FinTech

Fintech investments in Singapore more than double in 2019

FINTECH investments in Singapore more than doubled to US$861 million in 2019 from the year before, led by big gains in funding to payments and insurtech startups.

Fintech investment in Singapore more than doubled in 2019: Accenture

FINTECH investments in Singapore more than doubled to US$861 million in 2019 from the year before, led by big gains in funding to payments and insurtech startups.

JPMorgan sets July deadline for fintechs to sign new data access deals: sources

[WASHINGTON] JPMorgan Chase & Co has told financial technology companies they will be barred from accessing its customer information by July 30 unless they sign data access agreements with the...

Startups get access to NIUM's tech infrastructure through developer lab BOLT

FINTECH startup NIUM has launched a programme to allow startups access to its tech infrastructure, as part of its efforts to hone in on the small and medium enterprise (SME) market.

New rules to navigate financial world powered by AI and automation

AS Industry 4.0 technologies become a growing reality in today's business landscape, it is vital for companies to address the urgent need to adopt and integrate such smart technologies.

UK-based fintech raises $108m, plans to open office in Singapore

NEW YORK • London-based financial technology start-up Currencycloud, which powers cross-border payments for a number of popular finance apps, plans to open an office in Singapore after having...

Payment Services Act: The case for reviewing e-wallet caps

NOT all Singaporeans will notice when the Payment Services Act takes effect on Jan 28. That masks the momentous nature of the new law, for it will have a large, long-term impact, in an area they...

AMTD, Xiaomi to create fintech leadership programme with SMU and NUS

HONG Kong investment bank AMTD Group and the financial services arm of Chinese tech giant Xiaomi have joined hands with Singapore Management University (SMU) and the National University of...

Wirecard to beef up management amid fraud allegations; CEO to stay

BERLIN (REUTERS) - The new chairman of Wirecard said the German payments company needed to strengthen its top management as it fights allegations of fraud and false accounting, while giving chief...

Republic Poly launches fintech diploma to groom local talent

IN A bid to groom local fintech talent for the country's finance and banking sector, one polytechnic here is launching a new fintech diploma in the upcoming academic year starting in April.

Singapore's digibank aspirants may find the going tough

The rush for a digital banking presence here has so far attracted 21 bids for five licences on offer, but those who get the licences may find the going rather tough.