Saturday, February 23, 2019
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TerraPay takes cross-border payments to Sri Lanka

Pan Asia Bank has partnered with TerraPay to use the latter’s network partners to make instant cross-border money transfer to all bank accounts in Sri Lanka. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Allianz partners with FTP Group to support move into Vietnam market

Allianz has formed a partnership with FPT Group to enter the Vietnam market and expand its operations across Asia. Read more: member.fintech.global

Pan-Asian FinTech network approves mobile payments specifications

More than 60 companies from 12 countries have joined a new Pan-Asian committee to spur the adoption of fintech in the region. Read more: www.finextra.com

Challenger bank Neat closes funding hot off the heels of its...

Hong Kong-based challenger bank Neat has closed a $3m investment round, just months after closing its previous investment. Read more: fintech.global

Asian FinTech completes Ripple blockchain API payment

A central-bank approved Malaysian Fintech startup that has specializes in international money transfers has completed its first cross-border transfer Read more: www.ccn.com

PropertyGuru closes $145m in a Series D from KKR

PropertyGuru, an online real estate marketplace, has secured SGD $200m ($145m) in its Series D from KKR. Read more: fintech.global

KKR, Tencent make $175m deal for minority stake in Voyager Innovations

KKR and Tencent Holdings has acquired a minority stake in the FinTech innovation arm of telecommunications and digital services provider PLDT. Read more: fintech.global

Asia outpaces West in mobile wallet adoption

Mobile wallet adoption in Asian markets is higher than in the US, the UK and Germany, a study by GlobalData has uncovered. Read more: www.thepaypers.com

First Circle said to bag $26m in Series A

SME lending platform First Circle has reportedly raised $26m in its Series A round of funding. Read more: fintech.global

Canopy said to raise $4.8m in Series A

Canopy, a financial data and analytics company, has reportedly raised $4.8m in its Series A round of funding. Read more: fintech.global