Tag "Singapore"

Singapore Ranks First in Global Cities’ AI Readiness and Smart City Effort

Two recent studies have found Singapore to be the world’s most prepared city for the age of artificial intelligence (AI), and the global leader in terms of smart city effort. The first research, conducted by the Oliver Wyman Forum, ranks

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10 Hotels In Singapore To Stay While Attending A Fintech Conference Or Convention

Singapore, a global transportation, commerce and financial hub, is a dynamic business events destination that hosts some of the world’s largest conventions and business events. Consistently, the city state has been ranked as one for the top meetings, incentives, conferences

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Autonomous Vehicles Are Becoming a Reality in Singapore, Which Industries Will Be Most Affected by It?

Governments around the world are working hard to introduce autonomous vehicles to society. With prospects of improved safety, increased efficiency of public transportation and long term sustainability, it is not difficult to see why many countries are headed towards this

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Revolut is Coming to Singapore Very Soon, Here’s a Sneak Peek at Its Pricing

UK-based fintech startup Revolut has unveiled pricing details for its digital offerings in Singapore and we expect the official going launch in Singapore very soon. The startup, which offers banking services including a prepaid debit card, currency exchange, cryptocurrency exchange

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Swiss Research Firm Lists Singapore’s Best and Worst Crypto Exchanges

Cryptogenes, a market research firm operating out of Switzerland through the legal entity HeyDays Services, has released a report detailing the results of an audit of Singapore’s 20 centralized cryptocurrency exchanges. The audit evaluates the overall quality of all of

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A Look at South East Asia’s Thriving Fintech Cities

A historically unbanked region, South East Asia’s fintech cities surge in growth have been fueled by the region’s young and digitally-savvy population, high mobile penetration and growing middle class. From small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking for financing, to young, active

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MAS’ Chief Fintech Officer on Making Singapore a World Leader in Digital Banking

Over the past couple of years, Singapore has emerged as one of the fintech’s top hotspots in the world. Today, the city state is home to 43% of all fintech companies in Southeast Asia: that’s about 750+ organizations. Since being

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Smaller Banks in Singapore Are at Risk As Fintechs Eye Digital Banking License

Competition is heating up in Singapore’s digital banking landscape as an increasing number of fintechs including e-wallet operators and payment services providers are looking to apply for when applications open in August. Liquid Group, Xfers, MatchMove Pay and FOMO Pay are

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Facial Recognition Authentication: Is It Good Enough to Fight Financial Fraud?

More than 2800 branches were closed in the UK between 2015 and the end of 2018, and a similar trajectory can be seen across the globe. This trend is driving traditional banks to switch to expand their businesses digital channels,

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Singapore’s New GST Proposal for Crypto “One of the Friendliest Tax Regulations in the World”

The proposal of the Singapore government’s taxation agency to remove goods and services tax (GST) from cryptocurrency transactions could give a boost to the burgeoning sector, experts and industry participants claim. Earlier this month, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore

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