Asia Pacific based fintech gets $3.5b in investments in first nine months of 2015

Investments in the financial technology space, also known as fintech, in the Asia Pacific region grew to $3.5 billion in first nine months of 2015 from $880 million in 2014, said a new report by technology services company Accenture Plc. on Wednesday.

Fintech companies offer technologies for retail, commercial and investment banks, insurers, asset managers and payment services providers in addition to alternative providers of financial services such as digital currency exchanges.

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