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The National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing has chosen EBANQ online banking software for its innovative FinTech Lab! The Lab was established for the students to explore and participate in FinTech related activities in a non-commercial environment. EBANQ will be used for educational purposes to understand how such platforms work not only on the user, but also on the admin side.

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ANALYSTS expect a stronger appetite from corporate and tech bigwigs in acquiring fintech startups in the months ahead, especially as fintechs tight on cash have a viable product to add to these larger entities’ existing offers. Prof Carter citied, for instance, Hong Kong-based financial institution AMTD’s acquisition of Singaporean insurtech firm PolicyPal, announced in March. With that, AMTD secured PolicyPal’s digital insurance broker licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

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The School of Computing at the National University of Singapore (NUS Computing) and Ripple, a provider of leading enterprise solutions for global payments, today announced the launch of the NUS FinTech Lab, established with the objective to fuel the growth of Singapore’s FinTech sector.

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NUS, Ripple set up Singapore fintech lab to groom talent

SINGAPORE – The National University of Singapore’s School of Computing (NUS Computing) has teamed up with blockchain-powered global payments firm Ripple to help grow Singapore’s financial technology (fintech) sector. They unveiled a fintech lab on Wednesday (Nov 6), which will bring together academia and industry to develop talent in the sector.

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NUS joins Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative

The National University of Singapore (NUS), the oldest higher education institution in the city-state and among the best in the world, announced recently that it has joined the University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI), an international programme founded by Ripple.

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DPM Heng Swee Keat announces Asia Digital Finance house at School of Computing

The transformative power of innovation and technology can overcome pressing challenges and create new value and possibilities. Singapore’s development story over the last five decades is testament to this. As a small island state with no natural resources, innovation and technology have enabled us to overcome our constraints to become a livable city, with a competitive economy and a progressive society.

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Making the grade

AS SINGAPORE guns for its place as a top fintech hub in the world, there have been steps taken by education and training institutions here to boost the talent pool in this burgeoning field.

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Fintech start-ups grab podium finish

Two Singapore-based start-ups, and one from Thailand, were named the winners of the inaugural Global FinTech Hackcelerator yesterday. The trio triumphed over some 650 competitors from 50 countries who had submitted proposals to the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

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