Archiv für Fintech Singapore

Infographic: 9 Recent Events That Changed Finance Forever

The following infographic from Singapore Fintech Startup Call Levels highlights 9 recent “black swan” events that will have a lasting impact on how investors approach markets. These events range from the Asian financial crisis of 1997 to the more recent Brexit panic that occurred in June 2016. It is a great example […] » Weiterlesen

The 7 Hottest Singaporean Fintech Startups

Singapore, which offers a rich ecosystem of banks, tech companies, universities and research organizations, is well poised to tap the massive prospects of financial technology, Ms Anju Patwardhan, Group Head of Risk Innovation at Standard Chartered Group, said in a conference on May 6. This prosperous environment has led to […] » Weiterlesen

Singaporean Social Trading Platform ShereIt Aims to Become the Ultimate Mobile Global Network

ShereIt, formerly Bw8 Trading, is a Singaporean global social trading network that allows non-professional investors to identify expert traders, follow them and copy their trades and actions. Social trading, which started to gain popularity in the early 2010s, is the process through which online financial investors rely on user generated […] » Weiterlesen

CoAssets: Southeast Asia’s Very First Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

CoAssets is a Singapore-based real estate crowdfunding platform, business network and educational interface for real estate and crowdfunding enthusiasts. Launched in July 2013, the platform aims to „match make“ property deals with investors and was the very first real estate crowdfunding platform in Southeast Asia. The startup was incubated by […] » Weiterlesen

KyePot Co-Founder: „Banks Are Not Teaching People How To Save Properly“

KyePot is a Singaporean startup that provides users – most particularly those from emerging markets -, with a platform to save, lend and borrow in „trusted social groups.“ The mobile-based platform allows users to contribute to and borrow from a group pool of savings, bringing individuals together to achieve their […] » Weiterlesen

Millennials: 3 Things Fintechs Are Doing Better

The Millennial Generation, comprised of the people born between 1982 and 2004, is leading a generational shift, challenging and reinventing notions of trust in financial services, according to a new report from Innotribe. » Weiterlesen

Sandboxes for Fintech Singapore Startups

The Monetary Authority of Singapore, which announced plans to turn Singapore into a „Smart Financial Center“ earlier this year, has formed in late-July the Financial Centre Advisory Panel (FCAP). Composed of 26 leaders from the banking, insurance and asset management industries, the panel should strengthen the dialogue and partnership between […] » Weiterlesen

SkolaFund Gives Underprivileged Students Access to Higher Education Financing

Malaysian startup SkolaFund is what we would call a startup with a cause. Essentially, SkolaFund is a crowdfunding platform where deserving undergrads can share about their achievements and backgrounds and have the crowd support their scholarships. The purpose of SkolaFund, according to co-founders Syakir Hashim and Syamil Tengku, is to […] » Weiterlesen

DeBuNe: A Decentralized Business Network Powered by the Blockchain

DeBuNe, or DEcentralized BUsiness NEtwork, is a decentralized peer-to-peer ecosystem of small and skilled businesses – referred as Business Units – that provides small companies and freelancers the relevant tools to collaborate, market, offer and monetize their expertise or products „more efficiently and effectively than any other market-based service.“ » Weiterlesen

CreditSeva Provides Tools to Users to Improve Their Credit Scores

Indian startup CreditSeva provides online consumer credit analytics and management tools that aim to help users manage and improve their credit profiles. Not only should CreditSeva help users improve their credit scores, the startup also seeks to provide financial literacy education. » Weiterlesen