The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has launched an accelerator initiative called Fintech Program: Asia meets Tokyo, said Japan Today. This program is part of the city’s Global Financial City: Tokyo Vision, which seeks to assist the financial technology sector The...
African financial technology company Chipper Cash landed a $30-million deal in its Series B funding round. The round was led by Ribbit Capital with special participation from the personal venture capital firm of Jeff Bezos, Bezos Expeditions, reports Tech...
Nigeria-based financial technology startup Kuda announced on Wednesday, November 10, 2020, that it had successfully raised $10 million in funding. According to Tech Crunch, this is the largest amount raised in a seed funding round held in Africa. Prior...
Hong Kong-based digital payment services platform Statrys has raised $5 million in a funding round led by an angel investor. The investment round was conducted in a closed-door funding arrangement. Founded in 2018, the financial technology startup provides digital payments...
China-based financial technology firm Lufax Holding Ltd. is currently seeking $2.36 billion in the United States through an initial public offering (IPO), reported Bloomberg. This IPO is expected to be the largest one by a Chinese company in the...
Global financial institution ING and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have revealed its pick of five fintech startup companies in the Philippines for their joint program, said Inquirer. The program seeks to aid the companies through financial assistance...
The financial technology company, Razer, announced the launch of its Razer Card for millennials in Singapore on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. The fintech arm of the company collaborated with Visa to bring the new prepaid solution closer to the...
Fintech firm Kakao Pay announced plans to go public in South Korea in the first half of 2021, following its success in the digital payments and non-life insurance products. The country’s largest mobile payments service provider selected local brokerage KB...
Malaysia-based digital payments startup MyMy Holdings announced its seed funding worth RM 12 million or $2.4 million led by Koperasi Angkatan Tentera Malaysia Berhad. Dubbed as the biggest seed funding round in the fintech industry, MyMy has an overall valuation...
In the move to accelerate the United Kingdom’s tech and fintech initiatives, Tech Nation has launched the Fintech Pledge with support from HM Treasury and Fintech Delivery Panel. The growth platform for tech companies, which is Tech Nation, sets the...

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