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Southeast Asia Becomes Centre for Instant Cross-Border Payments Growth

Following in the footsteps of the European Union, ASEAN is moving towards having its very own Single European Payments Area

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Razer Fintech Turns to Perx to Enhance Its Gamification Strategy

Razer Fintech, the financial arm of Razer Inc., has partnered with Singapore-based lifestyle marketing SaaS (Software as a Service) platform,

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Google Pay Launches All-In-One P2P Payments Solution in Singapore

Google has launched its all-in-one peer-to-peer funds transfer service in Singapore in order to streamline transactions from different banks on

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TransferWise Records a Whooping 70% Revenue Growth in the Past Year

Fintech unicorn TransferWise announced that its annual revenue had grown by 70%, hitting a profit of £302.6 million (S$531.65m) for

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Digital Wealth Manager Syfe Closes US$18.6 Million in Series A Funding Round

Singapore-based digital wealth manager Syfe announced that it has successfully closed a SG$25.2 million (US$18.6 million) Series A funding round

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Huawei Developer Conference: Brett King Talks Financial Inclusion, Banking 4.0, and More

At the 2020 Huawei Developer Conference held earlier this week, fintech influencer, best-selling author, and entrepreneur Brett King joined the

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StanChart Partners With Snowdrop for Interactive Digital Banking Experience Using Google Maps

Standard Chartered Bank has launched Standard Chartered Places (SC Locate), a new banking enhancement that maps out where users spend

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Finance Needs to Be Redefined for Good to Serve One Billion of Asia’s Unbanked

As a catalyst for digitalization, COVID-19 will further help improve financial inclusion in emerging economies, according to Wissam Khoury, head

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5 Key Highlights From Huawei’s Developer Conference

From September 10 to 12, 2020, Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) held the annual Huawei Developer Conference. Themed HDC.Together, the

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Gen Z Versus Millennials – Who Fared Better at Saving Money and Budgeting?

When it comes to saving habits, Singaporean Gen Zs (aged 18 – 23) are savvier than their millennial counterparts (aged

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IFC Acquires Stake in Collectius To Launch US$60M Investment Platform

Collectius, a credit management servicing company, will launch a US$60 million regional investment platform with IFC, a member of the

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Flywire Develops Digital Payment Platform for NTU Singapore’s International Students

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has partnered with vertical payments company Flywire to offer a fully integrated, digital payment

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SWIFT Announces New Strategy to Enhance Its Processing Platform

SWIFT announced that over the next 2 years and beyond, it will continually enhance its payments and securities platform as

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The First 25 Fintech Students Graduate from NUS Singapore

The pioneer batch of 25 students from the NUS-FinTechSG Programme, jointly developed by the NUS FinTech Lab and Strategic Technology

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Thailand’s Central Bank Issues Government Bonds on Blockchain

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) launched a new platform to issue government savings bond using blockchain technology with its DLT

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Standard Chartered Thailand: First Blockchain Based Cross-Bank Letter of Credit

Thailand’s Standard Chartered completed its first cross-bank Letter of Credit (LC) transaction between Vietnam and Thailand conducted over blockchain between

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A Booming Fintech Investment and Exit Landscape in South East Asia

Since 2015, foreign investment into Southeast Asia’s fintech companies has grown seven times, according to The Future of Fintech in

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AMTD Reveals the 5 Fintech Startups Selected for its S$11.5M Fund

AMTD has announced its first batch of investments in five fintech companies as a part of its Singapore Solidarity Fund

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Razer Fintech and Franklin Templeton Teams up to Design Digital Wealth Tools for the Youth

Franklin Templeton through its Singapore subsidiary, Templeton Asset Management, and Razer Fintech, the financial arm of Razer Inc, announced that

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Singlife to Merge with Aviva in Singapore’s Largest Insurance Deal Valued at S$3.2 Billion

Singapore Life Pte. Ltd. (Singlife), a homegrown insurer, offering mobile savings and protection solutions, today announced it has entered into

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hoolah Launches Buy Now Pay Later Solution for Physical Stores in Singapore

Singapore-based hoolah extended Buy Now Pay Later to an in-store solution that offers consumers the option of completing their purchases

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Mastercard Launches Central Bank Digital Currencies Testing Platform

Mastercard announced a proprietary virtual testing environment for central banks to evaluate Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) use cases. The

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Funding Societies Appoints Ex-GoBear Co-Founder as CFO

P2P financing platform Funding Societies, announced today, key additions to its executive team including former GoBear Co-Founder, Frank Stevenaar as

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Huawei Developer Conference 2020 to Discuss HarmonyOS, HMS Core 5.0, EMUI 11, Fintech, and More

From September 10 to 12, 2020, Huawei will be hosting its annual developer conference, a multi-day event expected to bring

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Singapore-Based Thunes Raises US$60M in Series B Funding

Singapore-based Thunes, a B2B cross-border payments network, raises US$60 million in Series B funding round led by Africa-focused Helios Investment

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3 Hurdles Vietnam has to Overcome to Become a Fintech Leader

The fintech industry has been growing steadily in Vietnam, fueled by increasing smartphone and Internet penetration, the country’s young population,

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Banks View Digitising Trade Finance as a Top Priority

Around the world, banks are reconsidering their trade finance business model, viewing digitalization as one of the most important trends

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Evolving Regulatory Landscape Pushes Wealth Managers Towards Regtech Specialists

The rapidly changing regulatory landscape is pushing wealth and asset management companies to turn to specialist regtech providers, experts said.

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Going Contactless in the Light of COVID

The current pandemic situation across the world is known to many by the back of their hands. There is no

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Fintechnews.ph Launches Fintech Philippines Report and Map 2020

2019 saw a boom for the Philippines’ digital payments space, where e-money transactions jumped to 36% to reach PHP 760

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