Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos & Brother Mark Give a First-of-Its-Kind Interview About Growing Up and Secrets to Success

In this first-of-its-kind conversation, the Bezos brothers discuss their early influences, habits for success, and predictions for the future. Through family stories, two brothers explain the value of resourcefulness, self-reliance, and persistence in building a successful business. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his brother Mark give a rare interview about...

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Nomura Organizes Demo Day in India for 'Voyager' Startups

Mumbai, November 15, 2017 — Nomura, Asia’s global investment bank, today hosted a demo day for startups chosen as part of the ‘Voyager - Nomura FinTech Partnership’ program in India. The program was launched earlier this year with the aim to build innovative solutions for Capital Markets and Investment Banking...

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Marketplace Expansion: The Secrets to Success

Global expansion isn’t always easy – just ask Target. To help kick off its expansion efforts into Canada, the retail giant took over the leases to 220 Zellers locations in 2011. About four years later, Target made a hasty retreat from the Great White North, shuttering its Canadian business almost...

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Singapore FinTech Journey 2.0

Ravi Menon’s Remarks at Singapore FinTech Festival Singapore Expo – November 14, 2017 Ladies and gentlemen, good morning and welcome to the second edition of the Singapore FinTech Festival: •  This is the largest gathering of the global FinTech community anywhere in the world. •  We have more than 25,000 participants...

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Enabling Technologies

Active.Ai Announces $8.25M Series A Funding at Singapore FinTech Festival Led by Vertex Ventures

Singapore & Bangalore, India – Nov 13, 2017 – Active.Ai, a Singapore-headquartered FinTech platform with an innovation lab in Bengaluru that delivers conversational banking through artificial intelligence (AI), announced a US $8.25 million Series A financing led by Vertex Ventures, Creditease Holdings, and Dream Incubator. Existing investors Kalaari and IDG...

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The Mother of All Regulators

The utility for m-transactions will have to manage identity and provide relevant hooks for the movement of sensitive data amongst providers in the trusted ecosystem in real time and on a per-transaction basis. Effectively, one of the outcomes of such a utility will be the definition of a fair and...

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