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Agoda Rolls Our Buy Now, Pay Later Payment Solution With Atome

Digital travel platform Agoda has launched a regional partnership with Singaporean buy now, pay later platform Atome to offer flexible instalment payment options for accommodation bookings first in Singapore and Malaysia, before rolling out to include eight additional markets in

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Razer Fintech Partners Rely to Provide Pay Later Solution for Its Merchants in South East Asia

Razer Fintech has partnered with Rely, a Singapore-based Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) service provider, to offer BNPL services in South East Asia to merchants registered under Razer Merchant Services (RMS), its B2B solution. Through this partnership, RMS’ merchants will

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Rely Secures S$100 Million Capital From Goldbell to Expand its Pay Later Services

Singapore-based fintech startup Rely announced it has secured a facility from Polaris, the strategic partnerships arm of Goldbell Financial Services, to process transactions of up to S$100 million. This will enable them to expand their Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL)

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Experian and Standard Chartered to Bolster Credit Decisioning With Machine Learning

Experian, a consumer financial data service provider, has partnered with Standard Chartered to drive financial access across key markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East by leveraging the “latest technology innovation” in credit decisioning. Without enough credit bureau data

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Validus Makes Waves as First Fintech in Singapore’s Enterprise Financing Scheme

Validus, peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform for SMEs, is Singapore’s first fintech to be approved as a Participating Financial Institution (PFI) under Enterprise Singapore’s Enterprise Financing Scheme. This is the first time that a fintech has been onboarded under the scheme,

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IFC Acquires Stake in Collectius To Launch US$60M Investment Platform

Collectius, a credit management servicing company, will launch a US$60 million regional investment platform with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group who has also become a minority equity shareholder in the company. The platform is solely dedicated to

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hoolah Launches Buy Now Pay Later Solution for Physical Stores in Singapore

Singapore-based hoolah extended Buy Now Pay Later to an in-store solution that offers consumers the option of completing their purchases in three separate 0% interest monthly payments. This solution helps merchants solve some of their biggest challenges around driving conversion

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Funding Societies Appoints Ex-GoBear Co-Founder as CFO

P2P financing platform Funding Societies, announced today, key additions to its executive team including former GoBear Co-Founder, Frank Stevenaar as its first Chief Financial Officer. Frank will be overseeing Funding Societies’ finance operations, boosting its fundraising efforts, and strengthening its

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Credit Suisse-Backed Tradeplus24 Partners in Australia for SME Loan Offering

Credit Suisse-backed and SME focused fintech Tradeplus24, has joined the Australian Finance Group’s panel of finance providers to offer its loan product. AFG is an Australian mortgage broking group, with 2,975 finance brokers that work with close to 7,500 Australians

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Grab Expands Suite of Financial Product to Include Micro-Investment Platform

Grab Financial Group (GFG), the fintech arm of Grab today announced the launch of a suite of financial products. The three main products GFG is launching under their new strategy dubbed as ‘Thrive with Grab’ are a micro-investment platform named

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