Tag "Startups"

Saphron Raises SGD 1.35 M to Tackle Financial Inclusion in the Philippines

Manila-based insurtech startup Saphron has raised SGD1.35 million seed fund coming from fintech-focused VC fund Sage, and Talino Labs, a venture lab that supports companies engaged in digital transformation. Founded recently by solutions architect Francisco “Kiko” Reyes Jr, Saphron plans

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Philippine SEC sets 2nd Round of ICO Rules Consultation

Having postponed the release of its final rules on ICOs (initial coin offerings), the Philippine SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) has set its second round of public consultation open until January 15, 2019. “The Commission is inviting banks, investment houses,

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10 Notable Incubators and Accelerators In The Philippines

The Philippines is considered by several businessmen as a good testing ground to launch and nurture startups not only because of its low cost of living, and growing young and tech-savvy population that speaks English, but also because there is

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11 Awesome Coworking Spaces in the Philippines

Rapid developments in mobile technology and connectivity have made many jobs and tasks to be online-based that can be done in flexible working conditions. These are just some of the main reasons on why coworking spaces are growing like mushrooms

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 12)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Follow the Fintech Philippines Facebook or Twitter channel to stay updated. Also, you can subscribe to our monthly Fintech PH Newsletter here. Here we go:   Fruitas goes cashless with

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Best Countries in Asia-Pacific for Startups, Singapore top, Vietnam last

The best countries for startups in Asia-Pacific have strong economies, relatively low cost of conducting business, healthy business environments and highly educated populations. Our scoring system is based on available data and each country’s rank across several categories. Lower scores

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 10)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Follow the Fintech Philippines Facebook or Twitter channel to stay updated. Also you can subscribe to our monthly Fintech PH Newsletter here. Here we go: FINTQ rolls out 1

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Korean Ad Agency 500V2 and Community Platform Cards form Partnership

500v2 is an Ad Agency in South Korea that specializes in syndicates & alliances and organizez the Startup Festival 2017 has formed a partnership with a South Korean Internet company called Cards Cards Corp. is the developer of the andCards app, a community platform built upon

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InsurTech Is Disrupting Insurance Forever – Will There Still Be a Place for Human Financial Advisors?

Wave after wave of technological disruption has hit us in recent years and it looks like the insurance industry is next in line. Insurtech is the new tradename for an aggressively growing group of apps, software’s, and startups reinventing a

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Why Indonesia needs Fintech?

Southeast Asia’s largest economy would rather use fintech platforms for their financial needs rather than the country’s more well-established banking institutions with regulations being proposed to safeguard investors and borrowers alike, Indonesia’s fintech industry is set to expand even further.

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