Vietnam

Fintech for Financial Inclusion in Vietnam

Fintech companies, which leverage technology and digital platforms to provide financial services at lower cost and wider, better access, have a key role to play in Vietnam where only 59% of the population have a formal bank account. A paper

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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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Crypto City Guide Ho Chi Minh City

I spent much of the first half of this year living in Ho Chi Minh City (also called Saigon) in Vietnam. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of life there and I can heartily recommend it as a place

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Huobi Strategizes Market Penetration into Vietnams Growing Blockchain Market

Huobi.Pro, the leading global digital asset exchange, which saw a cumulative annual turnover of US$850-billion last year in 2017, announced its grand strategy to tackle the Vietnamese market during their keynote speech at Blockchain Festival Vietnam. Frank Fan, strategic investment

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Vietnam Fintech Sector Report: All about Digital and Mobile Payments ?

Vietnam’s fintech industry is poised for growth as Internet and smartphone penetration rates continue to rise and as the government pursues its push for greater digitalization of the economy, according to a new report by consulting firm Solidiance. In 2017,

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FE Credit and Mastercard Launch the First Digital Credit Card Solution for Vietnam

FE CREDIT launches MPlus+, a unique digital credit card delivery solution which allows card holders to commence their cashless journey before the physical card is delivered Vietnams VPBank Finance Company Limited (FE CREDIT) starts with the MPlus+ Card, a unique digital credit

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Grab Food and Grab Credits/Pay Arrive in Vietnam

With their newest services, GrabFood and GrabPay, the Singapore-based company is set to break into the lucrative food delivery and e-payment markets in Vietnam, taking advantage of their popular ride-hailing app to connect millions of users to drivers, restaurants and

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Singapore and Vietnam Enhance Cooperation in Fintech Innovation

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) have agreed to establish a new partnership to encourage FinTech innovation and to strengthen cooperation in banking supervision. The new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between MAS

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