Funding

Eyeing IPO in 2021, Instarem Raises US$20 M in Series C Round

InstaReM, a digital cross-border payments company headquartered in Singapore, secured a first close of more than US$ 20 million led by new investors MDI Ventures (the VC arm of Indonesia’s Telkom), and Beacon Venture Capital (the VC arm of Thailand’s

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Top Funded Fintechs in Asia By Country

With the existence of such a huge region with huge swaths of unbanked and uninsured populations, investors are waking up to the potential that Asia has in fintech. According to Bain & Company, 2017 saw a sharp spike of recorded

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Majority of South East Asian Investors Prioritise Fintech Investments Next Year

There’s almost no better time to be a tech startup in South East Asia with VC and PE investment soaring to record levels. According to Bain & Company, 2017 saw a sharp spike of recorded venture capital deals which quadrupled

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Investors Seeking to Invest $US12 B in ASEAN Startups at Singapore Fintech Festival

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that 380 participating investors who enrolled for the Singapore FinTech Festival’s deal-making platform, MATCH. Investors have indicated intentions to invest up to a total of US$6.2 billion in ASEAN enterprises next year, and

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Hoolah Cinches 7-Figure Seed Fund For 0% Interest Payment Installments

Hoolah announces that it has completed a 7-figure fundraising round, led by AccelerAsia Ventures and Aletra Capital Partners and joined by the likes of iGlobe Partners. This is to allow hoolah to scale their technology and hire a bigger commercial

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Top 14 Funded Fintech Startups In The Philippines

Fintech startups have been popping up in the Philippines these past few years and many of them have attracted angel investors, venture capital firms, including people in the private debt space, seeing potential in their platforms meant to boost financial

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8 Fintech Investors and VCs in Singapore For Your Startup Funding

Singapore is striving a become a top fintech destination aided by a supportive government, an active fintech community, and a large pool of investors looking to back promising ventures. Singapore fintech startups raised a record of US$229.1 million in 2017,

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Ant Financial Makes up 83.3% of 2018’s Total Fintech Funding in Asia So Far

In 2017, a grand total of US$38.1B had been poured into the fintech industry according to KPMG Pulse of Fintech report and of their 2017 figures, KPMG noted that both insurtech and blockchain saw record-setting levels of venture capitalist (VC) investment,

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Fintech Investments Soar To Record-Breaking US$57B and 2018 Ain’t Over Yet

The fintech industry has achieved a new milestone recently. According to the KPMG Pulse of Fintech report, Global fintech investment roared ahead at a record pace in the first half of 2018, with US$57.9B invested across 875 deals. This value is

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Temasek Singapore Ramps Up Fintech Investments

Singapore state investor Temasek is betting big on fintech. Nearly half of the company’s new investments of S$29 billion made during the financial year ended March 31, 2018, went into technology, life sciences, agribusiness, consumer and non-bank financial services. Temasek

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