Thailand

Thailand Strives to Become Top Fintech Hub with Government Help

In the past year, the fintech industry in Thailand has witnessed significant growth but the latest push from the government is set to position the country as one of the region’s top fintech hubs. The Thailand government is putting a

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GO-JEK Announces The Launch of Locally Founded Companies in Vietnam and Thailand

GO-JEK announces the launch of two locally founded companies in Vietnam and Thailand that will form the first wave of its international expansion. The companies will be run by local founding management teams, with GO-JEK providing knowledge and expertise as

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One Lucky Traveler Will Go Cash-Free Around the World

Are you a travel enthusiast who has what it takes to explore exotic destinations cash-free? Visa is searching for one travel enthusiast to send on an international adventure with the help of top social media travel pros to highlight the

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OurCrowd and Bangkok Bank Announce Strategic Alliance

OurCrowd, an Israel based global equity crowdfunding, announced its further expansion in Asia, with an innovative partnership with Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited. OurCrowd and BBL have already launched their cooperation in support of Thailand’s tech ecosystem which will create key

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Ascend Money Announces 50,000 Agent Networks Across Southeast Asia

Ascend Money, a Southeast Asian fintech business under Thailand’s Ascend Group, has reached 50,000 agents—local franchises and networks such as convenience stores, pharmacies, street vendors, and cafes, that conduct financial services for customers—across Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, and the

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Playbasis Acquires 10 millionth Player Towards Quest to Bring Funtech to Fintech

Playbasis, a leading customer engagement and gamified rewards company, announced today that they have crossed 10 million registered players on the platform. Of these 10 million registered players, 5 million players are active monthly, and these active players collectively generate

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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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Omise Partners With Mcdonald’s Thailand To Provide Seamless Payment Experience

Online payment technology service provider Omise announced today that it has been chosen by McDonald’s Thailand to be its exclusive payments gateway for its website, www.mcdonalds.co.th and the McDelivery Thailand mobile app. With consumers growing embrace of online and especially mobile technologies, purchases

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SEC Thailand’s Viewpoint on ICO

The Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand (SEC Thailand) has been following the development and the growing popularity of initial coin offerings (ICO). ICO refers to a digital way of raising funds from the public.  In an ICO process, ICO issuer will offer digital tokens in

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