Studies

Accenture Fintech APAC Study: Fintech Investment to Quadruple in 2015

Fintech investment in Asia-Pacific has been on the rise. In the first nine months of 2015, there had been 122 deals totalling a record of US$3.4 billion injected in the sector, according to a new report from Accenture. Entitled ‘Fintech

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Mobile Phone Continues to Be Vietnam’s No. 1 Device for Internet Use

Mobile use in Vietnam has significantly increased Internet penetration and growth in e-commerce, a new report says. According to Moore Coorporation’s latest ‘Vietnam Digital Landscape 2015’ report, Vietnam is experiencing meaningful growth in Internet penetration, all thanks to mobile phones.

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PwC Report: Cryptocurrency Can ‘Open the Door for Revolutionary Possibilities’

Cryptocurrency will still face many challenges but is here to say, according to ‘Big Four’ advisory firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). In a recent whitepaper, the firm claims that the technology “has the potential to open the door for revolutionary possibilities.” Entitled

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SMEs’ Limited Access to Financing is an Untapped Opportunity for Banks

In the ASEAN region, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) still have limited access to financing. Despite their critical economic role in countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Singapore, the segment represents a major untapped opportunity for banks

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