FinTech

Gojek cuts 9% of staff, shuts non-core verticals amid Covid-19 pressures

INDONESIAN ride-hailing firm Gojek is laying off 430 employees, representing 9 per cent of its regional headcount, while shutting down non-core verticals.

How Singapore's digital firms are helping to build Indonesia's fintech

HOW does a newly-established Singapore fintech company land a major multi-million dollar, multi-year contract to revamp one of Indonesia's largest logistics companies?

Revolut, PolicyPal, Stashaway team up to offer medical personnel cashback, Covid-19 insurance

FINTECH startups Revolut, PolicyPal and StashAway are offering Singapore medical personnel debit card cashback (see amendment note), free Covid-19 insurance and six months of free investing...

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...