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Vietnamese e-wallets charm investors

Vietnamese e-wallets charm investors

Hefty sums found their way to Vietnamese e-wallets from diverse partners during the year, turning the segment into one of the investment hotspots.

EVFTA means much more than tax holiday

EVFTA means much more than tax holiday

The following are some key points for those who do business with the EU to adopt a comprehensive view on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).

Flurry of activity upcoming in M&A

Flurry of activity upcoming in M&A

Driven by strong economic growth prospects and potential for state-owned enterprise equitisation, more Singaporean investment is expected to flow via mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the months to come in Vietnam, focusing on finance, property, and fintech.

Payment-related solutions attract most funding in Vietnamese fintech

Payment-related solutions attract most funding in Vietnamese fintech

Financial technology (fintech) firms offering payment-related solutions secured the most funding in Vietnam, according to the FinTech in ASEAN: From Startup to Scale-up report released by United Overseas Bank (UOB), PwC, and the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA).

Vietnam enjoys trade surplus with Israel

Vietnam enjoys trade surplus with Israel

Vietnam-Israel trade reached over 790 million USD in the first nine months of 219, with Vietnam’s export revenue of about 410 million USD, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in Israel.

Vietnam potential market for fintech companies

Vietnam potential market for fintech companies

Vietnam is a promising market for fintech companies thanks to its young demographic, strong e-commerce growth, and increasing smartphone and internet users, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on October 31.

Fintech needs improved legal framework: experts

Fintech needs improved legal framework: experts

To develop financial technology, a comprehensive legal framework and cooperation between banks and fintech businesses are required, experts told a conference organised by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Ho Chi Minh City on September 10.

Grab to inject $500 million into Vietnam in next five years

Grab to inject $500 million into Vietnam in next five years

Grab Holdings Inc. announced that it will invest $500 million into Vietnam over a period of five years to tap into opportunities in fintech, new mobility solutions, and logistics in order to spur the development of the country’s digital economy and create millions of income-opportunities that will elevate the quality of life for all Vietnamese.

The time is right for fintech firms

The time is right for fintech firms

A typical characteristic of the 4.0 industry revolution is the faster diffusion and larger coverage of new technologies, as well as the higher speed in realizing innovative ideas.

Israeli companies seeking co-operation in Vietnamese fintech

Israeli companies seeking co-operation in Vietnamese fintech

Six leading Israeli fintech companies came to Vietnam to attend the “Fintech – accelerating digital transformation through AI & Automation Technologies” seminar, joining around 100 representatives from firms, banks, and insurance companies from Vietnam.