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NETS CEO Jeffrey Goh Steps Down

Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS) announced today that Group Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Goh will be stepping down from his position and all other appointments within the NETS Group of companies, effective November 22, 2019. Mr Goh will be pursuing

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7 Key Announcements from Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 (Day 3)

Wednesday marked the third day of the annual Singapore Fintech Festival, the world’s largest fintech gathering taking place this week at Singapore EXPO. This year, Singapore Fintech Festival put a major focus on sustainability and green finance, an area where

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TransferWise Wants to Give Away its $150,000 Prize Money to Singaporeans

Fresh off being crowned 1st place at Singapore Fintech Festival’s Fintech Awards under the global category, TransferWise announced today it will give away that money to Singaporean individuals and small businesses hit by hidden bank fees at home and abroad. According

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MAS and BIS to Jointly Launch Innovation Hub in Singapore

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today launched the BIS Innovation Hub Centre in Singapore. This is the BIS’s first expansion of its global footprint in 17 years. The BIS Innovation Hub will

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Saxo Markets and Quantifeed to Jointly Build Solution to Help The Wealth Industry Scale

Saxo Markets, a multi-asset trading and investment platforms, and Quantifeed, a digital wealth management solutions provider, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build a joint solution. According to their media statement, this new solution will enable advisers to

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CapitaLand’s Bridge+ to Launch 56,000 Sqft Fintech Co-working Space

CapitaLand’s Bridge+ will be taking up 56,000 square feet of space in the Group’s upcoming Grade A office development 79 Robinson Road. This will be its first location in Singapore’s Central Business District (CBD) after establishing its flagship coworking centre

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Singapore Accounts for over 50% of Fintech Funding in ASEAN

Funding into ASEAN has grown more than 30 times since 2014, reaching a new high of US$1.14 billion as at end September 2019, according to a recent report published by UOB. The growth in fintech continues unabated, as more investors

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4 Key Announcements from Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 (Day 2)

SFF x SWITCH 2019 kicked off on Monday at the Singapore EXPO for a week-long event dedicated to fintech. This year, the Singapore Fintech Festival is all about reimagining fintech for the future, with a main focus being put on

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Payments Giant GPS Launches APAC Hub in Singapore

Today, leading payments issuer processor, Global Processing Services (GPS), announces the launch of its APAC hub in Singapore. Announced at the Singapore Fintech Festival, GPS has chosen Singapore as its new regional headquarters to best support its existing clients and

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5 Key Announcements from Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 (Day 1 )

The 2019 Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) kicked off on Monday at the Singapore EXPO, marking the first day of the world’s biggest annual fintech gathering. Last year, the week-long event brought together a staggering 45,000 participants from 130 countries. This

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