Philippines’ Ayannah wins Fintech Finals 2017 in Hong Kong


The Philippine-based mature stage startup was awarded with $10,000, and was also invited for a co-creation engagement with Visa at its Innovation Center in Singapore.

Ayannah CEO Mikko Perez raising a trophy after winning the FF17 competition in Hong Kong (visual from Perez's Facebook page)
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First Circle co-founder and CEO Patrick Lynch (left), and Acudeen CEO Magellan Fetalino III shake hands.
Mike Kayamori, CEO & Co-founder of Quoine
India: Fintech is no more the new kid on the block

Year 2016 was not as glamourous as 2015 was for fintech in terms of interest from investors. According to start-up data analytics provider Tracxn, investments in 2016 were $484.79 million, compared with $1.18 billion in 2015. One of the reasons is that the 2015 numbers include money raised by Paytm… Read more »

Adam Gilmour at SUTD. Credit: Deal Street Asia
Statue of an angel in a cemetery.