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Foreign Firms, Investors Eye Thai Fintech Opportunity

Foreign fintech companies and investors are looking at the Thai market as many plan to ride on Thailand’s startup boom and growing digital economy. Indonesia’s Kejora Ventures, one of the region’s most active private venture capital firms, expanded to Thailand

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Fintegration by OCBC Bank: Artificial Intelligence Solutions with 2 Fintechs to Fight Money Laundering

OCBC Bank has piloted two Fintech solutions to enhance its competency in fighting money laundering and terrorism financing. The two Fintech companies involved – BlackSwan Technologies and Silent Eight – were part of the second Fintech Accelerator Programme run by

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 35)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Blockchain technology can make better governments, plus thoughts on financial inclusion from SCI CEO  John Bailon of Satoshi Citadel Industries (SCI)

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PolicyPal becomes the First Start-Up to Graduate from the Mas Fintech Regulatory Sandbox

Singapore-based startup PolicyPal today announced its graduation from the MAS FinTech Regulatory Sandbox and will commence operations as a registered direct insurance broker and exempt financial adviser under its subsidiary BaoXianBaoBao Pte Ltd from 1st September 2017. PolicyPal is the

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Australia Fintech Industry, Startups Gain Global Recognition

Australia’s fintech sector has come a long way. In just a few years, the nation has seen its fintech industry mushroom and emerge as a globally recognized hub. Fintech is hot topic in Australia. A report by Startup Muster suggests

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10 Indian Fintech Startups To Keep An Eye On

The fintech ecosystem in India has evolved significantly since its emergence. Fueled by initiatives from the government to boost innovation in financial services, the sector is expected to further grow in the years to come, according to a new report

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OCBC Bank makes PayNow even more seamless by enabling account-to-account QR code transfers

By innovatively marrying QR codes with PayNow’s infrastructure, OCBC Bank has delivered a new level of convenience to funds transfers. PayNow did away with the need to know bank account numbers and “adding payees” when making funds transfers. The OCBC

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The Promise of Fintech in Vietnam. A Culture of Cash

In 2002, according to Plastic Money, there were only nine foreign-operated ATMs (ANZ, HSBC, and Citibank) in the entire country with 79 locally-operated ATMs (all State-owned banks) and slightly more than 5,000 point-of-sale (POS) terminals across Vietnam. Between 2011-2015, the State

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Fintech in Vietnam Update and new Infographic 2017

Vietnam’s fintech ecosystem is on the rise fueled by a surge in foreign investor interest and a desire from the government to boost fintech development. The launch of the SBV Steering Committee on Fintech in March hinted at the government’s

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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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