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ADB Ranks Singapore as the Best Digital Entrepreneur Ecosystem

In Asia, the ongoing digitalization of economic activity has helped keep economies afloat during COVID-19 by enabling business continuity, reducing the cost of starting a business and opening up a world of entrepreneurial opportunities. Moving forward, digital entrepreneurship has the

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OCBC Appoints Head of Group Audit as New Group CFO

OCBC Bank announced the appointment of Goh Chin Yee as the Group Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 November onwards, to succeed Darren Tan who has opted for early retirement. Goh who is already a member of the Management Committee will

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Low-Code Software Development Sees Rapid Growth Amid Tech Talent Shortage

The rapid pace of change and need for code in virtually every industry, including banking, has prompted major growth in alternative software development methods. “Low-code” and “no-code” are development approaches that are seeing strong traction amid tech talent shortage and

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10 Southeast Asian Startups Listed on CB Insights’ Top 250 Fintechs

Business analytics platform and global database CB Insights has released its annual selection of the world’s 250 most promising private fintech companies. Among this year’s top 250 fintech companies, ten ventures are from Southeast Asia and address areas such as

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DBS Launches Apprenticeship Programme for Polytechnic Students

DBS announced that it is launching a structured three-year apprenticeship programme to prepare polytechnic students for technology roles in the bank. This is a part of the initiatives under the Techskills Accelerator (TeSA) for ITE and Polytechnics Alliance (TIP Alliance)

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Singapore’s Talent in Finance Programme

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) says that leadership development is an important area of focus for the Talent and Leaders in Finance (TLF) programme under the Financial Services Industry Transformation Map 2025. The Financial Sector Development Fund (FSDF) has

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Here Are The 5 Key Focus of Singapore’s New Financial Services Transformation Plan

Enhancing payments connectivity, digitalizing the financial infrastructure and promoting green finance will be among the main areas of focus for Singapore’s central bank and financial regulator in the years to come. These priorities were unveiled in the refreshed Financial Services

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IDC Fintech Rankings 2022: The Most Valuable and Impactful Fintech Companies

Market intelligence firm IDC has published the 2022 IDC Fintech Rankings, a listing of technology providers based on calendar year revenues from financial institutions for hardware, software, and/or services. The providers featured supply the technological backbone of the financial services industry, an industry

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MAS Collaborates With India’s IFSCA to Drive Fintech Innovation

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and India’s International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) has signed a co-operation agreement to facilitate regulatory collaboration and partnership in fintech. Based in Gujarat, IFSCA is a unified authority for the development and regulation

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