FinTech

NUS, Ripple set up Singapore fintech lab to groom talent

THE National University of Singapore’s School of Computing (NUS Computing) has teamed up with blockchain-powered global payments firm Ripple to help grow Singapore’s financial technology (fintech...

Singapore e-wallet operator YouTrip expands to Thailand

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based YouTrip has expanded to Thailand through a partnership with Thai bank Kasikornbank. This is the first overseas market for the mobile wallet operator outside of...

Singapore fintech startup abandons plans competing for digital banking licence

[SINGAPORE] Singapore cross-border startup InstaReM, which recently rebranded as Nium, has withdrawn from the contest for a digital wholesale banking licence in the city state, doubling down on...

GIC-backed travel app Traveloka eyes dual listing, bets on fintech

[JAKARTA] Traveloka, South-east Asia's largest online travel startup, is looking to financial services to boost profits and could opt for a dual listing in Indonesia and another centre if the...

Fintech firms urged to target SMEs

Financial technology firms hoping to carve out an edge in South-east Asia will have to target the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the region.

Britain's Revolut rolls out digital payment services here

Digital payment firm Revolut officially rolled out its services yesterday, after a low-key launch here earlier this year that amassed more than 30,000 customers.

UK fintech Revolut rolls out services to Singapore public

FOLLOWING a beta launch in Singapore earlier this year that amassed more than 30,000 customers, digital payments unicorn Revolut officially rolled out its services to the public today.

Fintech investments in Singapore jump 69% to $1b in first 9 months of 2019: Report

SINGAPORE - Fintech investments in Singapore for the nine months ended Sept 30 jumped 69 per cent to US$735 million from US$435 million (S$595.4 million) in the same year-ago period, according to...

What important innovation or idea is being overlooked today?

EVERYONE wants an early glimpse of the next big thing, a peek into the future. So we went to Asia to ask some leading investors, financiers, and technology executives for their take on what the...

Ex-Nasa, GIC tech heavyweights join Gojek and fintech startup TranSwap

RIDE-HAILING giant Gojek and fintech startup TranSwap have both named tech industry veterans to C-level roles based in Singapore, the companies announced separately on Tuesday.