Top Fintech Vietnam News from January 2018

Top Fintech Vietnam News from January 2018

by February 6, 2018

Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with the 2nd edition of 2018, with all you need to know about Fintech in Vietnam.

Amidst the cryptocurrency buzz, we place a special focus on the new P2P Lending players in Vietnam. Can they hold themselves against a new foreign entrant? (See: Be sure to also check out the jobs on offer if you’re dying to enter the Fintech industry.

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TOP Fintech Vietnam News

Dư án Blockchain của anh chàng nói ‘CEO phải là người ngu nhất’ trên Shark Tank Việt Nam

Minh Thảo thuyêt trình trong chương trình Shark Tank Việt Nam. Ảnh: Shark Tank Việt Nam

Minh Thảo thuyêt trình trong chương trình Shark Tank Việt Nam. Ảnh: Shark Tank Việt Nam

Minh Thảo muốn tạo ra hệ sinh thái các ứng dụng sử dụng camera làm công cụ cơ bản để phục vụ mục đích kinh doanh của từng tổ chức và thành phần kinh tế trong xã hội. (Read more)


Foreign Tech Giants Eye Vietnamese Market With Fintech Solutions


With 30 million smartphone users and a 52% Internet penetration rate, the Vietnamese market is believed by many to be fertile ground for fintech solutions and digital finance. (Read more)


New Peer-To-Peer Lending Players In Vietnam


A new company called Lendbiz was recently set up in Hanoi. The company offers a peer-to-peer lending platform targeted at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Vietnam. (Read more)


Moneybank.Vn — First International Peer-To-Peer Lending Platform Taps Into Vietnamese Market


ingapore based consumer finance group Silkway Ventures has expanded its operations to Southeast Asian region by opening a subsidiary in Vietnam. (Read more)


Ngân hàng đối mặt ‘bão công nghệ’

Ngân hàng đối mặt 'bão công nghệ'

Ảnh: QH

Với những đề án như thanh toán không dùng tiền mặt, thúc đẩy và phát triển tài chính toàn diện hay yêu cầu nâng tỷ trọng thu nhập dịch vụ theo Đề án 1058 cũng sẽ giúp các ngân hàng đa dạng hóa nguồn thu và gia tăng tỷ trọng thu từ dịch vụ, từ đó giúp lợi nhuận có thể tăng bền vững. (Read more)


Vốn ngoại ào ào đổ vào Fintech


Giao dịch trực tuyến ngày càng phổ biến đối với khách hàng. Ảnh: Phạm Hùng

Với tiềm năng lớn, startup Fintech Việt (lĩnh vực kinh doanh tài chính trên nền tảng công nghệ) trong thời gian gần đây đã thu hút nhiều nhà đầu tư nước ngoài với lượng vốn lớn. (Read more)


Vietnamese startup Remitano increasing cryptocurrency use cases

CEO Dung Huynh

CEO Dung Huynh

When considering the most interesting regions with respect to cryptocurrency, Asia should rank high on any list. From China’s ICO ban to South Korea’s pullback to Hong Kong’s embrace, the continent exhibits a variety of approaches to it. (Read more)


SBV aids access to financial services

Viet Nam News Economy SBV aids access to financial services

The State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) is drafting the National Financial Inclusion Strategies (NFIS) to increase the ratio of people and firms with access to formal financial services. (Read more)


Fintech Vietnam Jobs of the Month

  • Business Development Manager, Finsify Hub, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Nhân Viên Phát Triển Đối Tác, Công Ty CP 1PAY, Hanoi
  • Ant Financial Java Software Developer Vietnam, Alibaba Group, Ho Chi Minh City


Top Fintech South East Asia News

Behind The Noise: Indonesia’s Real Stance on Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies


The Central Bank of Indonesia (BI) caused a brief panic when it sent out a press release  on Indonesia’s bitcoin ban earlier this month, reminding the Indonesian public to not buy and sell Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. (Read more)


Malaysian Regulators: Raising ICOs in Malaysia Could be an Offense


In a joint-statement issued by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today, the regulators stated that Initial Coin Offering (ICO) schemes may fall under the jurisdiction of the regulators. (Read more)


US$30 Million To Accelerate The Development Of Its Financial Infrastructure Platform For ASEAN


tryb Group, a financial technology platform, announced a US$30 million investment by Makara Innovation Fund  a US$717 million private equity fund that invests in IP driven small- to mid- companies with the aim of scaling, internationalizing and creating enterprise value. (Read more)


US$30 Million To Accelerate The Development Of Its Financial Infrastructure Platform For ASEAN


7 mobile wallets, acquirers and payment networks, including Diners Club, EZi Wallet, EZ-Link, Liquid Pay, Mastercard, UnionPay International and Wirecard, have formed a consortium to enable interoperable QR payments in Singapore for consumers and merchants. (Read more)


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