Why Square's CashApp is its real driving force

(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’


Global financial watchdogs take aim at Big Tech's data dominance

(Dec 9): Google, Alibaba and other “Big Tech” companies could be forced to share data on financial services customers with banks and financial technology firms to prevent unfair competition.

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SINGAPORE (Nov 18): “I think, from their perspectives, things only get serious when their kids can’t go to school, and they can’t get their lattes and go to yoga.”Unnamed fo


Singapore fintech firms grabs more than half of funding in Asean: Report

SINGAPORE (Nov 12): Financial technology firms in Singapore continue to grab the lion’s share of funding in Asean, according to a report by United Overseas Bank (UOB), PwC and the Singapore FinTech


Fintech investments to get a boost with new industry-wide research platform

SINGAPORE (Nov 12): Even as fintech start-ups struggle to raise capital, investors and financial institutions bemoan the lack of access to information that can help them source companies that could


Singapore considers extending fintech funding beyond 2020

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): Singapore’s central bank is poised to extend funding for financial-technology initiatives because the five-year round ending in March has yielded positive results, its top offic


SMBC's innovation efforts underpin wider, bigger goal of building trust

(Nov 11): The financial services industry, like others, is caught up with the need to innovate to stay ahead.


Fintech investment in Singapore crosses billion-dollar mark

SINGAPORE (Oct 15): Investment in financial technology (fintech) deals in Singapore has crossed the $1 billion mark in the first nine months of 2019, according to a study by consulting firm Accentu


Fintech hub poised for next stage

SFFxSWITCH to cement Singapore’s standing as global fi ntech hub as deal sizes and sustainable finance increase and new digital banks emerge


Efforts to make green financing mainstream more urgent as climate concerns escalate

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): As the world faces unprecedented climate change, it has never been more evident that urgent action must to be taken.

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