P2P

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 …

Digital Bank

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 …

5 minutes with Pierre Poignant, COO at Lazada

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Have you ever wondered who the geniuses are behind the scenes at e-commerce giant Lazada? We sat down with one of them, Chief Operations Officer Pierre Poignant, for a quick glimpse his views on logistics, E-commerce and why the late French Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte is his hero. Could you tell us more about yourself, Pierre? Certainly, I’m the Chief Operations …

EFA Group

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 …

Transforming the future of banking with Mondo

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2015 was the year that fintech hit the mainstream press, and this trend shows no sign of slowing down as 2016 gets underway. One of the most exciting developments in this space, particularly in the UK, has been the rise of the challenger bank. These fully regulated organisations are taking on the traditional banks at their own game, except they …

Bitspark

10 minutes with Bitspark’s George Harap

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We caught up with George Harap, CEO at Bitspark Limited and our speaker for the Financial Inclusion Summit for a quick chat about his interests and aspirations around the future of Bitcoin and blockchain technology. Based in Hong Kong, George is a Fintech addicted Bitcoin evangelist focused on financial inclusion utilising innovative new systems for the next billion people to join …

Fintech

Aidil Zulkifli and the Indonesian Fintech Revolution

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One of the most exciting features of the upcoming Cards & Payments Asia conference is the opportunity that we have to feature innovative fintech startups from across Asia. We caught up Aidil Zulkifli, the founder of Indonesian startup UangTeman, to discuss how fintech, short term loans, and the his industry heroes. How will fintech evolve in Indonesia over the coming …

Emma Heap on technology, systems and delivering hot food fast

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There are few e-commerce markets that are as dynamic and as competitive as food delivery. With the core requirements of speed, choice and quality at the top of consumers list, it is a constant challenge for the market leaders to keep up with and overcome their customer’s sky high expectations. At foodpanda, Managing Director Emma Heap has taken a technology …

John Berns on big data driven customer experience at Lazada

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At the E-Commerce Show Asia (20th-21st April, Singapore) we’re excited to be welcoming John Berns, the head of data science at Lazada, who will be speaking on how next generation big data technologies are allowing almost infinite insights into customer behaviour. Ahead of the show we caught up with John to talk big data, analytics-driven business planning, and his industry …

High Fashion

Selling high fashion online: a chat with Raffaele Giovine

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Whilst the online fashion retail space is continuing to grow apace, it is equally notable that buying the highest of high fashion is still very much a brick-and-mortar experience. This is entirely understandable given the inherent value of touching and feeling the quality before purchase, as well as the ability to provide luxury experiences in-store. Nevertheless, with the rise of …