FinTech

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

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


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Toyota invests in Thailand’s Stripe rival

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


The fast-changing face of fintech

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


Nominations now open for first ever ORIGIN Innovation Awards

Nominations for the inaugural ORIGIN Innovation Awards, APAC’s accolade for…


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Curlec gets funding to help businesses get paid on time

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


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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…


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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…


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Visa invests in Singapore’s Nium

Fintech startup Nium today revealed it has secured a fresh round of funding…