SAIF Partners and global not-for-profit Accion invested US$1 million into Aye Finance, which loans capital to startups and other young enterprises, little served by traditional banks and other lenders...
Here's how algorithms could change the financial system and make it easier for small enterprises to get loans.
Jay Winder came from Australia with no degree and unable to speak Japanese. Now, his startup is on the rise and funded by Naval Ravikant and Dave McClure.
Banks are taking hefty cuts from cross-border payments and remittances. And Instarem is out to disrupt this FX racket.
Asia's foremost financial hub will now play host to a fintech startup accelerator.
Even though the business model is the same, WeLend marketing manager Rachel Lam says Hong Kong and mainland China are two very different markets.
I was skeptical about these spaces 12 months ago but they’ve really started making me a believer now, writes entrepreneur-turned-VC Sid Talwar, a partner in Lightbox.
The move could open up new battles for Line to fight.
Indonesia is sometimes referred to as the sleeping giant of Southeast Asia. While it might not seem as mature as places like Singapore, all signs point to a future economic boom. Boston Consulting Gro...
Founded by two Rocket Internet alumni, Nova Founders Capital has expressed commitment to investing in Asia's fintech startups. Money from the son of "Asia's richest man" could help with that.
Ayondo expands to Singapore, gets US$4 million to give TradeHero some competition in Asia.
OCBC Bank's Pay Anyone is a nice feature to have for its mobile app, but it's at best a marginal improvement over the existing method of doing bank transfer.
Cashflow is king at many startups and enterprises. Entrepreneurs often find themselves living month-to-month before hitting their stride, worrying about whether they’ll be able to pay their employees ...