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9 Upcoming Digital Finance and Fintech Events in Singapore

Singapore is the undeniable fintech leader in Southeast Asia, supported by the government and fueled by favorable regulations, a strong startup culture and ecosystem, as well as the large pool of investors keen to support the burgeoning fintech startup scene.

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 43)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Brief: Ant Financial And Globe Roll Out Cashless Payments In The Philippines China’s Ant Financial and the Philippines’ Globe Telecom have

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Mastercard Opens-Up Access To Blockchain API For Partner Banks And Merchants

Mastercard announced that it will be opening up access to its blockchain technology via its API published on Mastercard Developers. Mastercard’s blockchain solution provides a new way for consumers, businesses and banks to transact and is key to the company’s strategy to provide

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Secretive Startup Tests Wealthtech Product in Singapore Fintech Regulatory Sandbox

Did you know that next to PolicyPal there is one more Fintech Startup in the MAS Singapore Fintech Sandbox? A secretive fintech startup is currently experimenting with a wealthtech product in the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Fintech Regulatory Sandbox.

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Fintech Insurance in Singapore

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has unveiled a fintech policy offering comprehensive protection for businesses in the financial technology sector in Asia, having successfully launched it in the UK early last year. Simon Moi, Senior underwriter and head of professional

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Bandboo’s New P2P Excess Protection Eases The Sting Of Accident Insurance

Bandboo, a Singapore-based insurance technology platform startup, announced a new product to protect drivers from costly car excess insurance payments. Insurance excess, the payment drivers are liable to pay towards a claim made on a car insurance policy, can be

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World’s First Full-Featured Virtual Banking Assistant On Facebook Messenger?

ATB Financial officially launches a virtual banking assistant to the company’s nearly 700,000 personal banking customers, working with FinTech Finn.ai to make access to secure, day-to-day personal banking as easy as initiating a conversation in Facebook Messenger. “At ATB we’re

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Tokyo Metropolitan Government Selects Singapore Fintech For Fintech Program

Moneythor, a digital banking toolkit and data-driven personalisation engine, is one of 8 companies selected globally by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government for its inaugural FinTech Business Camp program. 4 of them are foreign companies. Aiming to reclaim the title of

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Malaysian Based Fintech Firm Jirnexu Raises US$2 Million in Pre-Series B Round

Malaysian based fintech company  Jirnexu – has raised US$2 million in a pre-Series B round. Japan-based SBI Group led the latest round, joined by existing investors Celebes and Cento Ventures. This brings Jirnexu’s total funding to US$8 million. Bringing over

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12 Hottest Fintech Startups in Malaysia

  Often in conversation with industry players in Malaysia, the sentiment is that Malaysia is lacking in activity within the fintech space and the the fintech startups in Malaysia are still pretty nascent. The general impression from the market is

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