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MoMo Eyes Super App Status With the Close of US$100 Million Funding Round

Vietnamese e-wallet MoMo announced that it had raised US$100 million during its Series D funding round co-led by Goodwater, a Sillicon Valley fund and Warburg Pincus, according to a report by Reuters. New investors include Goodwater Capital, Kora Management and

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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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Vietnam’s Mobile Payments App MoMo With 50% Transaction Volume Growth per Month

Mobile payments app MoMo is experiencing rapid growth and currently stands as the most downloaded application in the Apple Store Vietnam. According to Manh Tuong Nguyen, Vice President at M_Service, the company behind MoMo, the app has been seeing 30

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Southeast Asia Fintech Opportunity Pushes Startup Valuations Further Up

Southeast Asia’s large population of unbanked and growing Internet penetration make it a hotbed for fintech innovation and an attractive market for e-wallets and neobanks. Despite currently lagging behind more developed markets like Australia, the US and the UK, the

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Top 10 Fintech Funding Mega Rounds in Asia Pacific in 2021 so Far

Fintech funding significantly picked up this year and is estimated to have reached US$15 billion in Q1’21, data from CB Insights show. In Asia, fintech investments are projected to surpass US$2.6 billion, the region’s highest quarterly total since Q1’20. Driving

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Insurtech Qoala Acquires Thai’s FairDee; Expands to Thailand

Qoala, an insurtech startup backed by the likes of Sequoia and MDI Ventures announced today the acquisition of FairDee, a Thai insurtech to expand their reach into the Thailand market. Since its 2018 launch, Qoala said that it now processes

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Competition Heats up in Vietnam’s Mobile Payment Landscape

Competition for Vietnam’s young, digitally savvy population is heating up in the mobile wallet and digital payment space. Over the past year, no less than 9 non-bank organization joined the sector and regulatory changes introduced in 2020 could very well

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Fintechs Have Raised US$ 2 Billion in Mega Rounds in January Alone

January 2021 has been a blockbuster month for fintech fundraising, with at least 13 mega-rounds worth US$100 million or more so far this month. These secured a combined US$2,746 million of funding. The figure excludes funding rounds that are below

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E-Commerce Payment Trends in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian economies performed remarkably well in 2020 despite the pandemic. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) estimates a contraction of 3.8% for the region in 2020, a modest figure when compared to the eurozone at 7.9% and Britain at 10.1%.

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2020 Fintech Vietnam Report and Startup Map: Fintech Startups Tripled since 2017

Vietnam’s fintech startup landscape more than tripled in size between 2017 and 2020, growing from 44 startups in 2017 to now 118 startups, according to a new report produced by Fintech News Singapore. The Vietnam Fintech Report 2020 delves into

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