Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Blockchain/Bitcoin in Vietnam – A short Overview

As a country where cash is still the king of currency, the current state of implementation of Blockchain technology solutions in Vietnam is still very new. A few Vietnam fintech startups have been working on providing basic infrastructure layers in

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MAS Proposes a “Regulatory Sandbox” for FinTech Experiments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today released a consultation paper on proposed guidelines for a “regulatory sandbox” that will enable financial institutions (FIs) as well as non-financial players to experiment with financial technology (FinTech) solutions. The FinTech landscape is

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12 Philippine Fintech Startups to Keep an Eye on

The Philippines has one of the highest population growth in Southeast Asia and remains a strong economic performer in the region, despite slow global growth. That shouldn’t last too long, though, as HSBC predicts that in 2050, the Philippines should

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Fintech Vietnam Startup Report Update Explores Vietnams Massive Fintech Opportunities

With a population of over 90 million people, mostly composed of Millennials who are increasingly plugged in, Vietnam’s Internet economy has got great potential, and yet, fintech still remains a relatively untapped opportunity. In an updated Fintech Vietnam Startup report, Fintech

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Bambu Launches Market Leading B2B Robo Advisor in Asia

Bambu launches market leading B2B Robo Advisor. Revenue positive within two months from incorporation; secures market leading partners. Asia’s premier B2B Robo Advisor Bambu gains 1st revenue contract Bambu announced that it has secured it’s first revenue contract within two months from it’s

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New Google, Temasek Report Explores Southeast Asia’s Massive E-Commerce Opportunity

Southeast Asia (SEA) is the world’s fastest growing Internet region and is expected to grow to more than US$200 billion by 2025, a trend mostly driven by the growth of first-hand e-commerce market, online media and online travel, according to

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Timo Interview: We Have Just Launched the Coolest Bank in Vietnam

In an exclusive Interview with the CEO of Vietnams first Digital Bank Timo,  Claude Spiese is telling Fintechnews about their business model, the scalability and about some future plans. He explains why his mobile only bank is targeting 50 Millions Vietnamese and claims

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Leonteq Opens New Innovation Lab Teqlabs in Singapore

Leonteq  the FinTech provider for investment and pension solutions, announces the launch of its Teqlabs innovation lab facility in Singapore’s Central Business District at Asia Square. The innovation lab will foster its FinTech research and development for the benefit of the financial

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Digital Bank Timo Targeting Vietnam’s Millennials, The “Simple” for Vietnam

Vietnam’s first digital bank Timo – which stands for “time is money” – has on-boarded 4,000 customers since launching earlier this year, highlighting the appetite of Vietnam’s millennial generation for all things mobile. Their story reminds of successful US digital only banks such

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China: ApplePay Struggles to Take Off Amid Fierce Competition / Launch in Singapore

The mobile payments industry is expected to become a US$142 billion market by 2019, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers, a trend that has led to the emergence of a great number of mobile payments systems. Apple Pay, which launched in the US

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