Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:11
HelloGold partners with Baobab Group to enter Africa
Asia-based fintech savings platform HelloGold is entering Africa as a partner with leading digital financial inclusion group, Baobab.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
Central JD set to launch ‘Dolfin’ e-wallet
CENTRAL JD Fintech is launching Dolfin Wallet, an e-wallet to support and drive the shift to a cashless society in the country.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
IATA PAY A SUCCESS IN LIVE TEST ENVIRONMENT
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the completion of the first "IATA Pay" ticket purchase transaction in a live test environment. The transaction was conducted in partnership with ipagoo, a UK-based fintech company.
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
Kbank invests in InstaReM to boost cross-border services
Kasikornbank’s venture capital arm Beacon Venture Capital (Beacon VC) has joined hands with several international investors in a Bt1.5-billion investment in InstaReM – a leading fintech start-up that provides cross-border payment services in more than 40 countries.
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 07:26
Bitkub sets sights on DISRUPTING
Ambitious startup, already valued at Bt525m, is out to make waves in fintech
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
Fintech seen spurring rush towards capital markets
CAPITAL markets will experience exponential growth in the number of clients seeking opportunities within them over the next five years, thanks to the disruptions brought about by new financial technologies (fintech), experts say.
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 01:00
New tech and FinTech: opportunity and risk in Singapore case study
DISRUPTIVE technology evolution has made a wide impact to global economies, the very first forefront business that feel this in both positive and negative way is financial service industry.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:03
Line acquires 20% stake in KEB Hana Indonesia
Naver-owned mobile messenger app Line on Oct. 29 said its subsidiary Line Financial Asia has acquired a 20 percent stake in the Indonesian unit of KEB Hana Bank, in a bid to expand its fintech operations in the country.
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
A quick solution to your financial crunch
TEZ FINANCIAL Services is a Karachi-based fintech startup, offering nano loans digitally, and without any paperwork. A loan you can get in as little as 15 minutes.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 23:00
Omise gains funding for fintech ambitions
Omise Holdings, a Southeast Asian financial technology (fintech) service provider, has announced it has received an undisclosed amount of funding.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:10
JPMorgan Chase to build 'fintech' campus in Silicon Valley
JPMorgan Chase announced Friday that it will open a new campus for financial technology, or "fintech," in Silicon Valley in 2020, staffed by more than 1,000 workers.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
Fintech start-ups ‘vital to future health of banks’
MANY THAI companies have IT systems that are not designed for ease of technological integration, says Vijay Mani, partner, strategy and operations consulting, for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pte Ltd. And that is a key challenge faced by Thai banks as they partner with fintech start-ups.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
Thailand’s cryptocurrency scandal must not derail fintech momentum
The daily media headlines covering the latest Bitcoin scandal to hit Southeast Asia read like a Hollywood script. Indeed a local actor nicknamed “Boom” is now part of the mix. As this story unfolds and governments respond, it is important that the further development and application of financial innovations in the region not be unintentionally undercut.
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 01:00
Cambodia sets up fintech group
THE CAMBODIA Fintech Association (CFA) was officially launched last week with the aim of facilitating collaboration among players in the Kingdom in its nascent financial technology sector.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:51
Krungsri Finnovate invests in SBI AI & Blockchain Fund
Krungsri Finnovate, the corporate venture capital arm of Krungsri (Bank of Ayudhya), has invested in the SBI AI & Blockchain Fund of SBI Holdings, a leading Japanese financial-technology (fintech) and venture capital firm.