Fintech News Singapore

Thailand Stock Exchange Partners With M-DAQ for Real-Time Stock Prices in 10 Currencies

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has partnered with M-DAQ, Singapore-based fintech startup, to collaborate and develop a solution that

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Philippines Social Security to Digitise Payments Using E-Wallets and Bank Transfers

The Philippines Social Security System (SSS) has started paying funeral benefit claims through the banks and other alternative payment channels

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Project Ubin: MAS Completes Final Phase Central Bank Digital Currency Project

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Temasek today jointly released a report to mark the successful conclusion of the

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Singapore Tops Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index For the First Time

According to this year’s KPMG Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index (AVRI), Singapore has emerged as the country that is best prepared

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Major Vietnamese Bank Selects Temenos for Digital Wealth Management

Temenos, the banking software company, today announced that Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MB) has selected Temenos Infinity Wealth to

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Philippines’ Department of Agriculture Enlists PayMaya for Loan Disbursement

The Department of Agriculture’s has announced the use of PayMaya, a mobile wallet under the purview of PLDT, to disburse

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Click to Pay: Mastercard Expands Passwordless Digital Checkout in Singapore

As Singapore shifts rapidly to digital commerce, Mastercard introduces Click to Pay a payments solution with an online checkout that that

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Mambu Integrates with Currencycloud for Cross Border Payments

Mambu, a cloud banking platform, and Currencycloud, a global payments platform, have partnered to offer increased transparency and scalability to

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Philippines’ Digital Bank tonik Announces Partnership With Mastercard

Fresh off raising their US$ 21 Million Series A round, tonik announced today a partnership with Mastercard, which will allow

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Singapore Digibank Contender Picks Tencent’s Cloud Platform

Digibank contender Asia Digital Banking Corporation announced today that it will be using Tencent Cloud’s services to provide digital banking

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Korea Launches Fintech and Cybersecurity Focused Startup Centre in Singapore

The K-Startup Centre (KSC) in Singapore, the first Korean startup centre in Southeast Asia, was officially launched today by South

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Interactive Brokers Group Opens Singapore Office

Interactive Brokers Group, a global brokerage firm, announced the addition of a Singapore entity Interactive Brokers Singapore Pte Ltd and

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ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN) Lands Partnership with Fintech Alliance.PH

Filipino fintech players can expect a boost from their regional counterparts as local trade association Fintech Alliance.ph inks a deal

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Singapore Blockchain Map 2020 Shows Strong Ecosystem Growth

OpenNodes, powered by Tribe, unveiled the Singapore Blockchain Landscape Map 2020 at ‘Unitize’, a collaborative online blockchain conference organized by

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Lack of Access to Capital Hindering Australia’s Potential to Be a Leader in Regtech

Limited access to funding and long sales cycles are hampering Australia’s regtech industry, preventing the sector from realizing its full

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FICO Survey: Filipinos Showing Greater Acceptance for Biometrics

FICO, a global analytics software firm, has released its Consumer Digital Banking Survey, which found a notable percentage of Filipinos are not taking

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

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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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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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