FinTech

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.

DBS must bulk up or lose fintech turf in South-east Asia

[HONG KONG] South-east Asia's largest lender happens to be its most tech-savvy. Why then is Singapore's DBS Group Holdings Ltd missing out on some of the region's hottest deals in digital banking...

Koh Boon Hwee joins Razer's fintech arm as adviser

SINGAPORE - Razer Fintech, the financial technology arm of gaming hardware manufacturer Razer Inc, has appointed veteran corporate leader and venture capitalist Koh Boon Hwee to its advisory board...

虚拟钱包竞争 开销上涨 5年内钱币兑换商料减半

  虚拟货币钱包的出现,加上面对租金和开销上涨问题等,兑换商协会发言人预计,5年内会减少一半业者。根据《海峡时报星期刊》报道,新一批的金融科技公司(Fintech)近来进军市场,不但将兑换的钱币送到顾客家门,同时在费用和转换率上也不收钱,和传统到店中兑换钱的方式大有不同。

Days of old-school money changers may be numbered

Money changers shuffling stacks of notes in their kiosks are a common sight around town. But their days are increasingly fraught with uncertainty as high-tech rivals muscle in on their turf.

US fintech startup Stripe valued at US$35b in latest funding round

[BENGALURU] Stripe Inc said on Thursday it is raising US$250 million in its latest funding round, which values the payments startup at US$35 billion, a dramatic 56 per cent surge from a previous...

New scheme to link up Singapore fintech firms with legal expertise on compliance issues

WHILE evolving regulations have made it easier for financial technology (fintech) firms to do business in Singapore, they have also made compliance with the regulations more complex for these...

How to set up a Fintech in Malaysia

Michael Correa sheds light on the key opportunities in the Malaysia market for aspiring fintechs, according to the findings of the 2018 Westpac EIU Fintechs in ASEAN Report .

European fintechs escape troubles afflicting established banks

[LONDON] When Swedish banking firm Klarna became Europe's most valuable financial technology startup last week, it was only the latest sign that digital finance has escaped the troubles afflicting...

Sandbox Express launched for faster testing of financial products

An initiative to provide firms with a faster option to test innovative financial products and services in the market was launched yesterday.