LATEST FINTECH NEWS

Strong demand for FinTech Talent in Singapore: Singapore FinTech Association and PwC Singapore

By Editorial Staff / August 19, 2019

Signs of strong employment and minimal talent shortages within the local FinTech landscape Singapore, 19 August 2019 – Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and PwC Singapore today jointly launched the FinTech Talent Survey 2019, which was undertaken to hear directly from the industry to better understand the issues faced by industry players with regard to shortfall…

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Industry Session for the Payment Services Act

By Editorial Staff / August 15, 2019

14 August 2019 – Singapore FinTech Association, Monetary Authority of Singapore, ACCESS Singapore Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Industry Association, and Linklater jointly organised “Industry Session for the Payment Services Act.” Over 200 people turned up for the session and gained insights from the following three sessions: First Session: Payment Services Act 101Linklaters will give an overview…

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InstaReM Launches Card Issuing Platform for Fintechs and Enterprises

By Editorial Staff / July 25, 2019

InstaReM’s card-issuing platform enables fintechs and enterprises to issue their own branded cards. InstaReM’s Fintech partners and enterprise customers can now ride on InstaReM’s global digital ecosystem for payments and remittance, without needing to obtain multiple local licenses to be able to issue payment cards to their employees and vendors. Consumers can accumulate and monetize…

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FintruX Network Launches TruX

By Adeline Lau / July 15, 2019

Hong Kong, 11 July 2019:​​ FintruX Network announced the global launch of​ TruX​​ at RISE 2019​. TruX ​is a simple and powerful platform that empowers businesses to grow globally with ​TRUST (T​ransparency, ​Re​putation, ​U​nderstanding, Se​curity,Time). Aimed at empowering businesses to achieve business growth and sustainability, TruX creates a global business network powered by blockchain, benefiting…

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MobiKwik goes to 150 international countries with DT One

By Adeline Lau / June 18, 2019

News in brief: MobiKwik is the first digital payments company in India to foray into international markets for mobile recharge Ties up with DT One, a global B2B network for mobile top-ups/recharge, rewards and airtime credit services With a 1-tap payment, Indian users will now be able to recharge the mobile number across DT One’s…

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LAUNCH OF QIANNOW – The consumer financing arm of Minterest Group

By Adeline Lau / June 4, 2019

Press Release – 3 June Singapore – Singapore headquartered fintech group, Minterest Group announces the official launch of its online consumer financing platform for individuals: QianNow (https://qiannow.com). Selected and regulated by the Ministry of Law to pilot new consumer lending practices in Singapore, QianNow utilises proprietary credit scoring and algorithm to instantly assess the creditworthiness…

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Minutes of Meeting of AGM held on 22 Mar 2019

By Adeline Lau / May 6, 2019

Singapore FinTech AssociationMinutes of Annual General MeetingMar 22, 2019, 6 pm at 80 Robinson Road At the scheduled time of 6 pm, given a lack of quorum, the meeting was adjourned for 30 minutes. At 6.30 pm, with the required quorum of 30+ members/representatives, the Secretary called the meeting to order. Secretary outlined the main…

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London-based ClauseMatch is expanding into Asia Pacific launching Southeast Asian operations out of Singapore

By Adeline Lau / March 25, 2019

March 25, 2019, London-Singapore. London-based ClauseMatch, an award-winning regulatory technology (RegTech) venture with a unique SaaS-based offering that automates compliance management for banks and financial institutions (FIs), is expanding into Asia Pacific (APAC) with the launch of operations in Singapore. Founded by CEO Evgeny Likhoded, ClauseMatch solution is based on his experience working in legal…

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Western Union Teams Up with Thunes to Expand Payout Capabilities to Mobile Wallets

By Adeline Lau / March 19, 2019

SINGAPORE March 19, 2019 – Western Union (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, has teamed up with Thunes, a cross-border payments network for emerging markets, to enable Western Union customers to send funds directly into mobile wallets around the world. Senders can now utilise Western Union’s growing digital network or an agent location to send funds directly into a recipient’s mobile wallet. “We are continuously expanding and enhancing our account payout portfolio, providing customers with multiple payout options including bank accounts, cards or mobile wallets,” said…

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Thunes joins forces with Singtel and UNCDF to accelerate financial inclusion in Myanmar

By Adeline Lau / February 25, 2019

SINGAPORE – 25 FEBRUARY 2019 –Thunes, a global Cross-Border Payments Network for emerging markets, has partnered with Singtel, Asia’s leading communications technology group, to enable Myanmar diaspora in Singapore to send money back to their beneficiaries through their mobile devices. This key initiative is part of the United Nations Capital Development Fund’s (UNCDF) Shaping Inclusive…

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