smartly

6 questions with Smartly’s Keir Veskivali

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In the next of our six questions series of interviews we caught up with Smartly CEO Keir Veskivali, to discuss the future of smart money management, the challenge of balanced regulation and the most exciting upcoming fintech categories. Enjoy! Can you tell us a little about Smartly? In order to understand Smartly, I would have to explain why we started …

Bluzelle

Six questions with Bluzelle’s Pavel Bains

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For the next in our series of interviews with Asian fintech visionaries I was excited to catch up with Bluzelle CEO Pavel Bains. During our conversation we focused on the opportunity to move the blockchain conversation on from theory to practice, and why Symbol: The Asian Fintech Summit will come at just the right time for the ecosystem. Can you …

Acudeen

Six questions with Acudeen’s Mario Jordan “Magellan” Fetalino III

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For the next in our series of interviews with fintech innovators from around the region we were excited to catch up with Mario Jordan “Magellan” Fetalino III, the CEO of Filipino fintech startup Acudeen. Ahead of of participation at Symbol: The Asian Fintech Summit next year, we had a quick chat about the foundation of the company, the SME cashflow …

Dragon

Six questions with Dragon Wealth’s Bert-Jan Van Essen

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For the next post in our series we caught up with the Founder & CEO of Dragon Wealth, Bert-Jan Van Essen, to talk about the excitement around wealth management fintech solutions, and why humans still have a part to play in the process…  Can you tell us a little about Dragon Wealth? Founded in 2013, Dragon Wealth is one of …

Forex

Six questions with Fxkart.com’s Abdul Hadi Shaikh

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In the next in our series of speaker interviews we caught up with the CEO of Fxkart.com, Abdul Hadi Shaikh, to ask him some questions about the growing choice available for forex customers, the speed of change for market incumbents, and the exciting regional future for Fxkart.com. 1) Can you tell us a little bit about Fxkart.com? Fxkart.com is India’s largest marketplace …

bitcoin.co.id

Six questions with Bitcoin.co.id’s Oscar Darmawan

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In the first of our speaker interview series, we caught up recently with CEO of Bitcoin.co.id, Oscar Darmawan, to ask him some questions about the future of bitcoin and blockchain in the Indonesian marketplace. 1) Can you tell us a little about bitcoin.co.id? Bitcoin.co.id is a startup that focuses on building the bitcoin and blockchain ecosystem in Indonesia. Bitcoin.co.id was …

Survey

The Singapore fintech survey 2016

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Survey: The rapid growth of interest and activity in Singaporean fintech has been unprecedented. From the launch of a series of financial institution-led incubators and accelerators, to the growth in interest by private capital, to the establishment of the Singapore Fintech Office by MAS and IDA, it is evident that fintech is going to be high on the national agenda for …

Fintech

Announcing Symbol: The Asian Fintech Summit

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When you see banks that have remained effectively unchanged and unchallenged in 100 years suddenly spend millions of dollars on innovation teams and start-up enterprises, you quickly realise that we are entering into a profoundly different financial services age. The age of fintech. What is equally apparent is that, despite what innovators in London or Silicon Valley might think, this …