Fintech forecast to be robust this year Business

Fintech forecast to be robust this year

The regulatory sandbox for financial technology (fintech) which is expected to be created this year, coupled with efforts to promote the use of digital financial services, are expected to accelerate the development of fintech in Vietnam.
RoK to promote fintech cooperation with ASEAN World

RoK to promote fintech cooperation with ASEAN

The Financial Services Commission of the Republic of Korea said the country will deepen cooperation with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the financial technology sector.
Fintech needs improved legal framework: experts Business

Fintech needs improved legal framework: experts

To develop financial technology, a comprehensive legal framework and cooperation between banks and fintech businesses are required, experts told a conference organised by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Ho Chi Minh City on September 10.
Singapore: Investment in fintechs surges World

Singapore: Investment in fintechs surges

Investment in Singapore’s financial technology companies in the first half of 2019 has quadrupled from a year ago to 453 million USD, according to a recent report of consulting company Accenture.
Vietnamese startups to reach unicorn status soon Business

Vietnamese startups to reach unicorn status soon

As Vietnam, one of the hottest startup hubs in the world, is welcoming a huge wave of venture capital, its tech startup firms are expected to quickly reach the unicorn status, which means they are valued 1 billion USD or more, according to insiders.
Deputy PM urges Shinhan Card to develop fintech in Vietnam Business

Deputy PM urges Shinhan Card to develop fintech in Vietnam

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has urged the Shinhan Card Co., Ltd. of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to develop an ecosystem for financial technology (fintech) firms in Vietnam in training workforce and applying scientific-technological advances.
Fintech market value to reach 7.8 billion USD by 2020 Business

Fintech market value to reach 7.8 billion USD by 2020

The financial technology (Fintech) industry is thriving in Vietnam with the market value expected to increase from 4.4 billion USD in 2017 to 7.8 billion USD by 2020, according to a report by Solidiance, a management consulting firm in the Asia-Pacific.