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Mastercard Accelerates Cryptocurrency Program for Crypto Card Issuers

Mastercard announced the expansion of its cryptocurrency program by inviting cryptocurrency firms to join their Accelerate program. The partnership makes it simpler and faster for the parties involved to bring secure and compliant payment cards to market. The program provides

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APAC Banks Ramp up Digital Transformation to Prepare for Next Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic, the entry of digital banks as well as changing customer expectations are accelerating banks’ digital transformation plans. In Asia Pacific (APAC), 44% of the top 250 banks are now focused on completing their “connected core” transformation and

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Onde Launches “Virtual Ride.Right.Now” Conference for Ride-Hailing Entrepreneurs

Onde, a tech company powering over 200 ride-hailing companies in 70 countries, announces an online edition of Ride.Right.Now – a conference for ride-hailing entrepreneurs. This year’s topic is Hack the Crisis: Business Tips for Post-covid Era. The online event is

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Former Blackrock MD Appointed to Lead Additiv’s Asia Business out of Singapore

additiv announced that it has appointed Kevin Hardy, a former Managing Director at BlackRock and Northern Trust, to head up its Asian operations based out of Singapore. Kevin was the Managing Director, Head of Singapore and Head of ETF and

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NUS to Nurture Singapore’s Next Generation of Fintech Talent

The NUS School of Computing launched the NUS-FinTechSG Programme which aims to nurture Singapore’s next generation of fintech talents and full stack developers. The programme offered by the NUS FinTech Lab and Strategic Technology Management Institute (STMI) is a platform for students to gain knowledge

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OCBC Bank Enables the Use of SingPass as Alternative Login to Access Digital Banking Services

OCBC Bank announced today that is has enabled 1.8 million of its digital customers in Singapore to use the SingPass as an alternative login to access the full suite of digital banking services. They claim to be the first bank

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Rapyd Enters India Through Partnerships with Paytm and Other Major Players

Rapyd, a global fintech company, announced today its partnership with key players of India’s payments ecosystem – including Paytm Payments Bank, PhonePe, PayU, Citibank, DBS Bank, HDFC Bank, BharatPay and Unimoni to roll out a comprehensive payment service. This service

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Contour and DBS Ties up in a Push for Blockchain Trade Finance

Contour, the blockchain trade finance network that’s formerly known as Voltron has partnered with DBS Bank to push the digital to push the digitalisation of trade finance with the completion of the network’s first fully digital end-to-end secured Letter of Credit

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Steps to Go Cashless With UQPay as We Overcome COVID

As we embark on the second of the three-phased approach to resume economic activities safely, many businesses in Singapore are still expected to experience significant challenges due to the series of restrictive measures and health advisories implemented to ensure the

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AMTD Announces a Flurry of Partnerships and the Name of Its Digibank

AMTD Group announced today several industry partnerships that it has established in efforts to better serve SMEs in Asia. It has entered into two separate partnerships, one of which is with GlobalLinker that is aimed at helping Asian SMEs in

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