Vietnam

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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Blockchain/Bitcoin in Vietnam – A short Overview

As a country where cash is still the king of currency, the current state of implementation of Blockchain technology solutions in Vietnam is still very new. A few Vietnam fintech startups have been working on providing basic infrastructure layers in

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Fintech Vietnam Startup Report Update Explores Vietnams Massive Fintech Opportunities

With a population of over 90 million people, mostly composed of Millennials who are increasingly plugged in, Vietnam’s Internet economy has got great potential, and yet, fintech still remains a relatively untapped opportunity. In an updated Fintech Vietnam Startup report, Fintech

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Timo Interview: We Have Just Launched the Coolest Bank in Vietnam

In an exclusive Interview with the CEO of Vietnams first Digital Bank Timo,  Claude Spiese is telling Fintechnews about their business model, the scalability and about some future plans. He explains why his mobile only bank is targeting 50 Millions Vietnamese and claims

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Digital Bank Timo Targeting Vietnam’s Millennials, The “Simple” for Vietnam

Vietnam’s first digital bank Timo – which stands for “time is money” – has on-boarded 4,000 customers since launching earlier this year, highlighting the appetite of Vietnam’s millennial generation for all things mobile. Their story reminds of successful US digital only banks such

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Mobile Drives Internet Penetration and Habits in Vietnam, Says New Study

In Vietnam, mobile is driving Internet penetration and is changing the habits of online consumer, significantly impacting two key consumer groups: users in rural areas, and consumers aged over 35 years, according to a new market research. The study, conducted

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Mobile Social Network VisiKard Lets You Pay and Manage Your Money On-The-Go

As commerce goes mobile and social networks become funnels for payments, the lines between social media, payments and mobile are starting to blur. This trend has led to the emergence of a new type of services that are blending payment

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