FinTech Hubs

Dec
09

Vietnam second among ASEAN members in attracting fintech funding

Vietnam’s fintech firms secured $410 million, or 36 percent of the global capital pouring into Southeast Asia between January and September, behind Singapore. The country’s share of regional venture capital funding devoted to fintech soared from just 0.4 percent in 2018, according to a report prepared by the United Overseas Bank (UOB), PwC and the […]

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Nov
12

Singapore Fintech Association and Indian Chamber of Commerce agree fintech pact

Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) today inked a partnership agreement to share information about FinTech and collaborate on mutually beneficial initiatives that would further the development of the FinTech industry in both countries. This agreement was signed at the opening ceremony of the first ever […]

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Nov
11

Bahrain’s fast track plan to become a FinTech hub

FinTech is one of the key focal points of governments in the GCC, as it is at the core of facilitating the economy. Easing payment methods and making them faster not only helps businesses receive payments and clear dues quickly, but also facilitates business projects faster. Not to forget that the international nature of economy […]

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Nov
06

European Fintech investment surpassed Asia

Fintech is Europe’s largest venture capital (VC) investment category, receiving 20% of all VC investment in the region between 2017 and 2019 year-to-date (YTD), surpassing enterprise software (17%), health (13%) and transportation (8%), according to the State of European Fintech 2019 report by Dealroom, in partnership with Finch Capital. In Europe, fintech investment is gaining […]

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Nov
06

Fintech focus for Wales at TheCityUK National Conference in Cardiff in November

TheCityUK brings a major event to the Principality Stadium, Cardiff on November 21 as Wales focuses on FinTech with a growing reputation as a global leader in the financial technology sector. TheCityUK National Conference 2019, in partnership with PwC, is an opportunity for delegates to join senior policymakers, practitioners and academics to discuss critical issues […]

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Nov
04

Modulr invest £20m to supercharge Scottish FinTech

EDINBURGH-based FinTech Modulr has today announced it will invest the majority of £20m in the Scottish FinTech industry, to drive disruptive innovation and further boost Scotland’s growing prominence as a tech hub. The move is the latest step in Modulr’s ambition to radically transform SME banking, and its belief in Scottish tech talent to help […]

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Nov
04

How is India’s Fintech space leading in the Asia Pacific

India has been accredited as the world’s second-largest fintech hub, first being the US. This itself is a testimony to the fact that we contribute largely to the fintech boom in the Asia Pacific. As per the report by the Data Labs (Inc42), fintech startups in India raised $3.4 Bn across 174 deals in the […]

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Oct
28

FinTech will lead India’s financial formalisation

The Indian FinTech market has scaled great heights in the past few years, both in terms of funding and adoption of emerging financial services solutions. India ranked 2nd globally in FinTech adoption with the percentage of users reaching 57.9%. Deloitte has already pegged FinTech as one of the fastest-growing sectors due to increasing number of […]

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