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MAS Doubles Down on Green Finance With the 6th Global Fintech Hackcelerator

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the launch of the 6th edition of the Global Fintech Hackcelerator, with the theme “Harnessing Technology to Power Green Finance”. The competition, supported by Oliver Wyman, seeks to unlock the potential of fintech

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Expands HPE GreenLake With New Data Services Platform

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, an American multinational enterprise information technology company, has expanded its consumption-based IT model HPE GreenLake with storage as-a-service business transformation. HPE unveiled a data services platform that delivers on its Unified DataOps vision for a new data

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Adyen Singapore Secures MAS’ Major Payments Institution License

Global payments platform Adyen announced that its Singapore entity has received approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to carry out merchant acquisition services under the Payment Services Act 2019 (PSA). Effective from 1 May 2021, Adyen Singapore‘s license

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FICO: 68% Of Singaporeans Prefer Digital Banking Channels During Financial Hardship

Over the past year, companies have had to accelerate their digital transformation just to survive. Their investments were essential to retain customers, do business remotely, keep orders flowing and manage supply chains. FICO commissioned The Asian Banker to survey more

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Indonesian P2P Lender Amartha Secures US$ 28 Million From Women’s World Banking

Amartha, a P2P lending platform in Indonesia, received new funding worth US$ 28 million (IDR 405 billion) led by Women’s World Banking Capital Partners II (WWB) and MDI Ventures. WWB Capital Partners II is the second gender lens investment fund

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Indonesian Robo Advisor Bibit Bags US$ 65 Million in Funding Round Led by Sequoia

Bibit.id, a digital investment app in Indonesia, has announced that it has raised US$ 65 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital India. The round was joined by Prosus Ventures, Tencent and Harvard Management Company while existing investors

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Fintech Founders Dominate 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia in Finance and VC Category

In this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list, fintech founders and co-founders are dominating the Finance and Venture Capital (VC) category. Among the 30 entries, 13 are either the founders or co-founders of fintech companies, while four are fintech

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24 Upcoming Fintech Webinars and Online Events in Asia Pacific

Fintech webinars and online events continue to attract a large audience of industry stakeholders and professionals looking to network and keep up with the rapidly evolving landscape, all the while remaining safe and healthy at a time when the COVID-19

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CGS-CIMB Issued S$150-Million Commercial Paper in Digital Securities on iSTOX

CGS-CIMB Securities International, an integrated financial service provider in Asia, and digital securities platform iSTOX announced the issuance of a short-term debt instrument in the form of digital securities. The S$150-million (US$112-million) multi-tranche commercial paper will be used to fund

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