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The Fintech Club of Thailand

The Fintech Club of Thailand is an organisation that was founded in March 2016. It draws together companies for the development of fintech in the Kingdom of Thailand, and beyond. It is the main agency for the establishment of the

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Winners of Global FinTech Hackcelerator, Provide Innovative Solutions to Industry Problems

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that three FinTech companies will receive a cash prize of S$50,000 each for the technology solutions they presented at the Global FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day. Organised as part of the inaugural Singapore FinTech

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World Bank’s IFC To Invest US$25M In CompareAsiaGroup

CompareAsiaGroup, a financial comparison service in Southeast Asia, is about to raise US$25 million from the World Bank Group’s private equity arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The IFC said in the filing that the proposed investment in CompareAsiaGroup “aligns

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FlexM Raised SGD 1.25 Million – Complete Mobile Solution For Financial Inclusion, Remittance and Electronic Payroll In Southeast Asia

With a mission to bank the unbanked and under-banked populations, the fintech company FlexM has successfully raised first round seed funding of SGD 1.25 Million. FlexM is quickly addressing the salary, payment and remittance needs of migrant and foreign domestic

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soCASH Receives Financial Sector Technology & Innovation (FSTI)

soCASH, a growing Singapore-based fintech start-up that makes cash easily available anywhere and everywhere you want, today announced they have been granted the Financial Sector Technology & Innovation (FSTI) Scheme- Proof Of Concepts (POC) from the Monetary Authority of Singapore

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The 2016 Fintech Finance 35: Fintech’s Most Powerful Dealmakers of 2016

Institutional Investor revealed a list of 2016 Fintech Finance 35, crowning leading financial experts and facilitators in the booming fintech industry. They are strategic advisers, collaborators, also funders and mostly being active as managing partners. Jonathan Korngold Managing Director, Global Head

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#FintechAsia100, Best Fintech Talents, Leaders and Community Builders

The FinTech Asia 100 list of this year’s top 100 fintech movers and shakers were revealed in front of a live audience last night at the Aura Sky Lounge, at the National Gallery. It was also the opening networking event

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ISACA Finds Singapore Enterprises Are Cautious About Augmented Reality, Despite Business Benefits

With this year’s release of Pokémon Go, awareness of augmented reality (AR) applications soared among organizations and consumers. Despite its popularity and potential business benefits, AR adoption rates are slow among enterprises, according to a new study from global business technology and cybersecurity

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Allianz’s Asia Lab invites start-ups to reinvent insurance with new Digital Arena platform

SINGAPORE, 14 November 2016 – Allianz today announces the launch of its Digital Arena innovation platform, a programme that encourages start-ups and entrepreneurs to share and pitch fresh ideas that will reinvent the way insurance is delivered and experienced in Asia. With the aim

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IBM Blockchain Helps FinTechs and Banks Address KYC Challenge

Requirements that banks and financial institutions comply with Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements is a global challenge.   Blockchain holds potential to help address this need to prove the identity of a person or organization, source of funds, business interests,

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