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OCBC To Enable Instant SMEs Account Opening in November

Following their move in rolling out real time account opening for all Singaporeans and permanent residents, OCBC is now extending the same service SMEs. This real-time account opening service is enabled by the Singaporean government’s national data repository, MyInfo and

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PH Fintech Startup First Circle Raises $26m, Launches Credit Facility For SMEs

Philippine-based fintech startup First Circle has raised fresh investments of $26 million (P1.5 billion) in a Series A round led by Venturra Capital even as it launched a new credit facility backed by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI),

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Asia Blockchain Week Showcases Maturity Of The Ecosystem

BlockShow is bringing Asia Blockchain Week to Singapore. Audiences are all set to be enthralled by over 100 speakers between November 27 – December 1, 2018 at Marina Bay Sands Luxury Hotel. The first ever organised by BlockShow, the Asia

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Echoing PM Lee, MAS Calls for The Industry to Be More Cyber-Resilient

The recent Singhealth data hack is a sobering reminder to us all that the conveniences offered by digital technologies has also exposed us to various vulnerabilities. With over 1.5 million patient breached, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the Government is doubling

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Singtel Wants to Let You Use Your E-Wallet to Pay Across Asia, Starting with Thailand

Singtel Group recently announced the launch VIA, a mobile payments alliance described as an initiative to connect mobile wallets across borders to enable consumers to use their local mobile wallet when travelling. Concurrent with the launch, they announced their partnership

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Coworking Conundrums – A Guide to Coworking Space in Singapore

Singapore’s coworking phenomenon is as popular as other places in the Asia Pacific market. The country is experiencing prosperity, and this prosperity is very evident in a commercial real estate market whose office rents are still very high. As an

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EximChain Aims to Bring the Global Supply Chain on the Blockchain

Eximchain, a blockchain solution for supply chains will be launching it’s mainnet this October. For the uninitiated that means it’ll be moved from testing environment to a production environment. Founded in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2015, Eximchain’s

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10 Fintech Founders and Influencers in Indonesia to Follow

Fintech is a fast-growing industry across Southeast Asia, and that includes Indonesia, the region’s largest economy with an estimated population of over 260 million. The Indonesian fintech industry has witnessed considerable growth with an estimated US$22.338 billion worth of transactions

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F10 Hackathon: Using The Synergies Between The Swiss And Asian Ecosystems

The first milestone on the F10 Hackathon world tour has been accomplished, and it was a great success. Over 90 participants developed 23 prototypes within 48 hours in the modernly equipped Singapore Management University SMU, which was transformed into the

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NETS Releases Mobile App That Lets You Generate Payment QRs On The Fly

NETS just launched an app that allows businesses to generate a NETS QR code to accept payments on the spot, without the need to issue an invoice. Designed for hawkers, delivery and personal service merchants such as handymen,  NETSBiz, therefore,

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