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Move over, London and Berlin, Singapore’s fintech ecosystem is surging ahead

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Guest post by Banking Technology, the media partner of Seamless Asia 2017 There are several studies at the moment analysing and ranking a number of the fintech ecosystems, but at the end of the day, I believe it is a matter of personal opinion. Some start-ups and skills will thrive within one ecosystem, whereas they may struggle in another. In my …

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30 Asian leaders shaping the future of commerce

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Asian commerce is an incredibly exciting space to be working in right now. From the millions of people going online for the first time each year via mobile devices, to the growth of the aspirational middle class, the pie is without doubt getting bigger. At the same time there remain key challenges in place that all merchants, and the ecosystems …

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Omise launches Links to make paying and payments more accessible

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Guest post by Omise // Omise, Southeast Asia’s leader in online payment processing and risk management, today announced the immediate availability of a new feature, Links which gives businesses engaging in social commerce a more convenient way to request and accept online payments. With Links, Omise further strengthens its mission to help merchants unlock new growth opportunities. It’s now becoming …

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Infographic: 5 reasons you shouldn’t ignore the Philippines

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The Filipino market is undergoing a radical period of growth. A rapidly growing middle class and an explosion in access to digital services is ensuring that it becomes an increasingly juicy prospect for international businesses looking for Southeast Asian expansion. We see the Filipino future as increasingly bright, and in order to demonstrate the scale of the opportunity we have …

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Infographic: 5 reasons why Indonesia is ripe for international investment

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We are extremely excited about the opportunities on offer in the Indonesian market for international payments, e-commerce and retail solution providers. With this in mind we have put together this handy infographic featuring some key statistics that should help you make the case for looking at the Indonesian market closely for your next international expansion. Has this infographic piqued your …

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Top 10 considerations for choosing the right secure issuance solution

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You’ve decided that you need to create new ID badges for your employees, staff and visitors. You know that you’d like to be able to have these “smart cards” enable access to your building and your network – or perhaps even other systems like transit or cashless vending – but where do you start? What are your options for printing …

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How to Turbo Charge Mobile Financial Services in the Philippines

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With the majority of the population unbanked or under-served, there’s certainly room for improvement in the current mainstream financial system in the Philippines. As Lawrence Summer, president emeritus at Harvard University, explained earlier this year, it’s not just in the Philippines – worldwide mainstream finance “has not succeeded and is succeeding less well than it once did in its basic function of …

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Characteristics of an efficient reconciliation solution

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Effective account reconciliation is extremely important in today’s competitive financial landscape. The reconciliation process ensures that the data available in the bank’s system is valid and accurate. Reconciliation of banking transactions also helps in identifying bank errors and detecting frauds. Banks also perform reconciliation activities to ensure the relevant fees and charges are tracked for the applicable transactions. Characteristics of …

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8 French companies have confirmed their places at Cards & Payments Asia

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Business France will be hosting 8 French companies, ADVANCED TRACK & TRACE, ELYCTIS, FAMOCO, ID3 TECHNOLOGIES, SECURE-IC, STARCHIP, SMARTWARE, THINK & GO at the France Pavilion during the Asia’s largest and most established expo for the smart cards and innovative payments communities. The France pavilion will be showcasing innovative mobile payment solutions, RFID/NFC technologies, identification and authentication and card manufacturing. …

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FAST – A Platform for Payments Innovation

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FAST has helped transform Singapore payments and is now one of the world’s most advanced payments services! In March 2014, Singapore implemented Fast And Secure Transfers (FAST). The aim of the project was to modernize the Singapore payments system and to facilitate immediate payments between participating banks. Following continued growth in customer numbers and transfer volumes, payment limits have been …