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.
Israeli start-up to get funding from Taiwan’s SCSB24/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Taiwan’s Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank (SCSB) would invest several million into Jerusalem-based start-up OurCrowd which would then expand its operating platform to Taipei.
Call to embrace benefits of cloud enablement22/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The benefits of cloud technology as an enabler for the utilisation of various innovative offerings in the financial technology space could see it put as the forefront of necessary business strategy overhauls.
ING Direct to launch Apple Pay offering22/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Australian bank with the most digitally-active customers, ING Direct, has this week announced the launch of payments platform Apple Pay for its orange everyday customers.
Major associations to launch alternative finance study21/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
A consortium of financial and fintech associations across the Asia- Pacific would contribute to a University of Cambridge / Monash University / Tsinghua University study on digital and alternative finance.
IAG to launch Singapore insurtech hub21/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Insurance Australia Group has announced that it will launch an insurtech innovation hub in Singapore to draw on the country’s global networks and entrepreneurial citizens.
PayPal to launch fintech scholarship with SMU21/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Online payments system giant PayPal has this week announced its intention to partner with Singapore Management University to provide a fintech scholarship worth SD$180,000.
South Korean tech start-ups blocked by red tape20/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Strict regulation has continued to discourage new attempts for mobile or online fintech start-ups in South Korea, which could slide from its spot as a leading innovator.
India launches third phase of national technology initiatives20/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Indian economy would need to protect itself inwardly from Cybersecurity threats and focus on transitioning financial systems into a progressive, cashless marketplace.