Investment tech must ride the swell of fintech in Southeast Asia

Does tech have a hierarchy of needs? If tech consumers had their own Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, internet access would form the bottom rung, and financial-technology would be the one above it. You need to be able to connect to the world wide web and leverage this access to store value. The next natural progression […] The post Investment tech must ride the swell of fintech in Southeast Asia appeared first on e27.


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Does tech have a hierarchy of needs?

If tech consumers had their own Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, internet access would form the bottom rung, and financial-technology would be the one above it.

You need to be able to connect to the world wide web and leverage this access to store value. The next natural progression once these basic needs are met is investment technology: Once you have extended financial inclusion, you don’t want it just sitting there idly, losing value against your country’s monetary inflation. You want it to grow, which is why the next generation of investment technology platforms is so crucial to the future of economic enablement in Southeast Asia....

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