Tag "Thailand"

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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How Southeast Asian Governments Are Pushing IoT Development

In 2016, countries in Southeast Asia began significantly exploring the potential of the Internet-of-Things (IoT). While most have just started with the technology or tested out components, countries such as Singapore have taken a leading position, setting up dedicated innovation

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Thailand Deploys Gemalto’s Mobile ID strong Authentication and Signing Solution Nationwide

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, will provide its LinqUs Mobile ID solution​ to the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) – A public organization, part of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Royal Thai

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Fintech in Thailand: Central Bank Governor Boosting the Use of Electronic Payments to Bolster Competitiveness

Fintech in Thailand: The Bank of Thailand (BOT) is looking to boost the use of electronic and e-payment as the governor believes that these methods will be crucial to the competitiveness of the Thai economy since they will reduce transaction

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