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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

SFF2020: FinTech's purpose is to support economic rebound, create new jobs - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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SFF2020: FinTech's purpose is to support economic rebound, create new jobs

Financial technology’s (FinTech) purpose was increasingly evident during Singapore’s Covid-19 “circuit breaker”. Although economic activity slowed, FinTech kept parts of the economy ticking.

Going full throttle - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Going full throttle

Senior vice president of Asia Pacific and Japan at BlackLine, Terry Smagh, is no stranger to going the extra mile.

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AntGroup launches blockchain-based trade processing platform

Ant Group, parent company of China’s largest mobile payments business Alipay, has launched Trusple, a blockchain-based trade processing platform for SMEs and banks.

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