Singapore Fintech Festival 2018

'Reducing friction' for its consumers is key for Go-Jek

GO-JEK has a simple philosophy when it comes to expanding in South-east Asia, at least according to its president Andre Soelistyo.

MAS launching US$5b fund for private equity and infrastructure investments

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is launching a US$5 billion fund for private market investments, to be managed by top global private equity and infrastructure fund managers.

E-payment war morphing from single to paired fighters

THE e-payment fight has taken on a new complexion. Facing each other on the frontlines are no longer single warriors - be it a Super App, fintech startup or financial incumbent - but newly-formed...

More work needed in regulations, industry to grab blockchain opportunities: panel

BLOCKCHAIN is no longer just a hype. There are real opportunities in using the technology for the economy, but regulators need to work with each other and the industry to support its growth, said...

Grab in tie-up with UOB for financial services in region

UOB and Grab have entered into an alliance that will see UOB delivering financial services to Grab’s user base in Asean.

Go-Jek partners DBS to offer regional payments services

GO-JEK has scored a partnership with DBS Bank for regional payment services ahead of its arrival in Singapore.

MAS puts fintechs on notice against shadow banking

EVEN as the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is welcoming of fintech players, it will draw a clear line to prevent shadow banking from emerging from payment startups.

Singapore Fintech Festival draws big names to talk Asean, financial inclusion

PRIME Minister of India Narendra Modi and IMF's managing director Christine Lagarde are some of the luminaries expected at Singapore's third run of the Singapore Fintech Festival this year, which...

60 solutions shortlisted for awards at Singapore Fintech Festival

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday said judges have shortlisted 60 solutions that are eligible for the 2018 Global Fintech Hackelerator and Fintech Awards, with the awards to be...

Singapore Fintech Festival sees 60 solutions shortlisted for fintech awards

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday said judges have shortlisted 60 solutions that are eligible for the 2018 Global Fintech Hackelerator and Fintech Awards, with the awards to be...

Cash, mentorships up for grabs for fintech startups at Hackcelerator

PROFESSIONAL services firm KPMG is partnering the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for the second year running for the Global Fintech...