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Ping An Aims to Bring In China’s Fintech Expertise to Indonesia

Ping An, the world’s largest insurer by value,  has announced the launch of it’s fintech arm OneConnect in Indonesia. The fintech arm will be offering a suite of services ranging from Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Biometrics and other tech that were

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10 of the Top Funded Fintech Startups in Thailand

Thailand has certainly evolved into an interesting landscape for fintech as of late, thanks to a big push by the government in developing its fintech industry as part of the country’s broader Smart Cities and Thailand 4.0 initiative. The goal is

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Experian Expands Innovation Lab to Tackle Financial Inclusion

Experian, a consumer financial data service provider is currently expanding its Experian X Labs, an innovation lab looking into becoming an Asia Pacific incubator and collaboration center. The goal is partly to address the gaps in financial inclusion well-known amongst

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10 of The Top Funded Fintechs in Singapore

Depending on whether you count Grab (and that can be a contentious argument), Singapore has yet to produce a homegrown unicorn operating in fintech: but all signs point to one emerging in the future. Singapore only has Hong Kong as

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10 Top Funded Fintech Companies in Indonesia

Indonesia’s fintech is probably one of the fastest growing tech sectors recently, thanks to  the proliferation of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending. According to the Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK), transactions through P2P lending totaled US$951 million (Rp 13.8 trillion) in the

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Digital Debit Group Releases Retail-Grade QR App Powered by PayPal

Ready to use upon download, without card swipers or terminal hardware, the Digital Debit app make its way to a ready marketplace. Newly-released in the Apple App Store, merchants and freelancers can now accept in-person payments for services rendered from

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Singapore Life Diversifies into Payments Through the Acquisition of Canvas

Singapore Life, known for its insurtech business seem to be throwing their hat into prepaid payments card space with their recent acquisition of Canvas, from local payments platform Yolopay. This news comes fresh after Singapore Life’s two funding rounds just last

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Personal Finance Site DollarsAndSense Acquires Local Startup FundMyLife

Popular personal finance website DollarsAndSense announced the acquisition of local financial planning startup fundMyLife. With the acquisition of fundMyLife, DollarsAndSense will add to its growing media business a financial planning platform for consumers. The move will also give the company

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Fintech Job Moves and the Hottest Open Positions in Singapore and HK

Fintech in Asia-Pacific is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 72.5% from 2015 to reach US$72 billion in 2020, according to a Frost & Sullivan report. But insights from Michael Page indicate that there is

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WorldFirst Exiting the USA Market for Ant Financial Deal

WorldFirst is a foreign exchange company renowned for offering some of the best rates and features in the industry. Its headquarters is located in the UK, however recently its American branch gained prominence because it was used by a great

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