LATEST FINTECH NEWS

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

By Adeline Lau / September 28, 2018

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…

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

By Adeline Lau / September 11, 2018

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Kickoff: FinTech Talent Programme, Batch 4

By Editorial Staff / August 23, 2018

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…

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SFA Hosts delegates From the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam

By Editorial Staff / August 21, 2018

Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) was pleased to host a delegate led by Dr Nguyen Thanh Tu, Director General from the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam, at @80RR on 21 August 2018. SFA president Chia Hock Lai shared with the delegates on the development of FinTech in Singapore and South-east Asia, the evolving trends of Blockchain…

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Thomson Reuters Joins Forces with the Singapore FinTech Association to Fight Financial Crime

By Editorial Staff / August 21, 2018

Singapore, 21 August 2018 – Thomson Reuters and the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) have committed to join forces on projects and initiatives contributing to the development of the FinTech industry in Singapore. The collaboration will involve working closely with financial institutions, local universities and startups, focusing on leveraging emerging technologies to solve issues around financial…

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FinTech Talent Programme Batch 3 – Demo Day

By Editorial Staff / August 15, 2018

Congratulations to Batch 3 of the #FinTechTalentProgramme, who presented their capstone projects on 15 August 2018 at 80RR. Our 30 participants have completed 80 hours of #fintech education in many areas: design thinking, fintech strategy, big data & analytics, cloud computing, cybersecurity and blockchain. Well done indeed! The #FinTechTalentProgramme is a 2-month practitioner-led career development…

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Singapore FinTech Association Signs MOU with Cambodia Fintech Association

By Editorial Staff / August 15, 2018

We are pleased to announce the MOU signing on 15 August between Singapore Fintech Association represented by Executive Committee Member Daphne Ng and Cambodia Fintech Association represented by Treasurer Pheap Horng. Cambodia is an emerging market with c.16m population and with vast opportunities for new infrastructure and technology investments. Singapore is the gateway to ASEAN…

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Singapore FinTech Association has been conferred the “Partner of Labour Movement” award in the May Day Awards 2018

By Editorial Staff / May 1, 2018

Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) has been conferred the “Partner of Labour Movement” award in the May Day Awards 2018. SFA joined the NTUC U Associate ecosystem in March 2017. Acknowledging that Fintech is increasingly playing a significant role in Singapore’s digitalised economy, SFA works very closely with U Associate and Singapore Polytechnic to develop the…

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TransferTo hails record growth in cross-border mobile top-ups with over 18 million transactions in Q1

By Adeline Lau / April 26, 2018

Singapore – April 2018 – TransferTo, a leading global cross-border mobile payments network for emerging markets, is today announcing record growth across its International Mobile Airtime Top-up business, having processed 18.6 million transactions in the first quarter of 2018. This activity represents a 45% growth in revenue for the business, when compared to the same…

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Clifford Chance launches Tech Academy

By Adeline Lau / April 6, 2018

Singapore – 06 Apr 2018  Leading international law firm Clifford Chance announces it has launched a global training programme that is dedicated to learning and development in the Technology space. Clifford Chance’s Tech Academy provides staff and partners with a combination of online training and resources and a global programme of face to face workshops.…

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