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Top 15 Fintech Funding Rounds in H1 2021 Exceed US$ 11 Billion

Fintech companies are having a record year 2021. In Q1’21, venture capital (VC)-backed fintech companies raised US$22.8 billion, making it the largest funding quarter since 2018, according to CB Insights. Fintech funding growth was global with nearly every continent recording

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Grab Financial’s Funding Represented 63% of Singapore’s Fintech Fundraising in Q1

In Q1 2021, Singaporean fintech companies raised a staggering S$656 million in equity funding, a 355% increase compared to the same period last year, data from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) show. The large figure, which represents about 46% of

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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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Australia Saw Over 100 New Fintechs in 2020 as The Sector Matures

Australia is home to 733 active fintech companies, up from 629 in September 2019, reveals KPMG’s Fintech Landscape 2020 map. This represents an increase of 104 companies that joined the sector between September 2019 and December 2020. The infographic, released

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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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Investors Bullish on Indonesia’s Fintech Sector

Fintech continued to lead Indonesia’s startup funding landscape in 2020, making up for most of the money raised that year, ahead of software-as-a-service (SaaS) and e-commerce. 2020 marked the fourth year where fintech dominated the amount of funding in the

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5 Stories that Shaped Fintech in Singapore in 2020

Despite global turbulences caused by COVID-19, the Singapore fintech industry remained resilient in 2020 on the back of new favorable rules, fintech initiatives from the government, and increased demand for digital solutions. Over the past five years, the Singapore fintech

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Indonesia Fintech Report and Map 2020

Indonesia has the world’s 16th largest economy and is the world’s fourth most populous country with 274 million people, out of these 84% below the age of 54. With Internet penetration standing at 67% and financial inclusion remaining a key

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A Booming Fintech Investment and Exit Landscape in South East Asia

Since 2015, foreign investment into Southeast Asia’s fintech companies has grown seven times, according to The Future of Fintech in Southeast Asia report by Dealroom, Finch Capital and MDI Ventures. Foreign investors’ surging participation in the Southeast Asian fintech sector

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5 of Vietnam’s Top Funded Fintechs

Fintech development is accelerating in Vietnam with companies in the sector attracting US$117 million last year, the maximum funding in Vietnamese startups in 2018. Fintech surpassed e-commerce at US$104 million and other sectors, according to funding data by local accelerator

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