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Coins Raises Series A to Support Increased Financial Inclusion in Southeast Asia

Digital payments and blockchain startup Coins operated in Philippines and Thailand announced today that it has raised a new US$5 million round of funding to further its mission of ...

Ant Financial invests in Ascend Money

Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”, or the “Company”), one of the world’s leading digital financial services providers, today announced its global blueprint for promotin...

Eatigo raises Series B investment from TripAdvisor! as total funding hits USD $15.5M

Tech start-up Eatigo, the leading yield management and restaurant reservation platform in Thailand and Singapore, announces today a Series B investment from TripAdvisor which bring...

Investing in Fintech: The Challenges and Opportunities

Markus is a co-founder of the Startupbootcamp accelerator and now a co-founder of tryb which is an investment firm that's into technology and finance. Through Startupbootcamp, Mark...

Everything IoT Startups should know about Attracting Venture Capital

If you have some ideas on IoT start-up business, but still have no idea on Venture Capital (VC). Champ Suthipongchai, a major VC sponsor behind the strong foundation of start-ups i...

How Banks Can Collaborate with Fintech Startups

Thana Thienachariya is the Chairman of the Executive Committee of Digital Ventures. Digital Ventures is the FinTech subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank. He started the TechSauce Sum...

Omise secures USD$17.5 million in funding which is one of the largest Series B investments for a fintech company in Southeast Asia

Online payment solutions platform, Omise announced that it has secured USD$17.5 million in its Series B financing round. The round was led by Japan’s leading venture capital firm, ...

Jack Ma’s Ant Financial Plans to Buy 20% Stake in Thailand's Ascend Money

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s financial affiliate is planning to purchase a 20 percent stake in Thailand’s Ascend Money in a bid to become a key financial services player in Southea...

Private sector need to step up for startups

The government has provided opportunities and paved way for startups to be on the business map and now the private sector must maintain this momentum by providing extra supports to...

Golden Gate Ventures Closes US$60M Fund II for SouthEast Asia

Golden Gate Ventures is announcing the final close of its second early stage venture fund. The final size of the fund is USD $60 million, with investors from across Asia, Europe an...

10 things investors and founders need to know about Thai startup ecosystem

At present, the growth of Thai Startup ecosystem is changing rapidly. This is because new high potential startup companies, more support by government/ big enterprises and enormous...

Good news for small and medium enterprises in form of tax incentives for venture capital in technological related SMEs

The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has this month (March) launched tax measures to support investment in terms of Venture Capital (VC), Venture Capital Company (VCC), and Trust Fund fol...

Big moves for Thai Banking in FinTech

Regulators including the Bank of Thailand (BOT) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) along with commercial and state banks are all making big moves to supports crowdfun...

Interview Mr. Patrick Monaco-Sorge CEO of Promandate: the winner from Bangkok Startup Pitching

Promandate is a service for those who need helps with legal, accounting, taxation and design. They are platform which provide professionals from many industries to solve these prob...

KBank partners with dtac Accelerate and Piggipo to provide new features for credit card holders

dtac Accelerate and Piggipo have entered a major partnership agreement with Kasikorn Bank or KBank in offering a new channel of communication, providing credit card promotions to t...

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