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Market scan - Central Asia fintech

Market scan – Central Asia fintech

Kazakhstan and Central Asia are not obvious locations for fintech – but should not be overlooked. Highly skilled, tech and science talent pools, proximity to key European and Asian markets and a growing fintech scene clustered around Astana International Finance Centre in Kazakhstan are helping the region fintech solutions to take root. Recent highlights include the London IPO of e-commerce app Kaspi in 2020, Kazakhstan and the region’s first unicorn.

In this interview, Simon Hardie, CEO of findexable, and Bekzhan Mutanov, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, AIFC Fintech, explain what is in the present and future of fintech in Kazakhstan.

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