Tag: Financial Technology

Japan And Fintech

A rather modern country, Japan has long been recognized as a pioneer when it comes to the implementation of various innovations. Japan is even leading in the count of vehicle production as it’s ranked #2 in Asia, manufacturing no less than 9 million of them, only trailing behind China. Just like how their cars continue to bring the latest technologies…

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Singapore And Fintech

There has been an intense fintech explosion in Asia, with Singapore at the forefront of this growth. With more than 400 fintech startups in the country, Singapore stands out as the leading global fintech hub. Its strong financial presence has been an active catalyst in catapulting it towards fintech innovation. Furthermore, the country is riddled with plenty of incentives that…

Analysis – Gold And Blockchain Use In Malaysia

Malaysia is poised to achieve high-income status soon. A goal clearly stipulated in its vision for 2020. So far, it has the fourth largest economy in Southeast Asia and is ranked 38th in countries with the largest economies worldwide. With a population of about 32 million and an increasingly growing middle income class, Malaysia’s labor productivity is significantly higher than…

Malaysia and Fintech

The demand for FinTech (Financial Technology) has greatly grown in Malaysia, being fuelled by factors such as rapid adoption of technology, high internet penetration, and increased levels of mobile usage. The country’s conditions such as having a strong underlying market, a large population, and its B2C (Business to Consumer) business model has also offered great conditions for FinTech solution companies…

Blockchains & You – How Might Blockchain Technology Affect Your Life Now & In The Near Future?

Introduction: Ever since Bitcoin’s advent of the blockchain to help prevent double-spending of digital currency tokens (mainly BTC) & Ethereum which took the concept to the next level, by allowing companies to build decentralized applications on their platform with Smart Contracts, blockchain technology has exploded into nearly every industry. A blockchain is simply a distributed public ledger, which takes a…

How Blockchain Technology Is Changing The Face Of The World Today

If you’ve been around the FinTech or cryptocurrency scenes, then you probably know what blockchains are; But if you don’t know, then allow me to quickly explain. A blockchain is a distributed public ledger of transactions. These are actually quite new and enable us to do things that we’ve never been able to do in the digital age before. In…

Quick Overview Of The iFX Expo

Intro: iFX EXPO Asia 2017 just finished up on February the 23rd, 2017 (the event was between the 21st – 23rd of this month) in Hong Kong, China, at the Exhibition and Convention Center. This year marked the expo’s 10th anniversary, the expo of which has gained a 300% increase in attendees since it’s inception. The event brings in top…

The Fantastic Flowering Field Of Fintech

The term “Fintech” is an extremely broad term, as the field has exploded as of recent times. And the following infographic was meant to cover the field in a broad sense, there are many topics within Fintech that could each be discussed in much greater detail than we are able to do with the limited time and space we have…