ARA’s fintech arm Minterest raises $5 mil on second real estate investment product launch

SINGAPORE (June 29): ARA Asset Management, JL Family Office, and Minterest Holdings announced on Monday that Minterest has successfully launched its second real estate investment product on Friday.


Wirecard former CEO dumps stock, joins ranks of ex-billionaires

(June 24): Markus Braun started last week with a US$1 billion (S$1.39 billion) stake in Wirecard AG, the digital payments company he ran.


Former Wirecard CEO arrested amid widening criminal probes

(June 24): Wirecard AG’s former chief executive officer was detained by Munich prosecutors as the scandal over 1.9 billion euros (S$2.99 billion) that went missing from the German fintech company p


Yoma Strategic to become largest controlling shareholder in Myanmar's Wave Money for total of $141.5 mil

SINGAPORE (June 24): Yoma Strategic announced on Wednesday that it was establishing a new company, Yoma MFS Holdings (Wave Holdco), to increase its existing stake and take a controlling interest in


First major test for Malaysia’s robs-advisors

SINGAPORE (Apr 9): Those who have invested in exchange traded funds (ETFs) or unit trusts via robo advisory platforms may be finding their portfolios in the red as global financial markets reel fro


MAS launches $125 mil package for financial institutions and fintech firms

SINGAPORE (Apr 8): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has today launched a $125 million support package to sustain and strengthen capabilities for local financial institutions (FIs) and FinT


Inaugural Philippine Fintech Festival planned for Sept 2020

SINGAPORE (Mar 10): The Philippines will be holding its first Philippine Fintech Festival (PFF) on September 16-17, 2020 at Shangri-La at The Fort, Manila.

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(Dec 13): Earlier this month, Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of financial technology, or fintech, giant Square triggered quite a kerfuffle when he announced that he would take three to six months’

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