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Fintech in Thailand: Central Bank Governor Boosting the Use of Electronic Payments to Bolster Competitiveness

Fintech in Thailand: The Bank of Thailand (BOT) is looking to boost the use of electronic and e-payment as the governor believes that these methods will be crucial to the competitiveness of the Thai economy since they will reduce transaction

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Payoneer Allows Global Companies to Make Cross-Border Payments Quickly, Securely and at Reduced Cost

Payoneer brings in one place a number of payment options and allows online marketplaces and global companies to transfer fund and pay service providers located in various parts of the world in a faster manner, at lower fees and with

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Asia Pacific to Become the Largest E-Commerce Market in the World

Asia Pacific’s e-commerce industry has been “explosive,” generating over US$567 billion in total transactions in 2014 with China contributing US$440 billion, surpassing the US with US$140 billion. In the next five years, the region will most likely set the agenda

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Infographic: the State of Fintech in Vietnam as of January 2016

Vietnam’s nascent fintech sector has a prosperous future lying ahead. While the ecosystem is still relatively small with about 30 players, the sector is one of the hottest investment trends for startups in the country. In August 2015, OnOnPay, a

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Infographic: Fintech Singapore Ecosystem as of January 2016

Singapore, which started as an independent, separate country in 1965, quickly grew from being a tiny underdeveloped country to becoming one of the 20th century’s most successful development story. How did that happen? Well, firstly, because the city-state knew how

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Sesame Credit: Data-Driven Credit Scoring

Launched in June 2015, Sesame Credit under Ant Financial Services Group is an Alibaba affiliate well-known for Alipay, Yu’e Bao and Zhao Cai Bao. It is also the first-of-its-kind credit scoring service in China. Sesame Credit leverages a sea of

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20 Upcoming Fintech and Digital Banking Events in Singapore and Southeast Asia

Tired of crawling the Internet to find the hottest fintech events in your region? Need not worry. Today we’ve compiled a list of the 20 most important upcoming fintech and digital banking events and conferences in Singapore and Southeast Asia,

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500 Startups Dives Deeper Into Fintech with Financial Tech-Exclusive Batch

500 Startups, a renowned venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator based in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, is diving deeper into fintech announcing a batch exclusively dedicated to financial technology startups set to start on January 19, 2016, according

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Fintech Finals 2016 Heads To Hong Kong / The Semi-Final Winners

On January 25 and 26, the 2016 Fintech Finals conference and pitch competition will be held in Hong Kong featuring 40 Fintech Finals finalists who will exhibit. 24 chosen startups will have the opportunity to demo and pitch their product

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An Introduction To Fintech

Fintech, an abbreviation for financial technology, is most certainly one of the hottest new trends in the digital age. Why? Well, because it comes with the promise of radically changing the way we live and conduct business. These fintech firms

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