Ayannah launches Juan Credit™, an AI-powered Credit Scoring Service for the Unbanked in Emerging Markets

Ayannah, the leading provider of affordable and accessible digital financial services for emerging markets has partnered with Bayad Center, the bills payment subsidiary of Meralco, the Philippines’ largest electric utility to launch Juan Credit™, the first artificial intelligence-powered credit scoring system for the unbanked in emerging markets. 

Exclusive: PH-based Ayannah’s next funding round upsized to $5m

Exclusive: PH-based Ayannah’s next funding round upsized to $5m

Financial technology startup Ayannah is looking forward to secure at least $5 million in its next funding round likely to be completed by April 2017.

Read more at: https://www.dealstreetasia.com/stories/exclusive-ph-based-ayannahs-next-funding-round-upsized-to-5m-65347/

Asia PE-VC Summit Panel: Venture Capital in ASEAN – Is the region on course to become an innovation hot spot?

From being laggards in Asia, as China and India mopped up most of the PE-VC funding, Southeast Asian nations are reaching a tipping point. According to a recent report by Google and Temasek, the region’s 260 million internet users — with an additional 3.8 million coming online every month — is spurring its internet economy.