Tagged: singapore

Creators of Oyente & Smartpool Launch KyberNetwork, a Decentralized Exchange for Crypto Assets

KyberNetwork is a new project headed up by Loi Luu, a PhD candidate at National University of Singapore. He has done research on cryptocurrencies, smart contract security and distributed consensus algorithms and is one of the original founders of Oyente and Smartpool. KyberNetwork is a new… Read More

Still Time to Apply: KPMG Digital Village and Matchi Global FinTech Hackcelerator Deadline Extended

Due to popular demand, the application deadline for this year’s Global FinTech Hackcelerator has been extended to 25 July 2017. The Global FinTech Hackcelerator 2017, powered by KPMG Digital Village and Matchi, is looking for global innovative entrepreneurs who can address problems faced by the financial… Read More

P2P Lender Lufax Set to Open First Oversea Platform in Singapore

Just eight months after announcing its plans to move into Hong Kong and Singapore, Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Lufax is set to make its way to Singapore. It is now prepping to launch its new platform called Lu International.  As previously reported, Lufax Chairman and… Read More

Everex, an Ethereum Company offering Micro-Credit, Announces Token Presale

Singapore based Everex, an Ethereum company offering blockchain-based microcredit and remittance services, has announced a limited 48 hour token pre-sale round today. Everex said there would be a public token sale later this month. During the pre-sale, Everex said its EVX tokens will be offered… Read More

Singapore and Denmark Sign Fintech Pact

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and has announced they have entered a Fintech agreement with the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (Danish FSA). This new collaboration will allow companies in both Singapore and Denmark to expand into each other’s markets more fluidly. Over the past couple… Read More

InstaReM, a Cross-Border Payments Platform, Raises $13 Million

Singapore-based InstaReM, a digital cross-border payments company, is reporting it has just received a USD $13 million investment led by GSR Ventures, with participation from SBI-FMO Ventures, Vertex Ventures, Fullerton Financial Holdings (FFH), and Global Founders Capital (GFC). InstaReM said it intends to use the funding… Read More

KPMG to Sponsor 2017 Global Fintech Hackcelerator At the Singapore FinTech Festival

KPMG, in collaboration with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), is set to sponsor the 2017 Global FinTech Hackcelerator program as part of the annual Singapore FinTech Festival which will take place from November 13-17th. The organizers of the program revealed: “The Global FinTech Hackcelerator is looking… Read More

Fundnel Expands into Australia, Partners with University of Adelaide

Singapore based investment crowdfunding platform Fundnel has announced the expansion of its services into Australia. Fundnel is a private investment platform that offers unlisted securities in growth and pre-IPO stage companies to both institutional and individual investors. Fundnel screens all investment opportunities to ensure businesses… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore Signs Fintech Cooperation Agreement With Danish Financial Supervisory Authority

On Thursday, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced it signed a fintech co-operation agreement with the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (Danish FSA) to help fintech companies in Singapore and Denmark to expand into each other’s markets. The agreement was signed at the Money 20/20 European… Read More

Bahrain Signs Fintech Partnership with Singapore

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), Singapore Fintech Consortium (SFC), and the Dubai-asset management firm Trucial Investment Partners have partnered to create a new FinTech environment. This new agreement is a part of a wider partnership aiming to make Bahrain the region’s Fintech powerhouse. Khalid Al Rumaihi,… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Chinese Retailer Suning Launches Private Internet Bank Jiangsu Suning Bank Co., Ltd., a private online bank backed by Suning Commerce Group Co., Ltd., officially launched last Friday. Like many of its peers, Suning Bank aims to create an online-to-offline bank driven by technology and taking… Read More

MyCash Online, the e-Marketplace for Migrants, Raises over $300,000 USD

Fintech company MyCash Online has recently raised over $300,000 USD ($1.3 million RM) in its crowdfunding campaign that was launched on June 1st. MyCash Online is an e-marketplace that was created specifically to accommodate the large amounts of migrants in Malaysia and Singapore. They offer… Read More

World’s Largest Fintech Hub LATTICE80 Appoints Former MD of ANZ Bank as Advisor

LATTICE80, the world’s largest Fintech hub, has appointed former Singapore Managing Director Vinay Agrawal to its board of advisors. Agrawal is described as being key to expanding LATTICE80 to a global audience, bridging Asian Fintech with the rest of the world.  LATTICE80 is wholly owned and run… Read More

InvestaCrowd Updates on Real Estate Crowdfunding in Asia

About a year ago, Crowdfund Insider connected with Julian Kwan, CEO and co-founder of Investacrowd, a real estate crowdfunding platform that was established in Singapore. Kwan was born in Australia but has spent the last 17 years in Asia – most recently Singapore. Having founded… Read More

Global Fintech Firm QUOINE Launches Digital Crypto-Only Platform

Singapore-based fintech firm QUOINE announced on Thursday it has launched a fully digital cryptocurrency exchange and trading platform. QRYPTOS is described as an exclusive cryptocurrency trading portal that was developed to meet the trading needs of the growing retail market and is designed to make… Read More

Hong Kong Report: Is Regional Rivalry Harming Fintech Development?

The Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) is out with a report on the evolving Fintech sector and the authors are prodding regulators to work more closely together in a regional approach. ASIFMA is based in Hong Kong and while Hong Kong is… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore Signs MOU on Fintech with ASBA

  The Monetary  Authority of Singapore (MAS) has inked another Fintech agreement. This time MAS as signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas (ASBA). The ASBA helps to develop and promote bank supervisory practices throughout the… Read More

Charlotte Fintech Firm AvidXchange Announces Partnership with Mastercard and Capital Raise of $300M

Charlotte-based fintech firm AvidXchange, which provides accounts payable and automated payment solutions to midsize businesses, announced a strategic partnership with Mastercard along with a separate capital raise of $300 million. Both the strategic partnership with Mastercard and the capital raise of $300 million will go towards the… Read More

Singapore Tokenizes Their Currency Through Ethereum’s Blockchain

According to a recent article on Trustnodes, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Singapore’s central bank, has successfully digitized their national currency by a creating a token out of the Singapore dollar on Ethereum’s blockchain technology. Phase 1 Complete Last November, MAS announced Project Ubin: a… Read More

Chinese Fintech CreditEase to Expand to Singapore

CreditEase, a China based peer to peer lender and wealth management platform, has announced its plans to open a new office in the Asia Square Tower in Singapore. The CEO of CreditEase, Ning Tang, said at the opening ceremony: “After 11 years of development, CreditEase… Read More