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Consistent, High-Quality and Self-Verifiable Financial Advice for Everyone, Anywhere and Anytime

The effects of COVID-19 global pandemic can be seen in the change of finances for many. Prolonged loss of income, heightened awareness of the need for health insurance and begrudged acceptance of the changed landscape of life milestones such as

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Rapyd Powers PromptPay Acceptance on Google Play Thailand

Global Fintech-as-a-Service platform Rapyd enables PromptPay, Thailand’s national payment service with 55.1 million registered users with 20 million transactions a day, as a payment option on Google Play. Rapyd supports local payments for Google in the country through its collaboration with

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Singapore’s Fintech Deals Skyrockets to Its Highest in Three Years at US$614.2 Million

Singapore’s fintech industry has proven resilient with deal numbers for the first half of 2021 skyrocketing to its year-on-year highest in three years. A total of 72 deals amounting to US$614.2 million were transacted for Singapore fintechs from January to

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ACI Worldwide Expands Partnership With Microsoft To Offer Cloud Payments Platform

ACI Worldwide, a global provider of real-time payments and digital payment software solutions, announced an expanded multi-year strategic alliance with Microsoft to deliver payments solutions in the cloud. The alliance will accelerate and expand ACI’s cloud payments offerings in Microsoft

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Top 10 Fintech and Insurtech Innovation Labs in Singapore to Check Out in 2021

Singapore, which has set out to become one of the leading fintech hubs in the world, has witnessed the establishment of dozens of innovations labs in recent years as banks and foreign tech firms are looking to capitalize on the

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Airome Technologies Recognised as Gartner’s User Authentication Market Leader

Airome Technologies, a Singapore-based developer of cybersecurity solutions for digital banking and e-document management systems, was announced as a representative vendor by Gartner. The Vendor Identification for User Authentication 2021 report contains a comprehensive list of user authentication vendors who

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How Capital Markets are Currently Undergoing a Digital Overhaul

Advances in technologies, including distributed ledger technology (DLT), artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), big data analytics and cloud computing are transforming the lifecycle of securities, increasing efficiency and automation as well as bringing better transparency. Over the past year, incumbent banks

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4 Emerging Wealthtech Use Cases in Singapore

Wealthtech, has been exhibiting robust growth in Singapore over the past few years. According to a recent KPMG report, Singapore has been leading the Asia Pacific (APAC) market in terms of wealth management owing to its advanced infrastructure and sophisticated

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MAS Green Lights Expansion of Tranglo’s Payment Functions

Tranglo, a cross-border payment processing hub, announced that it received new approvals from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to provide account issuance, domestic money transfer and e-money issuance services. The license was granted under the Payment Services Act (PSA) which ensures

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SPACs On The SGX: An Insight into SGX’s Proposed Listing Framework

In recent days, special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, have been growing in popularity among founders who are keen to take their companies public in a faster way than traditional initial public offerings (IPOs). Grab, the Singapore-headquartered mobile technology company,

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