The banking industry isn’t always welcoming to startups, depending on the market’s outlook. As inflation rises and companies brace for the worst, once-promising neobanks are being forced t
A month after completing Y Combinator’s accelerator program, BukuWarung, a financial tech startup that serves small businesses in Indonesia, announced it has raised new funding from a roster of high
Stripe has led a $12 million Series A round in Manila-based online payment platform PayMongo, the startup announced today. PayMongo, which offers an online payments API for businesses in the Philippin
Indonesia is not only Southeast Asia’s most populated country, but also one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. But many people, especially outside of major cities, still lack access to basi
Airwallex, a Melbourne-based cross-border financial startup that achieved “unicorn” status last year, announced today that it has raised a $160 million Series D. The round included ANZi Ve
Paidy, a Japanese financial tech startup that provides instant credit to consumers in Japan, announced today that it has raised a total of $143 million in new financing. This includes an $83 million S
Manila-based financial tech startup PayMongo has raised $2.7 million in seed funding to give merchants in the Philippines and other Southeast Asian markets simple ways to set up online payments. Inves
Hong Kong is making a move to challenge Singapore and others as the dominant location for fintech in Asia after the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) unveiled a digital hub and new allowances that i
Credit card penetration is one of those problems that isn't really a 'problem' in the West. In the U.S. alone, 232 million adults are said to own at least one credit card, with 18 percent of consumers
Capital Float, an online lending platform for small businesses in India, announced today that it has closed a $25 million Series B.
CompareAsiaGroup, which runs websites that help users find financial services, has raised a $40 million series A led by the Goldman Sachs Investment Partners team.
Half a million people have already signed up for Robinhood's unlaunched zero-fee stock trading service. Now the startup has raised $13 million to hire talent to make its app totally secure so it can s
<a target="_blank" href="https://www.feex.com/">FeeX</a>, a service that helps users find and avoid hidden fees in their retirement accounts, announced today that it has raised $6.5 million in Series
Stock trading and financial management platform 8 Securities has closed a $9 million Series B to support its expansion in Japan and China. Returning investors include Velocity Capital and Leitmotiv Pr
Thinknum, a financial tech startup that develops tools for analysts, announced today that it has raised $1 million in seed funding led by Pejman Mar Ventures (an investment firm that has also seeded c
<a target="_blank" href="http://cleartax.in/">ClearTax</a> is not the typical <a target="_blank" href="http://ycombinator.com/">Y Combinator</a> launch. Founded in 2011 and based in Delhi, the startup