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Payments: How the West will end up copying the East

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By Heather McKenzie, Banking Technology Many industry players agree that the pinnacle of the personal banking experience is China, where consumers are offered some very targeted and intelligent financial services. But it’s not the banks that have taken the lead here but companies such as Alibaba, which Pascale Brien, senior policy adviser, payments and digital at the European Banking Federation …

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An interview with Malik Kotadia, Mentor at Finlab

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Ahead of his participation at Seamless Vietnam we caught up with veteran financial services expert and friend of the Seamless series Malik Kotadia for a chat. Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I have been a long time digital banker, with an 18 year career that has spanned global roles and multiple markets. I was with Citi …

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The Future of Payments in Thailand

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As of December 2016 there were 15 million internet banking users and 20.8 million mobile banking users in Thailand according to central bank statistics. In September, there were 24.5 million internet banking and 66.8 million mobile banking transactions, with transaction values of 2,473 billion Baht and 584 billion Baht respectively. With all this in mind, the future of payments in …

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Halo Indonesia! We’re embarking on a Seamless Adventure

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Hey Jakarta! 2017 is turning out to be one of the most disrupted, exciting and challenging years yet for Indonesian commerce. Change is underway and we’re excited to be a part of it. Following April’s successful launch of Seamless Asia in Singapore, we’re delighted to bring our rebranded conference and exhibition to Jakarta in the form of Seamless Indonesia. Mark your …

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Mabuhay Manila! Seamless has arrived on your shores

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Hey Manila! Following April’s successful launch of Seamless Asia in Singapore, we are delighted to bring you the first wave of regional Seamless events beginning with the Philippines in September! Mark your calendars for the 27th to 28th September at the SMX Convention Center. From the rise of fintech, the commoditisation of logistics and the omnichannel commerce revolution sweeping across …

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Vietnam: An interview with Nicole Nguyen from Infinity Blockchain Labs

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Could you share something about yourself with our readers? My name is Nicole and I am currently in charge of Marketing at Infinity Blockchain Labs – one of the largest Blockchain studios in the world. Our in-house team of 40 developers come from various areas around the world with one mission – demystifying and incorporating Blockchain in everyday life and …

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Việt Nam: Bước chuyển mình trong môi trường thanh toán

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Tình hình thanh toán và thương mại ở Việt Nam đang có nhiều biến chuyển. Người tiêu dùng bắt đầu sử dụng các thiết bị di động để so sánh giá cả và hàng hoá, chủ động tìm kiếm ưu đãi hoặc phiếu giảm giá, cũng như mua hàng hoá và dịch vụ từ mọi nơi trên thế giới. Tỷ …

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Vietnam: An interview with Sandeep Deobhakta, Head of Retail Banking at VP Bank

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We recently caught up with Sandeep Deobhakta the Head of Retail Banking at VP Bank. In our conversation, Sandeep reveals both the potential and the key challenges of mobile wallets for the future of Vietnam. Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I am the Head of Retail Banking at VP Bank. VP Bank has ambitious plans to be one of the top 3 retail …

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Will Facebook Marketplace Be the Next E-Commerce Heavyweight in Vietnam?

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Facebook, the largest social media platform in the world is the first social network to surpass 1 billion registered accounts, currently sitting at 1.87 billion monthly active users at the start of 2017. After launching in 2004, Facebook has gone from strength to strength providing users with the ability to share photos and videos, post comments, and advertise products or …

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Vietnam: The changing payment landscape

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In Vietnam the world of payments and commerce is being transformed. Consumers are using their mobile devices to compare products and prices, actively search for deals or vouchers and purchase goods and services from around the world. The rate of online shopping in Vietnam is low compared to other countries in the world but is growing rapidly. In 2016, Vietnam’s …