Tag "ANEXT Bank"

Fintech Rises as Most Equitable Field for Female-Founded Startups

In a world where the tech industry is predominantly male-dominated, female entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia are slowly but surely making their mark.  The year 2023 has seen significant strides in the right direction, with startups having at least one female

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13 Fintech Giants Back Programme Sirius to Promote MSME Sustainability in APAC

Programme Sirius has been launched to support Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) in the Asia-Pacific region on their path towards sustainability. With the backing of 13 fintech industry leaders from 11 economies, the programme aims to bolster MSMEs’ efforts

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Ant Group Injects Another S$200 Million Funding Into ANEXT Bank

Ant Group has further invested S$200 million (approximately US$148 million) into ANEXT Bank, its wholly-owned subsidiary and SME digital bank, according to recent filings with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) of Singapore. The latest investment marks a continued commitment

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Top 10 Female Fintech Leaders in Asia That Inspires Us

In celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day on 8 March, the Fintech News Network is unveiling its selection of ten of the most influential female fintech leaders in Asia Pacific (APAC). These trailblazing female fintech leaders and founders are

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How Digital Banks in Asia are Redefining Banking with Unique Business Models

The digital banking landscape in Asia is a vibrant and diverse ecosystem, contrasting significantly with its Western counterparts. In the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, 11 out of the 13 profitable digital banks, including South Korea’s Kakao Bank, India’s Paytm Bank, and

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ANEXT Bank Launches API Repository to Help SMEs Access Financial Services

ANEXT Bank, a digital wholesale bank in Singapore, is taking steps to make financial services more accessible to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). The bank launched the ANEXT Programme for Industry Specialists (APIs) and partnered with three new platforms; food

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All 5 Singapore Digital Banks Are Now Members of the Credit Bureau

The five digital banks licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) are now members of the island state’s credit bureau. This brings the Credit Bureau Singapore’s (CBS) members to 36. The two full digital banks Grab and Singtel’s GXS

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Are Digital Banks Breeding a Risky Competitive Climate in Singapore?

Technological developments have accelerated the transformation of financial services, leading to the explosion of digital banks worldwide. In Singapore, the entry of digital banks into the local financial system is driving economic innovation and enhancing financial inclusion, according to a

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Ant’s ANEXT Bank Launches Embedded Finance Platform for SMEs

ANEXT Bank, Singapore’s digital wholesale bank and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ant Group, will collaborate with industry specialists to expand the breadth of service offerings for SMEs on their platforms to include the bank’s digital financial services. The ANEXT Programme

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Ant Group Soft Launches Its SME-Focused Digital Wholesale Bank ANEXT

ANEXT Bank, a digital wholesale bank incorporated in Singapore and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ant Group, announced its soft launch today. The bank said in a statement that the soft launch follows its receipt of MAS’ approval to commence business

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