FinTech

The Singapore startup building Africa's 'super app'

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


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…


Billionaire Li Ka-shing behind ambitious new Southeast Asia digital bank

Slowly, piece by piece, an ambitious new Southeast Asia digital bank is putting…


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

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


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,…


Nominations now open for first ever ORIGIN Innovation Awards

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


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…