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Fintech Takes Off In Indonesia

Investment in fintech startups is set to hit a record hit in 2017 with an estimated 50 deals to close this year, according to an analysis by CB Insights. While the overall industry is gaining traction from both consumers and

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Adyen Expands Direct Credit Card Acquiring Capabilities to Include Singapore

Adyen announced an expansion of its current payment processing offerings in Singapore via a direct credit card acquiring license for Visa and MasterCard. This extends Adyen’s full stack solution to Singapore, enabling businesses to process transactions and increase opportunities for improved

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2017 Florin Asia Innovation Awards Winners: TenX, Paycent and Omise

TenX, Paycent and Omise are the three winners of the 2017 Florin Asia Innovation Awards, an event aimed at recognizing the region’s most promising talents, and honoring great initiatives and proven solutions in the payments space. The winners were announced

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The Undisputed Rise of AI and Virtual Reality for Financial Services

Today, it’s the digital customer’s world—banks just live in it. Twenty percent of bank customers are now digital-only users. Seventy-three percent admit they’d be more excited about a new offering from Apple, Google or Amazon than from their own Financial

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Robo-advisor platform Bambu announces strategic investment led by Franklin Templeton and Wavemaker

Bambu, a B2B robo-advisor platform provider, announces it has completed a funding round led by three new investors. Franklin Templeton Investments, a global leader in asset management, becomes the first strategic investor in Bambu. Wavemaker Partners, one of Singapore’s leading

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Digital Payments: Cash Still King in Vietnam

Despite Vietnam’s high smartphone and mobile Internet penetration rates, consumer adoption of fintech solutions remains low with cash-payment habit being hard to change. “Vietnamese, including the unbanked, have already used their mobile for many activities in their everyday life, but

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from July/August 2017

Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with another newsletter, July/August 2017 edition. With the fast pace of the recent developments in Fintech, there are a lot of local and international news that we would like to share with you today. A big thank you to all

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How will food outlets be affected by the digital payment revolution?

2017 has been yet another breakthrough year for digital payments. Alongside cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin rising to a record value, there’s been the rise of new mobile payments platforms like Grab that hope to offer us easier and safer ways to

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Top 13 Upcoming Fintech and Digital Finance Events in Asia

Fintech has become a global phenomenon and to help industry participants and enthusiasts to keep up with this burgeoning sector, several fintech events, conferences and trade shows are taking place this year to connect industry stakeholders and discuss the hottest trends

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Fintech can help improve the relationship between Banks and their Customers

A report by the The Economist Intelligence Unit noted that while Fintech is an emerging industry that is growing more influential in the banking industry, retail banks will still retain a huge advantage. By 2020, the bank may no longer

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