Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

MAS and Local Polytechnics sign MOU to Promote Skills Development in FinTech

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the five local polytechnics (Nanyang Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic) have agreed on a framework to review and enhance the polytechnics’ curricula in the next three years

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6 Creative Suggestions for Webcasts Your Clients Will Love

It’s cheaper to create an old customer than it is to get a new one, they say. But how do you pull off something your customers or clients will love? Here are six creative suggestions you might want to try

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Leonie Hill Capital Announces A Strategic Partnership With Life.SREDA

International fintech-focused venture capital firm Life.SREDA signed a memorandum of understanding with Leonie Hill Capital (LHC), a Singapore-based private equity fund, to become strategic partners in the the area of investments into financial technologies (FinTech) in Asia. According to the

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What is Digital Transformation and Why is it a Disruption?

There are many talks about “Digital Transformation” recently, but what does it really mean, and why is it called a disruption? Depending on how you perceive it, this term may be just a fad to you, or it may mean the

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Manulife Launches New Lab of Forward Thinking Location in Singapore

Manulife has opened a new Lab of Forward Thinking (LOFT) location in Singapore. Singapore, a technology hub for Asia, hosts the third LOFT site for Manulife. The other labs are in Boston and Toronto. The LOFT is a global exploration

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Optimism and Opportunities Surrounding the Vietnam Card and Payment Industry

Ken Research announced its latest publication on “The Cards and Payments Industry in Vietnam: Emerging Trends and Opportunities to 2020” offer insights on the changing trends and key issues within the Vietnam Cards and Payment Industry. The publication includes an

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New Regulations Set to Boost Fintech in Japan

With changing regulations, increasing investments and support from domestic banks, fintech is poised to take off in Japan. Lots have happened in Japan since the beginning of the year for fintech with a number of new rulings and moves from

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Top 50 Fintechs in China

KPMG has released a new report naming the top 50 fintech ventures in China, which include Ant Financial, Baidu Finance, Dianrong.com, WeBank and Zhongan Insurance. The report, titled 2016 China Leading Fintech 50, aims at promoting the industry’s growth by highlighting

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Preparing for 2020: Hong Kong Financial Services’ Top 5 Priority Responses

The pace of global change in financial services continues to accelerate as market incumbents, emerging FinTech startups and newcomers of every kind try to offer more sophisticated yet convenient means of moving money. Nowhere is this trend more apparent than

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7 Fintech Events in Hong Kong To Attend

Hong Kong is making a move to challenge Singapore and others as the dominant location for fintech in Asia. Hong Kong in specific led the growth of the blockchain market in northeast Asia, with its friendly regulatory frameworks and policies

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