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Singapore’s Small Businesses spend Five Weeks Each Year Chasing Overdue Payments

The two biggest productivity drains for Singapore’s small business owners are chasing overdue invoices and being paid late, according to new research from Xero, the global leader in online accounting software. Small businesses spend an average 25 days each year, or

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GoBear Malaysia Appoints New Country Director

GoBear, a financial comparison website based in Asia, has appointed Pooi Chan Gan as the Country Director for Malaysia who has taken over the reins from Iskandar Ezzahuddin following his departure in November 2017. According to the company, GoBear has

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Top Charts and Tables from UOB State of Fintech in ASEAN Report

The financial services industry in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region has seen an increase in fintech adoption fueled by the rapid adoption of technology, supportive regulatory regimes and the large population of financially underserved individuals and businesses,

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Landmark Partnership to Level Up Skills for Singaporeans to seize FinTech Jobs

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), together with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), six local universities, and five financial associations, sealed a landmark Memorandum of Intent (MOI) for the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) FinTech Collective on 16 November 2017, to jointly develop industry-ready professionals

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 48)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Fintech for Financial Inclusion The Philippines and the rest of Asean comprise one of the world’s fastest-growing regions but many Filipinos

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Malaysia’s Wallet Wars Rages On: WeChat Pay Secures First Banking Partner

Following Tencent’s recent success in securing E-Money license from Bank Negara Malaysia, the company’s payments arm WeChat Pay has received the green light from Bank Negara Malaysia to partner up with Hong Leong Bank. Similar to Alipay’s game plan, WeChat

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Singapore: Asia’s Leading ICO Hub?

Intitial Coin Offerings or more popularly known as ICOs has seen tremendous growth and is increasingly seeing mainstream adoption by startups as a method to raise fund. In the last year year alone we’ve witnessed more than 200 ICOs with

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