Tag "Fintech"

Investors Bullish on Fintech in Southeast Asia, Especially Indonesia

Nearly 75% of limited partners (LPs), or organizations and individuals investing into funds and non-direct investment entities such as family offices, high net worth individuals and corporate venture capital entities, are bullish on fintech in Southeast Asia with Indonesia perceived

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GrabPay Wallet Expands in the Philippines

As predicted by Fintechnews the Philippines is the next stop in GrabPay’s expansion in South East Asia. Grab and Philippine-based conglomerate SM Investments Corp (SM) signed a strategic partnership in a bid to expand the GrabPay mobile wallet in the

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Top 28 Fintech and Insurtech Innovation Labs in Singapore

Singapore, which has set out to become one of the leading fintech hubs in the world, has witnessed the establishment of dozens of innovations labs in recent years as banks and foreign tech firms are looking to capitalize on the

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Philippines: 4 Fintech, Blockchain Events for November 2018 to January 2019

Here are selected Fintech and Blockchain Events in the Philippines for November to December 2018. If an important event is missing, send us an Email or comment on this post. AGSB Month: Finance Game Changers November 17, 2018 Ateneo Professional

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Cambodia Sees Growing Fintech Industry; Laos Still Lacks Behind

Cambodia’s startup ecosystem is experiencing growth, with tech investment on the rise. By Q2 2018, Cambodia had seen at least 12 tech startup funding announcements, or exactly a 140% increase from at five in the previous year, according to a

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Vietnam Welcomes New Fintech Bachelor Program

On September 26, 2018, the National Economics University in Hanoi officially held a launch ceremony for the new International Bachelor Program in Financial Technology. Attending the event were Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat, principal of the school, Assoc. Prof. Jenho

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PH Fintech Firm Voyager Gets $175m Investment From KKR, Tencent

Global investment firm KKR, and China-based internet services provider Tencent Holdings Ltd separately acquired a substantial minority stake worth $175 million in Philippine-based fintech company Voyager Innovations, marking the largest investment to date in a Philippine technology company. The latest

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Meet The 6 Cryptocurrency Exchanges In Philippines Registered With BSP

It’s been a year now since Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas (BSP) issued the guidelines for cryptocurrency exchanges in the Philippines, and from then on, 6 companies have been registered with the regulator. While cryptocurrency enthusiasts may rejoice that the regulator

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Top 14 Funded Fintech Startups In The Philippines

Fintech startups have been popping up in the Philippines these past few years and many of them have attracted angel investors, venture capital firms, including people in the private debt space, seeing potential in their platforms meant to boost financial

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Ant Financial Makes up 83.3% of 2018’s Total Fintech Funding in Asia So Far

In 2017, a grand total of US$38.1B had been poured into the fintech industry according to KPMG Pulse of Fintech report and of their 2017 figures, KPMG noted that both insurtech and blockchain saw record-setting levels of venture capitalist (VC) investment,

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