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5 Recent Fintech Startup Fundings in Southeast Asia

In 2016, deals to venture-backed Southeast Asian fintech startups rose 29% from 55 in 2015 to 71 in 2016. Meanwhile, dollars fell 12% from US$177 million in 2015 to US$158 billion in 2016 as deal growth was largely driven by

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Blockchain to Bring Financial Inclusion, Provide Low-Cost Financial Services

Blockchain technology has the potential to bring financial inclusion to the world’s 2 billion unbanked by providing low-cost banking and financial services, reducing risk and enhancing financial innovation. Blockchain technology refers to a protocol that allows peer-to-peer transfer of assets

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The Philippines is Now Connected to Stellar

Today, you can send money to anyone in the Philippines over the Stellar network–for “free”. In your favorite Stellar wallet you can create a payment to [any phone number in the Philippines]*coins.asia with the amount of Filipino pesos you want

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Top 24 Fintech Startups by Forbes Philippines

Forbes Philippines has published a list of the country’s leading fintech startups in the magazine’s October 2016 issue. The list includes 24 fintech startups in the country. The magazine also noted that the footprint of fintech startups is rapidly expanding in

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3 Crypto Companies in The Philippines You Should Know

The Philippines is notoriously known for its expensive and inefficient banking systems and services. The financial services offered by the nation’s leading banks and financial institutions are extremely difficult to obtain, especially for average employees or workers with mediocre salaries.

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12 Philippine Fintech Startups to Keep an Eye on

The Philippines has one of the highest population growth in Southeast Asia and remains a strong economic performer in the region, despite slow global growth. That shouldn’t last too long, though, as HSBC predicts that in 2050, the Philippines should

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Top 10 Southeast Asian Blockchain, Bitcoin Startups

The bitcoin craze has gone well beyond the US and Europe. In Africa, startups such as BitPesa are revolutionizing the remittance market, enabling cheap and fast money transfers. In South America, bitcoin firm BitINKA announced in June its plans to

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