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BCIO: The Art of Building a Successful Crypto Team

56 %. That is the percentage of ICO-funded Crypto startups that are bound to collapse after just four months. Admittedly, such a high rate of failure is quite baffling, as funding is most of the time not the main reason

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Happy Birthday Singapore, The Fintech Nation

On August 9, 2018, Singapore will be celebrating its 53rd National Day, which every year commemorates Singapore’s independence from Malaysia with an exuberant parade, an address by the Prime Minister of Singapore, and fireworks celebrations. This is a great occasion

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Fintech Investments Soar To Record-Breaking US$57B and 2018 Ain’t Over Yet

The fintech industry has achieved a new milestone recently. According to the KPMG Pulse of Fintech report, Global fintech investment roared ahead at a record pace in the first half of 2018, with US$57.9B invested across 875 deals. This value is

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FinTech Plays a Crucial Role in Singapore’s Economy; Be Part of it

Despite being small countries, both Switzerland and Singapore are renowned for a high degree of innovation. In 2018, Switzerland has been ranked number one by the Global Innovation Index for the eighth year in a row while Singapore is the

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This Crypto-Monopoly Isn’t Perfect, but It’s Vicious Trading Fun Without the Stakes

One of the key identifying features of cryptocurrency now is its volatility, with coins rising and falling seemingly at the drop of a hat, and a market that shifts and ebbs sometimes hourly. It would, therefore, take a brave person

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First Multi-Currency Mobile Wallet For Singapore Travellers

EZ-Link,  You Technologies Group and Mastercard launched YouTrip, the first multi-currency mobile wallet enabling users to pay in more than 150 currencies when overseas or shopping online without any currency conversion or transaction fees. This tri-party collaboration marks EZ-Link’s first advancement into

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10 Notable Incubators and Accelerators In The Philippines

The Philippines is considered by several businessmen as a good testing ground to launch and nurture startups not only because of its low cost of living, and growing young and tech-savvy population that speaks English, but also because there is

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Turnkey Lender Collaborates With Hewlett Packard To Offer Improved Lending Solutions

Cloud-based lending software provider Turnkey Lender have announced that it will collaborate with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to offer its software on HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure stack, a hybrid cloud platform. The announcement builds on the success of an initial

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Instead of Loose Change, Cheers Shoppers Can Transfer Change into EZ-Link Card

Wirecard announced that they’ve extended their partnership up with EZ-Link and Cheers. Now cardholders purchasing goods at select Cheers stores can elect to transfer any change to their EZ-Link card for free. Due to a longtime monopoly that was only

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Despite Much Support, Cashless Indonesia Faces Many Obstacles

Indonesia’s cashless experiments in Jakarta has yielded interesting results. By 2017, many of the industry’s observers were already discussing the possibility of Indonesia transforming into a cashless nation, and this impression has held on until this year. And transportation is

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