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IBM Plans For First Blockchain Innovation Center in Singapore

Government, Industry and Academia to Collaborate on Application of Blockchain, Cybersecurity and Cognitive Technologies IBM announced plans to establish the first IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation in Singapore. In the first collaboration of its kind with the Singapore Economic Development Board

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Singapore FinTech Start-Up Touché Raises USD $2 Million in Private Funding

Touché a fintech startup in Singapore announced a capital funding of US$2 million. The funds raised enables the company to move forward in the further development of the solution and production of devices. Also in the pipeline are expansion plans into multiple markets

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Singapore’s 30 Most Influential Fintech Experts and Social Media Gurus

Singapore is definitely the spot to keep an eye on when it comes to fintech in Asia. With one of the world’s most supportive governments in this regard, Singapore and its vibrant fintech ecosystem is growing fast and steadily. Fintechnews

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AT&T and IBM Team to Bring Enhanced Internet of Things Capabilities to Developers on IBM Cloud

IoT Developers Can Gain Deeper Insights from Data on Connected Devices With New Open Standards- Based Capabilities AT&T and IBM are working together to help businesses accelerate their Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. The two companies will combine their unique strengths

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Hong Kong’s Fintech Industry: Opportunities, Challenges and Success Stories

In the race to become Asia’s fintech hub, Singapore and Hong Kong are undeniably the two most well placed to claim the title. Singapore and Hong Kong, two of the Four Asian Tigers, are global financial centers which rely on

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Report: Nine out of Ten Insurers Fear Losing Part of Their Business to Startups

Annual investments in insurtech ventures have increased fivefold over the past three year, reaching a cumulative US$3.4 billion since 2010. As investment and interest in insurtech increase, insurers are feeling increasingly threatened by the new innovative ventures that are applying

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Finquest Connects the Global Investment Community, M&A Advisors, and Asian Mid-market Companies

• Finquest, the fastest growing global platform to foster cross-border mid-market direct investments in Asia, announced that it has found the solution to build bridges between institutional investors, M&A Advisors, and Asian mid-market Companies.   • Its first-of-its kind platform

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Report Points Out US$100B Revenue Opportunity From Digital Economy For ASEAN

Like in other regions, digital technology is rapidly expanding its contribution to the economy in ASEAN-6 (i.e. Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam). While the digital revolution is expected to impact the overall economic landscape, Deloitte believes that consumer

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Momo – The Rising Star of Vietnam Fintech in Online Payments

With one-quarter of the population aged under 25, Vietnam has a real potential for disruptive technology to gain mainstream attention. Launched in June 2014, MoMo, a service of M_Service, which works both as an e-wallet and a payment app, has

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Google Expands Android Pay to Asia Starting with Singapore

Singapore is the first country to get Android Pay in Asia but won’t be the last as Google plans to expand to more countries in the region; although no precision has been made as to where the mobile wallet will

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