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Singaporean Fintech Startup in Fintech Global 250 List

CB Insights named Funding Societies to the prestigious Fintech 250, a select group of emerging private companies working on groundbreaking financial technology. CB Insights CEO and co-founder, Anand Sanwal, revealed the Fintech 250 companies during The Future of Fintech, a

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Will Singapore Become a Regtech Leader? Regulatory Reporting 2.0

Regtech has grown from a niche to one of the most promising and exciting areas in the financial world. Regulatory technology, commonly known as regtech, is a classification of technology specifically addressing regulation and compliance issues in the financial industry.

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Why Asia Needs Alternative Credit Scoring

While progress has been made in expanding financial inclusion, there are still billions of people in the world who do not have access to basic banking services, including access to credit. Between 2011 and 2014, the number of people worldwide

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Paycent: Mobile and Cashless Transactions to Improve Financial Inclusion

Singapore-headquartered Texcent is aiming to be the global leader in mobile payments and cashless transactions. It offers a digital payment platform (Paycent) with fully integrated mobile applications, enabling its users to transact in real time 24/7 while allowing merchants to

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China’s Fastest Growing Fintech Startup, iPayLinks Debuts in Malaysia

During the launch of the 9th BankTech Asia at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, iPayLinks’ SEA Regional Head, Tang Wai Zhuan announced the group’s strategic decision to expand into the Southeast Asia’s market, with Malaysia being the maiden market and ASEAN

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Malaysian Banks Have to Disrupt themselves! Winners of Fin5ive Banktech Competition

In a room of over 200 senior level bankers, Deputy Finance Minister I, YB Dato’ Wira Othman Aziz made a call to Malaysian banks during his opening speech at the 9th BankTech Asia Conference & Exhibition to disrupt themselves before

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Fintech in Asia: Adoption, VC Funding and Emerging Trends

Fintech has achieved initial mass adoption in most markets but particularly in developing countries where startups have excelled at tapping into tech-literate but financially underserved populations, according to a new report by EY. Fintech in Asia A survey of more

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Interview: Edtech Startup Gnowbe Joins KPMG Digital Village

Gnowbe, an edtech startup headquartered in Silicon Valley and Singapore, has partnered with KPMG Digital Village in Singapore to provide the firm’s clients with its digital learning platform. Gnowbe is a mobile micro-learning solution that uses analytics, gamification and personalized

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