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Prudential Join Forces to Pioneer AI-Powered Digital Health Services in Asia

Prudential announced it has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with UK-based healthcare technology and services company Babylon Health. Babylon’s artificial intelligence (“AI”) expertise will be made available to existing and new customers of Prudential across Asia marking a step

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UOB Starts Digital Bank for ASEAN

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) announced that it is introducing a digital bank for ASEAN’s massive and increasing base of ‘mobile first’ and ‘mobile only’ customers. UOB’s Digital Bank will be deployed in its key Southeast Asian markets as the Group

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‘Crypto Valley of Asia’ To Rise In The Philippines, Secures $100M Investment

A new development estate dubbed Crypto Valley of Asia (CVA) is set to rise in the Philippines designed to push further economic growth in the northern part of the country’s major island of Luzon. Private property developer Northern Star Gaming

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WAITRR Shakes Hands with UQPAY

Recently, UQPAY went into a strategic collaboration with WAITRR, Singapore’s largest O2O mobile ordering platform. Based on its robust portfolio, innovative development and fusion technology, UQPAY providesWAITRR with comprehensive payment solutions. WAITRR, a dark horse in Singapore’s mobile ordering industry

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Insurtech As An Enabler Rather Then A Disruptor: Report

The insurance industry is undergoing profound changes, driven by new customer expectations, emerging technologies, and sustained downward pressure on margin. Since 2015, insurtech players have boomed globally and while initially perceived as potential threats, these are now quickly emerging as

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FundedHere To Cease FundedX’s Operations, Unauthorised to Operate Secondary Market

Following our earlier story on the launch of FundedX, a private exchange to trade shares of high growth startups, FundedHere told in a statement to Fintech News Singapore that they do not possess the necessary licensing to carry the activity.

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After Temasek Investment, P2P Lender Validus Surpasses $100 Mil In Funding

Validus, co-founded by former DBS Bank SME head Ajit Raikar is a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform that helps connect Singapore’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to accredited investors and financial institutions. Just recently, they announced that they have facilitated over

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11 New Fintech Books for Summer 2018

Technology and digital platforms are transforming business models and changing ground rules, virtually revamping the banking and financial services industry. To keep up with the rapidly evolving fintech world, here are ten new release books on fintech, digital finance, cryptocurrency and

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11 Awesome Coworking Spaces in the Philippines

Rapid developments in mobile technology and connectivity have made many jobs and tasks to be online-based that can be done in flexible working conditions. These are just some of the main reasons on why coworking spaces are growing like mushrooms

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Temasek Singapore Ramps Up Fintech Investments

Singapore state investor Temasek is betting big on fintech. Nearly half of the company’s new investments of S$29 billion made during the financial year ended March 31, 2018, went into technology, life sciences, agribusiness, consumer and non-bank financial services. Temasek

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