But as use cases proliferate for distributed ledgers, so do vendors, coding languages, and the number of emerging intermediaries.
DarcMatter's online network matches LPs such as family offices with alternative asset managers.
Deutsche Bank is about to launch a new digital interface for its high-net-worth clients, starting in Hong Kong and Singapore.
BNP Paribas's Pierre Rousseau says banks struggle to take advantage of data because it's fragmented throughout an institution.
Data-rich reinsurers are working with insurers and insurtech companies to transform actuarial work.
IncomLend, a startup online marketplace for loans to small companies in Asia, is now looking to scale via large corporations and banks.
Southeast Asian P2Ps Capital Match and Funding Societies offer different products, different approaches to risk management, and different VC backers.
DBS digiBank launched in India last spring. How has it fared? What's next? And how is digital banking changing the way financial institutions operate?
A new initiative, openANX, aims to make blockchain and crypto-currency trading more institutionalized.
In Hong Kong, a foreign telco, Superloop, has gotten the jump on rivals by laying fiber to connect data centers more efficiently.