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MAS Doubles Down on Green Finance With the 6th Global Fintech Hackcelerator

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the launch of the 6th edition of the Global Fintech Hackcelerator, with the

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Expands HPE GreenLake With New Data Services Platform

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, an American multinational enterprise information technology company, has expanded its consumption-based IT model HPE GreenLake with storage

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Adyen Singapore Secures MAS’ Major Payments Institution License

Global payments platform Adyen announced that its Singapore entity has received approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to

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FICO: 68% Of Singaporeans Prefer Digital Banking Channels During Financial Hardship

Over the past year, companies have had to accelerate their digital transformation just to survive. Their investments were essential to

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Indonesian P2P Lender Amartha Secures US$ 28 Million From Women’s World Banking

Amartha, a P2P lending platform in Indonesia, received new funding worth US$ 28 million (IDR 405 billion) led by Women’s

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Indonesian Robo Advisor Bibit Bags US$ 65 Million in Funding Round Led by Sequoia

Bibit.id, a digital investment app in Indonesia, has announced that it has raised US$ 65 million in a funding round

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Fintech Founders Dominate 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia in Finance and VC Category

In this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list, fintech founders and co-founders are dominating the Finance and Venture Capital

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24 Upcoming Fintech Webinars and Online Events in Asia Pacific

Fintech webinars and online events continue to attract a large audience of industry stakeholders and professionals looking to network and

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Online Identity Verification Company Jumio Records Drop in New Account Fraud

Jumio, a leading provider of AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and eKYC solutions, said fraud rates for new account openings decreased

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CGS-CIMB Issued S$150-Million Commercial Paper in Digital Securities on iSTOX

CGS-CIMB Securities International, an integrated financial service provider in Asia, and digital securities platform iSTOX announced the issuance of a

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INFOPRO Named as Best Core Banking Solution Provider in Banking Tech Awards

INFOPRO, the global banking software and solutions company, has been named winner of Fintech Futures’ Banking Tech Awards 2020 in

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Building a Bank in 100 Days

COVID-19 has accelerated a trend which had already begun in many parts of APAC – the closure of branches. At

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VP Bank’s Subsidiary FE Credit Migrates Its Mission-Critical Apps to AWS’ Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that FE CREDIT, a consumer lender in Vietnam and subsidiary of VP Bank, is moving

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MAS Pledges S$42 Million to Fast Track Regtech Adoption

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has committed S$42 million for a new regtech grant as well as the enhanced

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NICE Partners Refinitiv to Offer Surveillance Suite Across Asia Pacific

NICE Actimize and Refinitiv, a global provider of financial market data and infrastructure, has partnered to offer the former’s SURVEIL-X

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Why Consumers Should Not Rely Blindly on Financial Consultants for Their Financial Planning

The layman customer is extremely reliant on the financial consultant. The recent proliferation of simplified consumer-facing tools has helped many

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Netcetera Singapore Appoints New APAC Head of Sales and Partnerships

Netcetera, a Swiss software company providing digital payment solutions, has appointed Nitin Palande as the APAC Head of Sales and

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NFT Craze and Institutional Participation Fuels the Crypto World

The cryptocurrency rally continued in Q1 2021 fueled by the craze surrounding non-fungible token (NFT) and rising participation from institutional

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U.S. Unicorn Carta Sets up New Singapore Office to Kick off Asian Expansion Plans

Carta, a California-based startup that offers capitalisation table management and valuation software, announced that it has set up a new

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Singapore and Thailand Announces World’s First Linkage of Real Time Retail Payment Systems

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) launched the linkage of Singapore’s PayNow and Thailand’s

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Atome Ties up with FOMO Pay to Expand BNPL Acceptance Across Asia

FOMO Pay, a QR payments provider, announced a partnership with Atome that will expand seamless Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL)

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DBS, J.P. Morgan and Temasek to Develop a Blockchain-Based Interbank Payments Platform

DBS, J.P. Morgan and Temasek announced that they will jointly develop a blockchain-based platform for payments, trade and foreign exchange

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Payments Firm 2C2P Partners Brankas to Bring Open Banking to Indonesia

Brankas, an Indonesian open banking provider, announced a strategic partnership with payments firm 2C2P to introduce their modern open banking

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OVO Ties up With Prudential Indonesia to Offer Shariah-Compliant Digital Life Insurance

Indonesian e-wallet unicorn OVO has expanded its partnership with Prudential Indonesia to launch a digital shariah life insurance product with

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MAS Report Highlights Digital Identity As One of The Key Pillars of Digital Economy

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) launched a report on the foundational digital infrastructure necessary for an inclusive digital economy

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StashAway To Raise US$ 25 Million Series D Led by Sequoia Capital India

Southeast Asian digital wealth manager StashAway is raising US$ 25 million in its Series D funding round led by venture

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Digital Payments Transformation: Changing How Business Gets Done

The trend toward payments digitisation is undeniable. Worldwide, transaction value of digital payments is expected to reach USD 8.7 trillion

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Aleta Planet to Enable Merchants to Accept “Discover and Diners Club Cards” for E-Commerce Payments

Aleta Planet, a fast-growing Singapore-based fintech, has partnered with Discover Global Network, the international payments brand of Discover Financial Services,

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UK Fintech Currencycloud Sets up New APAC Headquarters in Singapore

Currencycloud, a provider of B2B embedded cross-border solutions, announced that it has opened an Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore. The

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The Future of Finance: How to Cope With Open Banking In Emerging Asia

For more than a decade, Asia has been the largest regional banking market and as the continent’s massive middle class

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

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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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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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The Swiss Payment Software Company Netcetera Expands to Singapore

“Expanding our Horizon” – under this motto Netcetera expands to Singapore in 2020. The Swiss software company and expert for

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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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A Singapore industry group representing the city’s asset management firms, IMAS, has launched an accelerator programme which could position 10

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Fintech Indonesia Report 2018 – The State of Play for Fintech Indonesia

Indonesia, the largest economy in South East Asia, with an estimated population of over 260 million people, the majority of

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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 Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS) today announced that it has appointed Susan Soh, CEO Singapore, Schroders, as its

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iPrice Group collaborated with App Annie Intelligence to track top e-wallet in Singapore.The study pictures the developments of e-wallets or

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“A way to carry your money inside your cellphone”. This is perhaps the simplest meaning of an e-wallet as defined

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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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Capital Markets Platform iSTOX Secures Funding Of USD 5 Million

Next-generation capital markets platform iSTOX has secured a USD 5 million investment from Hanwha Asset Management, South Korea’s leading comprehensive asset management company. The Korean

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The First Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform for the Philippines

Signet Properties officially launches Flint, the first, tech-enabled real estate crowdfunding platform in the Philippines. Co-presented by SeedIn Technology and

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RCBC’s Diskartech Tops Google Play’s Free Finance Apps, Surpassing Gcash and PayMaya

DiskarTech, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation’s (RCBC) virtual bank has claimed the top spot among free finance apps in Google Play

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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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