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Why FinTech is Rapidly Growing in Southeast Asia

Why FinTech is Rapidly Growing in Southeast Asia

After the financial technology (FinTech) industry’s start in the West, notably in Europe and in the USA, its innovations have established themselves across various markets. FinTech has also experienced adoption and high growth in China. But if we are searching for financial technology’s next hot region, it would be Southeast …

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Funding Societies Emerges as Market Leader of P2P Financing Industry in Malaysia

Funding Societies ends 2017 as domestic market leader of Malaysia’s rapidly growing peer-to-peer (P2P) financing sector. Data compiled by all P2P financing operators in Malaysia from February 2017 to November 2017 shows that P2P platforms have raised a total of RM17 million for local SMEs. Of the RM 17 million, …

How Crowdfunding Is Making the World a Better Place

Let us begin by telling you a tale. Once upon a time, in the not-so-distant past (2008, to be precise), a young writer started a crowdfunding experiment called The Omikuji Project. She needed earnings to supplement her household income between novels and wanted to thank those supporting her budding career. …