Top Fintech Vietnam News from January 2018by Fintechnews Singapore February 6, 2018
Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with the 2nd edition of 2018, with all you need to know about Fintech in Vietnam.
Amidst the cryptocurrency buzz, we place a special focus on the new P2P Lending players in Vietnam. Can they hold themselves against a new foreign entrant? (See: Moneybank.vn) Be sure to also check out the jobs on offer if you’re dying to enter the Fintech industry.
TOP Fintech Vietnam News
Minh Thảo muốn tạo ra hệ sinh thái các ứng dụng sử dụng camera làm công cụ cơ bản để phục vụ mục đích kinh doanh của từng tổ chức và thành phần kinh tế trong xã hội. (Read more)
With 30 million smartphone users and a 52% Internet penetration rate, the Vietnamese market is believed by many to be fertile ground for fintech solutions and digital finance. (Read more)
A new company called Lendbiz was recently set up in Hanoi. The company offers a peer-to-peer lending platform targeted at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Vietnam. (Read more)
ingapore based consumer finance group Silkway Ventures has expanded its operations to Southeast Asian region by opening a subsidiary in Vietnam. (Read more)
Với những đề án như thanh toán không dùng tiền mặt, thúc đẩy và phát triển tài chính toàn diện hay yêu cầu nâng tỷ trọng thu nhập dịch vụ theo Đề án 1058 cũng sẽ giúp các ngân hàng đa dạng hóa nguồn thu và gia tăng tỷ trọng thu từ dịch vụ, từ đó giúp lợi nhuận có thể tăng bền vững. (Read more)
Với tiềm năng lớn, startup Fintech Việt (lĩnh vực kinh doanh tài chính trên nền tảng công nghệ) trong thời gian gần đây đã thu hút nhiều nhà đầu tư nước ngoài với lượng vốn lớn. (Read more)
When considering the most interesting regions with respect to cryptocurrency, Asia should rank high on any list. From China’s ICO ban to South Korea’s pullback to Hong Kong’s embrace, the continent exhibits a variety of approaches to it. (Read more)
The State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) is drafting the National Financial Inclusion Strategies (NFIS) to increase the ratio of people and firms with access to formal financial services. (Read more)
Fintech Vietnam Jobs of the Month
- Business Development Manager, Finsify Hub, Ho Chi Minh City
- Nhân Viên Phát Triển Đối Tác, Công Ty CP 1PAY, Hanoi
- Ant Financial Java Software Developer Vietnam, Alibaba Group, Ho Chi Minh City
Top Fintech South East Asia News
The Central Bank of Indonesia (BI) caused a brief panic when it sent out a press release on Indonesia’s bitcoin ban earlier this month, reminding the Indonesian public to not buy and sell Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. (Read more)
In a joint-statement issued by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today, the regulators stated that Initial Coin Offering (ICO) schemes may fall under the jurisdiction of the regulators. (Read more)
tryb Group, a financial technology platform, announced a US$30 million investment by Makara Innovation Fund a US$717 million private equity fund that invests in IP driven small- to mid- companies with the aim of scaling, internationalizing and creating enterprise value. (Read more)
7 mobile wallets, acquirers and payment networks, including Diners Club, EZi Wallet, EZ-Link, Liquid Pay, Mastercard, UnionPay International and Wirecard, have formed a consortium to enable interoperable QR payments in Singapore for consumers and merchants. (Read more)
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