Digital Transformation

OneConnect Rolls Out All-In-One Digital Banking Solutions Suite With Pismo

OneConnect Financial Technology, a technology-as-a-service (TaaS) provider and an associate of Ping An Group, announced the launch of OneCosmo, a one-stop omni platform for all-in-one digital banking solutions jointly developed with Brazil-based technology company Pismo. The platform leverages technology such

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BaaS Needs to Double Down on Cross-Industry Partnerships to Fuel Growth

Banking as a Service (BaaS) is seen as one of the biggest opportunities in financial services and is experiencing rapid growth in APAC. Indeed, almost 9 out of 10 APAC executives surveyed by Finastra said they had already implemented BaaS

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Cambodia’s ACLEDA Bank Picks FSS to Consolidate Its Merchant Operations

FSS Technologies Singapore, a provider of banking and payment technology solutions, announced a partnership with Cambodian commercial bank ACLEDA. The multi-product deal aims to consolidate and digitally transform ACLEDA’s nationwide merchant operations and automate its terminal monitoring, reconciliation and settlement

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Singlife With Aviva Backs Local SMEs’ Digitisation With Grab, Google, Razer Fintech

Homegrown insurer Singlife with Aviva announced the launch of a cross-industry collaboration “A Better Odyssey” which will help promising startups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore to digitalise and scale their operations. In the initial phase, A Better

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Digital Identity as the Foundation of the Digital Society

Around the world, digital identity has emerged into one of the most significant technology trends, promising to not only improve access to financial services, but also enable civic and social empowerment by unlocking critical services including government benefits and education.

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Backbase Bags US$129 Million Funding, Now Valued at US$2.7 Billion

Digital banking software provider Backbase announced that it has raised US$128.6 million in growth equity funding from Motive Partners which values it at US$2.66 billion. Backbase said that this investment will it allow to “double down on its vision for

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SME Lending in APAC Is the Major Opportunity for Banking-as-a-Service

Opportunities are endless with Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS), and nowhere is this more true than in Asia Pacific (APAC). Banks in the region, particularly in hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong, have embraced and become leaders in open banking, automated services, ever-improving

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Digital Technology Investment Bears Fruit for Singaporean Retailers

During COVID-19, Singaporean retailers adapted well to the constraints imposed by the pandemic, ramping up investment to improve their operations and integrate digital technologies. These investments bore fruit, with 68% of 500+ Singaporean businesses surveyed by Adyen and KPMG indicating

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Vietnam’s MSB Picks Temenos to Push Its Digital Transformation Plans

Vietnam Maritime Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MSB) has selected banking software company Temenos to modernise its core banking system. MSB is one of the largest commercial banks in Vietnam, with nearly 3.1 million retail and 64,300 corporate customers. The bank

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8 Financial Processes Poised for Digital Transformation

COVID-19 accelerated trends toward remote banking and digitalisation, forcing financial institutions to embrace new technologies and processes to keep their businesses functional despite social distancing restrictions. Now, with more and more people relying on digital solutions for interactions and transactions,

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