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Xero, a Cloud Accounting Software Solution for SMEs, Extends Partnership with UOB to Better Serve Small Businesses

Xero, a Cloud-powered accounting software application for SMBs, reveals that it has expanded its existing collaboration with UOB (SGX: U11) in order to provide companies with free access to the UOB Start Digital (for those that qualify). This offer will be available via the platform… Read More

Singapore’s UOB Leverages Marketnode’s Digital Issuance Platform to Issue SGD 600M Bond Offering, with SGD 1B Final Order Book

Singapore‘s United Overseas Bank (UOB), a multinational banking organization with branches mostly based in Southeast Asian countries, has reportedly used Marketnode’s digital asset issuance, depository and servicing platform to issue a new bond offering valued at SGD 600 million (appr. $446 million), with a final… Read More

E-Signatures: Singapore’s UOB Is Piloting Government Technology Agency or GovTech Sign with Singpass

Singapore‘s United Overseas Bank (UOB), a multinational banking organization with branches mostly based in Southeast Asian countries, has announced that it’s piloting the use of Government Technology Agency’s (GovTech) “Sign with Singpass” where a client’s digital signature is used to complete transactions or access product… 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

Majority of ASEAN Region Fintech Firms are Planning to Raise Additional Funds while Expanding Operations in 2021: Report

Four in five or 80% of Fintech companies in the ASEAN region are focused on expanding their operations following the COVID-19 outbreak. ASEAN member countries include Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. A report from UOB, PwC… Read More

Singapore’s UOB Claims its AI enabled AML Tech has Been Quite Effective at Identifying Potentially Fraudulent Transactions

United Overseas Bank (UOB) has revealed that its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered anti-money laundering (AML) technology has been quite effective at assisting the Singapore-based bank with analyzing large volumes of transactions to identify suspicious or potentially fraudulent financial activities. The UOB, a multinational banking organization with… Read More

Singapore’s UOB to Support Visa API that Lets Users Add Cards to Third-Party Apps without Using Physical Cards

Singapore‘s United Overseas Bank (UOB), a multinational banking organization with branches mostly based in Southeast Asian countries, has reportedly become the world’s first lender to use a new Visa API that allows clients to add cards to third-party apps without having to carry or use… 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

Fintech Firms in Vietnam Acquired $410 Million in Funding During First 9 Months of 2019

Fintech companies in Vietnam acquired $410 million, or 36% of the total global capital invested into Southeast Asia’s economies between January and September of this year, which is right behind Singapore. Vietnam’s market share of regional VC funding allocated to Fintech-related projects increased from only… Read More

United Overseas Bank Set to Deploy Digital Banking in Southeast Asian Markets

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is set to introduce its own digital bank, UOB’s Digital Bank, which will be deployed in the bank’s key Southeast Asian markets as the Group accelerates and broadens the growth of its regional customer franchise. According to UOB, the Digital Bank… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Ant Financial and Bank of China Collaborate on Blockchain-based House Leasing Project in Xiong’an New Area On April 20th, Ant’s Xiong’an Digital Technology Co., Ltd. and the Xiong’an branch of Bank of China, signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Xiong’an New Area. In the future,… Read More

Chinese Fintech Pintec Announces Joint Venture With United Overseas Bank

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) and Chinese fintech Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (PINTEC) announced on Monday they have teamed up to launch a new joint venture, Avatec.ai (S) Pte Ltd (Avatec), which aims to help banks and finance companies to be more efficient and accurate… Read More

FinLab Announces Eight Graduates from 100 Day Accelerator Program

The FinLab, based in Singapore, has announced the graduation of eight Fintech startups from its 100-day accelerator program. The FinLab is an innovation accelerator joint venture between United Overseas Bank (UOB) and SGInnovate. The program provides practical guidance, resources and mentorship to enable startups  that… Read More

OurCrowd Partnership with UOB in Singapore (Infographic)

United Overseas Bank (UOB) based in Singapore has embraced the Fintech revolution. Instead of fighting the inevitable, UOB has formed a partnership with one of the most prominent investment crowdfunding platforms around. OurCrowd is based in Jerusalem but they operate across the globe. OurCrowd has just… Read More

United Overseas Bank Trains Bankers on Alternative Finance as Partner OurCrowd Receives License in Singapore

United Overseas Bank (UOB) is determined not to be just an observer in the Fintech revolution. UOB has recently begun conducting training sessions with over 100 bankers to update and educate them on alternative finance.  UOB wants its management to be well-versed in the most… Read More

Asian Banks Push Pause on UK Real Estate as Brexit Turmoil Impacts Foreign Buyers

According to a report by BBC, United Overseas Bank (UOB) based in Singapore has suspended real estate loans for property in the UK. The UK property market has been one of the hottest markets in the world for the past few years.  Asian investors from… Read More

United Overseas Bank Talks Partnership with OurCrowd (Video)

Last week global equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd announced a significant partnership with United Overseas Bank (UOB).  The OurCrowd arrangement is part of the platforms deeper push into Asia and the robust startup scene. UOB is the third largest bank in Southeast Asia by total assets…. Read More

Singapore’s Largest SME Bank UOB Forms Partnership with OurCrowd

  United Overseas Bank (UOB) has formed a partnership with OurCrowd to provide equity crowdfunding in Southeast Asia. UOB is a leading Asian banking with over 500 offices in 19 different countries and territories around the world. Incorporated in 1935, UOB is based in Singapore… Read More

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