Vietnam

Bitcoin Remittance Startup Bitspark Expands Southeast Asia Coverage

Bitspark, a bitcoin remittance startup, has expanded its Southeast Asia coverage, announcing a new partnership with Malaysian Vitaxel Group. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Bitspark provides a bitcoin remittance solution and currently serves Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia. By signing a

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3 Must-Have Fintech/Finance Apps for Expats in HCMC

Possibly the first thing you think about as an expat is money – how to manage it, where to store it, how to earn it, how to move it, etc. And as any expat in Ho Chi Minh will tell you, navigating the

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Crowdfunding in Vietnam – An Overview

Crowdfunding in Vietnam: Crowdfunding is a term that has just reached Vietnam within the last years and is therefore still a relatively new concept for the country. Crowdfunding is not only a source for raising funds from a larger community

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Vietnam’s Personal Finance App ‘Money Lover’

ZooStudio, the Vietnamese startup behind Money Lover, has added new features to its personal finance app, now allowing users to link accounts from 15 of the biggest banks in Vietnam as well as popular online services including Uber and PayPal.

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Momo – The Rising Star of Vietnam Fintech in Online Payments

With one-quarter of the population aged under 25, Vietnam has a real potential for disruptive technology to gain mainstream attention. Launched in June 2014, MoMo, a service of M_Service, which works both as an e-wallet and a payment app, has

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GoBear Announces Philippines, HK and Vietnam Expansion Plans, Adds Personal Loans Comparison

GoBear, a Singaporean fintech company providing insurance and financial comparison services throughout Asia, has announced the addition of personal loans into its offerings as well as plans to further expand in the region, now eyeing Hong Kong, Vietnam and the

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Asian Financial Companies Turn to Fintech, But Headwinds Remain

Financial companies in Asia are looking to catch up with the west in using financial technology, but while adoption of fintech is expected to increase, the distrust for online banking systems and the lack of regulatory support may slow down

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Fintech and Blockchain Struggle to Take Off in Vietnam

Next week, BlockFin Asia in collaboration with Viet Youth Entrepreneurs, will bring together regulators, bankers, investors and fintech experts to discuss the future of finance. The event, which will occur in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) on June 15 and

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Wider Spectrum of Investors for Fintech in Vietnam

If a startup has a good idea about fintech in Vietnam, now is the time to execute it, as investment is there ready, and the environment is getting exciting. While Vietnam has not yet seen enough investment-ready startups, there is

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