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Payments Firm OY! Indonesia Bags US$30 Million in Series A Led by SoftBank

Indonesian payments aggregator OY! Indonesia announced that it has raised US$30 million (Rp. 443.2 billion) in a Series A funding round led by SoftBank Ventures Asia (SBVA). The financing round was also joined by other prominent investors such as MDI,

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Indonesian Payments Firm Xendit Minted as Unicorn With US$150 Million Fundraise

Indonesian payments firm Xendit is now a unicorn with the closing of its US$150 million Series C funding round. The round was led by Tiger Global Management with participation from existing investor Accel, Amasia, and Justin Kan’s Goat Capital. With

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Indonesian BNPL Kredivo Begins SE Asian Expansion Plans with Vietnamese Launch

Kredivo, an Indonesian Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform, announced its expansion into Vietnam through a joint venture with Phoenix Holding, a family investment company based in the country. This move comes on the heels of the announcement by FinAccel,

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Digital Technologies to Bolster Islamic Finance Market in Indonesia

Banking and financial services platform Mambu released its research series named the Disruption Diaries which seeks to understand what people think of the key trends driving the development of financial services. In Mambu’s third edition, the firm conducted a global

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Indonesian P2P Lender Ringan Deploys OneConnect’s Digital Lending Solutions

Peer-to-peer lending app Ringan, deploys a suite of digital lending solutions built by OneConnect Financial Technology, an associate of Ping An Group, to provide Indonesians a seamless and secure loan application experience. The digital solutions automate and simplify Ringan’s loan

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Former Lazada Execs’ Insurtech Lifepal Raises US$9 Million in Series A Fundraise

Lifepal, an Indonesian digital direct-to-consumer (D2C) insurance marketplace, announced it has raised an oversubscribed US$9 million Series A funding round, bringing the total capital raised to US$12 million. The funding round was led by ProBatus Capital with participation from Cathay

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Indonesia and Thailand Launch Instant Cross-Border QR Payment Linkage

Bank Indonesia (BI) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) launched a cross-border QR payment linkage between Indonesia and Thailand today. Under this linkage, consumers and merchants in both countries will be able to make and accept instant cross-border QR payments

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Mambu: Fintech Innovation Could Solve Indonesia’s Financial Inclusion Challenges

A recent study of 2,000 global consumers by Mambu, a banking and financial services platform, revealed that both banked and unbanked individuals feel underserved, with 56% of banked customers claiming that there are other services they should be able to

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BRI Ventures to Launch Indonesia’s First VC Course With Local University

BRI Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Indonesia’s state-owned BRI Group, has collaborated with the School of Business and Management ITB (SBM ITB) to launch venture capital university courses in 2021. Reportedly the first of its kind in Indonesia,

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Indonesian BNPL Platform Kredivo Poised for an IPO Through US$2.5 Billion SPAC Deal

FinAccel, the parent company of Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform Kredivo, plans to go public through a special purpose acquisition company VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings II (VPCB) sponsored by Victory Park Capital (VPC), valuing it at US$2.5 billion. VPC,

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