LATEST FINTECH NEWS

Singapore FinTech Association has been conferred the “Partner of Labour Movement” award in the May Day Awards 2018

By Editorial Staff / May 1, 2018

Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) has been conferred the “Partner of Labour Movement” award in the May Day Awards 2018. SFA joined the NTUC U Associate ecosystem in March 2017. Acknowledging that Fintech is increasingly playing a significant role in Singapore’s digitalised economy, SFA works very closely with U Associate and Singapore Polytechnic to develop the…

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Launch of FinTech Fast Track initiative on 26 April 2018

By Jia Chyi / April 26, 2018

Singapore, 26 April 2018 – To support the growth of Singapore’s financial technology (FinTech) sector and help businesses bring their FinTech innovations to the market more rapidly, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has launched a new FinTech Fast Track initiative (金融科技专利优速) which provides expedited patent application-to-grant process for FinTech inventions. Under this initiative, FinTech patents can be…

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TransferTo hails record growth in cross-border mobile top-ups with over 18 million transactions in Q1

By Adeline Lau / April 26, 2018

Singapore – April 2018 – TransferTo, a leading global cross-border mobile payments network for emerging markets, is today announcing record growth across its International Mobile Airtime Top-up business, having processed 18.6 million transactions in the first quarter of 2018. This activity represents a 45% growth in revenue for the business, when compared to the same…

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Lending Landscape in Singapore

By Eddie Lee / April 19, 2018

  Lending Landscape in Singapore SFA and The Great Room are joining together for the first time to present the launch of SFA Lending sub-committee to the ecosystem and bring back the FINTECH TITANS SERIES on LENDING IN SINGAPORE after Robo Advisors, and remittances. You will have an opportunity to know about the targets and…

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Interview with Maureen Nova Ledesma

By Jia Chyi / April 12, 2018

For the month of April, we’re delighted to have Maureen Nova Ledesma, CEO of Vesl Pte Ltd, share about her experiences in FinTech.   How is being a leader and heading a business different in a corporate versus being in a start-up? It’s like taking care of a 3 year old versus taking care of a…

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PayPal, Safaricom and TransferTo Announce Collaboration in Kenya

By Adeline Lau / April 9, 2018

PayPal, Safaricom and TransferTo Announce Collaboration in Kenya   The new service enables global eCommerce on the African continent and allows M-PESA users in Kenya to shop with PayPal merchants globally, and local Kenyan online businesses and freelancers to safely and securely sell globally and easily transfer funds between their PayPal and M-PESA accounts  …

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Clifford Chance launches Tech Academy

By Adeline Lau / April 6, 2018

Singapore – 06 Apr 2018  Leading international law firm Clifford Chance announces it has launched a global training programme that is dedicated to learning and development in the Technology space. Clifford Chance’s Tech Academy provides staff and partners with a combination of online training and resources and a global programme of face to face workshops.…

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Minutes Of meeting of EGM held on 26 Feb 2018

By Adeline Lau / March 28, 2018

Minutes OF Extraordinary General Meeting held on Monday, 26 Feb 2018 6 pm at 80 Robinson Road Singapore 068898 With the required quorum of 30+ members/representatives, the Secretary calling the meeting to order. Secretary shared details about the SFA & PolyFintech joint Lohei on Friday, 2 Mar at 80RR and requested all members to attend.…

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Singapore FinTech Association and The FinTech Association of Japan To Cultivate FinTech Partnership

By Adeline Lau / March 26, 2018

    26 March 2018, Singapore and Tokyo – The Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and the Fintech Association of Japan (FAJ) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to foster stronger relationships and greater fintech cooperation between the two countries.   The partnership will see the associations working together to collaborate on joint projects and initiatives…

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Mutual Trust Bank and TransferTo partner to bolster international money transfers to Bangladesh

By Adeline Lau / March 13, 2018

Mutual Trust Bank and TransferTo partner

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