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Visa Picks 5 Startups for Its APAC Accelerator Programme This Year

Visa has selected Cymonz, Moneytree, Perfios, TallyKhata and TripleA to join the 2022 cohort of its Visa Accelerator Programme in Asia Pacific. Over the next six months, the startups will work closely with Visa on creating defined commercial opportunities they

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Singapore and Australia to Deepen Fintech Collaboration

Australia Treasury and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) jointly announced that they have signed the Australia-Singapore Fintech Bridge Agreement. The commencement of discussions to develop the Fintech Bridge was announced in June 2021, when Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison

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10×1000 Tech for Inclusion Platform Witnessed More Than 1,000 Learners in 2021

Fintech training platform 10×1000 Tech for Inclusion (10×1000), a joint effort by the International Financial Corporation (IFC) and Alipay, announced that its platform saw a total of 1,067 learners from 66 countries and regions complete its Fintech Foundation Programme and

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Meet the Fintechs in Financial Times’ Top 500 High-Growth APAC Companies

The Financial Times (FT) has released its fourth annual ranking of growth champions in Asia-Pacific (APAC), recognizing the region’s fastest growing companies. The FT ranking, compiled with data partner Statista, aims to identify the APAC companies with the strongest revenue

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VMware Launches a New Regional Digital Hub in Singapore

VMware, an enterprise software provider, has announced the launch of its new regional digital innovation hub in Singapore. This joins nine other virtual briefing centers located in key markets around the world including Bangalore, Beijing, Tokyo, and Sydney in the

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Tech Platform Talenthouse Listed Its Shares in Switzerland

Talenthouse AG, a leading technology platform connecting creatives and brands globally, has today listed 418,337,210 registered shares on SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker THAG) in response to an exceptional demand for digital content creation. Talenthouse, with its operational headquarters in London, captures the

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Payment Giant Stripe Rolls Out Automated Tax Solution in Singapore

Stripe, a global payments firm, has announced the launch of Stripe Tax in Singapore. This helps domestic businesses automatically calculate and collect consumption tax, better known as goods and services tax (GST), in Singapore, as well as sales tax, value-added

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Climate Impact X Launches Global Carbon Marketplace for Meaningful Climate Action

Climate Impact X (CIX), a global carbon exchange and marketplace, has announced the launch of its Project Marketplace, a digital platform for businesses and carbon project suppliers to list, discover, compare, buy and retire quality carbon credits. It aims to

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Funding Societies Announces US$16 Million Employee Stock Option Plan Buyback

Southeast Asian SME digital financing platform Funding Societies has announced its Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP) buyback for existing and former employees worth US$16 million (RM67 million). This is Funding Societies’ fourth ESOP buyback where the previous one saw its

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DBS Sets up a Board Sustainability Committee to Oversee ESG Matters

DBS announced that it has established a Board Sustainability Committee (BSC) to provide added governance and oversight of material environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters. The bank said in a statement that the move is the first of its kind

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