LATEST FINTECH NEWS

Interview with QiuYan

By Jia Chyi / September 14, 2018

  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…

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Interview with Yuree Hong

By Jia Chyi / July 31, 2018

For the month of July, we’re delighted to have Yuree Hong, Founder of SHE Blockchainers Asia, share about her experiences in FinTech. About Yuree Hong Yuree Hong is an entrepreneur and marketer working actively in the blockchain industry; a founder of SHE Blockchainers, CMO of Kosmos Capital and marketing lead of Eximchain. Featured on Forbes,…

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TransferTo – Stellar Partnership Announcement

By Jia Chyi / July 25, 2018

TransferTo Partners with Stellar.org to Bolster International Money Transfers 24th July 2018 (Singapore) – Today, TransferTo is excited to announce that it is partnering with Stellar.org to further enhance the way in which money is transferred across borders. Under this collaboration, financial institutions and partners of both Stellar.org and TransferTo will benefit from the combined…

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Singapore FinTech Startup FIGS launches smart investment app in Japan

By Jia Chyi / July 11, 2018

FIGS delivers professional knowledge and insights so that anyone can start smarter investing   FIGS Inc. Japan GK, part of FIGS Inc. Singapore, a FinTech company which aims to make the world of investment more accessible, launched a new investment platform; “FIGS”. FIGS drives smarter investing and provides a level playing field to all investors.…

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Interview with Cindy Nguyen

By Jia Chyi / June 18, 2018

For the month of June, we’re delighted to have Cindy Nguyen, CEO of Regit Pte Ltd, share about her experiences in FinTech.   How is being a leader and heading a business different in a corporate versus being in a startup? From my experience, being a leader of a corporate versus a startup is drastically different. In…

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Press Release: Clifford Chance advises Carlyle on investments into Ant Financial and Baidu FSG

By Jia Chyi / June 11, 2018

PRESS STATEMENT Clifford Chance advises Carlyle on investments into Ant Financial and Baidu FSG Hong Kong/Beijing: Leading international law firm Clifford Chance advised The Carlyle Group on two major investment transactions in China’s fintech sector: Subscription of the Series C preference shares issued by Ant International Co., Limited, a wholly owned offshore subsidiary of Ant Small…

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Interview with Emma Cui

By Jia Chyi / May 11, 2018

For the month of May, we’re delighted to have Emma Cui, CEO of LONGHASH Singapore, share about her experiences in FinTech.   How is being a leader and heading a business different in a corporate versus being in a startup? Being a leader in a startup requires you to be resourceful, resilient and agile. Lacking the structured…

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Launch of FinTech Fast Track initiative on 26 April 2018

By Jia Chyi / April 26, 2018

Singapore, 26 April 2018 – To support the growth of Singapore’s financial technology (FinTech) sector and help businesses bring their FinTech innovations to the market more rapidly, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has launched a new FinTech Fast Track initiative (金融科技专利优速) which provides expedited patent application-to-grant process for FinTech inventions. Under this initiative, FinTech patents can be…

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Interview with Maureen Nova Ledesma

By Jia Chyi / April 12, 2018

For the month of April, we’re delighted to have Maureen Nova Ledesma, CEO of Vesl Pte Ltd, share about her experiences in FinTech.   How is being a leader and heading a business different in a corporate versus being in a start-up? It’s like taking care of a 3 year old versus taking care of a…

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