Tokyo and Seoul learn from Singapore FinTech playbook

Japan and South Korea are playing a catch-up game to Singapore when it comes to FinTech, but there is reason for optimism with potential partnerships across the region. With news last month that Japan’s banks are being forced to embrace FinTech, and PayPal is throwing its weight behind a South Korean FinTech pioneer in a US$48 million deal, it’s clear there’s a growing need for further deregulation and government support of the financial technology (FinTech) space. Read more: