IN THE first case before the Singapore courts associated with scandal-hit German payments company Wirecard, Singaporean R Shanmugaratnam has been slapped with four charges of falsifying letters...

INDONESIAN fintech company Ayoconnect has raised US$5 million in a pre-Series B funding round from investors including BRI Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Indonesia's Bank BRI;...

CAMBODIA-BASED fintech startup Clik has completed the final close of its US$3.7 million seed round, led by global payments software developer Openway Group, and Poems Ventures, the investment...

FRAUD-protection fintech Vesta on Tuesday said it has secured an “incremental investment” from strategic investor EDBI, which will fuel the startup's expansion plans across the Asia-Pacific.

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IT WOULD have been the quintessential business success story. Founded in Munich in 1999, this small payment processor for online gambling and pornography sites grew so massive that, by 2018, it...

[LONDON] Aritra Chakravarty, founder of London-based online accounts and investments provider Dozens, admits it's a tough time to be seeking up to £15 million (S$26.7 million) for a startup.

LONDON-BASED ComplyAdvantage, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to fight financial crime, has bagged US$50 million in Series C funding.

THE valuation of TransferWise, a fintech firm focused on foreign-exchange transactions, has risen to US$5 billion following a secondary share sale worth US$319 million. The valuation has risen 43...

FINTECH startup EMQ has raised US$20 million in Series B funding led by venture capital firm WI Harper Group.

[HONG KONG] Lufax, one of China's largest online wealth management platforms backed by financial giant Ping An Insurance Group, is seeking a US initial public offering as early as this year,...