UK fintech firm Revolut hires new Singapore executives as it ramps up regional growth

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - UK-based payments fintech firm Revolut has appointed Mr James Shanahan - previously the chief operating officer (COO) of insurtech company Singapore Life - as its Singapore chief executive officer to lead the growth of its Asia business. The firm has also hired former Credit Suisse managing director Rayson Tan as its new chief compliance officer, chief risk officer and head of legal in Singapore. Ms Pam Chuang, previously the vice-president of sales and partnerships at fintech firm GoBear, has also joined Revolut as its new hea...
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Singapore FinTech Association, Razer offer fintech firms up to $2.1m financing amid Covid-19

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - The Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and Razer Fintech have agreed to provide fintech companies in Singapore bridge financing, equity or equity-linked instruments ranging from US$100,000 to US$1.5 million (S$143,000 to S$2.1 million), they said in a joint release on Thursday (April 23). The final sum depends on the fintech company's stage of growth and business requirements. Financial assistance is one of several measures the partners are rolling out to address key issues faced by local fintech players due to the Covid-19 ...
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