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OCBC Bank Brings Audit To The Digital Age By Harnessing Artificial Intelligence

OCBC Bank has piloted two Fintech solutions that leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to bolster its internal controls to safeguard the interests of customers and shareholders. The AI solutions augment the bank’s competency in the detection of trading anomalies during the

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MAS Consults On Measures To Strengthen Cyber Resilience Of Financial Institutions

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued for consultation proposed requirements for financial institutions (FIs) in Singapore to implement essential cyber security measures to protect their IT systems. These requirements will help FIs strengthen their cyber resilience and guard against cyber

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Indonesia Gets Yet Another Mobile Lending Startup Backed by Hong Kong’s WeLab

Astra International, through a subsidiary and China-based lending company WeLab has just banded together to launch a joint venture in Indonesia focused on the nascent and still lucrative lending scene. Named AWDA (PT Astra WeLab Digital Arta), the joint venture

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Why Go-Jek Got Its Eye (and Business) on Peer-To-Peer Lending in Indonesia

Go-Jek, Indonesia’s unicorn darling just announced that they will be partnering with peer-to-peer (P2P) lending firms Findaya, Dana Cita and Aktivaku.to which marks them as yet another ride-hailing giant dabbling in financial services. The company’s decision to join the lending

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SmartPesa and Visionet Pushes for a Cashless Indonesia with mPOS

Singaporean based SmartPesa recently entered into a partnership with Indonesian banking vendor PT Visionet Data Internasional to jointly launch Mobey. Mobey is described to be mPOS and agent banking solution designed with the intention to tackle challenges of limited infrastructure

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Monthly Cryptocurrency Correlation and Volatility Snapshot

If there is one thing that most of us can agree on it probably is that cryptocurrency markets are very dynamic, ever-changing and fast-moving. In this monthly publication Lightbulb Capital reviews of some of the key data points. We highlight

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Walk Away From Belly Fat & Earn Extra Airline Miles

Mileslife, an  app where users can earn miles from dining and everyday spending, has recently launched their latest initiative – Mileslife Health. The new function rewards users with bonus miles upon completion of activity targets in a bid to motivate

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Top 14 Funded Fintech Startups In The Philippines

Fintech startups have been popping up in the Philippines these past few years and many of them have attracted angel investors, venture capital firms, including people in the private debt space, seeing potential in their platforms meant to boost financial

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Insurtech Firm FWD Expands into Travel Insurance with FWD Flyer

Insurtech firm FWD announced the launch of the FWD Flyer mobile app, which it claims to be an end-to-end digital insurance solution. The app provides FWD customers cashless medical claim functionalities and provides them quick access to their policies and

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P2P Lending in Australia and New Zealand

Since the arrival of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending in Australia and New Zealand, in 2012 and 2014 respectively, the practice has become more and more popular.   P2P lending in Australia The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) reported a total

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