Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Here’s What You Need to Know About Singapore’s Talent in Finance Programme

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) says that leadership development is an important area of focus for the Talent and Leaders in Finance (TLF) programme under the Financial Services Industry Transformation Map 2025. The Financial Sector Development Fund (FSDF) has

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ShopBack Raises Additional US$80 Million From Temasek’s 65 Equity Partners

Shopping and rewards platform ShopBack announced that it has extended its Series F funding round with US$80 million of equity capital from Temasek’s 65 Equity Partners. The completion of the raise is subject to customary regulatory approvals. This follows an

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Singapore Gears up for Next Phase of Growth for SGQR

Singapore has big plans for its national QR code payment standard. The country wants to establish its Singapore Quick Response Code (SGQR) as a top mobile payment method at physical stores, and is pursuing linkage opportunities with other national QR

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Top 10 Most Well-Funded Fintechs in Indonesia in 2022

Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, has emerged over the past couple of years as one of the region’s biggest fintech hubs. Home to 785 fintech companies, as of late 2021, Indonesia is currently Southeast Asia’s second largest fintech startup community.

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Here Are The 5 Key Focus of Singapore’s New Financial Services Transformation Plan

Enhancing payments connectivity, digitalizing the financial infrastructure and promoting green finance will be among the main areas of focus for Singapore’s central bank and financial regulator in the years to come. These priorities were unveiled in the refreshed Financial Services

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Top Online Trading & Investing Platforms in South East Asia That You Should Consider

If you’re looking for a new online trading or investing platform, South East Asia is a great place to start your search. There are many excellent platforms available in this region, and each has its own unique set of features

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ChainUp Welcomes Singapore’s Former Prime Minister as Special Advisor to Its Board

ChainUp, a Singapore-based blockchain technology service provider, welcomes Singapore’s former Prime Minister, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong as a special advisor to its board. Joining him on the newly appointed board are OCBC’s Chairman Ooi Sang Kuang; Huobi Group’s

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IMDA and MAS Seeks Feedback to Bolster the SGQR’s Interoperability

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) are seeking feedback on making the Singapore Quick Response Code (SGQR) more interoperable. The consultation paper seeks views on IMDA’s and MAS’ proposals to introduce a set

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Migrating to a Cloud-Native Core Helps Banks Reduce Core Spend by 76% Over 5 Years

Across the globe, financial institutions are under increasing pressure to remain competitive in a rapidly changing financial services landscape. Challenger banks and fintechs are leveraging modern technology stacks and agile operating models to innovate at speed and build modern, customer-centric

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IDC Fintech Rankings 2022: The Most Valuable and Impactful Fintech Companies

Market intelligence firm IDC has published the 2022 IDC Fintech Rankings, a listing of technology providers based on calendar year revenues from financial institutions for hardware, software, and/or services. The providers featured supply the technological backbone of the financial services industry, an industry

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