Google to provide initiatives for Android developers28/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Google has partnered with India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and launched new digital initiatives through Android services.
Singapore and France sign fintech cooperation deal28/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has today announced a cooperation agreement with the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution and the Autorité des Marchés Financiers to enhance fintech relations with France.
DBS appoints group head of digital bank28/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
DBS group head of digital bank, Olivier Crespin, would leave his role of seven years and has been replaced internally.
Conflicting KPIs threaten customer-first initiatives: Google27/03/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
Insurers must align KPIs (key performance indicators) and eliminate competing interests between departments if customer-centricity initiatives are to succeed, said Cameron Haynes, Senior Industry Analyst at Google.
Real-time payments will lead fintech in 2017: KPMG27/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Real-time payment options were expected to drive a significant portion of the growth in fintech activity in Asia over the next few years, according to analysis from KPMG.
Regulatory partnerships crucial to growth of Asian fintech27/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Collaboration around regulation in the form of industry partnerships was instrumental to the success of the Asian fintech ecosystem, according to KPMG.
Insurers already reaping benefits of machine learning: Google24/03/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
Machine learning is set to usher in the 'next evolution of the internet' say industry insiders. Cameron Haynes, Senior Industry Analyst at Google, reveals that next-generation ‘smart machines’ are already bearing fruit for insurers.
CBA to fully digitise, consolidate TPD claims process24/03/2017 Patrick Buncsi News
CBA is developing an integrated and fully digitised platform for TPD (total and permanent disability) and income protection insurance claims handling, confirmed Neil Whiteing, Executive General Manager for CBA’s Wealth Management division, and featured keynote at the FST Future of Insurance conference.
Vietnamese start-ups see 46% rise in investment24/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The fintech sector in Vietnam raised a total of $129 million in 2016 with a spike in start-up deals last year, valued at $205 million, according to a Topica Founder Institute Report.
H2 Ventures accelerator welcomes a fourth cohort22/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
H2 Ventures this week announced the accelerator would invest in its fourth cohort of start-ups for the country’s sole accelerator program.
Yes Bank partners with Payjo for AI offering22/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Yes Bank has this week announced a collaborative partnership with Silicon Valley-based artificial intelligence platform, Payjo, for the development of the ‘YES Pay Bot’.
Citi hits 1 million biometrics banking clients21/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
One million Citibank customers in the Asia-Pacific are active users of the bank’s voice biometrics authentication offering.
Regtech could boost compliance21/03/2017 Malavika Santhebennur News
Regulatory and technological developments could aid in better detecting and responding to misconduct, according to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
Bangkok Bank partners with Nest to launch fintech start-up program21/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Bangkok Bank has announced the launch of its 12-week fintech start-up program which was aimed at solidifying Thailand’s commitment to adopting new technologies.