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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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The Fintech Startup Map from Singapore, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, China and More

Today we introduce to you the Fintech Startup Map of countries in Asia. The Fintech startup maps were gathered from Startupwatch, StartupAlliance and our own creation.   Fintech Startup Map SINGAPORE Fintech Startup Map INDONESIA Fintech Startup Map VIETNAM Fintech

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DBS Report: Fintech, A Challenge And An Opportunity For Banks

Fintech investment more than doubled in 2015 and the sector currently counts 19 unicorns; players that are in a position to challenge banks. Despite the apparent threat, fintechs also bring the opportunity for small and medium-sized banks to partner with

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New Fintech Report Highlights Indonesia’s Untapped Digital Finance Opportunity

With a population of over 255 million people – among which 60% are digital native – and growing mobile phone and Internet penetration rates, Indonesia has been perceived as an untapped market opportunity, according to a new report by Fintechnews.

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6 Fintech Startups From Hanoi, Vietnam to Watch

Although still nascent, Vietnam’s fintech sector is growing steadily. A report released in May by Global Information, highlighted the sector’s huge potential in Vietnam. Startups that are leveraging technology, digital platforms and peer-to-peer business models are creating competitive pressures on

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6 Fintech Startups From Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam to Watch

With a little over 30 players, Vietnam’s fintech startup scene is still quite small and yet, industry experts and observers are confident of the sector’s tremendous potential given the country’s massive Millennial population and high Internet and mobile phone penetration

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