Malaysia

Asia’s Own Lemonade: Neosurance & KLCC Runners Group Partner To Offer The First “Push” Micro Insurance To Malaysian Runners

Neosurance  and KLCC Runners Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the distribution of microinsurance to KLCC Runners Group growing community members. The microinsurance product will be provided ad hoc by a leading reinsurer and insurer who will be

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Malaysia Startup Want to Improve Road Safety

“I always been passionate of improving road safety and we were thrust into action by the tragic death of a schoolmate earlier this year. My friend and his brother were killed in a road accident, and I still remember how

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Alibaba Founder Appointed As Malaysia’s Digital Economy Advisor Amid Digital Free Trade Zone Initiative

Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, has been appointed as Malaysia’s digital economy advisor as the government looks to boost the country’s e-commerce and Internet sector, and create new opportunities for Malaysia. Prime minister Datuk Seri

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Malaysia: 6 Liscences for Peer-to-Peer Financing Operators

Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) introduced six registered Peer-to-Peer (P2P) financing platform operators in Malaysia to widen funding avenues for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The six registered operators are B2B FinPAL, Ethis Kapital, FundedByMe Malaysia, ManagePay Services, Modalku Ventures and

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EthisKapital.com – World’s First Licensed Islamic P2P/Crowdfunding Platform

Securities Commission Malaysia has awarded 6 P2P licenses, one of which is the world’s first license for Shari’ah-compliant P2P. This license was awarded to EthisKapital.com, which will be focused on funding small businesses, and real estate development projects. The team

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Industry Stakeholders Team Up To Boost Malaysia’s Fintech Sector

A new association has been formed earlier this month in Malaysia to represent the fintech scene and push the country into becoming a leading hub. This followed a set of initiatives that have been launched in Malaysia in recent months

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Fintech Regulatory Sandbox Framework for Malaysia

Bank Negara Malaysia today issued details of Fintech Regulatory Sandbox Framework following a one month consultation on the proposed Framework which was released on 29 July 2016. The regulatory sandbox will enable the experimentation of fintech solution in a live environment,

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The First FinTech And IoT Focused Accelerator in Malaysia

Finnext Capital, an innovation ecosystem enabler announced a partnership with Cyberview, to develop Finnext Accelerator, which is a collaborative effort between government, corporates, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists to accelerate and nurture Fintech and IoT focused tech startups. Selected startups will

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The Emergence of Fintech: Where Does Malaysia Stand?

Fintech is a space that we’ve been operating in for the past eight years and a space we have observed for an even longer time. It is truly an exciting space to be in at this day and age. Years

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The Most Anticipated Fintech Events in Asia – Second Half of 2016

Fintech News will update you once again about the most anticipated Fintech events in Asia in the second half of 2016. These events vary from Fintech in general, Lending, Digital Finance, Customer Experience, Mobile Payments, or IOT,  which gather top industry

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