Posts Tagged ‘Singapore’
Fintechist Singapore Fintech Festival

Singapore Prepares to Kick off Second Annual Fintech Festival

by JP Buntinxon November 13, 2017
Fintech is of great interest to the government of Singapore. Thanks to some lenient regulation, firms and startups can genuinely boom in this region. The Monetary Authority of Singapore is excited kicked off the second Fintech Festival. This weeklong event will hopefully create some new partnerships and collaborative opportunities. This region wants to be at […]
Fintechist Singapore Distributed Ledger Technology

Singaporean Central Bank has High Hopes for Distributed Ledger Technology

by JP Buntinxon October 12, 2017
Distributed ledger technology is of the utmost importance to financial banks all over the world. In Singapore, these efforts are mainly led by the central bank. That is pretty interesting, considering how central banks often frown upon blockchain technology. With the help of Accenture, Singapore will look into new DLT prototypes moving forward. It will […]

Fintechist Singapore Fintech Ripple Blockchain

Singapore’s Fintech Ambitions Make it a Perfect Location for Ripple

by JP Buntinxon September 26, 2017
There is never a boring day in the world of fintech and blockchain. Ripple, one of the biggest DLT service providers in the world, is expanding its presence in Singapore. Considering how the country wants to become the world’s leading fintech hub, that is an interesting development. Ripple would do well to gain a foothold […]
Fintechist Fidor MAS Education Singapore

Fidor and MAS Launch an Educational Fintech Effort in Singapore

by JP Buntinxon August 3, 2017
Not too long ago, we mentioned how Singapore may lose the fintech hub crown to Canada. That will not change overnight, though. Especially not if German direct bank Fidor has a say in the matter. Fidor will launch a base in Singapore and spend half a million euros on training students. It is evident the […]

Fintechist Sydney Fintech Hub

Sydney Wants to Take Singapore’s Title of Global Fintech Hub

by JP Buntinxon August 1, 2017
Various regions around the world are vying to become the global genetic hub. Many people would expect London or San Francisco to be the number one choice.That is not the case, though, as Sydney is currently challenging Singapore for that position. Boosting the local fintech ecosystem is the number one priority to make this change […]
Fintechist_Singapore Switzerland Fintech Treaty

Singapore and Switzerland Sign Treaty To Bolster Fintech Innovation

by JP Buntinxon September 13, 2016
A new agreement between Singapore and Switzerland will focus on Fintech regulation. Regulators from both countries decided to cooperate, allow startups to flourish. Regulation in the fintech sector can be a good thing, but too many startups are encumbered by strict guidelines. This new agreement should alleviate some of those concerns. The Monetary Authority of […]