12 Nov '17, 10pm

Singapore embraces fintech to stay ahead

Singapore embraces fintech to stay ahead

LET it be known that Singapore knows how to get things done. In just about two years, the city-state has proven to be a force to be reckoned with in this fintech space. The country now boasts of about 400 fintechs, including unicorn firm TransferWise, and welcomed more than 20 global financial institutions setting up their innovation labs to test out new ideas. Singapore is also hosting the world's largest fintech festival for the second time this week, building on the mindshare that the city-state has gained in recent times, said Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in an interview with The Business Times. Singapore's move into fintech came as MAS noted that technology and innovation were increasingly going to be the source of growth in creating jobs and value. Several technological trends had also converged and were interacting with ...

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