Cambodia

Cambodia Sees Growing Mobile Payment Industry

While cash remains the undisputed king in Cambodia, the growth of digital transactions and mobile payments is providing tremendous opportunities for fintech ventures and solutions to serve the unbanked and transform the country’s financial landscape. High mobile phone usage and

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Grab launches in Cambodia with Ministry of Public Works and Transport

Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading on-demand transportation platform, has launched in Phnom Penh today and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport of Cambodia (MPWT) to support the Kingdom’s infrastructure development. Grab provides safe

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Cambodia Fintech Startup Report, Fintech Startup Map and Infographic

With some 25+ startups, Cambodia’s fintech startup landscape remains modest but is nevertheless growing steadily, according to a new report. Unsurprisingly, payment and remittance is the most crowded space with 16 startups. These include Wing, a mobile banking services provider

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Fintech Cambodia at Inspire Asean ’17 in Phnom Penh

We were in Phnom Penh to attend Inspire Asean 2017. This is the 2nd edition featuring leaders and start-ups in the fintech space around the region and of course, Cambodia. Here are some highlights of the event. We went there

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Cambodia’s Fintech Industry Set to Thrive

Cambodia’s fintech ecosystem is more nascent than other markets in Southeast Asia and lagging behind the likes of Thailand and the Philippines. Yet, this landscape is quickly changing as engaged institutional partners are set to add to the pace of

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The History of Money in Cambodia and The Potential of Bitcoin

Cambodia’s monetary history can be traced back to the ancient Khmer times. According to Michael Trané, a specialist in Khmer culture and civilization and former under-secretary at the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, “a lot of evidence has been

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BIMA Leverages Mobile Tech to Bring Insurance Products to Developing Countries

With over 20 million customers and operations in 14 countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America, BIMA is a leading insurtech company that uses mobile technology to deliver affordable insurance and health services, and fuel financial inclusion in developing countries.

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Cambodia Fintech: Leveraging Technology to Bank to Unbanked

With only 27% of Southeast Asia’s 600 million population having bank accounts, the region represents an untapped opportunity for fintech companies, in Cambodia these ventures that are leveraging technology to provide more efficient and cheaper banking and financial services. In

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