Thailand

InstaReM to Power Cross-Border Payments of Major Thai Bank

InstaReM, a digital cross–border money transfer company, has announced that it will now power cross–border payments for the clients of KASIKORNBANK (KBank), one of Thailand’s leading banking group. Announcing InstaReM’s partnership with KBank, Prajit Nanu, co–founder and CEO of InstaReM

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R3 and Wipro to Power Thailand’s Digital Currency, Project Inthathon

In what seems to be a streak of nations embracing central bank backed digital currencies (CDBC) and Wholesale CDBCs, Wipro announced today that in partnership with R3 they have developed a blockchain-based solution prototype for a consortium consisting of the

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Thailand’s First ICO Portal Awaits Approval From Govt. Agencies

Thailand’s securities watchdog has approved the first initial coin offering (ICO) portal and is reportedly seeking to issue application norms for securities token offerings (STO) soon. Thailand is finalizing its “first authorized ICO portal” and now needs final approval from

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How Thailand is Leading the Charge in Blockchain and Crypto Adoption

Despite blockchain being celebrated for ushering in the next generation of the digital revolution, legal and regulatory concerns have hindered the widespread adoption of cryptocurrency and its underlying technology. While some legislators across the globe such as those in China

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Thai Insurtech Startup Raises US$ 10 M Funding, Eyes Expansion into Singapore

After successfully raising a US$ 10 Million series A led by Vertex Ventures, Thailand-based insurtech startup Sunday is eyeing expansion into Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. This new funding round puts Sunday among the top-funded fintech startups in Thailand Sunday is

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10 of the Top Funded Fintech Startups in Thailand

Thailand has certainly evolved into an interesting landscape for fintech as of late, thanks to a big push by the government in developing its fintech industry as part of the country’s broader Smart Cities and Thailand 4.0 initiative. The goal is

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UOB Joins in the Wave of Digital-Only Banks With the Launch of TMRW in Thailand

The year 2019 seems to be the year when the banks jump into the digital only bank bandwagon, with CIMB announcing the launch of its digital-only bank in both Philippines and Vietnam. UOB is the latest to join the fray,

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Thailand Accelerates Mobile Payments Adoption

Like its ASEAN counterparts, Thailand is pushing for greater of adoption of mobile payments with industry participants, including government agencies, financial institutions and fintech companies, all actively working towards increasing awareness and accelerating adoption. Payments is the largest fintech segment

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Top 10 Thailand Fintech Influencers

Fintech has witnessed significant growth in Thailand supported by an active ecosystem of startups, financial institutions and government agencies all pushing for digitalization and innovation in the banking and financial services industry. In particular, it is the Bank of Thailand,

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South Korea’s First Blockchain-Powered Remittance Service to Thailand and Philippines

This month Coinone Transfer, a payments business and a subsidiary of Coinone, introduced South Korea’s first blockchain-powered remittance mobile app and web service called Cross — offering faster, lower cost payments to Thailand and the Philippines. Unlike other remittance options in South

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