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Faircent and the rise of P2P in India

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Given its ability to provide underserved borrowers with access to affordable credit for the first time, it is perhaps no surprise that we are seeing the greatest leaps forward in P2P lending in large, low GDP per capita countries like China and India. We recently caught up with the CEO of Indian P2P lending marketplace Faircent, Rajat Gandhi, who spoke to …

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Gerben Visser and the future of Asian Fintech

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In this in in-depth interview we caught up with Gerben Visser, who through Singapore Fintech Consortium is driving the development of Singapore as a regional fintech powerhouse. As one of the key supporters of the Future Bank Asia conference (20th-21st April, Singapore), we wanted to ask Gerben all about his vision for the future of financial innovation in Singapore and beyond: …

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Cash Flow Management: How To Free Up Your Cash Flow

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Every successful business owner knows that cash flow is one of the most important factors to the success of his or her business. Just as fuel keeps a car engine working, cash flow keeps your business moving forward. Employee wages, stock, rent and other operating expenses drain your business’ ‘fuel tank’ and unless you’re replacing that fuel at regular intervals, …

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Transforming SME Loans with P2P Lending

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The opportunity to transform the SME loans market with P2P lending is incredibly exciting when you consider that, even in a developed, low risk market like Singapore, the majority of small business loans are rejected. This new seam of alternative lending through P2P is being mined by some fascinating fintech startups, and we were incredibly excited to catch up with …

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Whitepaper: Innovation Designed Through Empathy

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Leading banks and retailers are locked in an epic struggle for survival. In order to remain relevant, many are putting serious resource into bringing innovation to market that can make customers change their habits, abandon existing brand loyalties and flock to their new products or services. So, beyond the obvious attributes of mobile and cloud-based delivery, what are the key principles of a …

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Jaiveer Singh on Banking With The Poor

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At the Financial Inclusion Summit we are pleased to have on board with us Jaiveer Singh, Vice President, Core Banking Technology at DBS Bank who will deliver the opening keynote to kickstart the day’s programme. According to Jaiveer, banking the poor will be a good business when services are designed for their needs and they are within their reach. Technology …

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Gary Collins and the disrupted future of banking

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Whilst the leading fintech startups like to see themselves as plotting the future of the financial services industry, it is equally true that the organisations doing the most to deliver great digital experiences to customers are the banks themselves. This certainly isn’t true of every bank, but those that are putting digital innovation first and foremost are already reaping the …

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Talking P2P with Capital Match’s Pawel Kuznicki

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P2P lending is one of the hottest topics in fintech, and we’re incredibly excited to be bringing together a panel at Future Bank Asia to discuss the critical challenges facing this emerging sector. One of our superstar panelists is Pawel Kuznicki, CEO of Capital Match, who we sat down with earlier in the week to discuss all things P2P: What …

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Building a digital bank with Andi Kartiko Utomo

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For many leading banks, digital innovation is an incremental challenge. At the top of the ladder the largest banks are under constant pressure to innovate and to retain or recapture the number one spot in their region or market. For those smaller banks, it can often be easier to adopt a “wait and see” policy. By letting other banks spend …

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Banking on under-served SMEs with EFA Group

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More than half a decade into the global financial crisis, access to financial support for under-served traders and entrepreneurs remains a major concern globally. There is increasing realisation that SMEs and entrepreneurs are being disproportionately affected by unmitigated financial reforms and the sheer pace of their implementation. As they are more financially dependent on bank finance than large firms, SMEs are less able …