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7 Ransomware Prevention Tips for Small Businesses

Ransomware isn’t just something that “other” businesses deal with. If you aren’t careful, it can become something that tears your business apart from the inside out. That’s not meant to scare you, but it should wake you up to the

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Citi Singapore Appoints Matt Read as Retail Banking Head to Triple AUM by 2025

Citi Singapore has announced the appointment of Matt Read as its Retail Banking Head, effective 17 April, where he will be part of the senior management group. Matt will lead Citi’s local team to deliver on the bank’s aim to

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Turning Digital Disruption Into a Competitive Advantage at SMU

Singapore Management University (SMU) is a melting pot of the region’s future leaders of innovation and business. It has been making a global impact through its expertise in Asian-centric knowledge — its programmes are geared towards nurturing future leaders with

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Stripe Rolls Out Tap to Pay For Android Devices in Singapore

Stripe, a payments and financial services providers for businesses, has expanded the Tap to Pay feature for NFC-enabled Android devices to ease contactless in-person payments. The feature is already available for iPhones. The feature is currently available in beta on

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Transforming the Alternative Asset Space: An Inside Look at Alta

The alternative asset space is a complex and fragmented market with many investment opportunities, such as real estate, private equity, hedge funds, and commodities. In the coming years, private capital markets are expected to experience robust growth. According to Preqin,

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Banks Losing Ground to Fintechs in Asia’s Cross Border Payments Space

Fintech companies and specialist providers are rapidly gaining ground in Asia’s cross-border payment market, putting increased competitive pressure on banking incumbents and forcing them to look for new opportunities, a new report by global consultancy McKinsey claims. In Asia, fintech

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Globalization Partners Ties up With Wise to Ease Contractors, Freelancers’ Pay

Globalization Partners (G-P), an automated global employment platform, has integrated with online money transfer service Wise to ensure salary transparency for international freelancers and contractors. There will be no hidden transaction fees and businesses will be able to see a

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Insurtech Firm CoverGo Appoints Adrit Raha as Managing Director for APAC

Insurtech firm CoverGo announced that it has appointed industry veteran Adrit Raha as the Managing Director for the Asia Pacific region. Adrit brings with him over 17 years of experience in insurance and tech startups. Most recently, he was the

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DBS, OCBC and UOB Carve Out a Place on the Sustainability Perceptions Index

DBS Group, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) and United Overseas Bank (UOB) were the three Singapore banks that managed to snag a place on the Brand Finance Sustainability Perceptions Index. The study, which was released in association with the International Advertising

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Finastra Partners With Integro Technologies for Frictionless Trade Finance

Financial services software and cloud solutions provider Finastra has partnered with Aurionpro’s subsidiary Integro Technologies for frictionless trade finance. Banks will now be able to combine Integro’s SmartLender solution’s advanced exposure risk capabilities with Finastra’s Trade Innovation solution’s front-to-back capabilities

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