Financial Technology

Indonesian fintech startup Komunal clinches $2.1m Series A funding

The company offers Neo-rural bank services locally.
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Indonesian fintech startup Komunal clinches $2.1m Series A funding

The company offers Neo-rural bank services locally.
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Singapore-based fintech Thune appoints Irina Chuchkina as new CMO

Chuchkina has 15 years of experience in the fintech industry.
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Financial institutions face four emerging challenges as digitisation ramps up

FIs role as the middleman is under threat as tech firms mull offering financial services.

Australia’s top banks won’t do business with crypto firms: report

Two local digital currency exchanges said that none of the top four banks would do business with them.

OVO dominates Indonesia as digital payment platforms

It also leads in both brand awareness, usage, and active users.

Binance to cease select Singapore services

It will be removing its app from the Singapore iOS and Google Play Store.

Digital Wallet Group acquires REPL

The firm plans to expand mobile remittance technology in the country.

South Korean regulator nominee reject cryptocurrency as financial asset: report

Koh also reiterated his commitment to curb increases in household debt.

SEA fintechs to shift focus on profits as adoption gains pace: Fitch

The region’s large unbanked population underpins its market potential.

Hacker returns $260m of stolen crypto tokens to Poly Network

About $354m in crypto funds, mostly Ethereum tokens, are yet to be returned.

AirAsia's BigPay secures $100m from South Korean conglomerate

The funding is just one step closer to BigPay’s ambition to be the largest challenger bank in SEA.

Singapore fintech investments reach $614.2m in H1 with smaller deals

The total transaction value is smaller than in H1 2020 but deal numbers are at a three-year high.

Balancing regulatory driver and customer experience in financial institutions

Technology innovation is enhancing customer experience, empowering seamless customer authentication in financial services

Four ways to increase share of wallet in the financial services industry

Harish Agarwal, Head of Customer Experience Strategy for SEA, India and Hong Kong, Qualtrics.

SFC, Canadian securities partner in strengthening fintech cooperation

The SFC and their Canadian counterparts agreed to draft a fintech cooperation framework.

Philippine fintech firm Voyager raises $167m from Tencent, others

The firm has applied for a digital banking license in the country.

Indonesia mulls tightening fintech, P2P regulations

New regulations may include higher capital hurdles for P2P players.