AppCoins — Revolutionizing the App Economy

AppCoins — Revolutionizing the App Economy

Cryptocurrencies and their underlying blockchain technology have given rise to the concept of decentralized applications. These decentralized applications, for all practical purposes, serve a range of functions, some of which are already being catered to by conventional internet applications, but with lots of additional benefits. The decentralized applications, popularly referred to as Dapps, make use […]

Sandbox not necessarily for all - Regulator panel

Sandbox not necessarily for all – Regulator panel

With FinTechs taking the financial services industry by storm, the last year or so has seen regulators scramble to set up regulatory sandboxes to balance the innovation onslaught with prudent risk management and consumer protection. But not every market will need such an arena for startups, said panellists at the recent Singapore FinTech Festival. Mr […]

Staying ahead of the tech race

Staying ahead of the tech race

Regulators from Japan, Sweden and Singapore came together at the Singapore FinTech Festival to talk about what they’ve learned in the journey of change and technological advancement – both in financial regulation and in the wider social setting. Much like the financial institutions themselves, regulators collect, analyse and study large amounts of data. With algorithms […]

A vision for digital transformation

A vision for digital transformation

Employees need to think cross-functionally and move beyond silos in order to execute digital transformation within their organisations, said panellists discussing the definition of digital leadership at the Singapore Fintech Festival. Everybody needs to think across verticals to solve the problem of digital transformation, said Ms Adrienne Harris, Chief Development Officer of States Title Inc, […]