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    Free stock trading app looks to take Asia by storm

Free stock trading app looks to take Asia by storm

Photo credit: konstantin32 / 123RF. “For us, it’s a very important move. It’s the first time anyone in Asia has done it,” says Mikaal Abdulla. “But the logic is very

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    With $900m IPO, lending company Qudian leads pack of Chinese fintech firms aiming to go public

With $900m IPO, lending company Qudian leads pack of Chinese fintech firms aiming to go public

Photo credit: danielvfung / 123RF. Chinese consumer lending company Qudian raised a whopping US$900 million in its initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange – the largest

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    Fintech startup Finja breaks new ground in Pakistan with $1.5m series A funding

Fintech startup Finja breaks new ground in Pakistan with $1.5m series A funding

Finja founders. Photo credit: Finja. The catalyst for ecommerce and other internet businesses to flourish in China, India, and Southeast Asia is digital payments. This in turn has a multiplier

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Meditation, management, meetings: Running a fintech startup in Indonesia

  Meditation, management, meetings: Running a fintech startup in Indonesia

Aria Widyanto, vice president at Amartha. Photo credit: Amartha. It’s 5:20 in the morning, a time when many adults are

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Online VC platform CapBridge raises $3m funding as SGX ups its stake

  Online VC platform CapBridge raises $3m funding as SGX ups its stake

SGX Centre in downtown Singapore. Photo credit: tang90246 / 123RF. Singapore’s CapBridge Holdings has raised US$2.9 million in fresh funding

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Crypto boom spawns blockchain accelerators to help startups raise funds with ICOs

  Crypto boom spawns blockchain accelerators to help startups raise funds with ICOs

Image credit: Pixabay. Until the start of this year, less than US$300 million had been raised through ICOs – initial

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Grab users in Indonesia better carry cash as the ride-hailing firm stops ewallet top ups

  Grab users in Indonesia better carry cash as the ride-hailing firm stops ewallet top ups

Photo credit: Grab. The Indonesian branch of ride-hailing firm Grab is the latest big startup in the country to be

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Alibaba to invest $15b in tech, set up research labs around the world

  Alibaba to invest $15b in tech, set up research labs around the world

Alibaba founder Jack Ma. Photo credit: Alibaba. Jack Ma is well-known for his worldly ambitions. In 20 years, the tech

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With $5m seed funding, this fintech firm may be Mongolia’s biggest tech startup

  With $5m seed funding, this fintech firm may be Mongolia’s biggest tech startup

Ulaanbaatar. Photo credit: qumrran / 123RF. Ulaanbaatar-based fintech startup AND Global today revealed that it has raised US$5 million in

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