Cryptocurrency in Indonesia just got regulated with industry leaders calling it “killing the market”

The frowned upon policy includes a minimum of IDR 1 trillion (US$71.17 million) as a paid-up capital for a new trader offering future contracts for crypto assets 

5 Indonesian state-owned enterprises merge mobile payment services

Industry experts are doubtful the new cartel can compete with Go-Jek or Ovo 

Walking the walk: Three Asian crypto companies gaining real-world traction

Startups that launch products hurt the reputation of crypto, so it is important to point out the companies that are doing right by their investors</h3 

Oriente partners with Indonesia's conglomerate Sinar Mas to launch lending platform

The Hong Kong-based financial service startup Oriente joins Sinar Mas to launch lending platform Finmas, that would be the third fintech product from the conglomerate 

3 trends that will drive Vietnam's e-commerce sector in 2019

Online shopping games and digital payment are among some of the things Vietnam can expect 

E-commerce Trends in Singapore to look forward to in the Year of the Pig

The city is set for a major O2O event, and same-day e-commerce is right around the corner (maybe) 

Ofo operating license suspended in Singapore

Ofo must remove all bikes from public spaces by March 13 or else risk having its operating license fully voided 

How does my startup make it into Echelon's TOP100 this year?

We asked Echelon insiders and previous TOP100 finalists, and they answered 

Indonesia’s fintech becomes country's first minister-approved student loan provider

Indonesia's Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education has confirmed that it backs's student loan service