Tag "Startups"

Startupbootcamp Reveals 12 FinTech Startups for Singapore Programme

Startupbootcamp FinTech, a leading accelerator focused on financial innovation, has announced the 12 international startups selected to join its Singapore programme. The finalists, which include teams from across Asia-Pacific and beyond, have been chosen by a panel of industry experts

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from February 2017

Read here all the important fintech news around Fintech in Vietnam from January. You can subscribe to the monthly Fintech Vietnam Newsletter here. Fintech Saigon Meetup, March 9th Save the Date: Fintech Startup Investments Firechat with Eddie Thai from 500

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Bitcoin Remittances Book Highlights Growing Traction in Asia

Remittances has long been recognized as one of Bitcoin’s most obvious use cases. Sending money from one Bitcoin wallet to another is about as easy as sending an email. The impact on the 230 million migrants sending $430 billion in

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Indonesia Turn to E-Payment Services as the Sector Takes the Lion’s Share in Local Fintech Market

With the proliferation of e-commerce, 43% of the fintech players in Indonesia are in the payment sector, with offerings ranging from mobile payment to payment gateway, according to the Indonesia Fintech Association (IFA) report 2017. The growth of e-commerce  has

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from January 2017

Read here all the important fintech news around Fintech in Vietnam from January. You can subscribe to the monthly Fintech Vietnam Newsletter here. Save The Date: Fintech Saigon Meetup, March 9th Save the Date: Fintech Startup Investments Firechat with Eddie Thai

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23 Fintech Events All Over The World in 2017 You Must Attend

In the recent times, we have seen a trend of new technologies in the Fintech. To keep up with these, various Fintech Events 2017 are organized across the globe from Asia to America and Europe to Australia and Africa. Let’s

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The Truth About Bitcoin Remittances

We are about 7 years into Bitcoin and ‘the Blockchain’ now and its time we evaluated where we are in terms of remittances, what works and what doesnt. As a founder of Bitspark we know a thing or two about

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Traditional Insurance Companies Forced By Insurtech To Innovate In 2017

The insurance industry had given us amenities that we take for granted today. For instance, the fire station is the invention of insurance companies. After the Great Fire of London, insurance companies built the modern fire stations to fight fires

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6 Insurtech Startups From Asia to Watch

In Asia, interest in insurtech grows as industry experts and observers perceive the region’s fast-growing economies and underinsured population as an untapped opportunity. While insurtech in Asia is still in its infancy, the sector is growing fast and attracting venture

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Singapore’s Fintech Startup Scene

As one of the gateways of the Asian financial market, Singapore represents an attractive spot in the region to enter the financial industry and is a hotbed for fintech. Over 200 banks have operational headquarters in Singapore and some of

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