INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENTS at sff
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The following announcements took place on stage during SFF 2022
Ant Group Launches Alipay+ D-storeTM Solution at Singapore FinTech Festival 2022
Ant Group today officially launched its Alipay+ D-storeTM at the Singapore FinTech Festival 2022. Alipay+ D-storeTM is a business digitalization solution designed to support the service industry, especially brick-and-mortar businesses to digitalize their operations to boost efficiency and productivity.
Airwallex enables merchants to accept Buy Now Pay Later payment option through partnership with Atome
Leading global fintech platform Airwallex today announced a Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) functionality in partnership with Atome, Asia’s leading BNPL brand. Announced at this year’s Singapore Fintech Festival, the collaboration…
CFTE - “Being digital-resilient” CFTE releases the SHIME Skills framework for Fintech and financial services
CFTE has announced the release of its SHIME skills framework, the first industry tool to evaluate the skills required in Fintech. With the aim of assisting individuals, companies and governments in becoming digital-resilient by skilling…
Chqbook partners with NSDL Payments Bank to launch a Zero-balance Digital Current Account for small business owners
Chqbook, India’s first neobank for small business owners, announced the launch of a first of its kind digital current account, today at Singapore Fintech Festival. Small business owners like kiranas, chemists and others…
DS Legends Pte Ltd wants to attract more visitors to Singapore with Celebrity.sg (NFTS WITH PERKS)
DS Legends Pte Ltd (DSL) is launching Celebrity.sg in SINGAPORE FINTECH FESTIVAL 2022 to connect fans with their favourite celebrities. Anyone who purchases these NFTs can own the NFTs of their celebrity and at the same…
Kampd, the platform dedicated to professional communities launched at Singapore Fintech Festival as its Knowledge Partner
Kampd, a Singapore-headquartered company aimed at empowering professionals in the knowledge economy through communities and content was formally unveiled today at Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) 2022.
Mobilewalla Launches LendBetter, Improving Financial Inclusion in Emerging Markets LendBetter is an Innovative Solution Helping Fintechs Maximize Loan Approval at Lower Default Risk
Mobilewalla, a global leader in consumer intelligence solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of its newest offering for digital lenders, LendBetter, at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2022.
Offsetted - Climate tech company Offsetted launches ESG compliance solution for the financial and real sectors at the Singapore Fintech Festival
Climate tech software company Offsetted today launched an Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) compliance solution – Offsetted Finance, to help the financial industry and real sector reduce their environmental…
Okcoin Achieves SOC 2 Compliance Attested by Grant Thornton
Okcoin, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing cryptocurrency platforms, today announced that it received a System Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 report by major accounting firm, Grant Thornton, following a year-long audit.
Pantas Launches a Climate Due Diligence Solution for Financial Institutions and Institutional Investors
Malaysian-based climate tech startup Pantas Software debuts a Climate Due Diligence Solution during Singapore Fintech Festival for financial institutions and
institutional investors to manage climate investment risks.
Proxtera launches Emerging Markets Currency Exchange (EMCX- Beta) - enhancing digital access to foreign exchange options for select ASEAN & African currencies
Proxtera, and foundation FinTech partners WorldFirst, Liquid Group, Thunes and Wise have launched the beta version of a multi-currency exchange platform, at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2022, starting with the Ghanian Cedi and the Philippine Peso against the Singapore and US dollar.
Rapyd Launches Multi-Currency Treasury Solution in Singapore to Simplify Cross-border Funds Management for International Businesses
Rapyd, the leading fintech platform for global payments, payouts and business everywhere, has announced the launch of a multi-currency Treasury Solution, which is the first of its kind for the Asia-Pacific market.
Standard Chartered launches Payouts-as-a-Service solution to enable next generation digital commerce
Standard Chartered announced on the first day of Singapore Fintech Festival the launch of Payouts-as-a-Service (PaaS), a bank-grade fintech solution that allows digital businesses to seamlessly manage one-to-many payments…
UOB and Personetics launch AI-driven automated savings feature on its TMRW mobile banking app – the first of its kind in Southeast Asia
UOB and Personetics, today at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2022, announced the launch of Auto-Save, an AI (artificial intelligence) driven automated and self-adjustable savings feature on the TMRW mobile banking app in…
Worldpay from FIS to Enable USDC Settlement on Polygon PoS Chain
Worldpay from FIS will enable USDC settlement for clients on the Polygon Proof-of-Stake (PoS) chain, as part of a broader strategy that sees it become the first global merchant acquirer and Fortune 250 company to become a Polygon validator.
ALL OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS
2C2P - Southeast Asia's US$300 Billion Digital Economy Creates Vast Growth Opportunities for Businesses, but also Risks
Alta - Southeast Asia’s largest marketplace for alternative assets acquires Hg Exchange
Artius Global expands with unified regulatory disclosures in Shareholding Disclosure, Transaction Monitoring & ESG
Artius Global today announced the expansion of its solution offerings. With Shareholding Disclosure as a flagship solution, Artius Global is fast expanding from a company with a proven point-solution to a unified platform of…
Arya.ai launches ‘AryaXAI’ an ML observability platform for enterprises to implement acceptable AI governance for mission critical use cases!
Arya.ai, the ‘AI’ cloud for Banks, Insurers and Financial Services institutions, launched a new offering: AryaXAI (xai.arya.ai), an ML observability platform that brings transparency and auditability to high-risk or sensitive AI solutions.
Bahrain attracts US$72.7 million worth of investment in financial services
Bizemag International Healthcare Awards 2023
Bizemag Media is proud to announce on the occasion of Singapore Fintech Festival 2022 about “The Bizemag International Healthcare Awards 2023” that will bring together a multinational gathering of professionals who…
brixie - Digital assets management platform brixie embarks on $3M - $5M seed round
International digital asset-management platform brixie is aiming to raise $3 million to $5 million in its upcoming seed fundraising round after successfully raising $500,000 in pre-seed capital earlier this year.
Blockpour Extends DeFi Coverage with BNB Chain Integration
Cake DeFi Launches Enterprise-Grade DeFi Solution for Institutions
Cake DeFi, the leading, fastest-growing Singapore-based fintech firm providing easy access to Decentralised Finance (DeFi), has announced the launch of its B2B vertical, Cake DeFi Enterprise at the Singapore FinTech Festival.
China Trust Banking Corporation (CTBC) Signs a Contract with Exist for their Digital Banking Modernization
Exciting changes await China Trust Banking Corporation (CTBC) clients as they partner with Exist Software Labs, Inc., a renowned IT Solutions Provider in the Philippines. Through this partnership, they can…
Cloudwall launches digital asset risk platform to help institutional investors navigate intense market disruption
Today marks the first public debut of Serenity, a risk management platform for institutional digital finance investors created by risk technology provider Cloudwall. Singapore Fintech Festival will be the first public demo…
CFTE - “80% of central banks work on CBDCs” - CFTE announces the world’s first Central Bank Digital Currencies Programme
Announced by the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE), the Central Bank Digital Currencies Programme led by Dr. Oriol Caudevilla, will be released amid an ever-increasing numbers of CBDCs projects…
CFTE launches Digital Transformation programme with Chris Skinner
Released by the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE), the Digital Transformation Programme led by Chris Skinner, will be released amid continuous digital transformation in the industry. The live…
CFTE launches Programa de Fintech amid LATAM $6 Billion Fintech growth
Released by the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE), the Fintech 360 Online Course in Spanish is curated with leaders from the Digital Finance scene, and has been released due to the high demand in Fintech…
Decentro raises $4.5M series A round to grow its fintech-as-a-service platform
YCombinator-backed Decentro, a banking & payments API infrastructure company, announced raising $4.5 Million in its Series A funding round from marquee global investors from Singapore, US and Europe.
DigiCal - Asia's First Cloud Native Digital Bank Service Launch by DigiCal and Techurate at Singapore FinTech Festival
DigiCal, Singapore and Techurate, UAE are launching Asia’s first cloud native digital banking service for Tier 2 / Tier 3 banks, digital banks, virtual banks, NBFCs, MFIs and Cooperative banks.
EzyRemit is now officially expanding to more than 30 countries
EzyRemit specialises in remittance services via an innovative platform that allows users to transfer money contactless and safely with a good exchange rate. Going through almost 2 years of operating…
Fintech News Network: The First Media Company in Asia Going for a 4-day Workweek
Fintech News Network (FNN), who runs dedicated Fintech News Hubs, has become one of the first media outlets to implement a four-day workweek. The move comes as the company looks to improve work-life balance…
FinTech Alliance Philippines and CYFIRMA sign strategic partnership at Singapore FinTech Festival 2022 to help digital financial firms strengthen cybersecurity
CYFIRMA, the industry’s first external threat landscape management platform company, and FinTech Alliance Philippines, the country’s leading and largest digital trade organization, today announced a partnership to…
Finoverse - Hong Kong-Based Finoverse (previously FINNOVASIA) announces pivot to web3 and expansion in North America and Middle East
Fireblocks Launches Digital Asset Payments Engine with FIS Joining as New Network Member
Eswatini partners with Giesecke+Devrient to explore Central Bank Digital Currency
The Central Bank of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) will partner with international technology group Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) to research and explore the development of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)…
GIG-A poised to launch Japan’s first real neobank; raises 1,9M EUR in pre-seed round
GIG-A and UI Bank are globally announcing the signing of the API-usage contract between two companies at Singapore Fintech Festival on November 2, 2022. This partnership allows GIG-A to launch its services in Japan as…
Google Cloud Establishes Point Carbon Zero Program Advisory Board, Aims to Unlock Funding and Growth Opportunities for Climate Fintech Firms and Startups
HashKey Capital Singapore Secures In-Principle Approval for the Capital Markets Services License from the Monetary Authority of Singapore
HashKey Capital Singapore Secures In-Principle Approval for the Capital Markets Services License from the Monetary Authority of Singapore
I Know First - The AI Wealthtech company I Know First is launching new AI-based predictive solutions for the capital markets in the Southeast Asia region
The AI Wealthtech company I Know First is launching new AI-based predictive solutions for the capital markets in the Southeast Asia region. The Israeli company operates in the international market with financial…
iLex, Asia’s first corporate loans platform achieves US$10 billion of assets listed
Know Your Customer announces localised product updates to drive clients’ international growth at Singapore Fintech Festival 2022
Mastercard to Expand Farm Pass Program Across APAC with Commitment to Digitally Connect 15 Million People in Remote Communities
Moneythor launches digital engagement tool for wealth management
Moneythor, a leading solution provider of personalised customer experiences for banks and embedded financial services firms, announced today at the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) the launch of a wealth & portfolio…
METACO - UnionBank goes live on METACO Harmonize to launch Cryptocurrency Services
New Green Financing for SMEs Certificate by SME Financial Empowerment Programme
Passerelles Numériques - Tram Anh Nguyen, CFTE’s Co-Founder, Joined The Board Of Passerelles Numériques
PN is proud to announce that Tram Anh Nguyen (picture, on the right) has joined its board and PN will be present at this year’s FinTech Festival in Singapore, along with CFTE. CFTE is a global platform for education in Fintech and…
Paywong - Introducing Paywong, a hassle free, non-custodial payment gateway - pioneering a new standard in crypto payments
Proxtera and DBG partnering together to operationalise the Ghana Integrated Financial Ecosystem (GIFE)
Paxos Secures Major Payments Institution License from Monetary Authority of Singapore
Paxos, the leading regulated blockchain infrastructure platform, announced today at the Singapore Fintech Festival that Paxos Global Pte Ltd has received a license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to offer digital payment token services under the Payment Services Act 2019.
Protos Labs Joins the Pacific Insurance Berhad to Protect Consumers Against Fraud and Cyberbullying
Protos Labs Sdn Bhd, a threat-based cyber risk management company, has joined forces with The Pacific Insurance Berhad (TPIB) to provide full-service support for TPIB’s newly launched PACIFIC Personal Cyber Insurance (PPCI).
Remediator.net – Launches at the Singapore Fintech Festival
SUNRATE sets up global headquarters in Singapore, offers global payment and treasury management in one platform
As announced at Singapore FinTech Festival 2022, fintech company SUNRATE, the global payment and treasury management platform launched its global headquarters in Singapore in a bid to expand further into Southeast Asia.
Spark Systems is Now on ESGpedia
Terraformation Launches World’s First Biodiversity-Focused, Carbon-Funded Forest Accelerator To Create More Global Land Restoration Projects
The Paypers - The Enablers of Open Banking, Open Finance, and Open Data Report 2022
Weavr expands to Singapore, bringing embedded finance to the region's businesses
Weavr, a London-headquartered technology provider that empowers businesses with plug-and-play embedded finance solutions, sets up in Singapore as part of its mission to make embedded financial services available to…
Wise obtains Capital Markets Services licence from Monetary Authority of Singapore
Women’s World Banking Announces 2023 Fintech Innovation Challenge Semifinalists
At the Singapore FinTech Festival today, Women’s World Banking announced the 10 semifinalists for the 2023 Fintech Innovation Challenge, a global competition to highlight and advance…
Xtracap Fintech India launches India’s first financial wellness tool for micro, small and medium size businesses (MSMEs) – 360” degree Financial Health Check (FHC)
Xtracap Fintech India Pvt Ltd, announce the launch of the first it’s kind of financial wellness tool for the MSMEs in India at the Singapore Fintech Festival. As the world’s FinTech’s gather in under the aegis of SFF 2022 at Singapore to…