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List of nominees – Election of Committee 2017

By Editorial Staff / July 3, 2017

To: Representative, SFA Member Companies   The Nominating Committee of Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) wishes to announce the eligible nominees:   PRESIDENT (unchallenged) *Chia Hock Lai, NTUC Income   VICE PRESIDENT Eddie Lee, New Union Jan Reinmueller, KPMG   TREASURER (unchallenged) *Subhajit Mandal, Lumenlab   SECRETARY *Richard Hartung, Transcarta Umang Moodra, Avante Consulting   ORDINARY…

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BankBazaar.com strengthens presence in South East Asia; expands footprint in Malaysia

By Editorial Staff / June 20, 2017

National, June 13, 2017: Continuing to drive its presence across South East Asian markets, BankBazaar, India’s leading online financial services marketplace, is all set to disrupt the international Fintech landscape as it forays into Malaysia. To further scale and steer its international operations, BankBazaar has appointed Fintech stalwart Vipin Kalra to lead the business growth…

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QUOINE Launches Fully Digital Crypto-Only Platform, Offers Negative Fees to Attract Liquidity

By Editorial Staff / June 15, 2017

Global fintech firm QUOINE has launched a fully digital cryptocurrency exchange and trading platform called QRYPTOS, exclusively for cryptocurrency trading in beta version. QRYPTOS is currently in beta desktop version at www.qryptos.com. Developed to meet the trading needs of a growing professional and retail market, QRYPTOS was designed to make cryptocurrency trading convenient and efficient…

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Crédit Mutuel Arkéa deploys Moneythor for max

By Editorial Staff / June 9, 2017

Paris & Singapore, 9 June 2017 – Moneythor, a financial technology company providing banks and fintech firms with a digital banking toolkit and data-driven personalisation engine, has been selected by French bank Crédit Mutuel Arkéa to be at the heart of max, the personal assistant of its newly launched entity Nouvelle Vague. [embeddoc url=”https://singaporefintech.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/PR-Moneythor-max-20170609.pdf” download=”all”]

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Invitation for Nominations 2017

By Editorial Staff / June 4, 2017

5 June 2017   To: Representative, SFA Member Companies From: Rob Findlay, Chair, Nominating Committee   The Nominating Committee of Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) invites representatives of SFA members to nominate individuals to serve on the Committee of SFA.   The Committee will consist of the following members, who will be elected at the Annual General Meeting:…

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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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