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The Most Well-Funded Fintech Startups in APAC by Country in 2019

Global fintech investment witnessed a massive surge in 2018 with most of that amount going towards companies in Asia Pacific (APAC). Out of the US$55.3 billion raised by fintech companies last year, 54% of that was raised by APAC companies,

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Asian Development Bank Report Suggests That Blockchain Can Help SMEs Gain Funding

Digital innovation and in particular blockchain technology can increase small business access to finance, according to a new study by Asian Development Bank. In a report, titled Fintech for Asian SMEs, ADB explores how technologies such as distributed ledger technology

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5 Recent Fintech Startup Fundings in Southeast Asia

In 2016, deals to venture-backed Southeast Asian fintech startups rose 29% from 55 in 2015 to 71 in 2016. Meanwhile, dollars fell 12% from US$177 million in 2015 to US$158 billion in 2016 as deal growth was largely driven by

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