Hard to not see this as a good sign for the exit market in SEA region – it’s a local buyer but still awesome.
Still wonder when America wakes up to see they missed the boat in SEA region.
Go-Jek buys fintech startup Coins.ph for $72M ahead of Philippines expansion | TechCrunch
— Read on techcrunch.com/2019/01/18/gojek-coins-ph-philippines/
I am biased in my love for CardUp:
FinTech Awards – Singapore FinTech Festival 2018
— Read on fintechfestival.sg/festival-line-up/fintech-awards/
Thiago is new to Singapore but kicked this out after looking into the market.
Fintech Market in Singapore 2018
One of my fave founder’s dropping some knowledge and giving some hints into the future.
Worth a read.
Southeast Asia’s startups suffering from Series B crunch, says Kredivo’s Garg
Respect – going out at the top of his game.
What a run!
Intuit CEO Brad Smith steps down and becomes executive chairman after 11 years at the helm. Sasan Goodarzi will become new CEO January 1
— Read on fortune.com/2018/08/23/intuit-ceo-brad-smith-departs/
UOB unveils machine learning solution to combat financial crime | Singapore Business Review:
Tookitaki’s anti-money laundering suite (AMLS) can be applied to all processes within the AML framework unlike solutions requiring the use of multiple systems to analyse subsets of the same data sets, enabling it to make sharper and swifter detection of high-risk companies and individuals and flag suspicious activities.
Congrats to the FinAccel team!
Digital credit card Kredivo raises $30m:
The Jakarta-based startup has just raised US$30 million in a series B round led by Australia’s Square Peg Capital.
Curious to see how this goes but I love all the FinTech stuff happening in Singapore.
TransferWise has been amazing – I have heard good and bad about Revolut but curious to play with it myself.
Try my invite :: https://revolut.com/r/michae71y
Congrats to Nicki and team for the funding round!
SeedPlus is super excited to work with CardUp.
CardUp raises $1.7m seed round from Sequoia and Seedplus