In tough times, institutions should capitalise on technological advances to shape decision making.
The Filipino fintech scene is poised for strong growth in 2020.
The population of senior citizens in Singapore is growing. Fintech can ignore this crucial demographic no longer.
Crowdsourcing apps are bringing consumers and providers together. But the gig economy’s benefits are inherently weighted towards companies.
ASEAN’s animated fintech sector brings financial services to those excluded by the financial system. But if mismanaged, new technologies pose a threat to citizens’ privacy and democracy.
P2P lending offers Indonesian SMEs valuable access to credit. But a spate of complaints against illegal lenders has cast a pall over the nation’s fintech sector.
As technological development outpaces the rate at which candidates are trained, Singapore’s fintech firms are struggling to find the right person for the job.
Fast and transparent cross-border payment systems will change the habits of businesses and consumers. Digital payment providers should seize the opportunity to expand their market reach.
Despite being the backbone of the regional economy, SMEs in Southeast Asia have long suffered from a lack of financing opportunities. The advent of fintech is set to fill the credit dearth.
Will picking up new skills be enough to protect Singaporeans from automation-induced job losses in uncertain times ahead?