Singapore Fintech Festival 2017

Big Data fintech among winners of Global FinTech Hackcelerator

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the three winners of the Global FinTech Hackcelerator on Thursday.

Diving deep into Singapore's fintech ecosystem

THE first time the word "hack" was linked to machines was likely in 1955. In the meeting notes of one of MIT's oldest clubs - the Tech Model Railroad Club - a request was made for anyone "hacking...

The man versus the machine

YOU'D sit up and pay attention when four economics Nobel laureates gather to speak about the biggest change today - the advent of technology.

PayNow extends to businesses from 2018

THE first peer-to-peer fund-transfer service in Singapore is expected to be extended to corporates and businesses in 2018, as Singapore ramps up its cashless services to bring greater efficiency...

Visa wants to lead S'pore to go cashless

IT took a trip to Sweden for Visa Singapore's country head to confirm that Singapore is a victim of its own success where its cashless pursuit is concerned.

Fintech investors striking a match

FINTECH investors are beginning to find pockets of opportunity in this market, as startups mature to find niches even in this burgeoning space.

Making the elevator pitch

SINGAPORE was put on the map again at the inaugural fintech event in the Middle East and Africa region organised by the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), with several finalists in the Innovation...

UOB offers alternative funds for fintechs

TECH startups are, and will continue to be, one of the driving forces of the new digital economy. They bring to the market disruptive ideas that could transform entire industries. But ironically,...

Singapore as Prudential's global launchpad for insurtech tie-ups

PRUDENTIAL Singapore (Prudential) is looking to become a global launchpad for insurtech tie-ups for the international group, as it launched its first global fintech partnership programme in...

Insurtech shakes up insurance industry

AGE-OLD insurance companies are facing disruption from emerging startups less than half their age, as insurtech companies leverage technology to plug the gaps in the insurance space.

Singapore embraces fintech to stay ahead

LET it be known that Singapore knows how to get things done.