Fintech

For Stripe, Asia's fragmented payments landscape is an opportunity
In a discussion with Stripe’s business lead for Asia Pacific, we learn about the US-based startup’s view of the region, and how they are helping accelerate the region’s growing payment needs.
RHB hackathon drives customer-centric innovations
The first fully-virtual hackathon from the banking group gathered individuals from various backgrounds to revolutionise the customer banking experience.
Investors form Fintech Angel Operators, a boon to early stage startups
Executives from the largest fintechs in Southeast Asia launch Fintech Angel Operators to bring on-the-ground expertise to early-stage startups.
How microLEAP aims to help needy SMEs survive
The Malaysian P2P platform experienced a good 2020 in terms of growth, and seeks to widen the net that catches businesses fallen through the cracks in traditional financing.
Pace's BNPL solution gets nod from Valiram, aims to grow further
Fintech company, Pace Enterprise (Pace), has announced an exclusive regional partnership with luxury goods and retail specialist, Valiram.
MDEC appoints Ruslena Ramli as director of Fintech and Islamic Digital Economy
Formerly Head of Islamic Finance at RAM Rating Services Bhd Will develop programmes across Fintech and Islamic Digital Economy portfolios
Dana Penjana Nasional raises US$206mil in first close
The DPN, a matching funds-of-funds programme aimed at bridging funding gap in Malaysia, has raised first close amount exceeding its targets
Indonesia’s BukuWarung raises US$60mil in Series A funding
The fintech startup, which aims to digitalise Indonesia’s micro SMEs, has raised what it claims to be the largest Series A round raised by an small business globally.
Funding Societies, Foodpanda disburse US$242K to small businesses
The digital financing platform and food delivery marketplace partner offer short-term digital financing solutions for registered merchants.
Fasset cleared to operate in Labuan by LFSA
The UK-based digital asset gateway has received authorisation from the Labuan Financial Services Authority to commence digital asset business operations from the country.
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