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Social Impact Fintech GIMO Raises US$17.1M To Fuel Expansion And Bridge Financial Inclusion Gap In Vietnam

Social Impact Fintech GIMO Raises US$17.1M To Fuel Expansion And Bridge Financial Inclusion Gap In Vietnam

Hanoi, Vietnam, July 24, 2023 GIMO, a Vietnam-based startup providing flexible pay and financial well-being solutions for underbanked workers, announces the completion of Series A funding round with total capital raise of up to US$17.1 million. The final closing, comprised of a mixture of equity and debt financing, came only five months after the company […]

How to end the reign of predatory lending?

How to end the reign of predatory lending?

Struggling with unexpected expenses while formal financial services are not always within reach, many workers must resort to predatory lending. This seemingly quick-and-easy solution can be severely harmful. The workers shared such alarming reality on The 9th+ Hour Gameshow, co-produced by the General Confederation of Labor and Vietnam Television.    Loan sharks are preying on […]

A Financial Safeguard for Blue Collar Workers

A Financial Safeguard for Blue Collar Workers

In 2022, the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor reports that there is a concerning 30 percent of blue-collar workers struggling with financial challenges [1]. Most of those workers remain susceptible to the predatory financial lifebuoy, as they calculate against inflation and insecurities.   This reality has triggered fintech companies to step up and empower Vietnamese […]

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Social Impact Fintech GIMO Raises US$17.1M To Fuel Expansion And Bridge Financial Inclusion Gap In Vietnam

  • 24 July, 2023
  • Blog, Newsroom, Corporate, Featured Blog

Hanoi, Vietnam, July 24, 2023 GIMO, a Vietnam-based startup providing flexible pay and financial well-being solutions for underbanked workers, announces the completion of Series A funding round with total capital raise of up to US$17.1 million. The final closing, comprised of a mixture of equity and debt financing, came only five months after the company […]

Social Impact Fintech GIMO Raises US$17.1M To Fuel Expansion And Bridge Financial Inclusion Gap In Vietnam
Social Impact Fintech GIMO Raises US$17.1M To Fuel Expansion And Bridge Financial Inclusion Gap In Vietnam

FinTech startup GIMO hits first close of Series A at $5.1 million 

  • 14 February, 2023
  • Home, Newsroom, Featured Blog

Hanoi, Vietnam – Vietnam’s fintech start-up GIMO today has announced the first close of its Series A funding with a US$5.1 million investment led by TNB Aura.   Other investment firms joining the round are returning investors including Integra Partners, Resolution Ventures, Blauwpark Partners, ThinkZone Ventures, and Y Combinator.   GIMO’s latest financing follows a year of […]

FinTech startup GIMO hits first close of Series A at $5.1 million 
FinTech startup GIMO hits first close of Series A at $5.1 million 

Loan sharks prey on vulnerable workers with Lunar New Year just around the corner

  • 16 January, 2023
  • Home

Unscrupulous lenders could try to cash in on the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday as blue-collar workers cope with the festive spending. Predatory lenders prey on blue-collar workers as the Lunar New Year approaches The 2022 survey of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor revealed nearly 59% of workers had no savings, 38% were in […]

Loan sharks prey on vulnerable workers with Lunar New Year just around the corner
Loan sharks prey on vulnerable workers with Lunar New Year just around the corner

How to end the reign of predatory lending?

  • 13 September, 2022
  • Blog, Home

Struggling with unexpected expenses while formal financial services are not always within reach, many workers must resort to predatory lending. This seemingly quick-and-easy solution can be severely harmful. The workers shared such alarming reality on The 9th+ Hour Gameshow, co-produced by the General Confederation of Labor and Vietnam Television.    Loan sharks are preying on […]

How to end the reign of predatory lending?
How to end the reign of predatory lending?
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