LATTICE80 announced its Top 100 Fintech Southeast Asia Influencers 2019
Southeast Asia is a region that presents booming potential for fintech right now. After all, the region has a population of more than 640 million people with around 50% of its population under 30 years old. Along with the robust macroeconomic growth the countries are experiencing, the young, digitally-savvy population will help to stimulate middle-class spending, in turn driving demand for financial services.
Due to the nature of the largely underbanked population, the development of this regional ecosystem can be observed in waves – firstly from a rise of payment services, to e-wallets, followed by lending, regtech, and insurtech.
While Singapore leads the way as a fintech hub, other countries are also making much progress through regional collaborations.
In this list, they highlight 100 fintech leaders in Southeast Asia who are actively involved in growing and developing the ecosystem here. This list of influencers was picked from in-house research and include startup founders, government and regulatory leaders, members of financial institutions, advocacy groups and investors.
Key highlights from the list
- Of the 100 influencers, 42 are based in Singapore, 12 in Malaysia, 11 in Indonesia, 11 in Thailand, 10 in the Philippines, 6 in Myanmar, 6 in Vietnam, and 2 in Cambodia.
- Also, 62 hold key positions in fintech startups; 25 facilitate innovation partnerships and transformations in corporates such as banks and insurance companies; 9 are enablers leading national fintech associations or accelerator programmes; and 4 are investors who focus their investments into fintech startups and projects.
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