Posts From Fintechnews Vietnam

Vietnamese Incumbents Tap Fintech Partnerships in Digital Banking Push

Vietnam’s young and digitally-savvy population, low rates of formal financial inclusion and high smartphone ownership and Internet penetration, make the country’s banking and financial services industry ride for disruption. Against this backdrop, incumbents are teaming up with fintech companies and

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Vietnamese Digital Bank Cake Taps Mambu’s Cloud Platform to Scale Its Operations

Vietnamese digital bank Cake announced that it has selected cloud banking platform Mambu to scale its business towards offering a full suite of digital banking services. Launched in January 2021, Cake is a collaboration between Be Group, the organisation behind

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Visa Makes It Easy to Receive Funds in Vietnam From Abroad

Visa has partnered with Vietnam banks to make it easier for Visa debit cardholders to receive inbound remittances using MoneyGram and Remitly. Powered by Visa Direct, cardholders will receive the funds directly to their accounts in near real-time. Vietnam is

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Fintech Innovation Key to Improving Financial Awareness and Accessibility in Vietnam

A recent study of 2,000 global consumers by Mambu, a banking and financial services platform, revealed that both banked and unbanked individuals feel underserved, with 56% of banked customers claiming that there are other services they should be able to

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Mobile Transactions in Vietnam Projected to Surge 300% In the Next 5 Years

Between 2021 and 2025, mobile transactions in Vietnam are expected to surge 300% as Vietnam continues to leapfrog into the mobile channel, a new report by IDC and Backbase found. The second edition of Fintech and Digital Banking 2025 Asia

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Vietnam’s Prime Minister Calls for Pilot of Central Bank Backed Digital Currency

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh is asking the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to study and carry out a pilot implementation for a digital currency powered by blockchain technology in the 2021-2023 period. The surprise move came in the

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AIA Vietnam to Offer Life and Health Insurance via Tiki’s e-Commerce Platform

AIA Vietnam and e-commerce platform Tiki has formed a 10-year agreement for an expansion of their financial services offerings. Under this agreement, AIA Vietnam will become Tiki’s exclusive insurance partner, enabling its customers to gain access to life and health

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Techcombank Ramps up Digitisation Efforts With Backbase Partnership

The Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) has chosen digital banking software provider Backbase to accelerate the digitalisation of its retail and corporate omni-channel engagement. Techcombank will leverage Backbase’s platform to innovate and design new digital financial services experiences

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Vietnam’s Digibank Timo Bolsters Its Board With 2 New Appointments

Vietnam’s digital bank Timo has announced two new additions to its Global Advisory Board; Nirukt Sapru, former CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam and Nam Tran, Co-Founder and Chairman of Moca. Additionally, Timo has concurrently made a series of additional senior

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How CIMB and Finhay Are Delivering Diversification Through Embedded Finance in Vietnam

Embedded finance will transform the role of finance, making it contextual, convenient and cost-effective. Instead of finance being a stand-alone function, it will get ingrained into the lifestyle of customers, whether it is making credit available at the point of

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