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Top 10 Fintech Startups In Japan

In 2018 and early 2019, the Japanese fintech market witnessed significant developments. Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) published a report in December 2018 which proposed new regulatory requirements for virtual currency exchange service providers and a new regulatory framework for

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Top 10 Hottest Fintech Startups in South Korea

Though relatively small when compared with the likes of China and Singapore, South Korea’s fintech industry has witnessed significant growth in the past years with now some 400 fintech companies present in the country. The ecosystem’s rapid development has been

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Top 10 Fintech Startups in Taiwan to Keep an Eye on in 2019

Taiwan has been trying to gain a foothold for itself as a fintech hub, but despite their best response from the industry is still mixed But Taiwan if anything, is at least earnest in its efforts, it recently approved EMQ

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China’s Top 10 Fintech Startups and Companies

China continues to be the world’s undisputed fintech leader, with about 600 deals completed in 2018 and a fintech adoption rate of 69%, the highest in the world, according to EY’s 2017 Financial Technology Adoption Index. Out of the world’s

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A Snapshot of Fintech Unicorns in Asia

In 2018, Asia made a run at the US as the top market for fintech deals with a surge in early-stage and mega-round investments. The region recorded the biggest boost in fintech deals, raising US$22.65 billion across 516 deals, including

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10 Best-Funded Fintech Startups in Japan

Japan has seen strong growth in the fintech ecosystem in these past several years as fintech startups, industry players, regulars and government have collaborated to build a sustainable and scalable environment for innovation. Fintech has been considered one of the

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7 Fintech Startups to Watch 2019 in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is investing heavily to become Asia’s top fintech hub. Among the key policies put in place this year to help it achieve its ambitions is a HK$500 million fund to develop financial services over the next half-decade, including

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Top 6 Upcoming Fintech and Blockchain Events in Taiwan

Over the years, Taiwan has remained rather open to blockchain and cryptocurrency, at least compared to its fellow Northeast Asia countries such as China and Korea. While they were originally criticized for lacking any regulation in the Fintech markets, and

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11 Accelerators and Incubators in Hong Kong, Fintech Startups Should Know

Hong Kong, a global financial hub, has seen strong growth of its fintech industry. The city now hosts 48 of the top-100 fintech companies in the world, according to IDC Financial Insight 2015. Hong Kong has also seen a vast

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Top 16 Fintech Investors in Hong Kong and Mainland China

China’s Internet finance industry has boomed in recent years. The country leads the world when it comes to total users and market size, and fintech startups are mushrooming. China contributes to some of the world’s largest investments in the fintech

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