Driven by Digitalization: Philippines Fintech

In today’s newsletter, we discuss the Fintech landscape in Philippines. Philippines has a vast “underserved” banking population of ~57 million demonstrating the untapped potential in the country. Philippines lacks national ID system and hence the prevalence of financial frauds is also quite high. The new age fintech players with their latest technology and credit tools […]

Vietnam’s FinTech Landscape

Vietnam is at the forefront of a fintech revolution. The structural opportunity in digital banking and insurtech sectors in particular is likely to unfold over the next few years. Accordingly, we expect investors’ interests to sustain in the foreseeable future. While we covered fintech’s tremendous growth potential in Vietnam in our earlier report, Redseer-EDBI SEA […]

SEA Fintech Report

Robust economic growth and digitally engaged consumer creates massive opportunity to drive innovation in Fintech adoption

The BNPL wave is rising

The BNPL sector has scaled well – we estimate USD 0.6 Bn of GTV will be processed in MENA in 2021

Indian Mobile Payments: 5x growth by 2025

In Post COVID scenario, Mobile payments will lead to an additional INR 12 Tn of digital payments by value as consumers get more inclined towards digital payments driven by contactless push to avoid the risk of virus.

Indonesia Fintech – 4 P’s To Succeed In Payments

Vertical players have faced multiple challenges in scaling up and finding the right segments to target in the face of strong competition from the much larger horizontals. The funding inflow also has been relatively low.

Of digital book-keeping apps, foodtech subscriptions and festive sales

1. Digital book-keeping apps have managed to gain strong adoption and regular usage amongst SMEs Published on: Oct 2019 New age book keeping apps are seeing daily usage amongst large chunk of their user base- indicating increasing comfort A significant chunk of app users are having more than 50% of all their transactions recorded on […]

Fintech Market Updates

UPI has a strong market share in higher value use cases  Published on: Aug 2019 Wallets continue to remain strong in the recharge and SME merchants category. India’s tech-enabled/alternative lending market is being driven by multiple business models  Published on: Aug 2019 With increasing MSME digitization, tech-enabled lending is disrupting the status quo and expected […]

Indonesia Fintech: Looking back into The Future

1. Fast-growing Indonesian eWallets and digital payments space seeing massive supply-side activity Published on: Aug 2019 Summary takeaways  Continued rapid growth (70-80% CAGR) in Indonesia e-wallets space is attracting the attention of major global players even as local players expand into new segments Given the expected intense competition, the market may be heading for consolidation […]

The Upcoming Fintech Boom In India (And Indonesia)

1. InsurTech marketplaces are growing 100% y-o-y driven by strong growth of both incumbents and new entrants Published on: Aug 2019 Key growth driver of sector incumbents is wide coverage viz strong presence in most insurance categories, across insurance providers An additional growth lever is a strong focus on customer service enabled by a large […]

Online Insurance Market Updates

1. InsurTech marketplaces are growing 100% y-o-y driven by strong growth of both incumbents and new entrants Published on: Aug 2019 Key growth driver of sector incumbents is wide coverage viz strong presence in most insurance categories, across insurance providers. An additional growth lever is a strong focus on customer service enabled by a large […]

Fintech Insights | Middle-East

1. Fintech: Funding in MENA fintech is led by lending and payment focused start-ups Published on: Oct 2018 Fintech based start-ups in the MENA region are seeing a lot of traction recently with a funding of ~USD115mn till date, of which ~75mn is received within last two years. UAE is the most popular geography among […]