22 Apr, 2018

Discussion on Islamic Fintech

22 Apr, 2018

While interest in the global fintech landscape has expanded at pace in recent years, propelled by the ubiquity of smartphones, sharia-compliant fintech has lagged behind, as potential investors remain cautious. Yet those involved in the sector believe it offers strong opportunities and that steps being taken to develop fintech...

Read more
10 Apr, 2018

Imagine if Gencos has near real-time access to consumer data

10 Apr, 2018

Singapore PRESSURE is mounting in the Singapore power generation sector. Mired in massive overcapacity for the past few years, all generation companies (gencos) but one have slipped into the red. And if the situation persists, there is a possibility a genco could go bust, some warn. “Overcapacity and non-performing...

Read more
05 Feb, 2018

Smart Metering: Enabling Awareness

05 Feb, 2018

Imagine, if you could pay for the energy you actually use, and not based on a rough guesstimate. Imagine, if you could save on utility payments, by having precise usage data. Today’s utility service providers rely heavily on manual processes and historical data, to make rough guesses about our...

Read more
03 Dec, 2017

Optimising energy through technology!

03 Dec, 2017

Tripledot Technologies (TDT) is delighted to be selected as part of Shell’s #IdeaRefinery corporate accelerator program which aims to scale energy-related startups into successful businesses. The 20-week accelerator program is in partnership with NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneur arm of National University of Singapore (NUS) and business consultancy company, ImpacTech....

Read more
28 Sep, 2017

Payments Gateway UmojaPay Tapping into India’s Unbanked Population

28 Sep, 2017

Think financial sector startup, and an easy assumption to make would be that the entity might call Mumbai, the capital of India or Bengaluru, the center of India’s high-tech industry its base. However, for Manan Dixit, this was the very hurdle he wanted to cross when a trip home...

Read more
21 Aug, 2017

Ant Financial Business Introduction

21 Aug, 2017

“Small is beautiful, small is powerful”  – Jack Ma Ant Financial manages one of the world’s largest payment applications – Alipay. It powers Alibaba’s e-commerce platforms. AGLA members learning intently about Ant Financial’s business Alipay – created in 2004 by a Taobao engineer whom had no financial services experience, Alipay...

Read more
28 Jul, 2017

Using eCommerce to power rural India – the Taobao model

28 Jul, 2017

Taobao, often known as ‘China’s eBay’, is the largest online marketplace where Chinese users and merchants can sell and buy  products. According to Alibaba who owns Taobao, the rates of eCommerce in rural China have been on the rise, with 70,000 village sellers using the site to retail their...

Read more