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Fintech can help improve the relationship between Banks and their Customers

A report by the The Economist Intelligence Unit noted that while Fintech is an emerging industry that is growing more influential in the banking industry, retail banks will still retain a huge advantage. By 2020, the bank may no longer

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11 Recent Fintech Fundings in Singapore, Hong Kong, India and other Southeast Asia countries

In 2016, a total of US$23.5 billion was invested into fintech globally, with Asia Pacific receiving more than half of the amount (US$14.8 billion), according to Startupbootcamp. While China and India continue to dominate the region as the largest fintech

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Global Payment Summit Coming to Singapore; Last Chance to Nominate Your Startup for Florin Awards

The Global Payment Summit, organized by the Transactives, will take place in Singapore on August 28 and 29, 2017 at the Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort and Spa. The two-day event aims to act as a platform where global expertise of

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Fintech in Vietnam Update and New Infographic 2017

Vietnam’s fintech ecosystem is on the rise fueled by a surge in foreign investor interest and a desire from the government to boost fintech development. The launch of the SBV Steering Committee on Fintech in March hinted at the government’s

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China’s Tencent is the Most Active Corporate Investor in Asia’s Tech Startups

Tencent, a leading Internet company in China best known for its popular platforms QQ and Weixin/WeChat, is the most active corporate investor in Asia’s burgeoning tech scene, having made over 30 investments to VC-backed tech companies in Asia since Q1’16.

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Going Cardless and Cashless: How Banks and Fintechs are Reinventing Payments

Banks and fintech companies are developing innovative solutions for consumers to pay for goods and withdraw cash without payment cards, offering entirely new ways to transact. In the US, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo are among those that

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5 Unexpected TravelersBox Discoveries for Business

In my previous article, I provided a guide on how to change your spare foreign currency into merchant credits in Changi Airport. In this article, I am providing some unknown insights into Travelersbox that I discovered from their media event

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TravelersBox Arrives at Singapore Airport

Passengers traveling through Singapore Changi Airport can now utilize their unneeded foreign change (or remaining Singapore dollars), using the new TravelersBox kiosks located at the airport. TravelersBox is an innovative fintech company that helps travelers convert their leftover foreign currency,

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Interview with the Founder of Bambu, Asia’s Premier B2B Robo-Advisor Provider

Launched in February last year, Bambu is a Singaporean B2B robo-advisor services provider delivering sophisticated automated online management solutions to financial institutions in Asia. Bambu has developed unique solutions for each segment of the market: a white label platform for financial

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MAS and ABS Kick Off Inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival

The inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival kicked off today with a series of events that aim to portray the future of a financial industry transformed by innovation and technology. The week-long Festival is organised by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS),

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