Kelvin Teo says Funding Societies will become a primary bank and payments player to SMEs in Southeast Asia.
Square’s acquisition of AfterPay isn’t the region’s only BNPL deal: Indonesia’s Kredivo gets SPACed.
Behind Beijing’s crackdown on Big Fintech, banks and consumer finance companies are making digital inroads.
Credit Suisse analysts Ashish Gupta and Neelkanth Mishra say India’s UPI is unlocking digital lending.
CLSA analyst Hans Fan argues China’s regulators have treated fintech reform with a light touch.
Funding Societies and Validus take the lead among fintech lenders, but new challenges await.
Some fintech lenders survived COVID-19 with good sense and agile strategy, but the fight is not over.
For VCs, the COVID crisis was a test of CreditTech models – and of their own desire for growth outcomes.
Lending fintechs in Asia that survived the pandemic are retooling for professionalism and profitability.