By: Michael Tegos
Fintech is one of the darlings of the startup world right now. VCs and investors are tripping over themselves to back startups with new and innovative ideas in the financial technology space.
Investment in fintech startups in Asia reached US$797 million in 2014. This puts the continent in second place after the US, with US$3.9 billion, according to a report by Singapore-based venture capital firm Life.Sreda (PDF link).
Southeast Asia, and especially the financial and trading hub that is Singapore, has seen a large chunk of that investment feeding frenzy. So here’s a look at the 15 best funded fintech startups in Southeast Asia today.
Data by Tech in Asia. Research by Hana Nguyen, Elly Van, and Herby Dao. Infographic design and top image by Kathrinna Rakhmavika.
Editing by Steven Millward
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