Tag "Asia Pacific (APAC)"

29 Fintech Leaders From Asia That Made The Forbes 30 Under 30 List This Year

Forbes has released its annual 30 Under 30 Asia list, recognizing the entrepreneurs, artists, athletes, and changemakers and of course, fintech leaders in Asia. The Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Class of 2024 features 300 notable nominees selected across ten

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The Biggest Tech Trends in Asia’s Insurance Sector

In 2024, the insurance industry faces challenges caused by the rise in property and auto rates due to inflation, geopolitical uncertainties, and increasing regulatory scrutiny. Technology is emerging as a key driver for insurers navigating the turbulent landscape. A survey

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Fintech Sees Growth Amidst Declining Declining Private Equity Activities in APAC

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) private equity (PE) market faced significant challenges in 2023 due to concerns about slowing economic growth, rising interest rates and ongoing geopolitical tensions, Bain & Company’s latest report, the Asia-Pacific Private Equity Report 2024, says. The report,

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11 Fintech Events to Attend in APAC in Q2 2024

In Asia-Pacific (APAC), the financial landscape is evolving rapidly amid technological advancements, changing customer expectations and the rise of fintech. This vibrant ecosystem is demanding finance and fintech professionals to stay updated with the latest trends and innovations. Against this

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Fintech M&A in Asia-Pacific Poised for Rebound After 2023 Nosedive

Fintech mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Asia-Pacific (APAC) declined by nearly 15% in Q3 2023, with total deals dropping from 141 in Q2 2023 to 132 in Q3 2023, a report by market data and intelligence platform S&P Global Market

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Here’s How 10 APAC Markets Are Approaching Crypto Regulation

2023 marked a pivotal year in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region’s approach to crypto regulation, influenced significantly by the preceding implosion of Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX exchange and the collapse of of Terra, the algorithmic stablecoin created by Korean entrepreneur Do Kwon.

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2023’s Biggest Rounds of Fintech Funding in APAC

As we venture forth into the new year it’s worth reflecting back on 2023 to provide us clues on what 2024 might look like.  To get a sense of APAC’s up-and-coming fintech leaders, we take a look today at some

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Top 15 Fintech Events in APAC to Attend in 2024

Despite slumping funding activity, Asia-Pacific (APAC)’s fintech industry has remained vibrant in 2023, witnessing growing interest in leveraging artificial intelligence, tapping into logistics and supply chain finance opportunities, and exploring green and environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused fintech innovations, a

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Global ESG Fintech Investment Expected to Exceed US$ 100 Billion This Decade

Despite high-interest rates, plunging fintech valuations, and a slowdown in external deal activity, the environmental, social and governance (ESG) fintech sector is proving resilient and continuing to thrive as evidenced by the ESG fintech investment reaching an all-time high just

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McKinsey Wealthtech in APAC Report: 2.25 Trillion Valuation by 2027

In Asia-Pacific (APAC), the nascent wealthtech sector is poised to witness strong growth, a rise which will be driven by technological advancements, the region’s increasing wealth as well as its large affluent segment which has so far remained largely untapped

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