Tag "Singapore Fintech Festival 2019"

MAS, Deloitte, and S&P to Develop New Research Platform to Support Fintech Investment

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Deloitte and S&P Global Market Intelligence have collaborated to develop a prototype for an industry-wide fintech research platform to help investors and financial institutions connect with fintech start-ups that they can partner with or

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Swiss Fintech Delegation Seek More Robust Collaboration With Singapore at SGFintech Fest

The Switzerland delegation at the Singapore Fintech Festival reiterated yesterday their commitment to collaborate with Singapore Present at the Swiss Pavilion amid a 70-member delegation with participation from 25 Swiss fintech enterprises, she said: “Fintechs are the future and they

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Google Ties Up with DBS and OCBC to Enhance Google Pay in Singapore

Announced yesterday at the Singapore Fintech Festival, Google Pay has tied up with DBS and OCBC to enhance Google Pay services in early 2020. Google Pay is currently undergoing the beta-testing phase and select OCBC Bank customers will be able

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Here Are the Winners of the Singapore FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards 2019

The Monetary Authority of Singapore announced today the three winners of the Global FinTech Hackcelerator. MAS and The Association of Banks in Singapore also announced the 12 winners of the FinTech Awards. Both awards were handed out today at the

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Singlife Launches Singapore’s First Insurance Savings Plan with Visa Card to Spend

Digital insurer Singlife announced today that they have launched their mobile-first insurance savings plan, the Singlife Account. Previously on waitlist, the public is now able to download the Singlife App while an exclusively selected group of customers from the earlier

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Mastercard Launches Fintech Express; Rapyd First to be Onboarded

Mastercard today launched Fintech Express during the Singapore Fintech Festival 2019. According to their press release, through Mastercard’s Fintech Express, fintechs get access to a suite digital-first products, flexible commercial agreements and global licensing support for fintech looking to scale

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MAS Announces Successful Trial of Blockchain Based Prototype for Multi-Currency Payments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that they have led the successful development of a blockchain-based prototype that enables payments to be carried out in different currencies on the same network. In a media statement, they stated that this

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Wirex Launches Crypto Enabled Multicurrency Visa Card

Wirex announced at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 today, that they are launching their Wirex Visa Travelcard. The travel card will enable customers to spend multiple crypto and fiat currencies across APAC. According to their media statement, the travel card

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UOB Launches AI-Powered Personal Financial Management Tool

United Overseas Bank (UOB) has launched Mighty Insights, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based digital banking service to help their customers better manage their finances. With this digital service, UOB will anticipate and provide insights that enable its customers to track their

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 Kicks off Tomorrow With Focus on Sustainability

The Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) will come together for the first time as SFF x SWITCH. Running from 11 to 15 November, this event will gather the global innovation and business

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