Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Florins Awards Asia and GLOBAL Payment Summit 2016

Originated from Europe since 2010, The Florin Awards is a prestigious title in the field of Payments that recognizes the best innovations and strongest solutions in the payments industry.   “In the constant metamorphosis of the payments industry, new players bring

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6 Fintech Events In Indonesia

As a country with high Internet penetration, high middle-class growth, and poor penetration of financial products, Indonesia is fertile ground for financial technology. Indonesia is arguably the most exciting market for cards and payments in the world. With a population

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6 Hong Kong Crypto and Blockchain Platforms You Should Know

Over the past few years, the fintech industries of south and northeast Asian countries including Hong Kong, Singapore, and China have demonstrated rapid growth and development, creating some of the most established and innovative Crypto and blockchain startups in all

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Globcoin – The Digital Wallet that all Expats and Travellers Should Try

Managing your finances in a foreign country can seem impossible, especially if you don’t speak the language. It’s hard enough figuring out the local exchange rate, let alone choosing the best way to store your money as you travel, the

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TransferWise Begins Money Transfer Service To Vietnam

TransferWise, one of the UK’s hottest fintech unicorns, has begun serving the Vietnamese market, only supporting inbound money transfers (for now?). Transfers to Vietnam have gone live yesterday and are being charged 1.5% per transaction, or 95,000 VND for transfers

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Infographic: The Cross-Border Payments Journey

When we do international money transfer, fee can be a problem, not to mentioned all the hassle that can happen when we do an international transaction. Cross-border payments can be uncertain and expensive. Ripple, Singapore’s first major gateway had made a fintech infographic about

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MAS Details 100 Problem Statements For ‘Global Fintech Hackcelerator’ – Infographics

With the upcoming week long Fintech Festival organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the central bank has named the 100 challenges it invites fintech startups and ventures from around the world to solve using innovative products and services.

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MAS: 100 FinTech Problems to Solve for Singapore

Solve this problem on the Singapore Hackcelerator and apply until August 15th here! 7 problem statements on KYC / Identity Authentication   8 problem statements on RegTech   4 problem statements on Trade Finance   14 problem statements on Insurance

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BIMA Leverages Mobile Tech to Bring Insurance Products to Developing Countries

With over 20 million customers and operations in 14 countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America, BIMA is a leading insurtech company that uses mobile technology to deliver affordable insurance and health services, and fuel financial inclusion in developing countries.

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Bitcoin Remittance Startup Bitspark Expands Southeast Asia Coverage

Bitspark, a bitcoin remittance startup, has expanded its Southeast Asia coverage, announcing a new partnership with Malaysian Vitaxel Group. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Bitspark provides a bitcoin remittance solution and currently serves Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia. By signing a

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