Tag "Fintech"

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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Singapore’s 30 Most Influential Fintech Experts and Social Media Gurus

Singapore is definitely the spot to keep an eye on when it comes to fintech in Asia. With one of the world’s most supportive governments in this regard, Singapore and its vibrant fintech ecosystem is growing fast and steadily. Fintechnews

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Hong Kong’s Fintech Industry: Opportunities, Challenges and Success Stories

In the race to become Asia’s fintech hub, Singapore and Hong Kong are undeniably the two most well placed to claim the title. Singapore and Hong Kong, two of the Four Asian Tigers, are global financial centers which rely on

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Fintech and Blockchain Struggle to Take Off in Vietnam

Next week, BlockFin Asia in collaboration with Viet Youth Entrepreneurs, will bring together regulators, bankers, investors and fintech experts to discuss the future of finance. The event, which will occur in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) on June 15 and

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