LATEST FINTECH NEWS

Fintech Titans #1 – Robo-advisors

By Editorial Staff / June 3, 2017

The Singapore Fintech Association and Plug and Play APAC organised the very first episode of the Fintech Titans where all the rockstar robo-advisors from the Singapore FinTech ecosystem take the stage at the same time and take all the questions and share their story, on 17 May 2017 at Lattice80. Each Robo-Advisor were given 3-minute…

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Reimagining ASEAN:The digital journey to 2025

By Editorial Staff / June 1, 2017

Varun Mittal, Head of Partnerships at the Singapore FinTech Association, provided various inputs to this ASEAN digitisation article written by Boon Hiong Chan from the Deutsche Bank. [embeddoc url=”https://singaporefintech.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Reimagining_ASEAN_-_Digital_jouney_to_2025-1.pdf” download=”all”] Watch out for more initiatives from SFA to raise the visibility and awareness of FinTech beyond Singapore.

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TransferTo strengthens executive team with the appointment of two key senior hires to help accelerate business growth

By Editorial Staff / May 26, 2017

Singapore, 24 May 2017–TransferTo, a leading B2B Cross-Border Mobile Payments Network, has appointed two industry heavyweights to bolster its senior executive team. This is a strategic move to help support current operations, and steer the company towards the next big phase of development and growth within the Mobile Airtime and Mobile Money markets. [embeddoc url=”https://singaporefintech.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/TransferTo-press-anouncement-Global-Senior-Hires_24-May-2017-1.pdf”…

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First in Singapore, Public Facing Blockchain Application to Pilot at Ngee Ann Polytechnic

By Editorial Staff / May 24, 2017

Although much fanfare has been made about the potential of blockchain for finance, on the ground in Singapore, one innovative polytechnic has found an immediate use caseissuing digital versions of their diplomas onto the blockchain. [embeddoc url=”https://singaporefintech.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/NgeeAnnPoly-CertificatesbyAttores.pdf” download=”all”]

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MOU with Copenhagen FinTech

By Editorial Staff / May 22, 2017

“It is the right time and with the right people” stated H.E. Dorte Bech Vizard, Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore and Brunei, at the signing of the first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Copenhagen Fintech and the Singapore Fintech Association. The event, held in Singapore, is to kick-start the exploratory process between the associations. This…

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BankBazaar to Invest Rs.15 Crore in International Business

By Editorial Staff / May 18, 2017

May 12, 2017: BankBazaar, India’s leading financial marketplace, is upping its investment in its International business with an additional Rs.10 crore investment in its Singapore subsidiary. The company will also invest Rs.5 crore in its Malaysian arm towards the end of the year. [embeddoc url=”https://singaporefintech.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Press-Release-International-investment.docx” download=”all” viewer=”microsoft”]

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Advisory Note: Tips for Personal Cybersecurity

By Editorial Staff / May 17, 2017

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UNCDF SHIFT Challenge Fund

By Editorial Staff / May 11, 2017

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) have formed a strategic partnership under the ongoing UNCDF’s SHIFT (Shaping Inclusive Finance Transformations) programme to facilitate the development and access to digital financial services in the ASEAN region. As the first initiative under the collaboration, MAS is a Supporting Partner…

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innovfest unbound – fintech360

By Editorial Staff / May 4, 2017

The Singapore Fintech Association and unbound co-organised the fintech360 satellite event in the innovfest unbound 2017, to bring together the fintech ecosystem, build relationships, share knowledge, and create business opportunities. The multi-format fintech360 brought coverage across the brave new world of money, featuring deep dives into key areas of disruption and spotlights for the most…

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Opportunities in Switzerland for Start-ups

By Editorial Staff / April 13, 2017

In collaboration with the Embassy of Switzerland in Singapore, SFA would like to highlight a couple of opportunities in Switzerland for Start-ups: –       Kickstart Accelerator, an initiative by digitalswitzerland, a cross-industry association with strong backing from industry leaders, which aims at making Switzerland a leading digital innovation hub in Europe. It is also one of…

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