FinTech

Payfazz gets $53m funding for network of mobile money agents

Continuing a streak of notably large investments for Indonesian startups,…


Ai mirror, magic mirror, cosmetics, new retail, AI

‘New retail’ and the tech changing how we shop

What is the future of shopping? The whole concept of how we shop is changing…


car, sportscar, Toyota

Toyota invests in Thailand’s Stripe rival

One of Thailand’s most well-established fintech startups today announced a new…


epayments, Alipay, mobile payments, payments, phone payments, pay with your phone, Ant Group

The fast-changing face of fintech

Digital disruption is surging ahead and bringing in new business models,…


cash, coins, finance, payments, funding

Curlec gets funding to help businesses get paid on time

Amid a rising tide of funding for startups that help businesses get things…


Ajaib

Building a fintech empire, Indonesia’s Ajaib adds stock-trading

Over a year after winning funding from SoftBank Ventures, Indonesia’s…


GoBear adds $17m to pot to grow its financial marketplace app

Financial marketplace app GoBear—no relation to Gojek, which uses the…


Shopee’s explosive growth pushes Sea to near $1b revenue

Southeast Asia’s popular Shopee app is seeing explosive growth right now as the…


Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar

China’s Ant Financial ventures into Myanmar

Continuing its low-key expansion across Asia, China’s Ant Financial, maker of…


Gojek goes for gold with new investing service

Gojek users can now invest in gold right within the ride-hailing app. The new…