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TransferTo – Stellar Partnership Announcement

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

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

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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Launch of FinTech Fast Track initiative on 26 April 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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TransferTo hails record growth in cross-border mobile top-ups with over 18 million transactions in Q1

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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PayPal, Safaricom and TransferTo Announce Collaboration in Kenya

PayPal, Safaricom and TransferTo Announce Collaboration in Kenya   The new service enables global eCommerce on the African continent and allows M-PESA users in Kenya to shop with PayPal merchants globally, and local Kenyan online businesses and freelancers to safely and securely sell globally and easily transfer funds between their PayPal and M-PESA accounts  …

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Clifford Chance launches Tech Academy

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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Fundnel Partners Thirdrock To Accelerate Asian Growth Companies’ Path to Success

      SINGAPORE – 12 December 2017 – Fintech investment platform Fundnel has partnered with investment advisory and wealth management group Thirdrock to help mid-stage, high-growth companies (typically Series B onwards) obtain funding in a more timely and cost-efficient manner. The partnership will meld Fundnel’s deal assessment technology with Thirdrock’s forward-looking investment mandate. It…

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