Fintech seeing rapid growth across ASEAN

Fintech seeing rapid growth across ASEAN

As ASEAN and Vietnam in particular embrace the rise of digital payments, thanks to their young and digital-savvy populations, investors continue to pay more attention to the fintech environment.
Vietnam takes third spot in ASEAN fintech funding

Vietnam takes third spot in ASEAN fintech funding

Fintech funding in ASEAN more than tripled in the first nine months of 2021 against full-year 2020, with Vietnam attracting two of the largest funding rounds.
Reimagining the customer experience in digital banking

Reimagining the customer experience in digital banking

Vietnam’s digital banking scene has experienced significant changes in recent years, with banks and fintech innovators launching an impressive array of digital tools ranging from mobile payments solutions and wealth management platforms to e-commerce systems. Some of these digital propositions have scaled rapidly, making Vietnam one of Asia-Pacific’s fastest growing markets for digital banking.
More fintech partnerships established to ride digital baking wave

More fintech partnerships established to ride digital baking wave

As digital banking will become the new norm, more fintech partnerships have been formed to catch up with this trend in Vietnam.
Contour joins forces with Tinhvan to boost trade finance digitisation in Vietnam

Contour joins forces with Tinhvan to boost trade finance digitisation in Vietnam

Contour has entered into a partnership with its first systems integrator in Vietnam, Tinhvan Technologies, to drive the digitalisation of trade finance.
Mobile money to be officially launched from October

Mobile money to be officially launched from October

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung has just announced that mobile money would be launched in October.
Financial Times research highlights the need for banks to digitalise

Financial Times research highlights the need for banks to digitalise

67 per cent of banks believe they will lose market share within two years if they fail to digitally transform.
HSBC Vietnam facilitates international investment in VNLIFE, Vietnam’s second unicorn

HSBC Vietnam facilitates international investment in VNLIFE, Vietnam’s second unicorn

HSBC Vietnam supported General Atlantic and Dragoneer Investment Group in co-leading a $250 million Series B investment in VNLIFE, a local tech startup.
BNPL Fundiin raises $1.8 million in oversubscribed seed round

BNPL Fundiin raises $1.8 million in oversubscribed seed round

Fundiin, the leading buy-now, pay-later (BNPL) fintech in Vietnam, has closed an oversubscribed seed round of $1.8 million.
Modern parents teach children how to use technology to manage spending

Modern parents teach children how to use technology to manage spending

Parents are taking advantage of technology to help their children learn to manage spending and save more.
Pandemic driving digital-first mindset around financial services in Vietnam

Pandemic driving digital-first mindset around financial services in Vietnam

The global health crisis is driving a digital-first mindset in Vietnam when it comes to opening banking accounts.
Banks on the road of digital transformation

Banks on the road of digital transformation

Banks are taking advantage of Vietnam's potential environment to conduct digital transformation to meet increasingly technology-driven consumer demands.
Financial wellness and digital money management apps to ignite digital banking

Financial wellness and digital money management apps to ignite digital banking

Financial wellness and digital money management apps are potential future sparks for igniting Vietnam’s race for digital dominance in the retail banking sector.
E-commerce groups tapping into ditigal market growth

E-commerce groups tapping into ditigal market growth

Vietnam’s fast-growing digital economy is hoping to lure big foreign funding to cash in on the enormous potential – although whittling down the use of physical cash could take a lot longer.
Vietnam among top 10 unbanked nations in the world

Vietnam among top 10 unbanked nations in the world

Fintech investors are growing interest in Vietnam that, nevertheless, is among the top 10 unbanked nations in the world.
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