Tag "Southeast Asia"

Top Charts and Tables from UOB State of Fintech in ASEAN Report

The financial services industry in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region has seen an increase in fintech adoption fueled by the rapid adoption of technology, supportive regulatory regimes and the large population of financially underserved individuals and businesses,

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6 undiscovered Fintech Startups in Southeast Asia VCs Should Keep an Eye on

Southeast Asia is the world’s fastest-growing region in terms of Internet users. The region’s Internet economy is expected to be worth US$200 billion by 2025 with the biggest portion going toward e-commerce. Investors are also excited about fintech, which promises

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Brunei Joins Fintech Race

Brunei is the latest country in Southeast Asia to join the fintech race. Like most of its neighbors, the Southeast Asian nation is looking to develop its fintech sector, leveraging its highly-skilled workforce and expertise in Islamic finance. The launch

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9 Upcoming Digital Finance and Fintech Events in Singapore

Singapore is the undeniable fintech leader in Southeast Asia, supported by the government and fueled by favorable regulations, a strong startup culture and ecosystem, as well as the large pool of investors keen to support the burgeoning fintech startup scene.

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Foreign Firms, Investors Eye Thai Fintech Opportunity

Foreign fintech companies and investors are looking at the Thai market as many plan to ride on Thailand’s startup boom and growing digital economy. Indonesia’s Kejora Ventures, one of the region’s most active private venture capital firms, expanded to Thailand

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Bangkok Bank InnoHub Program: Fintech Thailand 4.0

Bangkok Bank InnoHub, a 12-week acceleration program by Bangkok Bank and Bualuang Ventures powered by Hong Kong-based venture capital firm and accelerator Nest, aims to facilitate collaborations between startups and commercial banks in Southeast Asia. The program, launched earlier this

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Fintech In The Philippines: What The Banks Are Doing? Fintech companies, which are playing an increasingly important role in the Philippines’

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Interview: Texcent to Launch Digital Payments Platform Paycent in Singapore and the Philippines in Coming Weeks

Texcent, a Singapore-headquartered fintech startup, is looking to launch its digital payment platform, Paycent, this August in Singapore and the Philippines. The company aims to become the global leader for mobile and cashless transactions with a platform that promises a

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The Role Of Digital Finance In Financial Inclusion In Southeast Asia

Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) recently concluded study on digital finance in the region found that addressing digital finance in the countries focused on could boost their gross domestic product (GDP) greatly. The study, named “Accelerating Financial Inclusion in Sout-east Asia

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Alternative Credit Scoring Providers In Southeast Asia You Have To Know

Globally, almost 50% of adults have no access to banking-type services of any description. The lack of access to basic financial services has created major barriers for people to overcome poverty by making it almost impossible for individuals and businesses

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