Thailand

Finlab Opens Accelerator in Thailand to Teach SMEs How to Digitise Their Businesses

The Finlab announced the launch of its Smart Business Transformation Programme to help Thailand-based small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) transform their businesses via digital solutions. The programme is supported by United Overseas Bank Thailand (UOB Thai) and the Digital Economy

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Banking Services Coming to 7-Eleven Stores in South East Asia

7-Eleven outlets across Asia have begun offering banking services. In Thailand, a pilot program starting October 31 will enable 20 million customers of Government Savings Bank to deposit and withdraw funds at more than 10,000 convenient stores across the country.

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Accenture and Digital Ventures Launches Blockchain Solution Built on R3

Accenture and Digital Ventures a fintech subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank, have co-developed and launched a blockchain solution aimed at simplifying the way companies buy and sell goods, make and receive payments, and obtain financing. The solution is described as

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Singtel Wants to Let You Use Your E-Wallet to Pay Across Asia, Starting with Thailand

Singtel Group recently announced the launch VIA, a mobile payments alliance described as an initiative to connect mobile wallets across borders to enable consumers to use their local mobile wallet when travelling. Concurrent with the launch, they announced their partnership

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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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