southeast Asia

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the regions that are geographically south of China, east of India and Bangladesh, north of Australia, and west of New Guinea.

(source: en.wikipedia.org)

PYMNTS Intelligence: Payment Challenges and Opportunities in High-Growth Markets
PYMNTS Intelligence: Payment Challenges and Opportunities in High-Growth Markets
March 01, 2023  |  Cross Border Commerce

Southeast Asia has become a tempting area of expansion for international corporates due to its high level of digital payments penetration, with a recent study indicating that...

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Aspire Raises $100M to Grow Finance Platform in Southeast Asia
Aspire Raises $100M to Grow Finance Platform in Southeast Asia
February 15, 2023  |  Investments

Aspire has raised $100 million in a Series C round to grow its all-in-one finance operating system for businesses. The Singapore-based firm said in a...

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Planet and NomuPay Team to Help Asia’s Hotel Industry
Planet and NomuPay Team to Help Asia’s Hotel Industry
December 01, 2022  |  Payment Methods

Planet and NomuPay have teamed to help Southeast Asia’s hospitality industry expand its services. Planet, an Irish payments software provider, announced the collaboration Thursday (Dec....

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General Atlantic to Use $2B to Rekindle Interest in Indian, Southeast Asian Startups
General Atlantic to Use $2B to Rekindle Interest in Indian, Southeast Asian Startups
May 22, 2022  |  Investments

General Atlantic, the global private equity firm, will put $2 billion into India and Southeast Asia in the next few years after declining valuations for...

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Grab Says Delivery Demand Stable After COVID
Grab Says Delivery Demand Stable After COVID
May 19, 2022  |  Delivery

Singapore-based super app Grab said it has seen a steady demand for deliveries, even as Southeast Asia eases its COVID-19 restrictions. As the company said...

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Toss, GoTo Compete With Grab for Super App Supremacy in SE Asia
Toss, GoTo Compete With Grab for Super App Supremacy in SE Asia
March 23, 2022  |  Connected Economy

In the age of the super app, especially in South Korea, competition is ramping for top of mind, top of wallet — and the chance...

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Akulaku Gets $100M Investment for Southeast Asia Expansion
Akulaku Gets $100M Investment for Southeast Asia Expansion
February 18, 2022  |  Investments

Siam Commercial Bank has made a $100 million strategic investment in Indonesian banking and digital finance platform Akulaku that will help the company continue its...

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Shopee Launches Digital Retail Initiatives
Shopee Launches Digital Retail Initiatives
January 14, 2022  |  Retail

Five partner brands of eCommerce platform Shopee hit at least $100 million in gross merchandise value (GMV) in 2021, while Shopee Mall saw an eightfold...

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Citi Sells Southeast Asia Consumer Banks to UOB in $3.7B Deal
Citi Sells Southeast Asia Consumer Banks to UOB in $3.7B Deal
January 14, 2022  |  Banking

Citi has closed a $3.7 billion deal to sell its consumer banks in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam to Singapore’s United Overseas Bank (UOB), including...

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