New Economy: Meet Old
After eight long years of easy money policies, normalcy is returning to financial markets, bringing a dose of reality to tech startups. By refocusing away from valuations, capital raising and expansion and returning to business basics, startups able to marry the old and new economies are best-poised for success  
Fintech: Collaborate rather than compete, says VC
Fintech has been hailed as the next frontier in the financial services industry and rightfully so as it has the potential to shake up incumbent businesses. But fintech isn’t just about disruption to FSIs, according to a venture capitalist.
The Fintech 100 – China dominates, Singapore enters the list
Fintech Innovators, a collaboration between fintech investment firm, H2 Ventures and KPMG Fintech, on Oct 24 announced its list of the world’s leading fintech innovators, the 2016 Fintech 100.
UangTeman secures seven-figure Pre-Series A
PT Digital Alpha Indonesia secures Pre-Series A funding round from a large South-East Asian banking group.
With US$1.5mil, Jojonomic ramps up for SEA expansion
Mobile reimbursement platform Jojonomic raises US$1.5 million Series A round led by Maloekoe Ventures, with participation from Golden Gate Ventures, Fenox Venture Capital, and East Ventures.  
SEA's fintech ecosystem has a long way to go
Fintech is the catalyst for transformation in the financial sector Banks and regulators have much to do to improve the state of fintech in SEA  
MC Payment Raises S$6mil in Series B Round
MC Payment, a financial technology and business solutions provider based in Singapore, has raised S$6 million (US$4.5 million) in a Series B round.
Malaysians don’t just compare, they want to buy financial products online: Report
Get ready for the next level: A joint report by Google and fintech startup Jirnexu has found that consumers are moving from merely comparing financial products online towards actually buying financial products online.
PayPal launches Innovation Lab in Singapore, first outside the US
US payments giant PayPal has launched an innovation lab in Singapore that will collaborate with government agencies, SMEs, startups and academia.
Creating financial change
Juris Technology went through some tough times in pioneering a market, but is now ready to become the best credit management software provider in the world, says CEO See Wai Hun.
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