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TransferWise Wants to Give Away its $150,000 Prize Money to Singaporeans

Fresh off being crowned 1st place at Singapore Fintech Festival’s Fintech Awards under the global category, TransferWise announced today it will give away that money to Singaporean individuals and small businesses hit by hidden bank fees at home and abroad. According

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4xLabs’ New Platform Lets You Compare Prices of Overseas Money Transfer Services

Following the launch of Get4x, a price discovery platform for currency exchange, a Singapore-based fintech named 4xLabs has just launched a comparison platform which puts different money transfer solutions neck and neck to help users select cheaper or quicker transfers—particularly

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TransferWise Bids Farewell to Head of Asia-Pacific Expansion, Lukas May

TransferWise is a London-headquartered international money transfer company, and it has built quite a name for itself in Singapore’s island nation in parts thanks to the efforts of its head of Asia-Pacific expansion, Lukas May. Lukas May has since resigned

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12 Essential Fintech Tools For Expats and Travellers Heading To Singapore

There have already been think pieces about how fintech could help boost tourism by reducing cash dependence, and increasing security and ease of use. Many tourists to China, for example, seem to be awed by the prevalent use of e-wallets

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Singaporeans Crave A Digital Nomad Life, But Worry If They Can Migrate Overseas

A new study revealed that 7 in 10 Singaporeans (69%) want to work remotely to travel the world. This is especially true of younger Singaporeans, where up to 74% of 15–34-year-olds have the same dream. However, they aren’t sure about which countries

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The Future Of Remittance

What does the future in Remittance look like?  Transferwise asked more than 1,000 Singaporeans and they said … 55% believe sending money abroad will one day be instant. 46% believe sending money abroad will one day be free. 52% believe a product will exist to allow

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What to Expect with International Money Transfers in 2018?

A report on CNBC indicated that TransferWise generated substantial revenues for the year ending March 31, 2017, and it was targeting precisely the same performance for the year ending March 31, 2018. The chief financial officer of TransferWise, Matt Briers

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Top 10 Money Transfer Apps in Asia

For many developing countries in the world, remittances play a key role in their economies, contributing to economic growth and to the livelihoods of those nations. In 2016, more than US$440 billion went to developing countries that involved 250 million

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TransferWise Chooses Singapore as APAC Hub; Launches Service in the City-State

TransferWise, Europe’s leading money transfer service, is launching in Singapore where it is working with DBS Bank. The company has chosen the city-state as its Asia Pacific (APAC) hub and expects to have 30 employees by the end of 2017,

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8 Cool Tools for Digital Nomads in Southeast Asia

An increasing number of people are escaping the traditional office and choosing to work as digital nomads. Most of these people are international freelancers, but many are also remote employees or startup entrepreneurs. While the prospect of a living a

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