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.
Bitcoin fraud ‘too commonplace’ say experts07/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
There has been a marked increase in bitcoin-based scams by fraudsters in the last few months that have been deemed inevitable as the cryptocurrency gains prominence.
Cyberdefence the latest security vocation07/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Singaporean defence minister Ng Eng Hen has announced that a new cyber defence organisation would be established to protect the Singapore Armed Forces from potential cyber threats.
Japan’s fintech revenue to hit US$743 million by 202107/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Recent regulatory changes in the financial services sector in Japan have made it easier for fintechs, with the industry set to experience significant growth over the next five years.
Credit Suisse looks for Asian fintech foothold06/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Credit Suisse has announced a partnership with Singapore-based fintech, Mesitis, to help build its digital offerings in the Asian region.
First regulated P2P fintech approved in Dubai06/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Fintech business Beehive has become Dubai’s first peer-to-peer lending platform to be authorised and regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority.
Citibank Singapore launches cloud procurement platform06/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Citibank Singapore and Visa have announced a partnership with Renepay for a B2B automated e-procurement platform.
Australia home to most profitable fintechs of 201601/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Analysis from KPMG showed that investment in Australia’s emerging fintech start-ups had increased in 2016, despite a global side of 47.2 per cent.
Kiwi businesses fall short on risk management practices01/03/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Auckland-based Delta Insurance has called out New Zealand technology businesses on risk management procedure and warned that the nation would slip from the world stage without proper mitigation strategies.
Link Group to partner with Stone & Chalk28/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Share registry, shareholder management, analytics, and fund administration services provider Link Group has announced a partnership with not-for-profit Sydney-based fintech hub, Stone & Chalk.
First Indian fintech hub to launch this year28/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
A new fintech hub has been announced for the coastal Indian city of Visakhapatnam which would see companies including Visa set up shop in a to-be-constructed ‘Fintech Tower’.
Movers and Shakers | February 201728/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
February saw a number of high-profile appointments across fintech and financial services, with noteworthy additions to ANZ, Legg Mason, and Standard Chartered Bank.
Australian fintech to target 'unbanked' Filipinos28/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Perth fintech start-up, Peppermint Innovation, has appointed Philippines-based Metro Gas Sales as an agent to deliver technology solutions to unbanked Filipinos as its doorway to the Asian market.
How Asia ranked against world’s most valuable tech brands28/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
London-based consultancy firm, Brand Finance, has released a global ranking report on the world’s most valuable technology brands, which included two Chinese fintechs in top ten positions.