LATEST FINTECH NEWS

Controls and Disclosures to be Implemented by Licensed Securities-Based Crowdfunding Operators

By Editorial Team / September 25, 2018

In June 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) streamlined the rules applicable to capital markets services licensees offering securities-based crowdfunding (SCF), to make it easier for start-ups and small and medium enterprises to access SCF. The rule changes were calibrated to strike the right balance between improving access to capital for businesses and protecting…

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Interview with QiuYan

By Jia Chyi / September 14, 2018

  For the month of September, we’re delighted to have Tian QiuYan, CEO & Co-Founder of HIVE UP, share about her experiences in FinTech. 1. How is being a leader and heading a business different in a corporate versus being in a startup? In leading a startup, inspiring your colleagues becomes highly important, especially in…

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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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TransferTo invests in OXIO to fuel growth and technology innovation

By Adeline Lau / September 5, 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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Interview with Yuree Hong

By Jia Chyi / July 31, 2018

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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