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SFA organizes inaugural Quarterly Members Meetup and Women in FinTech Community Networking Event

By Adeline Lau / December 19, 2017

Last Thursday evening (14 Dec 2017) saw the successful conclusion of our FIRST Quarterly Members Meetup, and our Women in FinTech (WiF) Community Networking Event. Close to 50 members joined us for both events, held concurrently at 80RR last Thursday. Over food and drinks, members from the wide FinTech spectrum mingled, networked and even explored potential…

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New Union Achieves MAS CMS License; Anticipates S$2 Million Deal Flow To Be Launched

By Adeline Lau / December 13, 2017

Singapore, December 13,  2017  Congratulations to our SFA member, New Union (Crowdlending) for successfully obtaining the Capital Market Service License from the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Wishing you all the best in your next step forward and we are proud of you for contributing to the Singapore Fintech Ecosystem! Read full article here: http://fintechnews.sg/15209/lending/new-union-achieves-mas-cms-license-anticipates-s2-million-deal-flow-launched/

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Grab and TransferTo partner up to deliver real-time digital payments across South-East Asia

By Adeline Lau / December 7, 2017

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Culum Capital launch online platform for alternative investment

By Adeline Lau / December 7, 2017

Singapore, December 05, 2017 Culum Capital, a Singapore-based receivables and supply chain financing provider, today launches its cutting-edge investor platform. Aimed at accredited and institutional investors from around the globe, the platform facilitates invoice financing to SMEs as an alternative to traditional financing sources. The platform’s sophisticated user interface brings ease and convenience for investors, with…

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Orange Bank relies on Moneythor for new digital bank

By Adeline Lau / December 7, 2017

Paris & Singapore, 5 December 2017 – Moneythor, the financial technology company providing banks and fintech firms with a digital banking toolkit and data-driven personalisation engine, has been deployed by Orange Bank in its new all-in-one mobile banking service. Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, has launched Orange Bank on 02 November 2017…

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Landmark Partnership To Level Up Skills For Singaporeans To Seize Fintech Jobs

By Editorial Staff / November 17, 2017

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE SINGAPORE, 16 November 2017 – The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), together with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), six local universities, and five financial associations1, today sealed a landmark Memorandum of Intent (MOI) for the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) FinTech Collective, to jointly develop industry-ready professionals in meeting the strong demands…

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Prudential-SFA partnership to offer fintech startups free insurance coverage

By Editorial Staff / November 9, 2017

TO SUPPORT fintech entrepreneurs in strengthening their safety net and managing risk better, Prudential Singapore (Prudential) is partnering with the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) to offer its members complimentary Group Personal Accident coverage for a year. This initiative is targeted at supporting young startups established in Singapore within the last five years. Such companies have…

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Invitation to join Internet Finance Award 2017

By Editorial Staff / November 6, 2017

The “Internet Finance Award 2017” (the Award) is jointly organized by the Internet Professional Association (iProA), Shenzhen Internet Finance Association, Singapore Fintech Association and The FinLab, supported by Chinese Big Data Society, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute, Hong Kong Blockchain Society, Hong Kong Digital Analysis Association, Hong Kong Internet Finance Association, Hong…

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Fintech Valley Vizag – Singapore Challenge

By Editorial Staff / November 5, 2017

The government of Andhra Pradesh in India (Fintech Valley Vizag) and MAS have a strategic partnership and are encouraging Fintechs in the Singapore region to get market access to the government and Banking/Financial Services Corporates in India. As part of this endeavor,Fintech Valley Vizag is opening use cases and inviting Fintechs to apply for the…

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Women In FinTech Kickoff on 20th Oct 2017

By Editorial Staff / October 21, 2017

“SFA’s Women in Fintech group hosted their kick off meeting last evening. Besides the female Fintech community, we were joined by special guests Prof @Annie koh, @Shao-ning leigh huang, @Marc leong @Anson Zeall who shared about what  female leadership means in a startup & corporate. The new WiF subcomm @Wynthia @Ginnie @Caroline @Khailin were introduced,…

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