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An interview with the CEO of Tiki, Tran Ngoc Thai Son

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We recently caught up with Chief Executive Officer of major Vietnamese e-commerce player Tiki, Mr Tran Ngoc Thai Son. In our conversation we discussed some of the critical challenges facing the growth of e-commerce in Vietnam, and what keeps him striving to better serve millions of Vietnamese households. Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I have the …

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Payments: The Hidden Game Changer in eCommerce

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In today’s highly competitive e-commerce landscape, generating awareness, driving sales and building brand equity are some of the top priorities for online businesses. One thing that most merchants don’t realize is the integral role that payments play in the daily operation of their businesses. As the final stop on the conversion funnel, the payment phase is a very important component …

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Microsoft and AMIS launch Asia’s first blockchain consortium

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Guest post by Banking Technology, a media partner of Seamless Asia 2017 Microsoft has teamed with AMIS and the Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan (ITRI) to form Asia’s “first” consortium blockchain network on Azure. They will use AMIS’s blockchain solutions with Azure as the cloud platform – “the only platform with BaaS” (Banking-as-a-Service). Azure will provide public, private and hybrid …

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Move over, London and Berlin, Singapore’s fintech ecosystem is surging ahead

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Guest post by Banking Technology, the media partner of Seamless Asia 2017 There are several studies at the moment analysing and ranking a number of the fintech ecosystems, but at the end of the day, I believe it is a matter of personal opinion. Some start-ups and skills will thrive within one ecosystem, whereas they may struggle in another. In my …

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30 Asian leaders shaping the future of commerce

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Asian commerce is an incredibly exciting space to be working in right now. From the millions of people going online for the first time each year via mobile devices, to the growth of the aspirational middle class, the pie is without doubt getting bigger. At the same time there remain key challenges in place that all merchants, and the ecosystems …

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Omise launches Links to make paying and payments more accessible

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Guest post by Omise // Omise, Southeast Asia’s leader in online payment processing and risk management, today announced the immediate availability of a new feature, Links which gives businesses engaging in social commerce a more convenient way to request and accept online payments. With Links, Omise further strengthens its mission to help merchants unlock new growth opportunities. It’s now becoming …

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Infographic: 5 reasons you shouldn’t ignore the Philippines

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The Filipino market is undergoing a radical period of growth. A rapidly growing middle class and an explosion in access to digital services is ensuring that it becomes an increasingly juicy prospect for international businesses looking for Southeast Asian expansion. We see the Filipino future as increasingly bright, and in order to demonstrate the scale of the opportunity we have …

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Infographic: 5 reasons why Indonesia is ripe for international investment

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We are extremely excited about the opportunities on offer in the Indonesian market for international payments, e-commerce and retail solution providers. With this in mind we have put together this handy infographic featuring some key statistics that should help you make the case for looking at the Indonesian market closely for your next international expansion. Has this infographic piqued your …

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Top 10 considerations for choosing the right secure issuance solution

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You’ve decided that you need to create new ID badges for your employees, staff and visitors. You know that you’d like to be able to have these “smart cards” enable access to your building and your network – or perhaps even other systems like transit or cashless vending – but where do you start? What are your options for printing …

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How to Turbo Charge Mobile Financial Services in the Philippines

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With the majority of the population unbanked or under-served, there’s certainly room for improvement in the current mainstream financial system in the Philippines. As Lawrence Summer, president emeritus at Harvard University, explained earlier this year, it’s not just in the Philippines – worldwide mainstream finance “has not succeeded and is succeeding less well than it once did in its basic function of …