New horizons: an inside look at the Asia-Pac region's fintech boom

Asia-Pacific is experiencing its own boom in fintech start-ups following similar growth in the US and Europe

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New wave of fintech start-ups in Apac

The US and London may be ahead of Asia-Pacific in terms of their fostering of financial technology, but there is huge potential in the region that both the start-ups and established financial institutions are keen to capitalise on.

"I don't think Asia is ahead of the curve but I do believe Asia could be quick to adopt [new technologies], because what you want to look at is the impact of innovation and where it would be the highest," says Francois Monnet, managing director and COO for private

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