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Blockchain Startup Dragonfly Signs Deal With Japan’s NRI and Internet Bank SBI Sumishin

Dragonfly Fintech, a Singapore startup that develops blockchain technology for the financial services and banking industry, has signed a contract with Nomura Research Institute (NRI), in conjunction with the Japanese SBI Sumishin Net Bank. Under the agreement, Dragonfly Fintech will

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Vietnam’s Loan Comparison Website BankGo Launches in Closed Beta

Hanoi-based fintech startup BankGo has launched in closed beta a service that allows individuals and businesses to search, compare and easily apply for loans with the best interest rates. Speaking to Fintechnews, BankGo’s founder and CEO Vu Viet Hung indicated

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Banks Gear Up as New Challengers Intend to Eat Their Lunch

Fintech challengers have been gaining ground by offering easier, cheaper or more intuitive ways to compare and acquire the financial services that customers need. Today, the question is not whether these new players will topple the established banking hierarchy, but

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DBS Kicks Off DBS HotSpot 2016

DBS Bank has officially launched DBS HotSpot 2016, and applications are now being accepted until 1 April 2016.  This is the second run of the pre-accelerator programme for very early stage start-ups in fintech, social enterprise, and digital technology as

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IBM to Open Blockchain ‘Garages’ in Singapore, Tokyo, NY and London

Tech giant IBM has announced that it will open so called IBM Garages in Singapore, Tokyo, New York City and London where its experts will be able to collaborate with local developers on the design and implementation of blockchain technology

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Asia’s Top Under 30 VCs and Fintech Entrepreneurs

Forbes has released the first ever 30 under 30 2016 Asia Finance, a list of the top venture capitalists and fintech entrepreneurs in the Asia-Pacific region. This list includes founders and senior executives from top financial technology companies including Neurowave and

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11% of Millennials are Making Purchases from their Smartphone Daily / Security Concerns vs Banking

Millennials have never known anything but new technologies, changing technologies, adjustment and adaptation. Born between the early 1980s to the early 2000s, this generation wants to do everything on their mobile devices, a trend that had the influence to be

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Saigonese GetSpaces Lets You Easily Find Where to Host Your Next Event

Inspired by Airbnb’s success story – and > US$25 billion valuation -, a growing number of entrepreneurs around the world are applying the winning model to other types of services and markets. MeetingsBooker, Zipcube, PivotDesk and ShareDesk, are just a

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Top Singapore Fintech-News 7.- 21. February

Please find attached the Fintech Singapore Newsletter. Every 2 weeks we will summarize the most important Fintech News from Singapore and around Southeast Asia, including Studies, Events and Fintech Jobs. We will present in this edition interesting insides about the Fintech ecosystem in

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CtrlWorks – A Different Approach To Robotics

There seems to be an undeniable connection between FinTech and robotics, and it is only a matter of time until both industries collide. When thinking of the robotics concept, it is important to take its wide scope into consideration. So

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