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Philippine Fintech Festival to Showcase Philippines as Asia’s Next Fintech Hotbed

The Philippines is all set to cement its role as the next hotbed for fintech and tech innovation with all the necessary ingredients to tech up already present in the Southeast Asian country. A solid financial and business ecosystem with

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Bruc Bond Announce Expansion into Asian Market with Singapore Opening

Bruc Bond, (formerly Moneta International), a specialist in business banking and international payments from Lithuania, has announced the opening of its Singapore office in the heart of the thriving financial district. Bruc Bond shared that it is working with a

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Standard Chartered Invests Further in Blockchain Trade Finance Platform Contour

Standard Chartered announced Tuesday its investment into Contour (formerly known as Voltron), a blockchain-based open industry platform that will initially focus on digitally creating, exchanging, approving and issuing Letters of Credit (LCs), following the full commercialisation of its offering and

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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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Lightnet Raises $31.2 Million in New “Series A” Financing from Prominent Investors

Lightnet, the Bangkok-based fintech company has received A round funding of US$31.2 million in fresh capital. With this round completed, Lightnet is Asia’s first blockchain company to receive financial backing from six large conglomerates, providing access to millions of Asian

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1st Online Property Loan Platform in Philippines Launched

A financially-backed property fintech firm on Wednesday launched the first-ever online mortgage broker platform in the Philippines that makes the property loan application process easier and more efficient. The platform, Nook, will enable Filipinos to conduct entire property search, do

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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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