BNY Mellon eyes a big slice of fintech pie in South-east Asia

A SLEW of announcements at the recent Singapore FinTech Festival cemented the Republic's position as a leading global financial technology hub. One of the more notable of these proclamations was the...

Singapore on course to be cashless society: Swedish minister

SINGAPORE could soon become a cashless society - but it must do it at its own pace, says Per Bolund, Sweden's Minister for Financial Markets and Deputy Finance Minister.

Homegrown fintech is first Asian startup to win funding from Wells Fargo

HOMEGROWN fintech startup Jewel Paymentech has won up to US$500,000 in funding from Wells Fargo, making it the first Asian startup to be backed by the American financial services company through its...

Wanna track big boys' stock trades? Spiking levels the playing field for you

HOMEGROWN fintech startup Aly on Friday launched Spiking, an app that seeks to level the playing field for retail investors by letting them track stock moves of over 8,000 sophisticated investors.

Singapore startup Mesitis bags US$3m in Series A funding

HOMEGROWN fintech (financial technology) startup Mesitis, whose product Canopy is a personal financial data aggregation platform for high net worth individuals, has bagged US$3 million in Series A...