FinTech

F J Benjamin and fintech Aleta Planet to launch co-branded UnionPay virtual debit card - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Deals, joint ventures & alliances

F J Benjamin and fintech Aleta Planet to launch co-branded UnionPay virtual debit card

F J Benjamin and fintech company Aleta Planet have, on March 26, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to launch a co-branded UnionPay virtual debit card for its customers.

Homegrown fintech firm pushes boundaries with implementation of Software-Defined Network foundation - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Disruption and Digitalisation

Homegrown fintech firm pushes boundaries with implementation of Software-Defined Network foundation

Neo & Partners Global, a homegrown fintech certified firm, has announced the live implementation of Software-Defined Network (SDN) foundation on March 10.

Why 2021 will be a major test for consumers and banking sector - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Disruption and Digitalisation

Why 2021 will be a major test for consumers and banking sector

As we move further into 2021, the issues of health, resilience and livelihood will continue to prey on the minds of many people.

Technological progress could power upside surprises to global growth - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Disruption and Digitalisation

Technological progress could power upside surprises to global growth

Whether you think it is a boom or a bubble, the surge in tech stocks has focused minds on how technology can impact our lives.

Are credit card disruptors a serious threat to banks? - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Disruption and Digitalisation

Are credit card disruptors a serious threat to banks?

In the early 1990s,18-year-old Maksymilian Levchin, a Ukrainian-American student at the University of Illinois and a Chernobyl nuclear disaster survivor, maxed out on his credit card, co-signed by

Payments provider PPRO crosses US$1 bil valuation - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Company in the news

Payments provider PPRO crosses US$1 bil valuation

Payments infrastructure provider PPRO has raised US$180 million ($239.31 million) in new investment from Eurazeo Growth, Sprints Capital and Wellington Management.

Former WeWork MD launches 'buy now, pay later' FinTech with Vertex Ventures backing - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Company in the news

Former WeWork MD launches 'buy now, pay later' FinTech with Vertex Ventures backing

FinTech startup Pace Enterprise announced its launch today with a “buy now, pay later” solution, headed by veteran entrepreneur Turochas “T” Fuad, previously of Spacemob and Travelmob.

Fintech

Sea Limited acquires Indonesian bank to gain foothold in fintech

Singapore’s Sea Ltd., the tech startup that’s become Southeast Asia’s most valuable company, has acquired Indonesia’s PT Bank Kesejahteraan Ekonomi, according to people familiar with the matter.

Tech trends to watch in 2021 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Tech

Tech trends to watch in 2021

Few could have predicted the disruption wrought by the coronavirus in 2020.

Singapore and Hungary to strengthen ties in FinTech - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Fintech

Singapore and Hungary to strengthen ties in FinTech

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Hungry’s Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB) have signed a co-operation agreement (CA) to strengthen ties in FinTech innovation between both countries.

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