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Part II: All of the Virtual Banks in Asia in 2021 So Far

This time we’re examining Korea, Australia, and Japan’s unique virtual banking landscape.

All of the Virtual Banks of Asia in 2021 So Far

This rising trend is changing the way we bank.

A Look into the Evolving IPO Landscape in Japan — Part I

Most startups in Japan exit by IPO, or going public. And 2021 was the year in which we witnessed some major changes in Japan’s IPO market.

A Look into the Evolving IPO Landscape in Japan — Part II

Among the investors that invest in companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, about 28~31 percent are foreign investors.

A Look into the Evolving IPO Landscape in Japan — Part III

The market cap (the value of the company) at IPO is getting higher. In 2020, no company had a market cap at IPO over JPY 10 billion, but in 2021, there were five.

A Look into the Evolving IPO Landscape in Japan — Part IV

There are some qualitative changes that would also change the dynamics of Japan’s IPO market.

We Have Big News

As of May 10, Infinity Ventures in Asia and e.ventures in the US and Europe have rebranded together as Headline. Moving forward, Infinity Venture’s existing offices in Beijing, Taipei, and Tokyo will be known as Headline Asia. Headline will also have offices in San Francisco, Berlin, Paris, and São Paulo.

Embedded Finance Part IV: Credit-as-a-Service

Some Lending-as-a-Service providers can approve your loan in a matter of minutes.

Embedded Finance Part III: Card-as-a-Service

What do Apple, DoorDash, Square, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Manchester United have in common? They all have their own credit cards.

Embedded Finance Part II: Banking Enablers and Banking-As-A-Service

Just as there are e-commerce enablers such as Shopify, Shopee, PayPal, Wix.com, there are a growing number of banking enablers in the finance world. Banking enablers focus on providing the technological aspect of banking services, so their clients can concentrate on acquiring and serving customers.

Embedded Finance Part V: Insurance-as-a-Service

In the past, financial services have always been provided by what we customarily think of as financial institutions — banks, credit card companies, even insurance companies. However, it’s become increasingly common for non-financial companies to become the distributors of financial services, thanks to embedded finance, AKA finance enablers.

Intro to FinTech Enablers & Embedded Finance

Industries develop over time and when they mature, they tend to become more specialized. That’s what is currently happening with the FinTech industry and financial service in general. It’s entering a new phase of division and specialization.