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The Philippines Sees Rising Startup Ecosystem: Study

The Philippines’ startup ecosystem is growing rapidly with more and more young professionals starting their own ventures. According to a study by QBO Innovation Hub and PwC Philippines, there are now more than 300 startups in the country, most of

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Why is Indonesia’s Payments Landscape So Fragmented?

Indonesia is slowly moving away from its dependency on cash as startups, banks, and telcos alike are all introducing new types of card-based and mobile money. Some of them are forcing consumers into their ecosystems. For example, the country made

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CoAssets Reports Half-Year Results With 471% Increase In Revenue

CoAssets, a crowdfunding platform and Fintech lender specialising in facilitating funding for businesses,  reported its financial and operating results for the half year ended 31 December 2017, together with an update on the Group’s growth and capital strategy to the

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Hot Fintechs in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong 2017

Here is a summary of our Hot Fintech articles from 2017 for South East Asia and Hong Kong. We will update this list soon. Stay tuned. Singapore CashShield Established in 2007, CashShield is a transaction fraud detection service that leverages on big

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The Most Significant Event Of March 2018. Don’t Miss Out On Datarius Cryptobank ITO

Only a week is left until one of the major events of Spring 2018. On March 5 at 12:12 UTC Datarius, the first social p2p cryptobank, launches its Main ITO Round. The project has already experienced more than a year of

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Blockchain for Finance Conference Returns to Singapore

FinTech Network announces that the Blockchain for Finance Conference, Asia Pacific will be returning to Singapore on June 20-21 with the most innovative organisations sharing DLT developments from across APAC including: Singapore: MAS will share their vision for DLT with

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ICO in Philippines Gaining Ground in Fintech Regulation

Developments about fintech regulations in the Philippines seem to be working to the advantage of fintech companies who do ICOs. Unlike in China where ICOs were banned in the country’s capital markets last year, the conduct of ICO in the

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 8)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week:   Follow the Fintech Philippines Facebook or Twitter channel to stay updated. Here we go: Top 10 Digital Trends Impacting Philippines in 2018 and Beyond IDC Philippines announced its

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Korean Ad Agency 500V2 and Community Platform Cards form Partnership

500v2 is an Ad Agency in South Korea that specializes in syndicates & alliances and organizez the Startup Festival 2017 has formed a partnership with a South Korean Internet company called Cards Cards Corp. is the developer of the andCards app, a community platform built upon

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OCBC Bank Singapore to Launch Siri Voice-Powered Conversational Banking

“Hey Siri, what’s my bank balance?” OCBC Bank says it is the first bank in Singapore to enable its customers to do their day-to-day banking and make cashless payments using just their voices. OCBC Bank’s retail banking customers are now

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