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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 44)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   25% of Filipinos Shift to Digital Payments The Philippines is well on its way to be a cashless nation, with 25

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Malaysia Mobile Wallets Space Heats Up: Axiata’s Boost Partners with UTM

Boost, an app based mobile wallet developed by Axiata Digital, announced their partnership with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia to create a “Cashless Campus” in Malaysia. This partnership could potentially enable 25,000 students and faculty members across UTM Kuala Lumpur and Skudai

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Maybank-ABSS: Collaborates to Drive Cloud Based Accounting Adoption

Maybank and ABSS targets to get 50,000 SMEs to adopt Cloud Based Accounting Software   Maybank Singapore today announced a partnership with Asian Business Software Solutions (ABSS) to empower start-ups and micro SMEs in Singapore with Financio, a new and

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Malaysia Central Bank Publishes Study about Cryptocurrencies

A study published by Bank Negara Malaysia in September explores the implications of a Bank Negara Malaysia cryptocurrency or as the report calls it; a central bank backed digital currency. A central bank digital currency (CBDC), if introduced, is unlikely

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MAS Unveils 100 Problem Statements For Fintech Festival 2017 Hackcelerator – Infographics

Singapore’s annual Fintech Festival is coming back on November 13, 2017 for a week long event dedicated to financial innovation and digital finance. Organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore in partnership with the Association of Banks in Singapore and

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Gartner: CIO’s of Banks are Most Focused On Digitalization

Banking and investment services CIOs are increasingly convinced that their old business models and existing value propositions will not be sustainable in the future, according to a survey from Gartner, Inc. Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey gathered data from 3,160 CIO respondents in 98

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Asiakredit Takes Consumer Lending Fully Digital In The Philippines

AsiaKredit, a digital consumer lender focused on Southeast Asia, today announced the launch of pera247 in the Philippines, an innovative, data-driven consumer lending platform delivered through a mobile application. pera247 is a digital lending solution that aims to provide unsecured small-ticket, short-term consumer loans

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E-Payment Solutions Provider Slated To Be Amongst The First SGX-Listed Fintech Firms

SGX Catalist-listed Artivision Technologies Ltd. announced that it has entered into a conditional and non-binding HOA with MC Payment, an established Asia Pacific electronic payment solutions provider, to acquire its entire issued and paid-up share capital and convertible bonds from

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