Singapore fintech

Gamechangers in fintech: three Singapore startups that are quietly making waves

FOR every 10 startups, just one survives. These are the odds that Singapore fintechs stare down, but for those who dare and make it in today's winner-take-all market, the gamble offers rich...

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...

Singapore embraces fintech to stay ahead

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

TransferWise to muscle in on Singapore SME market

TRANSFERWISE - a fintech focused on forex transactions - has plans to offer next month a way for small businesses in Singapore to manage overseas transactions involving multiple currencies, edging...

Remittance startup TransferWise raises US$280m in latest fund raising

ONLINE remittance startup TransferWise has raised US$280 million for growth, with Asia as a key focus, said its chief executive on Thursday.

DBS launches world's largest banking API developer platform

DBS on Thursday launched the world's largest banking API (application programming interface) developer platform, boasting of more than 50 successful collaborations to date.

Heavyweight accelerator may help Singapore fintech punch above its weight

THE world's largest startup accelerator Plug and Play hopes to expand its presence in Singapore, and plans to open an accelerator programme in the city-state by March 2018 to tap the fintech market...

How one Singaporean is helping to build an international financial centre overseas

THERE is no shortage of first moves when it comes to the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), a tax-free financial centre in the Emirates set up just two years ago that is key to the United Arab...

Prudential to host its first global fintech partnership programme in Singapore

PRUDENTIAL Singapore (Prudential) on Thursday launched its first global fintech partnership programme in Singapore.