Tag "Unionbank of the Philippines"

Insurtech Platform Igloo Lands Partnership With Union Bank and Akulaku for Micro-Insurance

Igloo, Singapore-headquartered insurtech firm, announced partnerships with Union Bank of the Philippines and Indonesia’s Akulaku to offer micro-insurance policies. Akulaku is one of Indonesia’s most well-funded fintech startups who is best known for their “buy now, pay later” service. Igloo

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Philippines Launches Blockchain-Based App for Bond Investment with UnionBank and PDAX

The Philippine Bureau of the Treasury (BTr), together with Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) and Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX), launches an app for the distribution of retail treasury bonds enabled by Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). The app, called

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UnionBank Extends Its Free Instapay Transfers

Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) announced that it has extended its free Instapay transfers or instant transfers between accounts of participating central bank-supervised banks and non-bank e-money issuers in the Philippines until the end of the year. The bank

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COVID-19: UnionBank’s Platform Accelerates Online Donations for Philippine NGOs

Union Bank of the Philippines through its UShare platform, is enabling non-government organizations (NGOs) in the country digitize with some recording up to 30-fold increase in daily online donations after an Enhanced Community Quarantine was imposed on March 17. With

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How Philippines’ UnionBank is Reinventing Themselves for a Digital World

UnionBank of the Philippines has been stealing headlines for quite a bit recently with various tech-related announcements. There a lot of bright spots in the Philippines fintech ecosystem even though they are not as heavily reported on as some of

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UnionBank and OCBC Pilots Blockchain Based Remittance from Singapore to the Philippines

UnionBank of the Philippines recently became the first Philippine bank to successfully pilot blockchain-based remittance from Singapore to the Philippines. This was done in partnership with OCBC Bank, Singapore, using the Adhara liquidity management and international payments platform. Amid a

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Philippine Banks on Fintech: What are They Doing?

Now seen by many as inevitable, the consolidation and cooperation between traditional banks and fintech players are becoming more frequent in the Philippines. No less than the Philippine central bank or Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has constantly been urging

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