Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

This Team Creates Your Crypto Enabled Swiss Bank Within 9 Months

All the way from Switzerland, we met Lloyd’s & Partners for an exclusive interview on how to build a licensed Swiss crypto bank within just nine months. Lucas Landolt, Head of Operation and Stefan Jans, Head of Communication, gave Fintechnews

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Here Are the 20 Finalists for the 2019 Global FinTech Hackcelerator

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced  the 20 finalists for the Global FinTech Hackcelerator. The finalists will pitch their solutions at the Global FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day at the 2019 Singapore FinTech Festival x Singapore Week of Innovation and

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Which is the Top E-Wallet in Singapore?

iPrice Group collaborated with App Annie Intelligence to track top e-wallet in Singapore. The study pictures the developments of e-wallets or e-payment apps via vital app metrics such as Monthly Active Users (MAU) and total downloads in the past 8

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Singapore Based Chatbot Startup Pand.ai Bags US$ 1 Million in Seed Funding

Pand.ai, a Singapore-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup which develops smart chatbots, has snagged US$1 million in seed funding – the largest such amount raised from a single angel investor by a homegrown startup. According to their statement, the unnamed angel

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YouTrip, Singapore’s Multi-Currency Travel Wallet, Launches in Thailand

YouTrip, Singapore’s multi-currency travel wallet, has officially launched for consumers in Thailand. YouTrip’s launch into Thailand was made possible through a partnership with one of Thailand’s leading banks, Kasikornbank (Kbank). According to their press release, Kbank’s 11.6 million online customers

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Meet the Next Generation of German Fintech Startups at Singapore Fintech Festival

When the Singapore Fintech Festival reopens its gates on 11 November, 19 companies from Germany’s fintech-industry will join the German Pavilion and will bring the success story of German fintechs to Singapore. The country has long been known to be

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30 Swiss Fintechs to Display Cutting-Edge Innovation at Singapore Festival

Switzerland Global Enterprise and the Swiss Business Hub ASEAN will showcase the best of their fintech ecosystem and expertise through their partnership with 30 companies under its Swiss Pavilion in the upcoming Singapore FinTech Festival (11 – 15 November 2019).

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OCBC Reportedly Forming Digital Banking Consortium with Vertex, Validus and Keppel

OCBC is reportedly in talks with venture capital fund Vertex, P2P lending operator Validus and conglomerate Keppel to form a digital banking consortium. Earlier this year Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Chairman, Tharman Shanmugaratnam announced that Singapore will be issuing

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DBS Eyeing to Bank Tomorrow’s Unicorns

DBS announced that they will be making available a comprehensive suite of banking and professional services, at zero cost in a bid to attract startups and future unicorns within the software, internet and emerging technologies to bank with them. Dubbed

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OCBC Enables Account Opening for Startups Immediately After Incorporation

Start-ups are now able to open an OCBC business banking account in Singapore immediately after incorporation, rather than having to wait one day. This is made possible by an API between the bank and global information services provider Experian. Once

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