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2 Billion of Capital available for FinTech Startups through Singapore FinTech Festival Investor Summit

Over 1,000 attendees, comprising investors and FinTech start-ups, turned up at the Singapore FinTech Festival’s Investor Summit or “Deal Day” today, and up to US$2 billion of capital was made available for the start-ups. The Investor Summit was the finale

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2017 News Roundup

Last week, the Singapore Fintech Festival, one of the world’s largest gatherings dedicated to fintech, welcomed more than 25,000 participants from across 100 countries for the week-long event, bringing together the world’s policy makers and top financial institutions and fintech

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ASEAN Financial Innovation Network: An Industry Fintech Sandbox to Drive Innovation and Inclusion

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the ASEAN Bankers Association (ABA), introduced, an industry FinTech sandbox for financial institutions and FinTech firms as part of the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN),

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Data Rights Management Platform Trunomi Wins Inaugural BakerCREDITS Award at Singapore FinTech Festival

Trunomi, a company that enables business to unlock the power of customer data with consent and data rights management, is the winner of the inaugural BakerCREDITS Award, which was presented at this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival. Baker McKenzie is one

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ICICI Bank Launches Voice-Based International Remittance Service On Its Money2India Application

ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, announced the launch of India’s first voice-based international remittance service to enable non-resident Indians (NRIs) to send money to any bank in India. With this new feature in the ICICI

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Robo-Advisory In Asia/Pacific Set To Cross US$500 Billion In AUM By 2021, IDC Reports

IDC Financial Insights has released its first perspective on robo-advisory titled Robo-Advisory: Changing the Face of Wealth in Asia/Pacific , which highlights the state of robo-advisory in seven hot markets in Asia/Pacific. China, Singapore, Australia, South Korea, Hong Kong, India, and Taiwan lead

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Vietnam’s Spacoin Shows ICO Craziness

A new blockchain project is emerging in Vietnam that’s looking to develop a crypto token specifically for the beauty and spa industry. And it’s launching an ICO for it. Called Spacoin, the project is being developed by self-proclaimed “the biggest

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 46)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   MAS-BSP: Singapore & Philippines Regulators Forge Fintech Ties Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today

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Singapore Prefers Local When It Comes To Online Shopping – But Could Amazon’s Entry Change That?

The love of Singaporeans for shopping is no secret – but they are used to navigating vast malls and handpicking their favourite brands. E-commerce has really taken off in the last few years, as you can tell by the recent

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Winners of The MAS Fintech Awards & Global Fintech Hackcelerator Announced

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) today awarded 10 FinTech companies a total of S$1.15 million at the FinTech Awards. Reflecting the growth in the FinTech ecosystem, this year’s winning solutions span

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