Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Is Returning Asian Talent Key to the Budding South-east Asian Economy?

South-east Asia’s rapid economic progression is bringing it further up the ladder in the global race to capitalist success, and with this boom in local potential comes a new drive for white-collared talent. There is now an ever-expanding number of

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A Profile of Smartphone Users in the Philippines

Smartphones have changed the way Filipinos communicate. There’s no doubt that communication technologies are making Filipinos more social, making sure they stay connected with their circle. In fact, the Philippines has been called the text-messaging capital of the world. With

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Startup of The Month: Financial Markets Monitoring With Call Levels

Call Levels, a Singaporean fintech startup providing a cloud-based market monitoring and price alerts app, continues to see “exponential growth” as the company seeks to make financial services accessible to everyone and allow average investors to get accurate information and

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A Look At The Asians Leading E-Payment Platforms

Southeast Asia continues to be a largely cash-in-hand economy, with 264 million unbanked adults across the region, concentrated largely in developing countries, such as Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Given the region’s huge potential for growth in financial inclusion and

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New Fintech Startup for the Philippines: Launch of Leverage.ph – Loans, Investments and Financial Strategies For Small Businesses

MicroGroup Lending Corporation, a leading lending institution, has embarked on a joint venture with Incubix Technologies in order to provide Leverage.ph that is set to improve the financing industry for small businesses. MicroGroup will provide financial expertise and insights for

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Bank of The Philippines Islands Teams Up with Gemalto, Banking And Transport In One Prepaid Card

Gemalto, a digital security provider, is supplying the Bank of the Philippines Islands  with EMV prepaid banking and transport cards that support beep, a contactless ticketing system for Manila Metro. BPI is one of the leading banks in the Philippines, and the

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FinTech Indonesia Survey On Collaboration And Regulation

In partnership with Asosiasi Fintech Indonesia, Deloitte launched its findings: FinTech Indonesia Survey 2016, on fintech industry landscape in Indonesia, the challenges and ways to address them. The finding indicates that collaboration and strategic partnership are needed for economic growth

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6 Fintech Startups From Hanoi, Vietnam to Watch

Although still nascent, Vietnam’s fintech sector is growing steadily. A report released in May by Global Information, highlighted the sector’s huge potential in Vietnam. Startups that are leveraging technology, digital platforms and peer-to-peer business models are creating competitive pressures on

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Cyber Security Issues – Asia Is The Most Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks

“Cyber Five” – consisting of Singapore, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and South Korea – is judged to be nine times more vulnerable to cyber attacks relative to their larger Asian counterparts China and India. Among the Cyber Five, South Korea topped the list

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