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MAS-BSP: Singapore & Philippines Regulators Forge Fintech Ties

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today signed a FinTech Co-operation Agreement to promote innovation in financial services in their respective markets. The BSP-MAS CA was signed at the sidelines of the 2nd Singapore

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GoBear Malaysia’s Former Country Director appointed as Tune Protect’s Deputy CEO

In a surprising announcement today, Iskandar Ezzahuddin Ahmad will be leaving his role as GoBear Malaysia’s Country director and will serving as Tune Protects Deputy CEO effective today. In his prior role as GoBear Malaysia’s Country director he was responsible for

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Malaysia’s HelloGold Wins “Most Innovative Islamic Product Award”

HelloGold, a Malaysian based fintech firm that blends gold trading with blockchain technologies was announced as the winner of the the Critics’ Choice Most Innovative Islamic Retail Product Award. Organised by the UK-based financial intelligence house, Cambridge IF Analytica, the award

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OurCrowd Appoints Banking Veteran As Managing Director

OurCrowd, an equity crowdfunding platform, today announced the appointment of Mr. Roland Wee as Managing Director of the company’s Asia operations. Roland will serve as a key addition to its senior leadership team to spearhead its continued growth and success

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Monetary Authority of Singapore’s MD Says The Future is Already Here

    In his opening remarks at the Singapore Fintech Festival, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore says that the future is already here. The world that we live in today is becoming increasingly digital and that is

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Singapore Fuels Its Artificial Intelligence Ambitions with $27 Million Grant

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced details of the new $27 million Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics (AIDA) Grant under the Financial Sector Technology and Innovation (FSTI) Scheme. Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of MAS, announced the launch of

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2 Singaporean Fintech Firms Emerged as Top 50 in the Fintech100 List

Two Singapore-based fintech companies – Silent8 and SoCash – feature among ‘Emerging 50’ most promising fintech companies in the 2017 Fintech100 released today. The Fintech100 includes the ‘Leading 50’ fintech firms around the globe, ranked based on innovation, capital raising

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MAS & ABS: Releases Project Ubin Blockchain Source Code to Encourage Innovation

The industry consortium led by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) has released the report and source-codes on Project Ubin the distributed ledger prototypes for inter-bank payments. The report : ‘Re-imagining Interbank

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BNM Greenlights TNG Digital: Touch ‘n Go and AliPay’s Joint Venture

TNG Digital Sdn Berhad a new entity jointly formed by CIMB Bank’s subsidiarity, Touch ‘n Go and Alipay has received green light from Bank Negara Malaysia. The new entity will consist of Touch ‘n Go’ as the majority shareholder and

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Singapore ICO Guideline Released: Issuers May Apply for Sandbox

In light of the increased popularity of ICOs in Singapore, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) published today their guidelines for digital token offerings, more popularly known as ICOs. The guidelines states that if the token is used as a capital

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