Thai start-up Lightnet, operator of a blockchain-based remittance platform, is targeting millions of underbanked migrant workers in Southeast Asia, a remittance market it estimates at US$150 billion. Photo: ShutterstockThai start-up Lightnet, operator of a blockchain-based remittance platform, is targeting millions of underbanked migrant workers in Southeast Asia, a remittance market it estimates at US$150 billion. Photo: Shutterstock
Thai start-up Lightnet, operator of a blockchain-based remittance platform, is targeting millions of underbanked migrant workers in Southeast Asia, a remittance market it estimates at US$150 billion. Photo: Shutterstock

Thai tycoon who owns Fortune magazine plans fintech acquisitions

  • Chatchaval Jiaravanon is co-founder and chairman of Lightnet, operator of a blockchain-based remittance platform
  • The Thai fintech start-up raised US$31.2 million in new funding this January
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Thai start-up Lightnet, operator of a blockchain-based remittance platform, is targeting millions of underbanked migrant workers in Southeast Asia, a remittance market it estimates at US$150 billion. Photo: ShutterstockThai start-up Lightnet, operator of a blockchain-based remittance platform, is targeting millions of underbanked migrant workers in Southeast Asia, a remittance market it estimates at US$150 billion. Photo: Shutterstock
Thai start-up Lightnet, operator of a blockchain-based remittance platform, is targeting millions of underbanked migrant workers in Southeast Asia, a remittance market it estimates at US$150 billion. Photo: Shutterstock
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