Indonesia’s P2P lending platform KoinWorks secures Series A funding from Quona Capital

Quona Capital is the international venture capital firm that focuses on fintech with a financial-inclusivity mission 

The future of social investing -- and it is not about blockchain

AI and ML should be commoditised for the financial industry, but implementation suffers from technology weaknesses, data inadequacies and human inertia 

Harnessing digitalisation: key takeaways from today’s startup founders

Xero and E27 teamed up to bring together insiders to talk about digitalisation as a way to take control of your business 

AI in investing reduces risk, enhances DIY capabilities, and removes human biases from the equation

Machine Learning methods have the potential to bring greater efficiency, higher returns and greater transparency to those who are using it 

DUO’s unique derivatives that could save the cryptocurrency ecosystem

How DUO’s smart derivatives and blockchain technology can protect crypto traders 

P2P lending can plug Southeast Asia's US$175B business finance gap

While P2P lending is relatively young in Southeast Asia, there is still ample room for growth 

How Visa is taking digital payments to greater heights

Partnerships with Stripe and Carousell help Visa revolutionise digital payments 

Indonesia to regulate digital gold transaction by the end of the year

The regulation was meant to protect consumers, particularly those who purchase gold online through an installment plan 

Former Skype co-founder's online lending startup Oriente raises US$105M funding

Oriente runs Cashalo in the Philippines and Finmas in  Indonesia aimed at delivering fast access to affordable credit for the underserved in the emerging middle class and MSMEs 

Cross-border payments firm InstaReM raises US$45M from Telkom's VC arm, Rocket Internet, others

This will accelerate growth in InstaReM’s existing markets and enable it to enter new markets in Japan and Indonesia; the company plans to launch an IPO in 2021