FinTech

Scaling in Southeast Asia

E-commerce in Southeast Asia is burgeoning, and is expected to grow fivefold in…


Xiaomi invests in Southeast Asian insurance startup

Indonesian insurance startup PasarPolis is used to pulling in big-name…


This 'super app' from Central America is prepping expansion to Southeast Asia

A fledgling “super app” from Central America that combines ride-hailing with a…


BukuKas

Just 8 months after launch, small biz accounting app Bukukas gets $9m funding

Accounting app Bukukas has secured $9 million in pre-series A funding just…


calculator

Sequoia funds biz financing startup Incomlend

Business financing startup Incomlend has won a vote of confidence from…


Matthew Tippetts

Cambodia payments startup CEO admits 'challenges and setbacks' after delaying launch

Launching a new tech business is tough, but Cambodia’s Clik has made it look…


The Singapore startup building Africa's 'super app'

Raphael Dana came right out and said it: his startup, Gozem, is “fully…


Grabinvest, Grab Finance,

Grab wants to lend you money and help you invest

Grab took a big step forward today in its financial services ambitions by…


Wall Street, finance, wealth, economy

Robo-advisor app StashAway gets funding for expansion

Robo-advisor app StashAway, which is open to accredited investors and ordinary…


Ant Financial, Ant Group, Jack Ma, Alibaba

Jack Ma's fintech giant Ant: a brief history of its Southeast Asia empire building

Now we know that Ant Financial—or Ant Group, as we apparently must call it from…