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AccessPay and Assembly Payments win SWIFT’s Global GPI Industry Challenge

SWIFT gives two FinTech start-ups the opportunity to work with the co-operative and gpi banks over a three-month period to further enhance cross-border payments, leveraging on SWIFT gpi. The two startups will receive up to 100,000 EUR each to further

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Fundaztic to fill the RM80 Billion Funding Gap to SMEs: Malaysian P2P Lending Platform

Fundaztic.com made its debut on the peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform  with a low entry barrier investment of RM50 (12USD), and is now expecting to draw investors to fund more than 500 micro and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and startups within

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Get an Advantedj in making Investments with Financial Influencers

Advantedj, a P2P online platform for investment insights specifically for PMETs launched this week. Unlike B2B startups, B2C robo-advisors, banks, online forums, and personal financial advisors, Advantedj levels the playing field with financial influencers for the disadvantaged amateur investors. Through

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TransferFriend Aims to Build The World’s Most Trusted Fintech Brand

Out of 600 million people in ASEAN, around 73% are unbanked. Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is taking over the Financial Service industry. Singapore has been supporting this initiative for some time now through high investments in order to promote building a

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Adyen Expands Direct Credit Card Acquiring Capabilities to Include Singapore

Adyen announced an expansion of its current payment processing offerings in Singapore via a direct credit card acquiring license for Visa and MasterCard. This extends Adyen’s full stack solution to Singapore, enabling businesses to process transactions and increase opportunities for improved

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Mobile Payments Rise in Popularity, Reaching Tipping Point in Some Countries, Global Report

On the eve of the third anniversary of the launch of Apple Pay, mobile wallet adoption is on the rise globally and consumers in the U.S. and Europe are catching up with those in fast-growing economies in Asia and Latin

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The Action Community for Entrepreneurship Launches the ACE International Centre to Support Startups

The Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE), a national private-led organization with the mission to drive innovation and entrepreneurship in Singapore, today announced the official launch of the ACE International Centre (“ACEIC” or the “Centre”). As part of the Government’s efforts

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Citi Launches First Facebook Messenger Banking Chatbot in Singapore that Provides Customer Account Information

Citi Singapore today announced the launch of Citi Bot – the bank’s new natural language chatbot on Facebook Messenger. Singapore is the first market for the launch of the chatbot which will be introduced progressively in the Asia Pacific region

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Startups set for Success after Completing The FinLab’s 100-day Accelerator Programme

The FinLab is set to see more success following the graduation of eight promising financial technology (FinTech) startups from its 100-day accelerator programme this month. The FinLab, an innovation accelerator joint venture between United Overseas Bank (UOB) and SGInnovate, provides

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Singapore’s Industry-first Intelligent Chatbot provides Information Specific to Customers Life Insurance Plans

As part of Prudential’s customer-centric approach, the life insurer has launched an industry-first chatbot that can provide its Financial Consultants with real-time information specific to their customers’ life insurance plans. Named askPRU, the cognitive-powered chatbot is built on IBM Watson

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