LATEST FINTECH NEWS

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPD Bank) holds first overseas Global Fintech Competition in Singapore

By Editorial Team / November 15, 2019

Singapore, 14 November 2019, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, one of the leading banks in China, held its first overseas global Fintech competition in Singapore, following two successful runs in Shanghai. Into its third installation this year, the “SPD Bank Global Innovation JAM 2019” which drew more than 120 participants from 13 countries, is a significant…

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PM & VIP Visit to the SG Pavilion

By Editorial Staff / November 14, 2019

It has been our honour to have Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, together with Minister for Education, Ong Ye Kung and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Vivian Balakrishnan, visit the Singapore Pavillion at the Singapore FinTech Festival, powered by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA). SFA firmly believes that the strong support from Singapore’s government has greatly contributed to…

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WealthTech firm WeInvest launches StratWealth – a marketplace aimed to provide better investment ideas for financial institutions

By Editorial Staff / November 13, 2019

The platform will feature a plethora of investment strategies customised by established firms like MSCI, Solactive and Schroders Singapore, 12 November 2019 – WeInvest, a Singapore-based digital wealth solutions provider today announced the launch of StratWealth, a platform providing algorithmically-generated customised investment solutions as well as sourcing or curating thematic trading baskets from global players.…

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NIUM launches digital cross-border payments platform in Indonesia

By Editorial Staff / November 13, 2019

Singapore/Jakarta, 13 November 2019 – Consolidating its strong position in the digital cross-border payments space in Southeast Asia, the recently-rebranded NIUM (formerly, InstaReM) has received the Fund Transfers license from the Bank Indonesia. With NIUM’s innovative payments platform, retail consumers, Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Financial Institutions and the other payment service providers in Indonesia…

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SFA Members, D’Cube Concepts and FOMO Pay digitise vending machines

By Editorial Staff / November 1, 2019

We are getting a step closer to a cashless society. D’Cube Concepts and FOMO Pay, members of Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), are revolutionalizing the vending machine industry with SGQR e-payment solution (XVend). Singapore’s first SGQR-enabled vending machine will be not only convenient for users and merchants, but also useful and efficient in terms of cost…

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InstaReM rebrands to Nium, world’s first global enterprise payments platform

By Editorial Team / October 29, 2019

InstaReM rebrands to Nium, world’s first global enterprise payments platform Leading digital cross-border payments fintech InstaReM is rebranding to become part of Nium, a global enterprise payments platform. Nium is the world’s first platform to enable businesses to send, spend and receive money around the world, whilst also empowering them to build their own products.…

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Financial Services Week

By Editorial Staff / October 4, 2019

04th Oct 2019 – Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) supported the Financial Services Week that was jointly organized by NTUC LearningHub, e2i, IBFSG, 80RR Fintech Hub and ABS. This event aims to offer industry insights and useful information on entry into new and in-demand jobs roles within the banking industry and the skills required for individuals…

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Singapore FinTech Awards & Gala Night

By Editorial Staff / September 27, 2019

26 September 2019 – it was truly special to Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) as we had our Inaugural Signapore FinTech Awards and Gala Night! Singapore Fintech Awards and Gala Night bring together FinTech leaders and innovators and shone the spotlight on those who have made extraordinary contributions to the industry’s meteoric rise on the global…

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Pitfalls in Fundraising

By Editorial Staff / September 25, 2019

Written by Ngee Hua, 25th Sep 2019 This fundraising sharing session by the five (5) panel speaker is a start of a series of seminars, events, networking sessions on Capital by the Singapore Fintech Association.   Topics covered under ‘Overcoming Obstacles in Fundraising including Valuation’ are: Pitching to Investors – Common Blind Spots (Lara Drole,…

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MatchMove seals a “multi-million dollar” deal with MoolahSense to boost its SME lending capabilities

By Editorial Staff / September 20, 2019

20th September 2019 – The Singapore-based digital payment startup MatchMove Pay Pte. Ltd. has sealed a “multi-million dollar” deal to acquire a stake in Singapore peer-to-peer lending platform MoolahSense to boost its SME lending capabilities by linking up lenders and borrowers from its own client ecosystem. MatchMove Pay Pte. Ltd. group chief executive Shailesh N.…

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