LATEST FINTECH NEWS

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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TransferTo sets sights on record year following strong H1 results

By Adeline Lau / July 31, 2018

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TransferTo – Stellar Partnership Announcement

By Jia Chyi / July 25, 2018

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

By Jia Chyi / July 11, 2018

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

By Jia Chyi / June 18, 2018

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

By Jia Chyi / June 11, 2018

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

By Editorial Team / May 30, 2018

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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Interview with Emma Cui

By Jia Chyi / May 11, 2018

For the month of May, we’re delighted to have Emma Cui, CEO of LONGHASH Singapore, share about her experiences in FinTech.   How is being a leader and heading a business different in a corporate versus being in a startup? Being a leader in a startup requires you to be resourceful, resilient and agile. Lacking the structured…

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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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Launch of FinTech Fast Track initiative on 26 April 2018

By Jia Chyi / April 26, 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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