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Tag: Asia

Warung Pintar brings tech-enabled stalls to street vendors

Founded in 2017, Warung Pintar offers street vendors tech-enabled stalls that include internet connectivity for customers, a digital POS system, LCD displays, and more. The Jakarta-based startup has raised roughly $35 million in total equity funding, which includes a $27.5 million round announced in January. Check out the above video interview of CTO and Co-founder Sofian Hadiwajiya to learn more about Warung Pintar and what’s next for one of Indonesia’s hottest startups.

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Keeping It Simple: 8 Securities CEO Mikaal Abdulla on Value and Data in Fintech

With booming growth and a focus on innovation, the fintech industry is clearly poised to see significant advancements in the near future. As customers—especially younger generations—gravitate toward the ease and efficiency of mobile options to satisfy their financial needs, even large institutions have begun adapting to meet demand by offering digital documentation and app-based banking functionality. Still, no one in the industry would argue that many of the nimblest new products come from the startup world, where forward-thinkers can build from the ground up. 8 Securities, a mobile-only investment service based in Hong Kong, is one such company looking to change the paradigm of finance.

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