Monetary Authority of Singapore to Extend Additional Funding to Fintech Projects in 2020

The central bank of Singapore is preparing to extend additional funding for Fintech-related projects, because the five-year investment round ending in March has led to positive developments. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will most likely announce additional funding plans in 2020, with key investments… Read More

Goldman Sachs says “We Hear You” Regarding Apple Card Accusations of Gender Bias, Affirms Gender is Not Part of the Equation

Goldman Sachs Bank took to Twitter once again to address the ongoing allegations of gender bias in regards to the issuance of the Apple Card. The Twitterati blew up last week as multiple Apple Card users claimed that gender was a factor in allocating credit… Read More

Alipay is the Largest Mobile Payment Platform in the World and they Just Killed it on Singles Day

Alipay, part of Ant Financial / Alibaba, just had a gangbusters day as all of the transactions for Singles Day were processed through the payment platform. More than five years ago, Alipay topped PayPal to become the world leader in mobile payments – something that… Read More

Singapore-based Fintech Firm M-DAQ Wins Backing of Samsung Group’s VC Fund to Expand Operations in South Korea

Singapore-based Fintech firm M-DAQ Pte, a company that develops over-the-top (OTT) applications to enable international business transactions for various industries, has reportedly won the backing of Samsung Group’s VC fund in order to expand its operations into South Korea and other regions. Following Samsung’s investment… Read More

Free Bitcoin: Lolli Partners with Alibaba on Singles Day to Provide Bitcoin Back on Purchases

Alibaba’s annual Singles Day has turned into a huge event in China. Headlines today indicate that singles day has delivered a record-setting amount of transactions as sales top a whopping $38 billion. According to Alibaba, $1 billion was settled via Alibaba’s Fintech platform Alipay within… Read More

API Stock Broker Alpaca Offers Commission Free Trading, Raises $6 Million in Funding, Tops $6 Billion in Transactions

Alpaca, a Y Combinator Alumni that is a “developer-first API stockbroker,” reports that it has surpassed $1 billion in transactions after one year of operation. Meanwhile, Alpaca says it has raised $6 million in new funding. Alpaca says that over 11 million active traders worldwide… Read More

Wirex to Introduce New Visa Travelcard at the Singapore Fintech Festival

Wirex, a borderless payment platform, announced on November 11 that it will be introducing a new Visa Travelcard at the Singapore Fintech Festival. According to a release shared with Crowdfund Insider: “The multi-currency travel card will empower customers across the APAC region to seamlessly spend… Read More

Giant Payments Processor Mastercard’s Experience Centre to be Introduced at Singapore Fintech Festival

Giant payments processor Mastercard will be revealing its new experience center at the Singapore Fintech Festival, an event where clients and their partners to discuss business ideas, potential opportunities for working cooperatively to develop new products and for present innovative technology solutions. The Mastercard Experience… Read More

Innovate Finance Opens Applications for Women in Fintech Powerlist 2019

Applications for the Innovate Finance Women in Fintech Powerlist 2019 are now open, according to Innovate Finance. Innovate Finance is the leading advocacy group for all things Fintech in the UK.  The Women in Fintech Powerlist has become an annual staple for the group as… Read More

Bank for International Settlement Opens Innovation Hub and Selects Benoît Cœuré to Lead the Charge, Expect a Deep Probe into Digital Currencies

Benoît Cœuré, the outgoing European Central Bank Executive Board Member and an individual some thought best equipped to become the President of the ECB, has been appointed to lead the newly created Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hub. According to BIS, Cœuré will commence… Read More

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