Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

9 Incubators, Accelerators and Startup Programs For Singaporean Fintech Ventures

The following list complements a previous article we published in September 2015 which included a selection of some of Singapore’s most notorious incubators and accelerator programs including Startupbootcamp Fintech Singapore – which will open up applications for startups on November

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Fintech In Personal Banking Landscape in Southeast Asia

After Singapore’s central bank made the decision in 2015 to turn the country into the fintech hub of Asia, fintech has suddenly become the new buzzword across the South East Asian region. South East Asia has long been at the

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Ant Financial Worth US$75B, Considers IPO in HK Next Year, All Facts you Have to Know about Alipay

Ant Financial, Alipay’s parent company and Alibaba’s financial-services affiliate, is said to be worth US$75 billion, according to Elinor Leung, the head of telecom and Internet research at CLSA in Hong Kong. According to a Bloomberg report, Leung estimates that

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How Pokemon GO Influenced The Stock Market And Economy

Since its release, Pokemon Go has been breaking records in both the Apple and Android app stores. Apart from being one of the most popular mobile games ever, what impact has Pickachu and his pals had on businesses? In this

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The Future of Finance: A World Without Banks

A world without banks is coming closer. A new report by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) investigates how legacy banks will unquestionably come to an end and the possibility of the future ‘invisible banking’. Existing banks seem fail to

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Crossbridge Capital to Launch Online Investment Platform for High Net Worth Investors in Singapore

Leading independent wealth management firm collaborates with Pershing and Bambu to bring bespoke digital investment solution to affluent investors. Crossbridge Capital, an independent wealth management firm which provides investment solutions for ultra-high net worth families, today announced plans to launch

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Robo-Advisors Poised to Take Off in Singapore and Hong Kong

Automated investing services, also known as robo-advisors, are growing rapidly as they seek to provide customers with low-cost portfolios designed accordingly to each investor’s risk tolerance. According to Cerulli Associates, a financial services research firm, assets under management of robo-advisors

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Blockchain For Contract Management Between IBM and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi

IBM announced it has signed a contract with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) to examine the design, management and execution of contracts among business partners using blockchain technologies. The two companies will begin by piloting blockchain to automate business

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Online Gambling With Bitcoin: Is It Legal?

Online gambling is growing rapidly as the amount of wagers worldwide is expected to surge jumping from US$550 billion in 2016 to nearly US$950 billion by 2021, according to a report from Juniper Research. The industry’s growth comes with an

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Experts Talk: The Fintech Ecosystem in Singapore

A close approach to the FinTech Ecosystem in Singapore, made by 2geeks1city. FinTech experts and entrepreneurs in Singapore talked about the state of Fintech in Singapore, their challenges and the future of this trend in the coming years. State of Fintech

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