Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
Financial services’ perfect storm
THE financial services industry is undergoing a perfect storm of transformation caused by changes in the regulatory environment, intense competition from fintech startups and increased investments in digital tools by traditional players.
Thu, 28 Mar 2019 01:00
SCB, partners bankroll startups in bid to spur innovation
DIGITAL Ventures, the startup investment and development subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), plans to invest Bt55 million in so-called deep-tech startups over the next two years in an attempt to strengthen the deep-tech innovation ecosystem in Thailand.
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
A perfect storm of financial services transformation
THE FINANCIAL services industry is undergoing a perfect storm of transformation caused by changes in the regulatory environment, intense competition from fintech startups and increased investments in digital tools by traditional players.
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 12:24
First batch of ed-tech startups announced
Disrupt Technology Venture, 500 TukTuks and Beacon Venture Capital has announced in a press release issued on Thursday, the successful graduation of the first batch of ed-tech startups at StormBreaker Venture Accelerator’s Demo Day 2019.
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:38
Sunday InsurTech startup raises Series A, aims to transform insurance
Sunday, an InsurTech startup has raised Series A funding of US$10 million (Bt313 million), led by Vertex Ventures of Southeast Asia and India.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:59
Beacon leads $6.5m investment in Jitta
Beacon Venture Capital, a corporate venture capital arm of Kasikornbank, led a funding round of US$6.5 million for Jitta, a Thai WealthTech startup that offers high-tech solutions for investors worldwide.
The funding round, which is the biggest pre-series A round for a Thai startup, will help promote innovation in the country’s WealthTech industry and prepare Jitta for global expansion,
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
Startup makes major contribution to e-documents
A THAI tech startup has introduced a smart solution for electronic documents and signing, making Creden Asia Company Ltd the first startup to provide such electronic know-your-customer (eKYC) services in Thailand.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
Korean startups in tough position
DESPITE the strong overall growth of South Korea’s startup sector, local tech startups developing proprietary technology-based products for the market are in the toughest position to succeed, said Naver Chief Technology Officer Song Chang-hyun on Friday.
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
Startups thrive in Singapore
SINGAPORE’S startup ecosystem is vibrant, driven by homegrown and overseas tech startups.
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.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 01:00
Aimspire plays bridge role in corporates’ digital shift via tech startups
Tech startups have emerged as a new source of innovation for established enterprises in Thailand when the latters search for new business models and products, according to Orapim Luangon, managing partner of Aimspire Co Ltd.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
Dtac, start-up develop agronomy services
Dtac has joined forces with the agritech startup Ricult and Rak Ban Kerd Co (RBK) to develop agronomy services, which allow farmers to receive personalised weather forecast, health monitoring and crop advice.
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 01:00
Amulets prove lucky for tech startup
THE WORLD Amulet 3D team has won the top prize in the Young Technopreneur category in the Samart Innovation Awards.
The first runner-up award was handed to ActiveBoost and the second runner-up award was won by Kitteung, the latter in the automobile application services field.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 09:38
Southeast Asia's tech startups
In recent years, much attention has been devoted to the rapid advancement of technology and its ever-growing impact on society as the fourth industrial revolution looms on the horizon.
Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00
Proptech startup Baania plots overseas expansion after building base at home
PROPERTY technology (proptech) startup Baania expects to make inroads into international markets next year under a goal to boost revenue 50 per cent from last year.