China

Marco Gervasi and the rise of E-Commerce in China

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Marco Gervasi’s recent book East-Commerce has thrown into sharp contrast the impact that Chinese e-commerce is having on Asia and the rest of the world, and how external players can benefit from investing into the space. His 10 years spent in China helping international companies enter and grow in the market has given him a unique position to comment on …

Paymaya

Getting real on E-payments with Kenneth Palacios from PayMaya

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The Philippines is known for a lot of things. There’s the much-lauded level of Filipino hospitality, jeepneys, crystal blue oceans with white sands and of course, Balut!! But what the Philippines isn’t widely known for, at least not until now, is leading the curve when it comes to the adoption of technology. This is all changing through as the introduction of e-payments have …

Hanshow

Leading the future of digital retail

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Hanshow is dedicated to providing competitive end to end solutions for the retail industry. As an integrated and professional manufacturer focusing on research and development, production, and service, Hanshow’s products cover electronic shelf label and ESL solutions. Hanshow’s ESL system based on custom Wireless Application Protocol technology is widely used for every type of retail environment including hypermarkets, shopping malls, …

Paymaya

Enter the Matrix: OpenPort, logistics and the Internet of Things

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The growing demand for immediate delivery fulfillment is driving logistics to new heights of innovation and advancement. From overseeing cargo security, fleet management and coordinating delivery times, the ever growing logistics industry requires cold hard solutions that enables operational oversight over its people and cargo with real time safety and efficiency. Enter the age of “the internet of things” or colloquially …

Faircent

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 …

Consortium

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: …

Hacking the future of in-store technology with Tom Kelshaw

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Whilst retailers across Asia are starting to wake up to the inherent value of applying in-store technology to augment the consumer experience, a small group of individuals are already looking at the next step in the digital empowerment of stores. One of the most notable organisations leading the retail R&D charge in Asia is Maxus’ Metalworks division. We caught up …

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, …

SME Loans

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 …

whitepaper

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 …