Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Singtel Enables True Business Continuity for Singapore’s Workforce as They Continue to Work-From-Home

While the world continues to contend with COVID-19, with various countries now taking extreme lockdown measures, there is no doubt that many businesses have to maintain their work-from-home mandates. Critical economic sectors like banking, financial institutions, and digital financing platforms

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Fenergo Bolsters APAC Presence With New Head of Sales for Asia

Fenergo, provider of digital transformation, customer journey and client lifecycle management (CLM) solutions, announced the appointment of Gary Brookes as its Head of Sales in Asia. In his new role, Brookes will spearhead growth and execute Fenergo’s cloud strategy across

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Stripe Partners Australia’s Afterpay to Offer BNPL Services

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform Afterpay will be offering its payment services to Stripe merchants through a seamless integration. The partnership enables both new and existing Stripe merchants to offer Afterpay services which allows their shoppers to pay in

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How Financial Regulations Have Evolved in 2021

Almost all countries increased regulation of the crypto finance industry in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic provoked a significant boost of digital crimes, including money laundering, terrorist financing, online black marketing and other related criminal activity. Certain jurisdictions have already implemented

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MC Payment Is Now Listed on the Singapore Exchange’s Catalist

MC Payment Limited announced that is now listed on the Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) Catalist, claiming to be the first digital payments company to do so. With a market capitalisation of about S$139 million, the listing of MC Payment Limited brings

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Former UOB Exec Pauline Sim Joins Sleek’s Management Team

Pauline Sim, former United Overseas Bank’s (UOB) Senior Vice President, has joined Singaporean fintech startup Sleek as its new Head of Fintech and Strategic Partnerships. In her new role, Sim will oversee the development of financial services and digital solutions

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DBS Enables SMEs to Open Accounts Using Facial Biometrics

DBS is using facial biometrics for online corporate account opening for SMEs to speed up information authentication and verification. This new feature runs on the Government Technology Agency of Singapore’s (GovTech) SingPass Face Verification technology, and DBS claims to be

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TransferWise Rebrands to Wise Ahead of Singapore Office Expansion

London-based fintech unicorn TransferWise announced its rebranding to Wise and the strengthening of its Asia Pacific presence with the expansion of its office in Singapore. Originally launched in 2011 as a money transfer service for people, the company has expanded

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GameStop Mania Fuels Market Trends

By now, you’ve probably heard about the GameStop shares saga, which saw the about-to-tank software company experience a sudden rise to fame in the financial markets this year. In fact, the video game retailer has experienced an unprecedented 275% increase

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LexisNexis and Accuity Inks Deal for a Merger

Accuity and LexisNexis Risk Solutions have announced that they will be merging operations where the former will be a part of the LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group which operates in more than 100 countries. Both businesses are a part of RELX,

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