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Pand.ai Bags Pre-Series A Funding From Bangkok Bank’s Corporate VC Arm

Singapore-based AI start-up Pand.ai has secured an undisclosed amount in Pre-Series A funding from Bualuang Ventures, the corporate venture capital (CVC) arm of Bangkok Bank. This new funding round comes less than 3 months after the company announced its first

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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 financial leader’s investment in iSTOX follows similar partnerships with Thailand’s Kiatnakin Phatra Financial Group and Japan’s Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings. Other key shareholders of

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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 RE/MAX Premier Manila, it is touted as the next best thing not just for Filipinos, but also foreigners who wish

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Singapore Receives 21 Applications for Digital Bank Licences

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that it has received 21 applications for digital bank licences as at the close of application on 31 December 2019. This comprises 7 applications for the digital full bank (DFB) licences, and 14

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Grab’s New GrabPay Card is Completely Numberless

Grab announced today the launch of their GrabPay Card which is available in Singapore starting today. The physical card is completely numberless front and back, the thinking behind this design according to Grab is to avert the prospect of theft

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Razer Fintech Appoints Ex-DBS Chief Innovation Officer Neal Cross To Its Board Of Advisors

Razer Fintech, the fintech arm of Razer Inc., has appointed Neal Cross as an Advisory Board member, joining other members of the advisory board,ex-GIC Chairman Lim Siong Guan and ex-DBS Chairman Koh Boon Hwee. With Neal’s addition, Razer Fintech is

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UOB’s Thai Digital Bank TMRW to Enable Biometrics for Account Opening

TMRW by UOB, a mobile-only bank in Thailand, today announced that it has enabled fingerprint and facial biometrics to make it speedier and safer for customers to open their TMRW accounts. In doing so, TMRW claims that it is the

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WWF and UnionBank Team Up for Financial Inclusion in Philippines Using Blockchain

Today the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines, UnionBank of the Philippines, and TX, announced the launch Tracey, an app for fisherfolk that will use blockchain technology for documenting and verifying catch and traceability data. The provided data can then be used by

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Here Are the Winners of the Singapore FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards 2019

The Monetary Authority of Singapore announced today the three winners of the Global FinTech Hackcelerator. MAS and The Association of Banks in Singapore also announced the 12 winners of the FinTech Awards. Both awards were handed out today at the

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DBS and IMDA to Launch Open-Sourced Blockchain Trade Platform

To leverage Singapore’s global trade connectivity, DBS Bank and Trafigura, in collaboration with Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Enterprise Singapore and tradetech Perlin, have come together to develop an open-sourced blockchain trade platform to

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