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101 Top Southeast Asia Finance Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Southeast Asia based Finance companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Finance industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Southeast Asia Finance Startups

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Volopay

Volopay

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Volopay simplifies business spending using corporate cards and automated payables.

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MDI Ventures

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MDI Ventures is a global multi-stage venture fund with 3 unicorns in its portfolio.

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Xendit

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Xendit is fintech company that provides payment infrastructure across South East Asia.

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M-DAQ

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M-DAQ provides a sustainable ecosystem for securities and stock exchanges to enable multi-currency trading on a cross-border basis.

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Nium

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Nium is a global payments platform redefining how consumers and businesses can send, spend, and receive funds around the world.

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Temasek Holdings

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Temasek is an investment company with a focus on delivering sustainable returns over the long term.

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Monk’s Hill Ventures

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Venture capital firm investing in early-stage technology startups in Southeast Asia

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DANA Wallet Indonesia

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DANA is an Indonesian technology Financial company that performs as a solution for digital payment 4.0 to replace conventional wallet.

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Klub

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Klub provides an investment platform that utilizes data to provide insights.

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JULO

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JULO is a digital lending company that provides affordable unsecured personal loan for consumers.

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Ajaib

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Ajaib is an investing platform that allows Indonesians to buy and sell stocks, ETFs, and mutual funds.

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Flip

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Flip operates as a platform that allows users to send money securely without a transaction fee.

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PDAX | Philippine Digital Asset Exchange

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PDAX is a digital currency exchange that enables trading and settlement against the Philippine Peso.

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StashAway

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StashAway is a wealth management platform that delivers personalized portfolio management to both retail and accredited investors.

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FinAccel

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FinAccel is a credit risk and consumer lending platform.

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Acala Network

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Acala Network is a decentralized finance hub and stablecoin platform powering cross-blockchain liquidity and applications.

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Trafigura

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Trafigura is a trading and logistic company of commodity products.

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Stockbit

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Stockbit is an Indonesian investment community platform for investors and traders to share information and their ideas.

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Akulaku

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Akulaku is a leading banking and digital finance platform in Southeast Asia.

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GajiGesa

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GajiGesa is a financial wellness platform helping Indonesians achieve financial dignity and security from their work.

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Singlife

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Singlife provides digital life insurance services.

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SoBanHang

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SoBanHang helps small and micro businesses build online stores, reach more customers and manage cashflow effortlessly on smartphones

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NAOS Finance

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NAOS Finance is an operator of a decentralized finance platform that aims to give a decentralized alternative to traditional finance.

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Kyber Network

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KyberNetwork is a new system which allows the exchange and conversion of digital assets.

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2C2P

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2C2P is a global payments platform helping businesses securely accept payments across online, mobile and in-store channels.

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Tookitaki

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Tookitaki provides softwares to enable sustainable regulatory compliance programs

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Surge

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Surge is a rapid-scale up program by Sequoia Capital India for early-stage startups in India and Southeast Asia.

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Arrow

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Arrow enables a one-click purchasing experience making shopping online faster, safer, and easier.

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Fuse

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Fuse is an insurance application that can perform all insurance activities.

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DeFiance Capital

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DeFiance Capital is a Decentralized Finance (DeFi) focused cryptoasset fund.

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Structure

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Structure financial is a global trading platform that aims to facilitate crypto-based investing and lending for mobile users.

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Vingroup

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Vingroup Joint Stock Company primarily engages in the real estate business in Vietnam.

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PolicyStreet

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PolicyStreet is an online platform that makes the process of buying insurance more efficient.

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Signum Capital

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Signum Capital is a Singapore-based firm that exclusively consults in Blockchain-enabled companies.

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Finlync

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Finlync is a fintech company that manages complex financial needs through its ERP native apps and API connectivity.

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FE CREDIT

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FE CREDIT is a consumer finance market that provides consumer lending services.

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BDO Unibank

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The market leader in the domestic banking industry in the Philippines.

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K3 Ventures

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K3 Ventures is a Singapore-based venture capital firm that seeks to invest in technology start-ups.

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UnionBank of the Philippines

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UnionBank of the Philippines is a publicly-listed universal bank.

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Crowdo

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CROWDO is a digital financial solutions platform powered by Neobank technology for SMEs in emerging markets.

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PolicyPal

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PolicyPal is a digital management platform that provides personalized financial review and action plan.

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Incomlend

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Incomlend is a global invoice marketplace that gives SMEs access to tech-enabled working capital solutions by institutional investors.

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CapBay

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CapBay is a peer to peer (P2P) supply chain financing platform based In Malaysia.

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Helicap

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Helicap is a fintech investment platform that offers funding to alternative lenders such as peer-to-peer platforms.

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SeA Bank

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SeA Bank is a banking institution that provides services like preferential loans, tax service, online transaction solutions and more.

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Momo

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Momo is an e-wallet and payments app that allows users to make payments and transfer money digitally.

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Enevti.com

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Decentralized social media NFT Platform to help fans get an authentic relationship with their favorite influencers

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Bank Mandiri

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Bank Mandiri, headquartered in Jakarta, is the largest bank in Indonesia in term of assets, loans and deposits.

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MASAN Group

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MASAN Group is one of Vietnam’s largest private sector companies with a focus on the consumption and resources sectors.

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Techcombank

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Techcombank is now joint-stock commercial bank in Vietnam.

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Security Bank Corporation

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Security Bank Corporation is one of the Philippines’ leading universal banks serving retail, commercial.

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Moduit

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Moduit Digital Indonesia offers financial services.

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Persistence One

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Protocol Powering Institutional Decentralized Finance

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Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam

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BIDV is a Vietnamese commercial and state-owned bank engaged in the provision of investment banking services.

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Elara Technologies

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Elara Technologies operates as a real estate advisory services company.

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TrakInvest

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Explore virtual social stock trading market playground that allows everyone to learn, share, and earn.

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99ninetynine.com

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E-commerce – Perdagangan Elektronik Terintegrasi

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United Overseas Bank

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United Overseas Bank is a bank in China that caters to SMEs with financial services.

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Propine

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Propine is a regulated tokenization and custody provider for digital assets.

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Canopy

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Canopy is a financial data aggregation, visualization, analytics, and reporting platform.

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Gobi Partners

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Gobi Partners is the most interconnected Pan-Asian venture capital firm across North Asia, South Asia, and ASEAN.

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Hugo Save

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Hugo is a digital account that helps you spend, save and invest, starting with gold.

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Contour

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Contour is building the world’s open trade finance network.

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C88 Financial Technologies

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C88 connects banks and insurers in Asia to consumers buying financial products online.

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AICoin

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AICoin is specifically designed to benefit individual investors by allowing them to become part of a collective

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Alpha Impact

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Alpha Impact is a social trading platform for cryptocurrencies that lets users keep funds in their own accounts.

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iMoney Group

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iMoney is a Financial Aggregator which equips Malaysians to make #IntelligentMoney decisions for every Life Moment.

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Credibook

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Helping people to keep track of their receivables and payables

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Red Dot Payment

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Red Dot Payment is an online payment company that provides payment solutions for banks, acquirers, and merchants across the Asia Pacific.

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AND Global

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AND Global is a Financial Technology as a service company that offers the very best of Fintech.

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An Binh Commercial Joint Stock Bank (ABBANK)

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ABBANK is a commercial bank that provides consumer and corporate banking services.

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TradeHero

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TradeHero, a free stock market simulation app, draws data from stock exchanges to create an unrivalled global social investment network.

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Flow

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Flow is transforming unsecured consumer finance in Asia through ethical, AI-enabled collection strategies and system.

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Broom

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Broom provides access for dealers in automotives to get short-term loans by putting their car inventories up as collateral.

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Milaap

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India’s largest crowdfunding platform for personal causes.

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BetterTradeOff

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BTO redefines financial advice, enabling everyone everywhere regardless of net worth or financial acumen, to make better financial decisions

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PawnHero

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PawnHero – the 1st online pawnshop in the Philippines.

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RootAnt

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The 1st Transaction Neobank in Asia, to achieve easier, faster, cheaper working capital solutions with digital banking technologies.

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Paywatch

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Paywatch offers a platform that allows employees to access their earnings before payday anytime.

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GoldMint

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Fintech company GOLDMINT provides innovative technology and services to pawnshops business and buy-ups.

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Rikkei Finance

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Rikkei Finance is a DeFi platform, with a unique Open Lending System: Cross-chain support, NFTs collateralization, and P2P Insurance.

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Rent 2 Own(Myanmar)

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Rent 2 Own is Hire Purchase focused fintech company located in Mayanmar

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Heroes & Empires

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Heroes & Empires is the next-gen NFT gaming project.

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CapBridge

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CapBridge is the leading private capital platform for investing in global growth companies.

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SGeBIZ

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SGeBIZ helps accelerate growth for all businesses through integrated payments, financing and value-added services.

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Mahar Bawga Finance

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Mahar Bawga Finance is a non banking financial institution.

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Ardent Capital

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Ardent Capital invests in early-stage technology companies across Southeast Asia with a focus on eCommerce (B2B, B2C, Logistics) and more

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PT Bank Bisnis Internasional

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PT Bank Bisnis Internasional is a non-foreign exchange private commercial bank.

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Bixie

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Bixie is an AI-enabled finance platform for women.

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Seedly

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Seedly is a finance assistant platform that helps make financial decisions with the right tools.

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TNG Digital

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TNG Digital is an e-wallet operator of digital wallet and online payment platform for urban mobility.

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JAFCO Asia

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Since its establishment in 1990, JAFCO Asia has grown to become a leading brand in the venture capital industry in the Asia Pacific region.

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Manulife US REIT

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Manulife US REIT primarily invests directly or indirectly in a portfolio of income-producing office real estate.

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Bank Bumi Arta

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Bank Bumi Arta provides banking services.

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JazzyPay

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Revolutionizing online payments for businesses of all sizes.

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BetaSmartz

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Digital investment platform offering investment, administrative and operational solutions to financial institutions

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Indosurya Inti Finance

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Indosurya Inti Finance is a multi-finance company based in indonesia.

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Radana Bhaskara Finance

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Radana Finance is an Indonesia-based company engaged in motorcycle financing and multipurpose financing.

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Proximity Finance

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Proximity Finance is one of the country’s few farmer-facing microfinance institutions.

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AsiaKredit

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AsiaKredit (asiakredit.com) provides a fast and convenient consumer loan product through a mobile app to Southeast Asia’s unbanked.

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AlgoMerchant

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AlgoMerchant is a Singapore-based FinTech company who provides fully AI-driven solution for stock traders & portfolio managers

Written by Mark Fitz

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