FinTech

Fintech startup SingX secures second round of funding

FINTECH start-up SingX has raised US$4.5 million in its second round of funding as it expands its online remittance services to two new markets, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

Fintech investment in S'pore hits $83m as global deals soar

Global investment in financial technology (fintech) firms more than doubled in the second quarter of the year, compared with the first quarter, to US$8.4 billion (S$11.4 billion) across 293 deals...

Global financial techology deals more than double to US$5.9 b in second quarter: KPMG

SINGAPORE - Global investment into financial technology (fintech) companies more than doubled in the second quarter of the year, compared with the quarter before, to US$8.4 billion (S$11.4 billion)...

Low fintech usage in Singapore spells potential for firms

Consumers here may be a bit reluctant to use financial technology but they say they are willing to try more such services in future, according to a new report.

UK fintech start-up Revolut raises US$66m, adds bitcoin

[LONDON] The "global banking alternative" Revolut has raised US$66 million in a fund-raising round, the start-up said on Wednesday, in the latest sign that London is so far weathering Brexit to...

Disruption looms for property sector as technology investments mount

REAL ESTATE has been a spectator to technology disruption for years, but all that could be changing as the traditionally tech-laggard sector moves into the epicentre of a technology revolution.

Fintechs must dig deeper to solve structural problems: MAS

SINGAPORE wants to drive greater focus on fintech solutions that tackle structural and institutional problems in the financial system at home and in Asean, the chief fintech officer of the Monetary...

Fintech start-up 4xLabs raises US$1.5m in new funding

SINGAPORE - Singapore fintech start-up 4xLabs has raised US$1.5 million (S$2.1 million) in its latest funding round.

Tech-savvy leadership gives S'pore firms an edge over Hong Kong counterparts: study

SINGAPORE-listed firms are better prepared than their Hong Kong-listed counterparts in facing the technological tsunami that is affecting businesses across the globe because they have better tech-...

Insurtech firm targets SMEs with its retrenchment benefits scheme

Peer-to-peer insurance firm Bandboo, which is launching unemployment benefits and retrenchment benefits this month, is one of a small but growing group of insurance tech startups in Singapore...