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[Insur]Tech: Reimagining the Insurance Industry in APAC

The global insurance industry will grow more strongly than the global economy in 2018 and 2019, Munich Re predicts in its latest outlook. “This year and next, we expect global premium to grow by more than €460 billion in all. This is equivalent to average

A Perfect Storm of Opportunity in Mobile Banking

It’s been a decade since the Apple iPhone’s App Store came online, bringing with it an entirely new engagement channel for businesses, and changing how consumers everywhere interact, play, and shop. The intervening time has seen cycle after cycle of explosive mobile fragmentation, followed by

KYC for Businesses – A Deep Dive

While banks and financial institutions have a monetary incentive to add as many new companies and individuals as possible to their banking system, they face many challenges in executing the onboarding process for new customers. Over the past few years, the Know Your Customer (KYC)

Japan: 16 Arrested in Monero Cryptojacking Case, Local Media Report

Japanese prosecutors from 10 prefectures have arrested 16 individuals suspected of involvement in an ongoing criminal case of cryptojacking, local news outlet The Asahi Shimbun reports June 15. Cryptojacking is the practice of using unsuspecting users’ processing power in order to mine cryptocurrency for the

Kenya: Building the Cashless Future of Africa

Source: Cashless Africa, Provoke.fm Africa is poised to be a 3-trillion-dollar economy by 2030. Kenya, with the success of M-Pesa, has been the economic powerhouse of East Africa and has a goal to become a developed economy by 2030, Rachel Morrissey, Senior Producer at Provoke.fm,

FinTech Firms in Asia Raised $858 Million in May 2018

FinTech firms in Asia raised close to $857.7 million across 33 disclosed financing deals, including two ICOs. The total number of FinTech financing deals in Asia in May 2018 was 40. The largest number of deals were made in India (47.5%), followed by Singapore (20%),