Ethererum announced that they have secured US$ 3.5 Million in

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IDC Reports Worldwide Blockchain Spending to Slow Down to US$ 4.3 Billion in 2020

According to the April update of the IDC Worldwide Blockchain Spending Guide Worldwide and Asia Pacific blockchain spend will decline

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Top 20 Upcoming Live Fintech Webinars for Those Located in APAC: June/July

With COVID-19 forcing governments to close borders and restrict contact, event organizers and companies have turned to webinars and virtual

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UOB’s Innovation Accelerator The FinLab Goes Digital

The FinLab, United Overseas Bank’s (UOB) innovation accelerator, today launched The FinLab Online, a digital platform to help small-and-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

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Omise’s Parent Firm SYNQA Raises US$ 80M in Funding Round Led by Siam Commerical Bank’s VC Arm

Thailand-based fintech company SYNQA, formerly Omise Holdings, announced that it has raised $80 Million in Series C funding led by

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How TikTok’s Owners Are Evolving from Your Kid’s Social Media to Becoming Your Bank

TikTok’s owner ByteDance is making inroads into fintech as the Chinese tech company is said to be negotiating a tie-up

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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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Here Are The Contenders to Singapore’s Digital Banking Race

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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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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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 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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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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