15 Inspiring Fintech Founders from South East Asia to Follow

15 Inspiring Fintech Founders from South East Asia to Follow

Repost.

Southeast Asia’s financial services industry is rapidly evolving as a result of disruption from new-age fintech companies and the rapid adoption of fintech solutions.

The rise of fintech in the region has been fueled by Southeast Asia’s expanding economies, young-urban-digitally-savvy populations and rising mobile and Internet penetration. Since the past years, several homegrown fintech players have risen to notable size and gained international traction.

The followings are 15 fintech startups founders in Southeast Asia to know:

Top 10 Fintech Startups in Philippines 2018

Top 10 Fintech Startups in Philippines 2018

REPOST (www.fintechnews.sg)

Nine out of 10 startups fail” is a popular buzz phrase accepted by many as plain and simple truth, while some even say success is 99 per cent failure. For the past few years, Fintechnews has featured numerous startups in the Philippines engaged in fintech and blockchain and they were mostly about what they are. In this latest top 10 local fintech startups, it features some of those startups focusing on their achievements, present status, new innovations, and future plans.

You Might Not Know It, But Ayannah Is The Gamechanger In the PH Money Remittance Industry

You Might Not Know It, But Ayannah Is The Gamechanger In the PH Money Remittance Industry

With over 400 million individuals in Asia who will be expected to not use banking services, the FinTech startup industry has been seeing a boom in the emergence of innovative financial platforms geared towards helping the unbanked and emerging middle class further their livelihood.

Top 100 Financial Inclusion Companies, IFC Report

Top 100 Financial Inclusion Companies, IFC Report

Through innovative business models, products and use of cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, digital identity and the Internet-of-Things (IoT), fintech companies are making significant progress in promoting financial inclusion, according to a new report co-authored by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group.

Top 200 Fintech Influencers in Asia

(Repost from Lattice80)

The Fintech industry has had tremendous growth in the recent years, and Asia has maintained its position as the leader with fast evolving markets like China, India, Singapore, Hong Kong. Innovation continues at a breakneck pace with the addition of blockchain and cryptocurrency sub-categories in Fintech. Investments in the form of traditional and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) participation continue to stimulate this growth. With the recent Money20/20 Asia event in March, the best people in Fintech from all over the world were in Singapore and the city was buzzing with the latest offerings paving the way for the future.

Fintech Asia had last year identified the best Fintech professionals from all over Asia. This time, LATTICE80 collaborated with the team over at Fintech Asia to bring together a more exhaustive list of Fintech influencers you need to know about in the region.

LATTICE80 Fintech Asia 200:

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Google accelerator focuses on emerging markets

Google accelerator focuses on emerging markets

 

Technology conglomerate Google has chosen 24 start-ups from developing markets around the world, including South Africa, out of thousands of applications to participate in a two-week boot camp to take their business to the global stage.

The long road ahead in digitising the payments space in the Philippines

The long road ahead in digitising the payments space in the Philippines

Increased utilisation of financial technology is setting the stage for further digitisation of the Philippine’s consumer banking industry, which is slowly transitioning into a “cash-lite” economy.

Introducing the 5th class of Launchpad Accelerator!

Introducing the 5th class of Launchpad Accelerator!

To cap off another amazing year for Launchpad Accelerator, we're excited to announce the 5th class of our hands-on mentorship program. This includes a diverse group of startups from all over the world looking to tackle everything from streamlining medical records in Africa to improving breast cancer screenings.