Posts Tagged ‘Singapore’
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 […]
IBM Blockchain Singapore

IBM Targets Singapore For New Blockchain Effort

by JP Buntinxon July 12, 2016
Technology giant IBM has been quite keen on the blockchain for quite some time now. Raising awareness of this technology and spurring new developments are two of their primary objectives. One of their new plans revolves around establishing an IBM center for Blockchain Innovation in Singapore. In doing so, they will work together with the […]

Fintechist_Singapore Fintech Hub Regulatory Sandbox

Regulatory Sandbox Can Make Singapore Biggest Fintech Hub in Asia

by JP Buntinxon June 6, 2016
Regulation and FinTech are an odd couple, as policymakers have to work a fine line between too strict and too loose guidelines. The Monetary Authority of Singapore proposes a regulatory sandbox for startups and pilot programs in the Fintech industry. Regulation can be a positive thing for financial technology, assuming the guidelines leave breathing room […]