Saturday, December 14, 2019
With Singapore’s economy grew 3.3 per cent last 2018, it is expected that the Republic will need more niche talents in the growing fintech and e-payment industries. According to the annual Salary Benchmark Index from Michael Page, various jobs related...
Growing competition from established technology companies (BigTech) and financial technology (FinTech) could adversely affect the profitability of financial institutions and can pressure them to take on more risks to retain their margins, a report by Financial Stability Board said. The...
Artificial intelligence remains to be a fascinating concept for most people, often being defined by popular films such as The Matrix, Bicentennial Man, and even Ex Machina and Avengers: Age of Ultron. These movies showed advances which allowed governments...
Fintech entrepreneurs are setting their eyes on small businesses, financial experts said. With the help of Internet marketing, fintechs now target startups and small enterprises as customers, Chris Sugden, managing partner at the Princeton-based growth equity investment firm Edison...
It is undeniable that people around the world are fascinated with vehicles, sports cars in particular. Perhaps the abundance of action films and other similar genres contributed to the popularity of these vehicles. Enter financial technology start-up Rally Rd. This...
Ripple recently announced its partnership with universities in the US, China, Brazil, and Singapore for the expansion of its global University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). According to the cryptocurrency's press release, it launched the UBRI in June 2018 to promote...
Acorns Grow Inc., a company focused on offering micro-investing and retirement services, is now valued at $860 million, according to CNBC. This is a result of the funding round that happened at the end of January where investors such...
Most creatives and marketing businesses in the industry use PayPal to transact with clients and partners all around the world. Recently, PayPal-backed German financial technology group has raised $114 million. Together with Index Ventures, PayPal has helped secure the...
Forbes included cryptocurrencies Coinbase and Ripple in its list of the Most Innovative Fintech Companies in 2019 despite price collapse of the major players in the industry headed by Bitcoin and other startups. Circle, Gemini, and Bitfury are also...
UK fintech company Bud was able to raise $20 million from HSBC, Goldman Sachs, ANZ and other giants in the banking and financial world. Also involved in the fundraising round are venture capitalists Investec’s INVC fund, InnoCells, and 9Yards...

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