Latest News on Fintech

Fintech start-up Stripe enters the Middle East with UAE launch

Online payments company Stripe opens its first Middle East office in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates.

CNBC.COMApr 08, 2021

MDV and Kenanga launch $73 million fund to invest in Malaysia's FinTech startups

The fund aims to provide assistance for financial technology startup companies in Malaysia.

Faith BaltazarMar 22, 2021

Philippines Fintech Startup SquidPay raises $2 million in Series A funding round

SquidPay is working with the Baguio City government to build a cashless society.

Carl AdrianDec 15, 2020

Visa has launched an Accelerator Program for Fintech startups across Asia Pacific.

The accelerator program will select 6 Fintech startups to join the first cohort.

Carl AdrianDec 04, 2020

WhatsApp has launched payments.

Signalling Facebook's goal to dominate Fintech space.

Alfred LeeJun 16, 2020

Fintech startups raised $34 billion in 2019.

Less money than the previous year.

Kenneth HoFeb 25, 2020

Thailand’s Lightnet bags US$31.2 million from UOB

Thailand’s fintech company Lightnet has raised US$31.2 million in Series A funding round led by UOB.

Ismawati AsmatJan 10, 2020

Vietnam sets a winning fintech growth model for Southeast Asia

Its government plays a huge role in the country's fintech hub emergence.

Syamil FaisalDec 19, 2019

Halofina secures pre-Series A funding led by Mandiri Capital Indonesia

Without mentioning the amount, fintech startup Halofina announced the pre-Series A round of funding from Mandiri Capital Indonesia and Finch Capital.

Ismawati AsmatDec 02, 2019

Mandiri Capital Indonesia to invest Rp 50 billion in 3 startups next year

Mandiri Capital Indonesia (MCI) targets fintech and insurtech startups as its top priority.

Ismawati AsmatNov 29, 2019

Chinaccelerator's Batch 16 Demo Day to kick off this Nov 27.

Nine rising startups in fintech, insurtech, SaaS, travel, social commerce, and more will unveil their innovative solutions to the world.

Ismawati AsmatNov 22, 2019

Indonesian Pintek Receives Pre Series A Funding from GFC

Without revealing the number, Indonesian fintech company Pintek announced Pre Series A funding led by Global Founders Capital (GFC).

Ismawati AsmatNov 12, 2019

OVO Becomes Indonesia’s Fifth Unicorn Startup

The Indonesian fintech company OVO has officially confirmed its unicorn status.

Ismawati AsmatOct 21, 2019

Why sandboxes allow fintech to flourish

There is huge potential for fintech in South East Asia, but regulators must be careful, warns Amit Roy Choudhury.

BEAMSTARTMar 22, 2018

AirAsia CEO sets sights on regional fintech success with BigPay

The low-cost airline believes it can use its huge stockpile of customer data as a springboard for fintech success

BEAMSTARTMar 16, 2018

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