Tag "Fintech"

The 7 Hottest Fintech Startups and Solutions in Vietnam

Vietnam is a very Internet-connected country, and with the increasing penetration of smartphones there is a wealth of opportunity for online businesses, digital agencies and application developers. Like other late-adopters of Internet technology, Vietnam has benefited from the cheap hardware

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Industry Stakeholders Team Up To Boost Malaysia’s Fintech Sector

A new association has been formed earlier this month in Malaysia to represent the fintech scene and push the country into becoming a leading hub. This followed a set of initiatives that have been launched in Malaysia in recent months

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India’s Fintech Sector Poised to Take Off

India’s fintech scene is quickly transitioning into a dynamic ecosystem for startups to grow as the government and regulators are aggressively supporting the ambition of the Indian economy to become a cashless digital economy and emerge as a strong fintech contestant.

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Regtech Poised to Thrive; Requires New Regulatory Framework

Regulation compliance is time consuming and expensive for both financial institutions and regulators. According to policy analysis firm Federal Financial Analytics, the six largest banks in the US spent as much as US$70 billion on compliance in 2013. That’s twice

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Playbasis And Gamification in Financial Services

Playbasis builds mobile-first engagement solutions aimed at enabling businesses to attract, connect and retain customers through gamification. The company delivers a cloud-based technology platform which makes it easy for businesses to launch modern applications that are fun, engaging and rewarding

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Top 50 Fintechs in China

KPMG has released a new report naming the top 50 fintech ventures in China, which include Ant Financial, Baidu Finance, Dianrong.com, WeBank and Zhongan Insurance. The report, titled 2016 China Leading Fintech 50, aims at promoting the industry’s growth by highlighting

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A Profile of Smartphone Users in the Philippines

Smartphones have changed the way Filipinos communicate. There’s no doubt that communication technologies are making Filipinos more social, making sure they stay connected with their circle. In fact, the Philippines has been called the text-messaging capital of the world. With

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Banking On Social Networks Is Real And It’s Coming; Chat Banking

Social media have changed the way we socialize, interact, consume, and will soon change the way we bank and manage our finances. Admit it, Facebook is the first app you open when you wake up in the morning or while

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China, A Frontrunner In The Fintech Race

China’s open and supportive regulatory environment, highly developed Internet and e-commerce sector, and growing demand for alternative finance solutions, have allowed the country’s fintech industry to flourish in the last few years. Today, China stands as a frontrunner in Internet finance. By the

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