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Fintech in Japan

Fintech Valley has recently presented you a selection of crowdfunding in Taiwan. This time, we would like to stick a bit more in Asia but move a little more north to Japan and would like to take a closer look at Japan’s Fintech companies.

Please keep on reading for a first selection of Fintechs in Japan.

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The Bank of Japan has created its own Fintech Center in April 2016 “with the aim to reinforce our efforts in which the developments of FinTech will contribute to enhancing financial services and achieving sustainable growth of Japan’s economy.”

The website of the Fintech Center Continue reading Fintech in Japan

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Fintech in South Korea

Last week, FintechValley had the chance to attend the World Fintech Forum event in Seoul, in South Korea. It was a two-day event that covered Fintech topics from different industries: blockchain, security, peer-to-peer lending, remittance, payments, among others. We also had the chance to hear about the current status of Fintech in other countries such as in Hong Kong, Singapore, Spain, Israel, Japan and the Czech Republic.

In this post, we would first like to introduce to you some of the companies we came across in the event, some we have heard about and some other established Fintech-related enterprises in the South Korean market.

In a post to follow we will then discuss more in detail about the World Fintech Forum. 

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Paygate is a South Korean Fintech that Continue reading Fintech in South Korea

Fintech in India

Indian companies and start-ups are also looking closely at the Fintech developments around the world. Just like the rest of South East Asia, India has also a booming e-commerce industry and online financial services are part of it. Here is a short list of Fintech companies providing services accross the Indian subcontinent.

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Entrepeneurs and investors in India are looking at what Fintech companies are doing accross the world and are trying to replicate or adapt the business models
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