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NTU partners Flywire on new digital payment platform for international students

International students at NTU can now enjoy a more secure and seamless online payment experience from almost anywhere in the world.

Singapore

Supreme Court ruling sets stage for adoption of Bitcoin economy in India

The idea of making transactions with various types of cryptocurrencies has taken the world by storm. However, it presents its own set of...

Global

Singapore commits SGD250 million to drive technology and innovation in fintech sector

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will commit SGD250 million over the next three years to accelerate technology and innovation-driven...

Singapore

Singapore FinTech Festival 2020 will be world's first week-long 24 hour physical-digital hybrid event, alongside SWITCH

This year, Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) x Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (SWITCH) will expand to become the world’s first...

Singapore

DBS collaborates with CPF in industry first, to empower Singaporeans in retirement planning

In a first-of-its-kind collaboration between the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board and a bank, DBS is introducing a retirement planning...

Singapore

DBS customers can now book and pay for Gojek rides directly through PayLah platform

More than 1.7 million DBS PayLah! users can now book and pay for their Gojek rides directly through the PayLah! platform.

Singapore

OCBC customers can use SingPass for ibanking login in Singapore's first

OCBC’s 1.8 million digital customers in Singapore are now able to use SingPass Mobile app as an alternative login to access the full suite...

Singapore

Google's Sundar Pichai announces USD 10 bn investment in India's digital economy sector

Google and Alphabet's Indian-origin CEO Sundar Pichai at the company’s sixth edition of Google for India event announced a ‘Google for...

USA

MAS concludes multi-currency blockchain project, highlights commercial potential

MAS announced the successful conclusion of the fifth and final phase of Project Ubin, a blockchain-based multi-currency payments network...

Singapore

DBS PayLah now allows users to book ComforDelGro taxis

DBS PayLah! users can now book and pay for their ComfortDelGro taxi rides directly and seamlessly an integrated in-app booking function.

Singapore

14 digital bank applications to progress to next stage of assessment: MAS

14 of the 21 digital bank applications received by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have met the eligibility criteria required for...

Singapore

MAS to develop fairness metrics in usage of AI for credit risk scoring and customer marketing

MAS has announced the commencement of the first phase of the Veritas initiative – a framework for financial institutions to promote the...

Singapore

DBS enables over 800 merchants on e-Bazaar platform to get paid instantly

DBS is stepping up to allow more than 800 merchants on e-Bazaar platform, BazaarRia, to get paid instantly.

SMEs

21 applications for digital bank licences received: MAS

At the close of application on December 31, 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) received 21 applications for digital bank...

Singapore

Catapulting moneylending into the cyber age: LendFoundry CEO Sandeep Phophaliya

Money-lending is one of the cornerstones of the global economy, with the concept almost as old as currency itself.

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Singapore startup Tookitaki announces SGD 26.2 mn Series A funding round

Singapore-based anti-money-laundering startup Tookitaki announced on Monday that it has raised an additional USD 11.7 million in funding...

Corporate

SFF x SWITCH 2019 concludes with record number of speakers, to return November 9-13 next year

Concluding its combined week-long event on November 15, SFF x SWITCH attracted more than 60,000 participants from 140 countries.

Singapore

DBS adopts AI-powered screening technology to enhance compliance

As financial criminals grew increasingly sophisticated, DBS Bank has implemented an artificial intelligence (AI) powered solution to fend...

Corporate

Financial solutions need to be embedded in people’s lives: MAS Ravi Menon

For financial inclusion initiatives to stick, central banks and regulators need to ensure that FinTech offers interoperable solutions.

Singapore

In Pics: Singapore FinTech Festival 2019

India and Singapore deepened their economic cooperation across the board during the ongoing Singapore FinTech Festival 2019, launching an...

Singapore

BHIM-UPI QR based payment system goes international with soft launch in Singapore

This is the first time that the BHIM app has gone international with the project targeted to go live by February 2020.

Singapore

MAS, Deloitte team up to create industry-wide FinTech research platform

The aim of the platform is to help investors and financial institutions connect with FinTech​ start-ups that they can partner with or...

Singapore

Central bank of France to set up first Asian office in Singapore

The Singapore office is expected to be open in early 2020.

Singapore

India building a strong FinTech partnership with Singapore: HCI Ashraf

There are a lot of exciting possibilities in Singapore and Indian youth are looking at how they can build startup brands in the region,...

SMEs

Dubai ranked seventh in top FinTech locations of the future

Dubai has ranked seventh in the world’s top FinTech Locations of the Future 2019/20 for Economic Potential Index, by fDi Markets.

UAE