Old fashioned systems blocking digital risk mitigation15/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Financial services companies had increased their focus on Cybersecurity and service development, but could not implement what they needed to, due to the rigidity of their current technology.
Simply Wall St to open in New Zealand14/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Retail stock investment platform Simply Wall St has launched into the New Zealand and Canadian markets after a successful 2016.
Australia-Singapore alliance to build innovation hub14/03/2017 Shahida Sweeney Government
The Australian government has launched a Landing Pad in Singapore to help start-ups, research institutions, multinationals, and ICT players promote innovation, research and development (R&D).
Feds prepare councils for digital future14/03/2017 Shahida Sweeney Government
The Commonwealth government has moved to help local councils prepare for a digital future, while investing in smart cities projects, with the first launch in Brisbane.
Japan and Singapore to launch fintech cooperation framework14/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Financial Services Agency of Japan have this week announced a cooperation framework to increase fintech links between Singapore and Japan.
Standard Chartered Bank appoints Mohanty as CFO14/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Standard Chartered Bank has announced the appointment of a new chief financial officer to work specifically across its retail banking sector.
Thai techs to champion new biometric offerings14/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The national e-payments system and increased proliferation of fintech across Thailand would see biometric identification systems come to greater prominence, according to i-Sprint Innovations.
Reserve Bank of India to focus on financial literacy13/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
India’s central bank, The Reserve Bank of India, has published a booklet on basic financial literacy concepts for the general public to encourage better banking and savings practices.
Startupbootcamp welcomes 12 new fintechs13/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
A total of 12 new fintechs from across Asia would join the Startupbootcamp accelerator program in Singapore, which would launch in April.
MAS and ADGM partner for cross-border fintech promotion13/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Abu Dhabi Global Market to foster fintech development between their respective nations.
ANZ appoints new exec for digital transformation08/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
ANZ has appointed former Bain & Company specialist, Kathryn van der Merwe, to the position of group executive, talent and culture to assist with its digital transformation strategy.
NZ Techweek initiative offers $10,000 to digital entrepreneurs08/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Launch pad Digmyidea would open applications for its Māori Innovation Challenge, established to help grow Māori involvement in developing New Zealand’s digital economy.
Consumer choice key to open data08/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Reforms based on consumer choice would make it more straightforward for customers to access data, said participants at a Fintech Australia / Fintech Victoria / Victorian government event.
Australia in strong global blockchain position08/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Australia has been touted as a potential world leader in the blockchain space and is in a solid position to take advantage of utilising it, according to Standards Australia.