Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Southeast Asia’s Booming Internet Economy to Boost Fintech Growth

Southeast Asia’s Internet economy is booming, driven by the ubiquity of mobile phones, rising Internet penetration and a growing middle class, according to a new report by Google, Temasek and Bain & Company. In the e-Conomy SEA Report 2019, released

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Singapore Ranks First in Global Cities’ AI Readiness and Smart City Effort

Two recent studies have found Singapore to be the world’s most prepared city for the age of artificial intelligence (AI), and the global leader in terms of smart city effort. The first research, conducted by the Oliver Wyman Forum, ranks

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10 Hotels In Singapore To Stay While Attending A Fintech Conference Or Convention

Singapore, a global transportation, commerce and financial hub, is a dynamic business events destination that hosts some of the world’s largest conventions and business events. Consistently, the city state has been ranked as one for the top meetings, incentives, conferences

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2019: What To Do and See

The annual Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF), the world’s largest fintech gathering, is coming back in November for a week-long event that’s set to bring to together tens of thousands of participants representing top global financial institutions, fintech unicorns, policy makers,

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What to Expect From Hong Kong Fintech Week 2019 — Asia’s Global Fintech Event

One of Asia’s largest fintech events the Hong Kong Fintech Week is returning from November 4 to 8. This year’s program will cover key themes including artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, fintech in China, Greater Bay Area collaboration, and virtual banking. It

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Fresh off US$100 M Funding Rapyd Secures Remittance License in Singapore

Fintech-as-a-Service platform Rapyd obtained a Remittance licence by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The remittance licence will enable Rapyd’s corporate customers to extend remittance capabilities to their users, allowing them to send and receive money to and from over

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Meet The 40 Innovative Solutions Shortlisted for 2019 FinTech Awards

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) announced today that 40 finalists have been shortlisted for the FinTech Awards to be presented at this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival x Singapore Week of Innovation

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Razer Fintech Appoints Ex-DBS Chairman to its Board

Razer Fintech, the financial technology arm of Razer Inc has appointed Koh Boon Hwee as a member of Razer Fintech’s Advisory Board. Koh was formerly the Chairman of DBS Bank. He has also served as Chairman of blue chip corporates

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Rapyd Secures $100 Million in Funding to Fuel Global Fintech-as-a-Service Expansion

Payments focused fintech Rapyd announced that they have secured US$ 100 million of financing in round led by Oak HC/FT with participation from Tiger Global, Caotue, General Catalyst, Target Global, Stripe and Entree Capital. This follows another round earlier this

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Stripe and PayPal’s Co Founder Backs PH-Based PayMongo’s US$2.3 Million Seed Round

Philippines’ fintech startup PayMongo recently announced that it has raised US$ 2.3 Million in its seed round. PayMongo’s investments round sees participation from an impressive list of investors including Stripe, PayPal’s co-founder Peter Thiel, Tinder’s co-founder Justin Mateen, Y Combinator,

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