Tag "Timo"

Vietnam’s Digital Bank Timo Celebrates Its Third Birthday

Three years have passed since Lifestyle Project Management and Vietnam Prosperity Joint Stock Commercial Bank (VPBank) launched Timo, the country’s first bank that has no traditional branches or transaction offices. Formed in March 2015, Timo officially opened its doors in

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Mobile Payments, Internet Banking See Rapid Growth in Vietnam

Vietnam has been experiencing a digital wave in its financial and banking industry, with payments through mobile banking services surging by a whopping 144% per year over the past five years, experts said at a conference last week. During the

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Hot Fintechs in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong 2017

Here is a summary of our Hot Fintech articles from 2017 for South East Asia and Hong Kong. We will update this list soon. Stay tuned. Singapore CashShield Established in 2007, CashShield is a transaction fraud detection service that leverages on big

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8 Cool Tools for Digital Nomads in Southeast Asia

An increasing number of people are escaping the traditional office and choosing to work as digital nomads. Most of these people are international freelancers, but many are also remote employees or startup entrepreneurs. While the prospect of a living a

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8 Hot Neo and Challenger Banks in Asia

The collective customer base of the neo and challenger banks is expected to grow at a CAGR of 50.6% from 2017-2020, a growth that will be driven by factors such as favorable government regulations, convenience offered to consumers and higher

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The Hottest Digital Bank in Vietnam Just got Funding and a new Partner

Sun Life Vietnam Insurance Company Ltd. has entered into a 3-year partnership with Global Online Financial Solutions Ltd., the owner of Vietnam’s digital banking platform Timo. The partnership enables Timo to offer life and health insurance products and provide its customers

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The 7 Hottest Fintech Startups and Solutions in Vietnam

Vietnam is a very Internet-connected country, and with the increasing penetration of smartphones there is a wealth of opportunity for online businesses, digital agencies and application developers. Like other late-adopters of Internet technology, Vietnam has benefited from the cheap hardware

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Top Fintech Vietnam News – September 2016

Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with another newsletter, September 2016 edition. With the fast pace of the recent development in Fintech, there are a lot of local and international news that we would like to share with you today. Make sure

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6 Fintech Startups From Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam to Watch

With a little over 30 players, Vietnam’s fintech startup scene is still quite small and yet, industry experts and observers are confident of the sector’s tremendous potential given the country’s massive Millennial population and high Internet and mobile phone penetration

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Too many Innovation Labs too few Innovations “Dances With Drums” by Fintech-Hubs and Banks

There are so many innovation labs and too few innovations. I regularly meet with bankers worldwide and the first phrase I hear (especially in Asia) from those who decided to invest in fintech (there are few of them so far,

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