Financial Technology

Could fintechs overtake banks in the digital financial service space?

The Internet boom has pushed 9 out of 10 digital merchants to accept digital payments.
4 days ago

Could fintechs overtake banks in the digital financial service space?

The Internet boom has pushed 9 out of 10 digital merchants to accept digital payments.
4 days ago

ASEAN fintech funding achieves record $3.5b in 2021: study

Funding to investment tech and cryptocurrency firms grew by over 5x since 2020.

Singtel’s Dash to allow international digital money transfers

This is made possible through Singtel’s partnership with Western Union.

NETS opens up global commerce with Alipay+ integration

Local merchants will now be able to receive Singapore currency from global consumers.

What’s in store for the decentralised crypto industry with China’s growing antagonism?

China's stance may be concerning today, but won't affect the global industry in the long run.

TIBCO podcast highlights post-COVID technology essential for banks and fintech firms

Its Vice President of Solution Consulting in Singapore discussed how to bridge the digital gap and humanise the banking experience in the new normal.

Indonesian fintech startup Komunal clinches $2.1m Series A funding

The company offers Neo-rural bank services locally.

Singapore-based fintech Thune appoints Irina Chuchkina as new CMO

Chuchkina has 15 years of experience in the fintech industry.

Financial institutions face four emerging challenges as digitisation ramps up

FIs role as the middleman is under threat as tech firms mull offering financial services.

Australia’s top banks won’t do business with crypto firms: report

Two local digital currency exchanges said that none of the top four banks would do business with them.

OVO dominates Indonesia as digital payment platforms

It also leads in both brand awareness, usage, and active users.

Binance to cease select Singapore services

It will be removing its app from the Singapore iOS and Google Play Store.

Digital Wallet Group acquires REPL

The firm plans to expand mobile remittance technology in the country.

South Korean regulator nominee reject cryptocurrency as financial asset: report

Koh also reiterated his commitment to curb increases in household debt.

SEA fintechs to shift focus on profits as adoption gains pace: Fitch

The region’s large unbanked population underpins its market potential.

Hacker returns $260m of stolen crypto tokens to Poly Network

About $354m in crypto funds, mostly Ethereum tokens, are yet to be returned.

AirAsia's BigPay secures $100m from South Korean conglomerate

The funding is just one step closer to BigPay’s ambition to be the largest challenger bank in SEA.