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...

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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.

Robo-advisory startup Bambu raises US$10m to grow global team, offer more products

BAMBU, a Singapore-based provider of digital wealth technology, has raised US$10 million in Series B funding to build up its delivery and support teams in key global markets and expand its product...

Cathay Financial, Indovina Bank, Finaxar tie-up to improve SME financing in Vietnam

VIETNAM’S small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can now access up to 500 million dong (S$29,220) in funds online, under a new cross-border partnership to improve access to SME financing.