Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

DXMarkets: Blockchain Technology for Financial Markets

Like many others, DXMarkets is a company that is applying the blockchain, the record of asset ownership that underpins bitcoin, to financial markets with the promise to increase efficiency and reduce infrastructure costs. Distributed ledgers, in contrast to today’s networks,

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20 Upcoming Fintech and Digital Banking Events in Singapore and Southeast Asia

Tired of crawling the Internet to find the hottest fintech events in your region? Need not worry. Today we’ve compiled a list of the 20 most important upcoming fintech and digital banking events and conferences in Singapore and Southeast Asia,

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500 Startups Dives Deeper Into Fintech with Financial Tech-Exclusive Batch

500 Startups, a renowned venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator based in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, is diving deeper into fintech announcing a batch exclusively dedicated to financial technology startups set to start on January 19, 2016, according

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Samsung Pay Coming to Singapore and Vietnam

South Korea’s tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is expanding its mobile payment system to Singapore, Australia and Brazil, the firm announced yesterday at its CES 2016 press conference. #SamsungPay will be coming soon to Australia, Singapore and Brazil in

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Essentia Analytics: Using Behavioral And Data Science To Improve Investment Peformance

Essentia Analytics uses behavioral science and data science to provide professional investors with an enhanced understanding of their own behavior. The purpose is for them to become aware of their strengths and avoid acting on cognitive bias. Clare Flynn Levy,

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Fintech Finals 2016 Heads To Hong Kong / The Semi-Final Winners

On January 25 and 26, the 2016 Fintech Finals conference and pitch competition will be held in Hong Kong featuring 40 Fintech Finals finalists who will exhibit. 24 chosen startups will have the opportunity to demo and pitch their product

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An Introduction To Fintech

Fintech, an abbreviation for financial technology, is most certainly one of the hottest new trends in the digital age. Why? Well, because it comes with the promise of radically changing the way we live and conduct business. These fintech firms

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Fintech Money Transfer Startups Eye Vietnamese Remittance Market

Vietnam currently stands as one of the top ten remittance recipient countries in the world. In 2014, more than US$12 billion have been remitted to the country, making it the 9th largest remittance recipient, according to a World Bank report.

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Top 10 Southeast Asian Blockchain, Bitcoin Startups

The bitcoin craze has gone well beyond the US and Europe. In Africa, startups such as BitPesa are revolutionizing the remittance market, enabling cheap and fast money transfers. In South America, bitcoin firm BitINKA announced in June its plans to

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SuperCharger Accelerator Aims To Help Fintech Startups And Established Companies Expand In Asia

Standard Chartered, Baidu and co-working space operator Tuspark Global Network (TGN) have teamed up to launch SuperCharger, an 12-week accelerator program dedicated to fintech startups and established global companies looking to expand in Asia. Based in Hong Kong, SuperCharger seeks

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