Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

DBS Report Looks at Digital Assets’ Buoyant 2021 First Quarter

Digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), are having an exciting year 2021, with many developments and booming adoption witnessed in Q1’21, DBS’ latest quarterly update on digital assets outlines. In Q1’21, digital assets

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New Fintech Podcasts and Webinar Series to Follow in 2021

Podcasts and webinars have been around for decades but it’s only in the last few years that they became big business. Growth was further propelled by the COVID-19 pandemic that forced professionals to move to digital channels to continue networking

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Julius Baer Rolls Out Digital Advisory Platform for Regtech Compliance in Asia

Julius Baer has rolled out its Digital Advisory Suite (DiAS) in Asia that aims to simplify the complexity of regulations for relationship managers, enabling them to offer compliant advice to clients. The suite acts as a fully integrated solution, ensuring a

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Insurtech Firm 360F Appoints Former Temenos APAC MD

Singapore-based insurtech 360F announced that it has appointed Martin Frick as a member of its advisory board, where he will support the ramp up of the bancassurance business. Martin will be an advisor to 360F operating under the legal umbrella

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Hoolah Selects Perx for Personalised, Gamification-Based BNPL Platform

Perx Technologies, a SaaS lifestyle marketing platform provider, announced its partnership with Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform hoolah to offer engaging in-app customer experiences. Launched in February 2018, Singapore-headquartered hoolah offers merchants a BNPL platform with a seamless, gamification-based

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Robo Advisors in Singapore: Which One is Right For You?

Robo advisors in Singapore are seeing rapid growth. Robo advisors first emerged in 2008 as a result of the financial crisis. As time passed and digitalisation began to play a more prominent role in society, robo advisors grew in tandem.

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Standard Chartered Rolls Out Financial Planning Tool With BetterTradeOff

Standard Chartered Bank announced the launch of its online financial planning solution named SC Goals Planner that was developed in collaboration with Singapore-based fintech BetterTradeOff. Available on SC Online Banking and SC Mobile, users will be able to independently plan

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DBS Rolls Out AI-Powered Digital Investment Advisory Feature

All DBS/POSB retail customers can now access a new feature on DBS’ AI-powered financial and retirement planning tool NAV Planner, which will provide specific investment recommendations that are tailored to their investment profile. Head of Financial Planning and Personal Investing,

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ZA Tech Opens New Asia Fintech Center In Singapore

ZA Tech Global Limited (“ZA Tech”), the technology venture founded by ZA International and backed by Softbank’s Vision Fund 1, has today announced the opening of its Asia Fintech Center (AFC) in Singapore, dedicated to exploring financial services innovation and

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SPAC Frenzy Takes Hold of Asia

After explosive growth in the US, the craze surrounding special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, is now heading to Asia. Analysts believe that Southeast Asia, where the tech startup scene has thrived on economic growth and a need to boost

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