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Julius Baer Rolls Out Digital Advisory Platform for Regtech Compliance in Asia

Julius Baer has rolled out its Digital Advisory Suite (DiAS) in Asia that aims to simplify the complexity of regulations for relationship managers, enabling them to offer compliant advice to clients. The suite acts as a fully integrated solution, ensuring a

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Insurtech Firm 360F Appoints Former Temenos APAC MD

Singapore-based insurtech 360F announced that it has appointed Martin Frick as a member of its advisory board, where he will support the ramp up of the bancassurance business. Martin will be an advisor to 360F operating under the legal umbrella

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Hoolah Selects Perx for Personalised, Gamification-Based BNPL Platform

Perx Technologies, a SaaS lifestyle marketing platform provider, announced its partnership with Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform hoolah to offer engaging in-app customer experiences. Launched in February 2018, Singapore-headquartered hoolah offers merchants a BNPL platform with a seamless, gamification-based

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Robo Advisors in Singapore: Which One is Right For You?

Robo advisors in Singapore are seeing rapid growth. Robo advisors first emerged in 2008 as a result of the financial crisis. As time passed and digitalisation began to play a more prominent role in society, robo advisors grew in tandem.

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Standard Chartered Rolls Out Financial Planning Tool With BetterTradeOff

Standard Chartered Bank announced the launch of its online financial planning solution named SC Goals Planner that was developed in collaboration with Singapore-based fintech BetterTradeOff. Available on SC Online Banking and SC Mobile, users will be able to independently plan

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DBS Rolls Out AI-Powered Digital Investment Advisory Feature

All DBS/POSB retail customers can now access a new feature on DBS’ AI-powered financial and retirement planning tool NAV Planner, which will provide specific investment recommendations that are tailored to their investment profile. Head of Financial Planning and Personal Investing,

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ZA Tech Opens New Asia Fintech Center In Singapore

ZA Tech Global Limited (“ZA Tech”), the technology venture founded by ZA International and backed by Softbank’s Vision Fund 1, has today announced the opening of its Asia Fintech Center (AFC) in Singapore, dedicated to exploring financial services innovation and

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SPAC Frenzy Takes Hold of Asia

After explosive growth in the US, the craze surrounding special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, is now heading to Asia. Analysts believe that Southeast Asia, where the tech startup scene has thrived on economic growth and a need to boost

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Top 10 Fintech Funding Mega Rounds in Asia Pacific in 2021 so Far

Fintech funding significantly picked up this year and is estimated to have reached US$15 billion in Q1’21, data from CB Insights show. In Asia, fintech investments are projected to surpass US$2.6 billion, the region’s highest quarterly total since Q1’20. Driving

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GoBear Finds Buyer in Australian Based Financial Marketplace Finder

Finder, a fintech firm company founded in Australia in 2006, has acquired the GoBear brand as it accelerates its global expansion. Live in over countries and servicing more than 10 million consumers globally every month, Finder is a fast growing

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