Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

India’s ICICI Bank Launches Banking Services On WhatsApp in The Midst of Nationwide Lockdown

ICICI Bank announced the launch of banking services on WhatsApp to enable its retail customers to undertake a slew of banking requirements from their home at a time when they are advised to stay indoors in the wake of the

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Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2020’s Fintech Superstars

In keeping with annual tradition, Forbes has released its annual 30 Under 30 Asia list, which features 300 disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs from the region, all under the age of 30. This year list sees 25 fintech professionals in the

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13 Amazing Women in Fintech From South East Asia You Can Invite for a Webinar Panel

We recently stumbled across a great list by Arnaud Bonzon who’s an angel investor and the co-founder of Map of the Money, his list consisted of 250 women rocking the tech industry to invite to the panel instead of having

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Swiss Digital Solution Pioneer ti&m Expands to Asia Starting with Singapore

ti&m is a market leader in digitalization and security products, and for innovation projects in Switzerland and the EU’s financial centers. Now, ti&m has taken its first step outside Europe. For this, it has chosen Asian financial metropolis Singapore, which

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Credit Risk Specialist Provenir Appoints John Warren to Lead its Asia Pacific Expansion

Provenir announced today the appointment of John Warren as the new General Manager for the Asia Pacific region. Provenir provides risk analytics platforms that enable customers to increase sales conversions with instant, real-time risk decisioning. Their solution is primarily focused

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Maybank Offers Free Money Transfers for Malaysians Impacted by the Movement Control Order

Standing shoulder to shoulder with the community, Maybank today announced that it is offering complimentary remittance services for Malaysians working and living in Singapore who have been impacted by the Malaysia Movement Control Order (MCO). All Maybank and non-Maybank Malaysian

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Corporate Venture Capital Funding Booms As Banks Pour Billions Into Fintechs

Corporate venture capital (CVC) funding hit an all-time high last year, with banks pouring billions into fintechs as they look to diversify and feel pressured by increasing competition. From 2014 through Q3 2019, total CVC deals by banks and other

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BASIS ID To Support SMEs With 1 Million Free Identity Verification Service

BASIS ID will dedicate 1 million free verifications to companies from the APAC region to aid them recover from the crisis. During this difficult time, COVID-19 is restricting face-to-face contact between people, whereas the necessity to conduct customer identification and

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Grab Hires Ex-Acvtivision Blizzard Veteran Peter Oey as Chief Financial Officer

Grab, announced today that it has strengthened its finance division by hiring corporate finance veteran, Peter Oey, as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Oey brings over 20 years of corporate financial and strategic planning experience to Grab, joining from legal technology

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MAS and Financial Industry to Support Individuals and SMEs Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), together with the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS), the Life Insurance Association (LIA), the General Insurance Association (GIA), and the Finance Houses Association of Singapore (FHAS), today announced a package of measures to

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