financial technology (FinTech)

Fintech

UOB, The FinLab select 16 Malaysian businesses for digital transformation

SINGAPORE (Sept 24): United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) has selected 16 Malaysian businesses to participate in The FinLab’s Jom Transform Programme.

Disruption and Digitalisation

Jack Ma's $398 bil loan machine is changing Chinese banking

(July 29): Jack Ma’s online bank is leading a quiet revolution in the way China lends to small businesses, taking aim at a credit bottleneck that has held back Asia’s largest economy for decades.

Fintech

Razer partners Visa to develop virtual prepaid payment solution for Razer Pay users

SINGAPORE (June 24): Razer Inc, the homegrown manufacturer of gaming laptops and gear, and digital payments leader Visa have partnered up to transform payments in the gaming industry by bringing Vi

Fintech

Mega innovation event in Nov with merger of FinTech Festival and SWITCH

SINGAPORE (June 13): Three government agencies are pooling resources to organise a mega multi-day event this November for an global audience tied by the common purpose of pushing innovation and ent

Broker's Calls

Solid fundamentals, ample new order opportunities keep Silverlake at 'buy'

SINGAPORE (May 24): DBS Vickers Securities is maintaining “buy” on Silverlake Axis while raising its target price on the stock by 1 cent to $0.63, which is derived from the peer average of 21 times

Equity raising

YouTrip raises record US$25.5 mil pre-series A to expand its platform across Asean

SINGAPORE (May 16): YouTrip, Singapore’s first multi-currency mobile wallet with a prepaid Mastercard which was jointly developed by EZ-Link, has raised US$25.5 million ($34.9 million) in its lates

Fintech

Singapore, Kenya central banks to jointly organise first ever Afro-Asia FinTech Festival

SINGAPORE (May 7): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) jointly announced that they will be organising the inaugural Afro-Asia FinTech Festival.

Fintech

Western Union launches co-located money transfer services at Singapore worker dormitories

SINGAPORE (Jan 17): Western Union has partnered Travelex, an independent foreign exchange (forex) and remittance business, to co-locate its money transfer services within five worker dormitories at

Fintech

Western Union mobile app launched in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Dec 18): Money remitter Western Union today announced the launch of its mobile app in Singapore – making it the third destination in Asia, after Hong Kong and Malaysia, where the app can

Fintech

What the near future holds for global fintech firms & investors: McKinsey

SINGAPORE (Dec 18): With financial technology (fintech) evolving considerably over the last few years, fintech investors will have to be increasingly selective in deploying their capital as some se

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