Tag Archives: financial services

Financial Inclusion in Southeast Asia

Overview of financial inclusion in Southeast Asia

The inclusion of a country’s population into its banking and financial system varies greatly across Southeast Asia. A well developed financial system makes some countries profit from the convenience of financial services, while opportunities arise to expand financial inclusion in less developed countries. Continue reading

Designing for rural people in Myanmar - TEDxInyaLake

Design can help rural Myanmar

The opening of Myanmar enables businesses, NGOs and social enterprises to venture further in the country and tackle challenges of rural areas as well as of cities. In the countryside, a social enterprise is applying cutting-edge design principles to alleviate difficulties of farmers and rural inhabitants. Continue reading

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Mobile finance innovation in the Philippines

With a large and growing number of Filipinos accessing the Internet, FinTech startups are able to reach people who previously were out of the financial system. New technologies now provide the convenience of digital payments and financial services to people without bank account anywhere in the Philippines or abroad. Continue reading

Introduction to P2P leding in Singapore

The potential for P2P lending in Singapore

Peer-to-peer lending is an alternative form of finance for people and businesses who want to avoid traditional credit institutions. In Singapore, this innovative and direct approach to lending and borrowing spurs a new line of financial services where technologies and trust come together to challenge large banking and finance firms. Continue reading

Introduction to FinTech in Singapore

Overview of FinTech in Singapore

With the spread of ever connected devices, FinTech has become a very hot topic in Singapore and all global financial centers. Both large financial institutions and startups are engaged in developing innovative technologies to provide new financial products and services, and to enhance the efficiency of financial markets. Continue reading