Tag "Southeast Asia"

Top 11 Reasons Why Fintech StartUps in South East Asia Fail

You have an incredible fintech balance marketable strategy. You gather your group and make your start-up. Here are ten regular missteps you ought to keep away from on the off chance that you need to have an opportunity to experience

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Alibaba Founder Appointed As Malaysia’s Digital Economy Advisor Amid Digital Free Trade Zone Initiative

Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, has been appointed as Malaysia’s digital economy advisor as the government looks to boost the country’s e-commerce and Internet sector, and create new opportunities for Malaysia. Prime minister Datuk Seri

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Digital Technologies And Fintechs to Drive Financial Inclusion in Asia

With an estimated 2 billion adults and 200 million micro, small and midsize businesses (MSMEs) worldwide considered as unbanked or underbanked, financial inclusion has emerged as a critical development challenge and an opportunity for fintechs. The unbanked are those who

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New Fintech Report Highlights Indonesia’s Untapped Digital Finance Opportunity

With a population of over 255 million people – among which 60% are digital native – and growing mobile phone and Internet penetration rates, Indonesia has been perceived as an untapped market opportunity, according to a new report by Fintechnews.

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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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Bitcoin Remittance Startup Bitspark Expands Southeast Asia Coverage

Bitspark, a bitcoin remittance startup, has expanded its Southeast Asia coverage, announcing a new partnership with Malaysian Vitaxel Group. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Bitspark provides a bitcoin remittance solution and currently serves Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia. By signing a

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10 Startups Graduate From Startupbootcamp Fintech Singapore 2016

Ten startups have graduated from the startup acceleration program, Startupbootcamp Fintech Singapore, with some of them already managing to secure pilots and key partnerships with banks and other financial institutions. The three-month program ended on July 14, 2016 during Demo

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Singapore’s 30 Hottest Fintech Startups To Watch

Singapore’s vibrant startup ecosystem, supportive government, stable financial system and business-friendly tax regime, have helped turn the city-state into an attractive spot for fintech entrepreneurs. Singapore has made fintech a high priority as it intends to keep its leading position

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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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12 Philippine Fintech Startups to Keep an Eye on

The Philippines has one of the highest population growth in Southeast Asia and remains a strong economic performer in the region, despite slow global growth. That shouldn’t last too long, though, as HSBC predicts that in 2050, the Philippines should

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