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2 Game-Changing Developments From MAS that Happened in September 2018

Singapore has aspirations towards becoming a fintech hub in the ASEAN region, and global eyes have been raptly observing the island nation’s progress. Singapore is said to be welcoming of outside talents if they have a good idea to elevate

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Leaders In Tech, Government And Business Are Gathering In Bali For Xblockchain Summit

Leaders in blockchain technology are only three weeks away from assembling in Nusa Dua, Bali for Asia’s pre-eminent summit on blockchain technology promising to change traditional industries and forge new ones, in the same week as the annual meetings of

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P2P Lending Faces Challenges Ahead

The emergence of fintech has driven the introduction of new business models, including peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, a sector that’s grown in popularity around the world for its ability to fill the void left by traditional lenders. Alternative marketplace lending or

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Soft Launch Of Nordic Innovation House In Singapore

The Nordic Innovation House was soft-launched in Singapore on September 13. The House will bring together the Nordic and Singaporean ecosystems for tech scale-up’s. The Nordic Innovation House is co-funded by and established in cooperation with Nordic Innovation. Nordic Innovation

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Instapay Enables Indonesian SMEs to Accept Payment Using WhatsApp & Line

Homegrown fintech player MC Payment held a soft launch for Instapay, a new mobile B2C payment platform targeting Indonesian SMEs. Instapay would enable merchants to accept payment using social media messaging apps, like WhatsApp and Line. Businesses would be able to

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Turning Your Home Smarter With Multi-User Geolocation Aircon Control

Ambi Labs, the makers of a smart AI-enabled air-conditioner (AC) control, Ambi Climate, announces its newest feature: Multi-User Geolocation. Basically, the Multi-user Geolocation feature eliminates hassle and worries. Homeowners with Ambi Climate devices can now come home and automatically have

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Philippines: BSP Accredits 6th Virtual Currency Exchange

The Philippine central bank has issued another virtual currency exchange (VCE) license to a blockchain company, now the 6th in the country, even as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has set the launching of its draft of crypto-trading rules.

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DBS Aims to Save 10,000 Manhours Through Whatsapp and WeChat Banking Service

DBS announced the launch of DBS Wealth Chat, a service that will allow DBS’ wealth clients to interact, exchange ideas and transact with their relationship managers via popular instant messaging platforms WhatsApp and WeChat. The bank claims to be the first

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Vietnamese Firms Still Behind International Counterparts in Adopting Blockchain, AI: Survey

Vietnamese firms understand the need to adopt cutting-edge technologies including artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain, yet only a few of them are actually using them, according to a report by Navigos Group, an online recruitment company and subsidiary of en-japan

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The 10 Startups Who Made it into the Colliers Proptech Accelerator

Colliers International, a commercial real estate services and investment management, announced its 2018 class of proptech startups for the Colliers Proptech Accelerator powered by Techstars. This program is part of our focus on targeted innovation that will enable us to create

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