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  • Digital Payments in China: Still more disruption to come?

    Digital Payments in China: Still more disruption to come?

    Digital payments have changed the retail landscape in China with an estimated 20% of all retail payments to be digital by 2020. But have they run out of steam? A new report from Kapronasia looks in detail. Read More
  • Fintech Regulation in Asia

    Fintech Regulation in Asia

    Regulation has the potential to make or break fintech in Asia. Where are governmental approaches lacking? What are the key success factors in developing a successful regional hub? A new report looks at this and more. Read More
  • Fintech in India

    Fintech in India

    Fintech has the potential to completely change India's financial industry, but are banks and traditional vendors ready? Which fintech offerings are the most disruptive? What is the role of India’s IT industry in fintech? Our new report explores key issues for banks and tech vendors. Read More
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Latest Reports

China’s Millennials Report
China's Millennials are demanding, especially from their banks and what they expect from financial services. The China's Millennials report from Kapronasia and the Disruption House provides critical insight into how Millennials are changing the way they bank.
201606_Cross-border-ecommerce-and-payments-China
With the help of the government, China’s cross-border e-commerce has become one of the most successful digital e-commerce ecosystems. This report explains how China has transitioned from being the factory of the world to having one of the most flourishing digital payments and cross-border e-commerce ecosystems.
201606_FinTech-in-India
Fintech has the potential to completely change India's financial industry, but are banks and traditional vendors ready? Which fintech offerings are potentially the most disruptive? What is the role of India’s IT industry in strengthening the fintech ecosystem? The Fintech in India report explores key issues for banks and technology vendors and defines what the financial industry of the future will be.
Blockchain for Banking in India
Few fintech technologies today are more discussed than blockchain. With the potential to disrupt how the basic plumbing of the financial industry functions, blockchain technology seems to be viewed as the solution for anything from payment reconciliation to settlement. Yet, what does this mean for India? What will the impact be and is India ready?

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According to a report filed by a leading business daily in India, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has abandoned proposed regulations for the Indian crowd-funding industry. This is clearly a big boost for the fintech industry and in particular the P2P lending industry in India.

Blockchain technology has become one of the hottest topics in China Fintech. So when Ant Finance, the most valuable tech unicorn company in the world, announced they were working on a blockchain-based solution for the charity space, it captured lots of attention - but what is behind the move?

Assessing SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) credit has always been a difficult problem for banks and other financial institutions because lack of credit rating and reporting platforms. Last week, Sesame Credit announced the launch of their own credit checking and rating system for SMEs. They named it “Ling’Zhi” - which means “smart sesame” in Chinese. This new system may be the start of solving the SME credit issue and open up new funding channels to SMEs themselves.

At Lendit’s China conference in Shanghai this week, Kapronasia learned that Chinese digital payments giant Alipay is close to rolling out its new facial recognition software to the public. The lender – whose payments system holds about 48 percent of China’s online payments market share last year – has already made the feature available for employees, and plans to open it up to the public in the next few months, according to a source from Ant Financial. To pay with a selfie, Alipay users use a camera installed on the online payments platform to take a picture of themselves and the platform uses biometric methods to verify their identity. Ant Financial, which runs Alipay, is an affiliate of Hangzhou-based Alibaba Group Holdings.