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

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

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

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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Interview with Yuree Hong

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

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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Interview with Cindy Nguyen

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

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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The University of Cambridge, Asian Development Bank Institute & Zhejiang University Join on the Third Asia-Pacific Region Alternative Finance Industry Survey

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at University of Cambridge Judge Business School, Asian Development Bank Institute and Academy of Internet Finance, Zhejiang University have teamed up to launch the Third Asia-Pacific Region Alternative Finance Industry Survey. The research initiative will review all forms of alternative finance including crowdfunding, peer to peer (marketplace) lending,…

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