Indonesia

Gojek-Backed Bank Jago Ties up With Mambu and Google Cloud

Bank Jago, a Gojek-backed Indonesian bank,  has selected Mambu’s SaaS banking platform as its technology foundation as the bank begins its journey towards operating as a technology based-bank. Mambu’s innovative, flexible and responsive digital banking platform will underpin Bank Jago’s

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BRI Agro Inks Deal With Payfazz to Expand Its Digital Banking Offerings

PT. Bank Rakyat Indonesia Agroniaga (BRI Agro) has inked a deal with local agent-based fintech company Payfazz. Using the API (application programming interface) of its signature digital lending app Pinang, BRI Agro’s digital savings and lending solutions will be channeled

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Indonesia’s BukuKas US$ 50 M Funding Round Sees Participation from Wise’s Co-Founder

BukuKas, a startup creating digital solutions for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Indonesia, announced it has raised US$ 50 million in Series B funding. The highly oversubscribed Series B round included participation from prominent angels Gokul Rajaram and

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BRI Appoints New CEO for its Digital Bank

Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Bank BRI) announced that its subsidiary PT. Bank Rakyat Indonesia Agroniaga (BRI Agro) has appointed Kaspar Situmorang as its new CEO. Situmorang’s digital banking acumen will be key at BRI Agro, where the new CEO has been

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Indonesian P2P Lender Amartha Secures US$ 28 Million From Women’s World Banking

Amartha, a P2P lending platform in Indonesia, received new funding worth US$ 28 million (IDR 405 billion) led by Women’s World Banking Capital Partners II (WWB) and MDI Ventures. WWB Capital Partners II is the second gender lens investment fund

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Indonesian Robo Advisor Bibit Bags US$ 65 Million in Funding Round Led by Sequoia

Bibit.id, a digital investment app in Indonesia, has announced that it has raised US$ 65 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital India. The round was joined by Prosus Ventures, Tencent and Harvard Management Company while existing investors

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Payments Firm 2C2P Partners Brankas to Bring Open Banking to Indonesia

Brankas, an Indonesian open banking provider, announced a strategic partnership with payments firm 2C2P to introduce their modern open banking solution to Indonesia. Through Brankas‘ API integration, customers of 2C2P’s merchants will be directly connected to major Indonesian banks including

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OVO Ties up With Prudential Indonesia to Offer Shariah-Compliant Digital Life Insurance

Indonesian e-wallet unicorn OVO has expanded its partnership with Prudential Indonesia to launch a digital shariah life insurance product with affordable premiums. The Asuransi Jiwa Kumpulan Syariah PRUTect Care product is provided by Prudential Indonesia through insurance broker PT Salvus

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The Future of Finance: How to Cope With Open Banking In Emerging Asia

For more than a decade, Asia has been the largest regional banking market and as the continent’s massive middle class continues to grow, McKinsey expects personal financial assets in the region to reach US$69 trillion by 2025, or 75% of

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Bank Rakyat Indonesia Bags the Celent Award for Financial Inclusion

Celent, a global research and advisory firm for the financial services industry, announced Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Bank BRI) as the winner of the Celent Model Bank 2021 Award for Financial Inclusion. The award recognizes several initiatives from Bank BRI that

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