Singapore's Silot raises pre-Series A funding round by Arbor Ventures, Eight Roads Ventures

Silot plans to use the new funding to support its expansion in Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and other markets in the region 

Payworld turns retail shops into 'banks' for low-income people to remit and withdraw cash, get micro-loans

Payworld is an aggregator of financial services, catering to the low-income market in urban India those from semi-urban and rural India 

Here are 5 hurdles that keep cryptocurrencies from going mainstream

Is your mortgage lender accepting payment via Bitcoin? Have you used a local ATM to exchange your cryptocurrency savings to cash? If not, you're not alone 

Breaking the mold: How these 6 blockchain companies aim to reinvigorate the industries

Check out these companies who are building real-world blockchain applications 

Bank Indonesia listed fintech startup Toko Pandai in its regulatory sandbox

There are already 15 fintech startups registered in Bank Indonesia 

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PayPal Innovation Lab is creating an ecosystem that drives collaboration in fintech

PayPal Incubator is currently accepting applications for FinTech and technology startups to join their third cohort. 

4 things fintech startups can learn from the mobile payments boom in Cambodia

Financial services have to be more accessible, affordable, and convenient for the unbanked 

Top 3 ICO challenges that can make you think twice before investing

Like new cryptocurrencies, ICOs are moving through the growing pains of early adoption, including market volatility and a host of compliance and security issues 

Singapore's StashAway raises US$5.3M Series A funding round, will launch in new markets

StashAway is known as the first robo-adviser in Singapore to receive a retail license