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

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

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…

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

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

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…

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

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

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…

TransferTo announces rebrand with the creation of two market defining companies: DT One and Thunes

TransferTo announces rebrand with the creation of two market defining companies: DT One and Thunes

TransferTo’s mobile top-up solutions and rewards business becomes DT One (www.DTOne.com)  Thunes (www.thunes.com) is now the new name for the cross-border payments business and will operate independently from DT One SINGAPORE –  18 February 2019 –  Today, TransferTo, a cross-border mobile top-ups and payment solutions network provider has announced a full rebrand, effective immediately, with…

ASIA PAYMENT SUMMIT 2019: Revolutionary Digital & Mobile Payment Paradigms, Detailed by Industry Insiders

ASIA PAYMENT SUMMIT 2019: Revolutionary Digital & Mobile Payment Paradigms, Detailed by Industry Insiders

Across Asia, digital payments are on the rise, with non-cash transactions projected to reach $280 billion by 2020. Due to supportive government policies, evolving consumer behavior, and the dizzying pace of technological innovation, payment service providers face enormous pressure from a wide range of competitors. Key stakeholders in the payment ecosystem, including banks, alternative payment…

Controls and Disclosures to be Implemented by Licensed Securities-Based Crowdfunding Operators

Controls and Disclosures to be Implemented by Licensed Securities-Based Crowdfunding Operators

In June 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) streamlined the rules applicable to capital markets services licensees offering securities-based crowdfunding (SCF), to make it easier for start-ups and small and medium enterprises to access SCF. The rule changes were calibrated to strike the right balance between improving access to capital for businesses and protecting…

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Interview with QiuYan

  For the month of September, we’re delighted to have Tian QiuYan, CEO & Co-Founder of HIVE UP, share about her experiences in FinTech. 1. How is being a leader and heading a business different in a corporate versus being in a startup? In leading a startup, inspiring your colleagues becomes highly important, especially in…

LaLa World connects to TransferTo’s network to spur global expansion with mobile top-up solutions

LaLa World connects to TransferTo’s network to spur global expansion with mobile top-up solutions

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TransferTo invests in OXIO to fuel growth and technology innovation

TransferTo invests in OXIO to fuel growth and technology innovation

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FTP5 Kickoff

Kickoff: FinTech Talent Programme, Batch 4

This Tuesday, we kicked off the fourth run of our #FinTechTalentProgramme with 30 professionals, managers and executives. Our president Chia Hock Lai gave the students an introduction of #fintech and the evolution of the financial services industry. Special thanks to WenChun Low, Shwetank Verma, Beng Eu Lim, CFA CAIA, Tomasz Kurczyk and Dheeraj Joshi for…