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7 Fintech Startups from Vietnam to Watch out for in 2019

With a little over 70 fintech companies raising only US$3 million in 2017, Vietnam’s fintech ecosystem remains relatively small and still in its early stage when compared to other ASEAN markets such as Singapore or Indonesia. Yet, the Vietnamese fintech

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Mobile Payments in Vietnam: End of 2018 News Roundup

Cashless payments are booming in Vietnam, more than doubling in value over the first three quarters of 2018. In particular, transactions over mobile apps and digital wallets rose by an impressive 126% and 161%, respectively, according to Department of Payments

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Vietnam Messaging App Zalo: A Super App which might be bought by Facebook in 2020

Following on the lead of other “super apps,” Zalo has been integrating new functions into its app, including a payment platform called Zalo Pay, which was introduced last year. Launched in 2012, Zalo is Vietnam’s premier chatting platform, with more

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GrabPay Inks Thailand Partnership with Kasikorn Bank — Cements Presence in All 6 ASEAN Countries

Grab is ramping up its fintech ambitions, the company announced today that they have secured a strategic partnership with Kasikorn Bank, a major banking group in Thailand. In this partnership both parties will jointly introduce a co-branded mobile wallet dubbed

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Grab And Moca Announce Strategic Partnership To Promote Cashless Payment On Grab Platform And In Vietnam

Grab, one of the most frequently used O2O mobile platforms in Southeast Asia, and MOCA Technology and Service Joint Stock Company (Moca), a leading digital payments service in Vietnam, today announced a strategic partnership to promote cashless payment on Grab

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Digital Payments: Cash Still King in Vietnam

Despite Vietnam’s high smartphone and mobile Internet penetration rates, consumer adoption of fintech solutions remains low with cash-payment habit being hard to change. “Vietnamese, including the unbanked, have already used their mobile for many activities in their everyday life, but

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8 “Top” Mobile Payment Providers in Vietnam

Mobile Payment in Vietnam: Boosted by the rising of Internet and smartphone penetrations, online commerce and m-commerce are expanding their reach in Vietnam. According the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, m-commerce, led by social

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