The State of Fintech Investment in Latin America – 2018

Fintech investment in Latin America has been rising steadily and reliably over the last five years. In the past year alone, Fintech deals increased by a huge 20% within the region, raising US$600 million in 2017, and funding for this sector has grown a whopping 12.5 times between the years of 2014 and 2016. Naturally, […]

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Hong Kong Startup Scene

Hong Kong’s Emerging Startup Scene

The city-sized country of Hong Kong occupies a unique financial position. With roughly 7.2 million inhabitants of varying nationalities, it is a “Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China,” yet retains a certain autonomy and a quasi-freedom to self-govern. Due to its uncommon status, this emerging market offers enticing opportunities for foreign investment […]

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Blockchain for Title Insurance

Real Estate Disrupted With Blockchain For Title Insurance

The title fulfillment process is riddled with many inefficiencies and low-value production steps not to mention the quality checks. Thus, any cost and time saving incurred in title insurance can substantially benefit the real estate industry.  Using blockchain for title insurance has the potential to streamline the process upwards of 60%.  Thereby, reducing fixed costs […]

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Singapore Startup Culture

Singapore Creates A Startup Culture

In the first quarter of 2015, Indonesia and Malaysia are experiencing a larger number of venture capital deals according to the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association.  The government in Singapore has used innovative ideas and initiatives like MDA i.Jam and National Research Fund (NRF) Technology Incubation Scheme.  The latter can co-invest up to […]

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HealthTech Statups

HealthTech: Investing In Tomorrows Healthcare Technology

HealthTech is undergoing a digital transformation that is expected to show remarkable growth over the next decade. Emerging markets should experience the most growth as offline systems move online and should be able to adapt faster without the need to update legacy systems. This represents a significant cost advantage that should help keep health costs […]

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