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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The FIRST EVER Singapore Pavilion at Singapore FinTech Festival with 22 SFA members

By Editorial Staff / November 15, 2019

The FIRST EVER Singapore Pavilion together with 22 members at the Singapore FinTech Festival was also the biggest country pavilion in the event, spanning across 135 square metre! We had a great opening ceremony graced by President of Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), Chia Hock Lai, Assistant Secretary-General of National Trades Union Congress, Patrick Tay, High…

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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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The six SFA members receive the 2019 Singapore FinTech Awards

By Editorial Staff / November 14, 2019

Congratulations to all our members who received the 2019 Singapore FinTech Awards! The six Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) members were selected as winners under categories – Singapore Founder, ASEAN Open and Global by an international panel comprising industry experts across multiple domains. SFA members who won these prestigious awards are as below: Singapore Founder: 1st:…

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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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ADB-SFA global FinTech event with international partners

By Editorial Staff / November 13, 2019

As part of the Singapore FinTech Festival week, Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) co-organized the ADB-SFA global FinTech event together with partners from Asian Development Bank (ADB), United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), KOTRA, JETRO – Japan External Trade Organization and FinTechSpace Taiwan. More than 400 leaders in FinTechs and financial services from all around the world…

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“FinTech in ASEAN: From Start-up to Scale-up (2019)” report was released

By Editorial Staff / November 12, 2019

The third edition of FinTech in ASEAN, “FinTech in ASEAN: From Start-up to Scale-up (2019)” report was released on Tuesday (Nov 12) by United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), PwC and the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA). Officiating the launch was Guest of Honour, Janet Young, Head of Group Channels and Digitalisation in UOB. Along with, Wanyi…

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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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