Women in FinTech (WiF) Community Network Event, 14 December 2017

Following a successful kickoff in October 2017, SFA’s Women in FinTech (WiF) Subcommittee held its first Community Networking Event on 14 December 2017. Over food and drinks, close to 50 attendees from the wide FinTech spectrum mingled, networked and even explored potential synergies with one another. At the Community Networking Event, WiF Subcommittee Member Ginnie…

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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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SINGAPORE AND ISRAEL ASSOCIATIONS JOIN FORCES TO CULTIVATE GLOBAL FINTECH ECOSYSTEM

Media Release   SINGAPORE AND ISRAEL ASSOCIATIONS JOIN FORCES TO CULTIVATE GLOBAL FINTECH ECOSYSTEM   – Singapore FinTech Association and City TLY of Israel Sign Memorandum of Understanding –   01 December 2017, Singapore/ Tel-Aviv, Israel – The Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and the Israeli City TLV association have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)…

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Interview with Elena Ionenko

How is being a leader and heading a business different in a corporate versus being in a start-up? In a corporate you can focus on a certain role you’re hired for – be it marketing, finance, business development, HR or operations. In a start-up you’re responsible for everything, especially in the beginning, when the resources…

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SFA organizes inaugural Quarterly Members Meetup and Women in FinTech Community Networking Event

Last Thursday evening (14 Dec 2017) saw the successful conclusion of our FIRST Quarterly Members Meetup, and our Women in FinTech (WiF) Community Networking Event. Close to 50 members joined us for both events, held concurrently at 80RR last Thursday. Over food and drinks, members from the wide FinTech spectrum mingled, networked and even explored potential…

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New Union Achieves MAS CMS License; Anticipates S$2 Million Deal Flow To Be Launched

Singapore, December 13,  2017  Congratulations to our SFA member, New Union (Crowdlending) for successfully obtaining the Capital Market Service License from the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Wishing you all the best in your next step forward and we are proud of you for contributing to the Singapore Fintech Ecosystem! Read full article here: http://fintechnews.sg/15209/lending/new-union-achieves-mas-cms-license-anticipates-s2-million-deal-flow-launched/

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Culum Capital launch online platform for alternative investment

Singapore, December 05, 2017 Culum Capital, a Singapore-based receivables and supply chain financing provider, today launches its cutting-edge investor platform. Aimed at accredited and institutional investors from around the globe, the platform facilitates invoice financing to SMEs as an alternative to traditional financing sources. The platform’s sophisticated user interface brings ease and convenience for investors, with…

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Orange Bank relies on Moneythor for new digital bank

Paris & Singapore, 5 December 2017 – Moneythor, the financial technology company providing banks and fintech firms with a digital banking toolkit and data-driven personalisation engine, has been deployed by Orange Bank in its new all-in-one mobile banking service. Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, has launched Orange Bank on 02 November 2017…

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Landmark Partnership To Level Up Skills For Singaporeans To Seize Fintech Jobs

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE SINGAPORE, 16 November 2017 – The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), together with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), six local universities, and five financial associations1, today sealed a landmark Memorandum of Intent (MOI) for the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) FinTech Collective, to jointly develop industry-ready professionals in meeting the strong demands…

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