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Singapore Personal Finance Management Platform Seedly Acquired by ShopBack

Seedly, the personal finance management platform based in Singapore, is joining forces with ShopBack, the one-stop lifestyle portal of Singapore. This is the Cashback e-Commerce startup’s first acquisition after its USD40M funding announcement in November 2017. In an agreement to

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Strengthening the AI Finance Ecosystem in Singapore

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is collaborating with the Economic Development Board (EDB), Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) to accelerate the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Singapore’s financial sector. The collaboration

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A Fintech Regulatory Sandbox for Sri Lanka

With the rapid growth in Financial Technology (FinTech) innovations in the country, the Payments and Settlements Department of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has identified the need to provide an environment that nurtures and promotes their advancement whilst maintaining

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Global Fintech Hackcelerator Singapore 2018, Applications Open

Applications open for the Global Fintech Hackcelerator programme, powered by KPMG in Singapore’s Digital Village and KPMG’s Matchi fintech matchmaking platform. Finals of the programme (“Demo Day’’) will be held at the Singapore Fintech Festival taking place from 12–16 November

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Singapore Gets Bitcoin Banknotes

Tangem launches pilot sales of physical bitcoin notes at the Megafash Suntec City store in Singapore. Available immediately in denominations of 0.01 and 0.05 BTC. Tangem claims that with this notes they radically improve the simplicity and security of acquiring,

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 18)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Follow the Fintech Philippines Facebook or Twitter channel to stay updated. Also, you can subscribe to our monthly Fintech PH Newsletter here. Here we go: UnionBank Taps FIS to Digitize

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Top 15 Most Well-Funded Southeast Asian Fintech Companies

The financial services industry in Southeast Asia is rapidly evolving as a result of disruption from new-age fintech companies. The rapid adoption of fintech innovation in the region has been fueled by the rapidly expanding expanding economies, young-urban-digitally-savvy population, increasing

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Credit Score Solution Provider CredoLab Raises US$1 Million

CredoLab, a fintech provider of highly predictive, mobile-based alternative credit scoring solutions for banks, consumer finance companies, and retailers, announced it has closed a US$1 million investment from established global venture capital firm Walden International. CredoLab utilizes its proprietary mobile application, CredoApp, to extract

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New Singapore Lending Player: Helicap Funded by Former Minister of State

Helicap, a FinTech start-up operating in the fast-growing alternative lending space in South-East Asia and Australia, announced that it has successfully closed US$1.5 million in seed money. The round is led by Singapore’s former Minister of State and the Chairman

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Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 Up-Sized with Richer Content and Focus on ASEAN

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that the third edition of the Singapore FinTech Festival will be held from 12 to 16 November 2018 in Singapore. This year’s Festival will include two new elements. ASEAN FinTech Showcase – With Singapore’s

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