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Singaporeans View Digital Technology as Critical to Support Longevity

In the face of increasing life expectancy, Singaporeans are confident that personal health and financial technologies will play a critical role in helping them manage their lives, a new study commissioned by Prudential Singapore and conducted by Economist Impact found.

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Top 10 Most Well-Funded Fintech Companies in Singapore in 2022

Home to more than 1,000 fintech companies, Singapore has emerged over the past couple of years as a fintech powerhouse, a position it rose to thanks to its conducive regulatory landscape, supportive initiatives from the government, and the abundance of

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Singapore Gears up for Next Phase of Growth for SGQR

Singapore has big plans for its national QR code payment standard. The country wants to establish its Singapore Quick Response Code (SGQR) as a top mobile payment method at physical stores, and is pursuing linkage opportunities with other national QR

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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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Top 12 Upcoming Fintech Events Taking Place in Singapore in Q4 2022

Home to more than 1,000 fintech companies, 40+ innovation labs and some of the world’s largest financial institutions, Singapore has emerged over the past couple of years as a global fintech powerhouse, a leading position that’s been enabled by the

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Singapore Poised to Become a Wealthtech Powerhouse

Singapore’s wealthtech sector is growing at a fast pace. Amid soaring venture funding and booming adoption of robo-advisors, the city-state is on a path to becoming a leading wealthtech hub in Asia-Pacific (APAC), a new report by KPMG and Endowus,

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Fintech Funding in Singapore Remains Strong Despite Global Downturn

After a record-breaking year 2021, global funding is slowing dramatically in 2022 with fintech companies raising a total of US$108 billion in H1 2022, data from KPMG show. But despite the current global slowdown, Singapore has nevertheless managed to weather

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Sleek’s Foray into Singapore’s Dynamic SME Digital Finance Space

Sleek, an online corporate services provider, is looking to expand its footprint in Singapore’s vibrant small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) digital banking space, announcing on June 13, 2022, the launch of an array of new products designed to complement its

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Singapore SMEs Struggle to Secure Financing

In Singapore, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are struggling to secure sufficient financing from traditional lenders, with most still largely relying on their personal networks to support their business, findings from a new study by cloud banking startup Mambu show.

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Digital Technology Investment Bears Fruit for Singaporean Retailers

During COVID-19, Singaporean retailers adapted well to the constraints imposed by the pandemic, ramping up investment to improve their operations and integrate digital technologies. These investments bore fruit, with 68% of 500+ Singaporean businesses surveyed by Adyen and KPMG indicating

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