New scheme to link up Singapore fintech firms with legal expertise on compliance issues

WHILE evolving regulations have made it easier for financial technology (fintech) firms to do business in Singapore, they have also made compliance with the regulations more complex for these...

How to set up a Fintech in Malaysia

Michael Correa sheds light on the key opportunities in the Malaysia market for aspiring fintechs, according to the findings of the 2018 Westpac EIU Fintechs in ASEAN Report .

European fintechs escape troubles afflicting established banks

[LONDON] When Swedish banking firm Klarna became Europe's most valuable financial technology startup last week, it was only the latest sign that digital finance has escaped the troubles afflicting...

Sandbox Express launched for faster testing of financial products

An initiative to provide firms with a faster option to test innovative financial products and services in the market was launched yesterday.

Robo-advisory startup Bambu raises US$10m to grow global team, offer more products

BAMBU, a Singapore-based provider of digital wealth technology, has raised US$10 million in Series B funding to build up its delivery and support teams in key global markets and expand its product...

Cathay Financial, Indovina Bank, Finaxar tie-up to improve SME financing in Vietnam

VIETNAM’S small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can now access up to 500 million dong (S$29,220) in funds online, under a new cross-border partnership to improve access to SME financing.

UBS launches Future of Finance Challenge contest for the region in Singapore

SINGAPORE - UBS has launched its Future of Finance Challenge competition for the Asia-Pacific region in Singapore, one of six cities around the world to invite innovators and fintechs to take part...

Digital wealth manager Syfe launches in Singapore with $5.2m in seed funding

SINGAPORE - Digital wealth manager Syfe has launched in Singapore after raising $5.2 million in seed funding and receiving the capital markets services (CMS) license from the Monetary Authority of...

Singapore chosen by Bank for International Settlements for innovation hub centre

SINGAPORE - The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the global bank for central banks, will establish an innovation hub centre in Singapore in a move that Singapore's central bank said...

Fintech use in S'pore almost triples to 67% in 2 years: EY

The use of fintech products and services has shot up in recent years.

Fave sets sight on merchants as rivals grow

IN the crowded space of mobile rewards and payment platforms, Singapore-based Fave is going hard after the merchants to set itself apart.