Tag "Southeast Asia"

21 Remarkable Fintech Founders Under 35 in Southeast Asia

Fintech is booming all round the world, including Southeast Asia, where a growing number of fintech-related businesses are emerging to fill the gap left by traditional financial institutions. With the Internet and smartphones spreading rapidly across the region, these new

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15 Inspiring Fintech Founders from South East Asia to Follow

Southeast Asia’s financial services industry is rapidly evolving as a result of disruption from new-age fintech companies and the rapid adoption of fintech solutions. The rise of fintech in the region has been fueled by Southeast Asia’s expanding economies, young-urban-digitally-savvy

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Fintech and Blockchain Courses in Singapore

The global banking and financial services sector is rapidly transforming due to waves of digital disruption enabled by emerging fintech. As fintech is taking an impetuous pace, dynamically penetrating the daily lives of consumers through every available channel, professionals in

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Top 15 Most Well-Funded Southeast Asian Fintech Companies

The financial services industry in Southeast Asia is rapidly evolving as a result of disruption from new-age fintech companies. The rapid adoption of fintech innovation in the region has been fueled by the rapidly expanding expanding economies, young-urban-digitally-savvy population, increasing

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E-Commerce In SEA Study: Vietnam Leads In Conversion Rate; Singapore Is The Biggest Spender

E-commerce is on the rise in Southeast Asia with more than US$10 billion worth of goods being purchased online in 2017, almost the double of 2015’s Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) of US$5.5 billion. According to a study by iPrice titled

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FintechFans And PortfolioQuest Team Up For FinTalent Competitions

FintechFans and PortfolioQuest are set to organize two FinTalent Competitions in Malaysia and another location to be soon announced. The events will seek to provide students with a platform to showcase their forecasting, data science and portfolio management sills. Last

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ASEAN SMEs Looking To Invest More In Tech

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region are looking to invest more in technology in order to raise productivity and remain competitive, according to a report by EY, United Overseas Bank (UOB) and

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Singapore’s P2P Lending Platforms and Industry: an Overview

Southeast Asia’s alternative lending space, although relatively small when compared with the likes of the UK, the US, or China, has witnessed significant growth in recent years, led predominantly by increased activity Singapore. Alternative lending refers to financial channels and instruments

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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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