16 results for "Fintech"

Headline Asia’s Partner Hong Lu Gives His Best Piece of Investment Advice

Hong Lu, Headline Asia's partner tells us his greatest successes and regrets and what he wishes he knew at the beginning of his career.

The Biggest and Best Tech Conferences Around the World and How to Network Them

Partner Akihiko Okamoto and Investor Jonathan M. Hayashi discuss how to best land a deal at a conference.

Founder Spotlight of Nudge: Takashi Okita

Once the Youngest CEO of a Public Company on JASDAQ, Takashi Okita Is Bringing a New Kind of Credit Card to Japan. Nudge is one of the first companies to be issued the new Japanese credit card license.

Founder Spotlight of Buyandship: Wilson Chan

Headline Asia’s portfolio company Buyandship is a cross-border e-commerce shipping service. In just three years, the company had grown to be one of the top three companies in Hong Kong.

Founder Spotlight of Xen Capital: Katrina Cokeng

Headline Asia lead the round in Xen Capital’s Series A. In honor of this monumental moment, we decided to feature co-founder Katrina Cokeng as the latest subject in our Founder Spotlight series.

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.

Embedded Finance Part VI: Compliance-as-a-Service and Custody-as-a-Service

Arguably the most important part of enabling companies to provide financial services.