Author: Masyitha Baziad

Bank Sinarmas allocates US$760K to Funding Societies’ Modalku platform
Bank Sinarmas has partnered with P2B lending startup Modalku, allocating about US$760,000 for the latter’s platform to fund micro and small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
Compliance a big part of Funding Societies’ US$7.4mil Series A
Singapore-based Funding Societies, which has secured US$7.4 million in Series A funding, will be using part of the additional funding to meet with regulatory requirements in the three markets it currently operates in.
Waqf crowdfunding platform launched for Muslims to contribute to causes
Malaysia’s former PM Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has launched the world’s first global waqf crowdfunding platform, WaqfWorld, on the sidelines of the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum in Jakarta.
MaGIC announces KL-hosted global entrepreneurial initiative … in Jakarta
MaGIC has announced an international entrepreneurial forum called GECommunity, part of Malaysia's push to become the entrepreneurial hub in South-East Asia.
Kanopi out to spark a microfinance revolution in Indonesia
Jakarta-based startup Kanopi wants to empower Indonesia’s microfinance institutions to reach more customers, especially the country’s unbanked and underbanked communities.
What’s Next 2016: How to make corporate-startup collaboration work
Instead of worrying about startups disrupting traditional industries and large corporations, the question now should be: Why not work together?
What’s Next 2016: A digital strategy? You’re behind the times
If you have been crafting a 'digital strategy,' you're already behind the times, according to a panel discussion at DNA's What's Next conference.
Fintech, from the PoV of Indonesia’s regulator
The fintech sector in Indonesia is booming, and some of the companies involved have begun discussions with the Financial Service Authority (OJK) on what shape regulations should take. This week, we hear from OJK itself.
Exclusive: UangTeman’s policy paper to Indonesia’s financial regulator
How should fintech be regulated in Indonesia? DNA gives you an exclusive sneak-peak at direct online lending startup UangTeman’s policy paper.
Indonesia’s Aberdeen and Phillips in e-trading pact
Investment management firm PT Aberdeen Asset Management is going the electronic trading (e-trading) path with support from PT Phillips Securities Indonesia, a member of the Hong Kong-based PhillipsGroup.  
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