Top Fintech Vietnam News from November 2017by Fintechnews Singapore December 11, 2017
Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with the November 2017 newsletter with all you need to know about Fintech in Vietnam.
Interesting news this month, Uber-Momo Deal. new Digital Banks coming to Vietnam, Mobile payment is heating up and State Bank of Vietnam is supporting the first Fintech Challenge Vietnam.
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Fintech Vietnam Startup of the Month
MoMo is an e-wallet and mobile payments app. MoMo enables users to pay online and make peer-to-peer transfers in just a few seconds. (Read more)
TOP Fintech Vietnam News
MPOS Việt Nam Technology Joint Stock Company and Malaysia’s payment service provider GHL Systems Berhad on Tuesday signed a strategic co-operation agreement on electronic payments. (Read more)
Alipay đang thông qua một công ty tư vấn để mua cổ phần của một fintech đình đám về lĩnh vực thanh toán Việt Nam (fintech payment). Một khi đã hiện diện thành công, chiến lược tiếp theo của Alipay có lẽ là các gói khuyến mãi “sập sàn” để nhanh chóng thu hút người dùng, tương tự Uber, Grab. (Read more)
CIMB Group Holdings Bhd. is making a push into digital banking in Southeast Asia, starting with Vietnam, as Malaysia’s second-biggest bank by assets seeks to expand in the region without swelling costs. (Read more)
Can Van Luc, a banking expert from BIDV, said current conditions are all favorable for mobile payments to develop: the retail market and e-commerce are thriving, while bank cards and smartphones are more popular. (Read more)
A World Bank survey found that in Vietnam 65% of adults send, receive money outside the formal system or pay tuition fees, cash receipts. (Read more)
Chương trình FCV do NHNN tổ chức với sự hỗ trợ của Chương trình Sáng kiến Kinh doanh Mê Kông (Mekong Business Initiative MBI), dự án do Chính phủ Australia và Ngân hàng Phát triển Châu Á (ADB) tài trợ. (Read more)
do Cơ quan Tiền tệ Singapore (Monetary Authority of Singapore, viết tắt là MAS) phối hợp với Hiệp hội Các ngân hàng Singapore (ABS) và SingEx Holdings tổ chức. (Read more)
The Việt Nam Prosperity Bank (VPBank) and Việt Nam Mobile Telecom Services Corporation (MobiFone) announced a strategic co-operation in developing mobile financial products. (Read more)
Fintech Vietnam Jobs of the Month
- Ant Financial Site Reliability Engineer, helloPay, Ho Chi Minh
- Fin-tech Product Owner, True Money, Hanoi
- Senior Product Manager, RedCloud Technologies, Vietnam
Top Fintech South East Asia News
Geopolitical pressures to out-compete the Americans have driven China to exert its influence in South East Asia. (Read more)
ICOs are becoming all the rage these days, with startups from around the globe adopting it as a method of fundraising. (Read more)
The financial services industry in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region has seen an increase in fintech adoption fueled by the rapid adoption of technology, supportive regulatory regimes and the large population of financially underserved individuals and businesses, according to a report. (Read more)
MatchMove Pay (MMP) announced today, the formalization of its partnership in an official agreement with PT Kresna Graha Investama Tbk (KREN) and PT M Cash Integrasi Tbk (MCAS) in Indonesia. (Read more)