Big Data

One Degree of Trust with My Data

Consumers may be willing to part with data and personal information but, like an increasing array of regulators, they are far more sensitive about how their details are used and by whom. As a result, companies need a coherent plan

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Experian Invests in Yet Another Data Startup in Asia Pacific, Look Who’s Charging

Experian today announced its acquisition of Look Who’s Charging, the Australian fintech startup which has solved the everyday frustrating problem of unrecognised bank transactions by providing instant clarification on the merchant behind a transaction. Look Who’s Charging is integrated with

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Refinitiv Brings its Financial Data to the Cloud for Customers in Asia with AWS

Refinitiv has launched delivery of its financial data to Asia-based clients leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS) as it continues to expand its global cloud capabilities to meet customers’ needs. Refinitiv’s Elektron real-time data is now available in the AWS Asia

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Paying Attention To The Right Signals

Around the world, from sector to sector, companies are locked in a battle for growth. Facing intensifying competition, many are struggling to understand the wide variety of trade-offs customers are willing to make and the forces impacting their decisions. And

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Singapore’s CredoLab to Power Digital Financial Inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa

CredoLab, a developer of bank-grade digital scorecards based on smartphone metadata, announced its expansion into the Sub-Saharan African fintech market with the addition of three new clients – two banks and a leading airtime credit provider. According to its press

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How Well Do You Understand Today’s Customer?

Power has shifted from companies to customers. Mobile phones have become central to our lives. Trust in institutions and traditional advertising has diminished. New entrants with radically different businesses are capturing our attention, and are reshaping the customer value chain. These

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5 Ways Banks in Singapore are Using Big Data

  Pop quiz: What is big data? Actually, don’t answer that. Everyone can easily recite the same quote: “It’s the process of analysing huge amounts of data to draw actionable insights that are beneficial to your business.” In practice, this

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Philippines’ Ayala Corp Raising US$150-M Fund for Disruptive Early-Stage Startups

The Ayala Corporation, Philippines’ oldest conglomerate, is raising a new venture capital fund worth US$150 million, dedicated towards investing into early stage startups engaged in e-commerce, as well as what the company deems as disruptive technologies; like fintech, healthtech, artificial intelligence,

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These Are The 13 Fintech Companies to Watch in Singapore in 2019

2019 is right around the corner, which means we are near the end of an eventful year of fintech in Singapore. The Singapore Fintech Festival was probably the biggest one here yet, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has

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Why The Next Insurtech Unicorns Are Going to Come From Asia

We thought 2018 was going to become the year of the blockchain, and while the ledger is still a hot-button topic, the relatively older insurtech scene has risen to the top of the fintech pile thanks to a 2017 boost.

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