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Soft Space locks in Series B funding from Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company
Asian fintech player raises an undisclosed Series B round from Japanese investor, giving it a major foothold in a lucrative market.
Week in Review: Merchantrade’s journey to become a disruptor bears watching
Can a traditional money services provider disrupt its own business - and then aim for the banks? Merchantrade Asia is looking to do just that.
Opportunities in digital there to be seized, speed is of essence
Accenture Malaysia leads a discussion between the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Khazanah Nasional and the Employees Provident Fund on digital transformation and its implications for Malaysia.
Software AG releases top five predictions for APAC banking industry
There will be some seismic shifts in the banking industry in 2017 This year will finally see banks begin to wrap their arms around their most valuable asset: client data. ENTERPRISE software firm Software AG recently released its top five predictions for the banking industry in Asia Pacific for 2017. 
Week in Review: To gauge if fintech is real, follow the banking talent in 2017
Fintech and disruption to the taxi industry catch Karamjit Singh’s attention, who goes on to identify a trend to look out for.
Fintech folks, take a chill pill, please
The entire fintech ecosystem needs to return to Planet Earth, urges Karamjit Singh.
Banks in APAC, including in Malaysia, struggle with data lineage: ASG
Data lineage increasingly important due to regulatory pressure Data warehouse doesn't solve all the problems
Malaysian consumers not happy with their telcos and banks: Frost study
Telcos, banks and insurance providers need to design their customer experience approach by looking at different stages of customer purchase and touch points, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Fintech and fraud, like a horse and carriage
Fintech players should be cautious, because the increasing digitalisation of the financial services industry brings with it an extra element of risk, warned the Securities Commission Malaysia.
Of money and cars: EmTech Asia Day Two
Industries grappling with emerging technology have to adapt or lose their place at the table, writes Benjamin Cher.
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