Vietnam

CIMB Vietnam and Finhay Releases Smart Credit Card

CIMB Vietnam has officially introduced the issuance of its CIMB-Finhay credit card on the Finhay app through digital onboarding without the need for any documentations. The launch opens up opportunities for many Vietnamese people to own credit cards, popularising financial

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2C2P Forges Partnerships in Vietnam and Cambodia in Expansion Push

2C2P a payments platform today announced new partnerships in Vietnam and Cambodia to expand its Thai cross-border remittance service, easy2send. In Vietnam 2C2P will team up with Sai Gon Joint Stock Commercial Bank (SCB), one of Vietnam’s top five joint

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Vietnam’s Digibank ÜBank Leverages Backbase to Roll out 50 New Features in a Month

Übank, Vietnamese digital bank powered by VPBank, has partnered with digital banking software provider Backbase to leverage its cloud solution to enhance the bank’s mobile banking experiences and offerings. The digital bank reportedly managed to release of nearly 50 new

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Vietnamese Incumbents Tap Fintech Partnerships in Digital Banking Push

Vietnam’s young and digitally-savvy population, low rates of formal financial inclusion and high smartphone ownership and Internet penetration, make the country’s banking and financial services industry ride for disruption. Against this backdrop, incumbents are teaming up with fintech companies and

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Vietnamese Digital Bank Cake Taps Mambu’s Cloud Platform to Scale Its Operations

Vietnamese digital bank Cake announced that it has selected cloud banking platform Mambu to scale its business towards offering a full suite of digital banking services. Launched in January 2021, Cake is a collaboration between Be Group, the organisation behind

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Indonesian BNPL Kredivo Begins SE Asian Expansion Plans with Vietnamese Launch

Kredivo, an Indonesian Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform, announced its expansion into Vietnam through a joint venture with Phoenix Holding, a family investment company based in the country. This move comes on the heels of the announcement by FinAccel,

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Visa Makes It Easy to Receive Funds in Vietnam From Abroad

Visa has partnered with Vietnam banks to make it easier for Visa debit cardholders to receive inbound remittances using MoneyGram and Remitly. Powered by Visa Direct, cardholders will receive the funds directly to their accounts in near real-time. Vietnam is

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Vietnamese Digital Bank Timo Taps Mambu’s Cloud Banking Platform

Vietnamese digital bank Timo announced that it is partnering with SaaS cloud banking platform Mambu to leverage the benefits of a cloud native core banking platform to significantly scale its business. Timo said that its “collaboration with both Mambu and

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Fintech Innovation Key to Improving Financial Awareness and Accessibility in Vietnam

A recent study of 2,000 global consumers by Mambu, a banking and financial services platform, revealed that both banked and unbanked individuals feel underserved, with 56% of banked customers claiming that there are other services they should be able to

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Mobile Transactions in Vietnam Projected to Surge 300% In the Next 5 Years

Between 2021 and 2025, mobile transactions in Vietnam are expected to surge 300% as Vietnam continues to leapfrog into the mobile channel, a new report by IDC and Backbase found. The second edition of Fintech and Digital Banking 2025 Asia

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