Vietnam

Top Fintech Vietnam News from January 2017

Read here all the important fintech news around Fintech in Vietnam from January. You can subscribe to the monthly Fintech Vietnam Newsletter here. Save The Date: Fintech Saigon Meetup, March 9th Save the Date: Fintech Startup Investments Firechat with Eddie Thai

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Bitcoin Guru A. Antonopoulos Kicks Off Southeast Asian Tour in Cambodia and Vietnam

Andreas M. Antonopoulos, a technologist, serial entrepreneur and one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in the bitcoin space, is about to begin a Southeast Asian tour, starting with Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Antonopoulos

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Vietnam’s FE Credit Secures US$100M Loan from Credit Suisse

VPBank Finance Company Limited (FE Credit) has announced the completion of the procedure for a US$100 million syndicated loan. The capital will be used to supplement FE Credit’s working capital and will help the company further develop its domestic consumer

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Vietnam Announces Major Initiative to Become Cashless by 2020

Vietnam’s deputy prime minister Vuong Dinh Hue has signed a policy decision aimed to dramatically reduce cash transactions and improve electronic payment methods by 2020, according to a report by Viet Nam News. The new plan would not only provide

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Blockchain Remittance Platforms Enters Vietnam

OKLink, a next generation global settlement platform, announced today the launch of real-time transfers to Vietnam. Companies on the OKLink network can now transfer up to US$10,000 per transaction to a Vietnam bank account, cash pickup, or mobile wallet for

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Peer-to-Peer Lending in Vietnam

Access to and use of formal financial services is low in Vietnam compared with other countries in the region, with only 31% of all adults having formal bank accounts in 2014, according to the World Bank. 14.6% percent of Vietnamese

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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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Vietnam To Regulate Digital Currencies / new Bitcoin ATMs

Vietnam is working on a regulatory framework for virtual properties, electronic money and virtual currencies like bitcoin amid concerns of their use in illegal activities. A report by local media outlet VNEconomy says that the government is looking to take

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GoBear Expands Pawprints in Asia With Vietnam Launch

GoBear, Asia’s comprehensive and transparent metasearch engine for insurance and banking products is now available in Vietnam. Vietnam is the 6th market in Asia for GoBear to offer financial product comparison that is online, easy to use, unbiased, personalised and

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Top Fintech Vietnam News November

Read here all the important fintech news around Vietnam for November. Gobi leads $800K funding in Captii-backed Vietnamese fintech OnOnPay Hanoi-based top-up service firm OnOnPay has landed an $800,000 pre-Series A funding led by Shanghai-headquartered VC firm Gobi Partners in

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