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$500M Growth Fund for Early-Stage Startups Launched by DBS and Temasek for China, India, SE Asia

Singapore-based DBS Bank Ltd (SGX:D05), a multinational banking and financial services corporation with over $330 billion in assets, and Temasek have entered into an agreement to introduce a $500 million growth or early-stage debt financing platform, known as EvolutionX Debt Capital. Based in Singapore, EvolutionX… Read More

Lloyds Banking Group to Appoint David Gledill as Chief Operating Officer, Effective Aug 2021 after Regulatory Approval

Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY), a British financial institution formed through the acquisition of HBOS by Lloyds TSB in 2009 and one of the UK’s largest financial services organizations, with 30 million customers and 65,000 employees, has confirmed that David Gledhill will be joining… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore Requests Residents to use E-Hongbao, a Virtual Red Packet for Gifting During Lunar New Year

The 2021 Lunar New Year is approaching and authorities in Southeast Asia are now encouraging locals to turn to virtual red packets and online transactions, instead of using paper currency notes (in order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19). Asian residents are also being… Read More

Singapore: 2020 Global Fintech Innovation Challenge Winners Announced

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced the winners of the 2020 Global Fintech Innovation Challenge. This year the theme was “Building Resilience, Seizing Opportunities, Emerging Stronger,” appropriate during the time of COVID. The awards were handed out today at the Singapore Fintech Festival… Read More

Digital Banking: Singapore May be Ideal for Virtual Banks Offering Modern Financial Services as 40% of its Nearly 6 Million Residents are Underbanked

It’s now possible to open a new bank account or apply for a credit card or loan with just a few taps on our smartphones. Many people now have access to modern financial services, such as instantly transferring funds, from the comfort of their home… Read More

Copenhagen Fintech Partners with United Nations Development Fund to Launch Operations in Singapore to Address Climate Change, Alleviate Poverty

Copenhagen Fintech, a Denmark based organization supporting financial technology, is teaming up with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and several other organizations in order to help Nordic Fintechs with launching operations in Singapore. The initiative is aimed at assisting Nordic Fintechs with setting up… Read More

Digital Trade Finance: Singapore’s DBS Bank Facilitates Transaction via vCargo Cloud’s CamelONE Portal

Singapore-headquartered DBS Bank, a multinational banking and financial services corporation with over $330 billion in total assets, has reportedly facilitated a trade financing settlement through vCargo Cloud’s CamelONE trade finance portal (TFP). The SGD 4.8 million (appr. $3.4 million) letter of credit transaction was carried… Read More

Singapore-based DBS Bank Develops New Human-Robo Investment Service

Singapore-based DBS Bank, which provides services in consumer, SME, and corporate banking activities, has created a hybrid human-robo investment platform that can be accessed by its clients in Singapore. DigiPortfolio has been designed for new investors. The new investment service provides access to seven exchange-traded-funds… Read More

DBS Bank Announces New MOU With UnionPay International

DBS Bank announced earlier this week it has signed an MOU with UnionPay International,a wholly owned subsidiary of China UnionPay, will enable more than one million DBS PayLah! users to use their mobile wallet overseas for cross-border QR code payments. According to DBS, DBS PayLah! users… Read More

Hong Kong’s Peer-to-Peer Lending Marketplace Monexo Joins DBS Accelerator

Hong Kong-based, Monexo Innovations Limited, announced on Wednesday that it has been selected by DBS Accelerator, powered by Nest as the only Peer to Peer lending marketplace startup in the lineup. Monexo is an online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending marketplace inspired by the successful American version, LendingClub. The three-month… Read More

Startupbootcamp Holds First Singapore Fintech Demo Day: Blockchain and Wealth Management Seen Trending

Startupbootcamp FinTech, a global accelerator focusing on financial innovation, hosted its first Demo Day in Singapore on 29 July for the top 11 FinTech teams selected out of 300 applications earlier this year. “Startupbootcamp FinTech is the first FinTech accelerator in Singapore and the only… Read More

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