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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 20)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Follow the Fintech Philippines Facebook or Twitter channel to stay updated. Also, you can subscribe to our monthly Fintech PH Newsletter here. Here we go: Traxion to make mini-banks of

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What Is Wealthtech? An Introduction

Wealthtech, a segment of fintech that focuses on enhancing wealth management and the retail investment process, is on the rise around the world with companies in the space raising over US$2.5 billion in 2017, according to Fintech Global. These are

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FE Credit and Mastercard Launch the First Digital Credit Card Solution for Vietnam

FE CREDIT launches MPlus+, a unique digital credit card delivery solution which allows card holders to commence their cashless journey before the physical card is delivered Vietnams VPBank Finance Company Limited (FE CREDIT) starts with the MPlus+ Card, a unique digital credit

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Validus And Lighthouse Canton Launch a S$ 20 Million SME Singapore Financing Fund

Validus Capital and Lighthouse Canton Group today launched the LCV Trade Finance Fund of initial asset size S$20 million (to scale up to S$200 million) dedicated towards financing SMEs in Singapore. Validus is a Singapore-based MAS-licensed entity focused on bridging

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The Future Of Remittance

What does the future in Remittance look like?  Transferwise asked more than 1,000 Singaporeans and they said … 55% believe sending money abroad will one day be instant. 46% believe sending money abroad will one day be free. 52% believe a product will exist to allow

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Alpha JWC Ventures and PayPal Provide Up to US$5 Million Funding to FinTech Startups

Southeast Asia’s venture capital firm Alpha JWC Ventures announced its collaboration with global technology platform and digital payments gigant PayPal and its commitment to invest up to US$5M in 2018 participants of PayPal Incubator, a FinTech tartup incubation program in Southeast Asia. “At Alpha JWC

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One Lucky Traveler Will Go Cash-Free Around the World

Are you a travel enthusiast who has what it takes to explore exotic destinations cash-free? Visa is searching for one travel enthusiast to send on an international adventure with the help of top social media travel pros to highlight the

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E-Commerce Risk in APAC is Rocketing

E-commerce in Asia-Pacific is booming – with 71 percent of APAC consumers making an online purchase – but so is the risk of fraud, with one in five customers already falling victim. These are among the headline findings of the

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Cross-Border Payment Ripple Pilot Test between Thailand and Singapore

Mitsubishi Corporation, MUFG Bank, Krungsri , a Thailand-based subsidiary of MUFG Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank  jointly announced the commencement of a pilot test for moving real funds over RippleNet, with the objective of making cross-border payments more convenient and

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