The investment ecosystem in Southeast Asia is poised for growth, driven by strong investor interest in the region’s tech sector, especially the fintech space, according to a study by US-based consultancy Bain & Company.
Singapore leads the way among ASEAN nations in Fintech development. Brunei was much later to start but could become a significant player in the region.
The mobile classifieds app’s journey into digital wallet may turn out to be an expensive lesson. It may end up like the struggling Sea group and its Airpay.
Retail merchants accept QR payment. How about scaling it bigger as a payment mode for public transportation?
Under Singapore’s chairmanship, ASEAN has new initiatives. They are ASEAN Smart Cities Network, an e-commerce agreement and ASEAN Innovation Network. With plans set in place, will there be results?
Chinese e-commerce companies are making significant investments in Southeast Asia. With the right approach, all parties stand to benefit.
When the F&B industry gets tough, there is nothing to stop firms from diversifying into Fintech.
The strategy of the aspiring digital airline includes a digital wallet provider – BigPay. However, launching a fintech platform will not guarantee AirAsia’s success.
Singapore’s government is exploring regulating cryptocurrencies. Creating a legitimate and stable market will benefit investors and governments alike.
Myanmar has struggled to adopt card payment systems. Mobile payment solutions have the best chance of challenging the dominance of cash.