Tag "Fintech"

Vietnam Welcomes New Fintech Bachelor Program

On September 26, 2018, the National Economics University in Hanoi officially held a launch ceremony for the new International Bachelor Program in Financial Technology. Attending the event were Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat, principal of the school, Assoc. Prof. Jenho

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PH Fintech Firm Voyager Gets $175m Investment From KKR, Tencent

Global investment firm KKR, and China-based internet services provider Tencent Holdings Ltd separately acquired a substantial minority stake worth $175 million in Philippine-based fintech company Voyager Innovations, marking the largest investment to date in a Philippine technology company. The latest

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Meet The 6 Cryptocurrency Exchanges In Philippines Registered With BSP

It’s been a year now since Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas (BSP) issued the guidelines for cryptocurrency exchanges in the Philippines, and from then on, 6 companies have been registered with the regulator. While cryptocurrency enthusiasts may rejoice that the regulator

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Top 14 Funded Fintech Startups In The Philippines

Fintech startups have been popping up in the Philippines these past few years and many of them have attracted angel investors, venture capital firms, including people in the private debt space, seeing potential in their platforms meant to boost financial

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Ant Financial Makes up 83.3% of 2018’s Total Fintech Funding in Asia So Far

In 2017, a grand total of US$38.1B had been poured into the fintech industry according to KPMG Pulse of Fintech report and of their 2017 figures, KPMG noted that both insurtech and blockchain saw record-setting levels of venture capitalist (VC) investment,

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Prudential’s PRU Fintegrate 2018 Taps Scale-Ups For Deeper Innovation

Prudential Singapore’s second edition of its digital innovation programme, the PRU Fintegrate Partnership (PRU Fintegrate) is this year inviting scale-ups from all over the world to join its innovation fray. The insurance provider is aiming to build synergistic partnerships with

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Happy Birthday Singapore, The Fintech Nation

On August 9, 2018, Singapore will be celebrating its 53rd National Day, which every year commemorates Singapore’s independence from Malaysia with an exuberant parade, an address by the Prime Minister of Singapore, and fireworks celebrations. This is a great occasion

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FinTech Plays a Crucial Role in Singapore’s Economy; Be Part of it

Despite being small countries, both Switzerland and Singapore are renowned for a high degree of innovation. In 2018, Switzerland has been ranked number one by the Global Innovation Index for the eighth year in a row while Singapore is the

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‘Crypto Valley of Asia’ To Rise In The Philippines, Secures $100M Investment

A new development estate dubbed Crypto Valley of Asia (CVA) is set to rise in the Philippines designed to push further economic growth in the northern part of the country’s major island of Luzon. Private property developer Northern Star Gaming

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11 New Fintech Books for Summer 2018

Technology and digital platforms are transforming business models and changing ground rules, virtually revamping the banking and financial services industry. To keep up with the rapidly evolving fintech world, here are ten new release books on fintech, digital finance, cryptocurrency and

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