The Securities Commission-licensed digital investment management company to partner the global university on Islamic finance on understanding the gaps and issues on Shariah-compliant robo-advisory.
The company, which backs fintech and govtech initiatives, has appointed Aiza Azreen Ahmad as CEO, who is no stranger to the fintech and financial services world.
The NFC contactless, cashless payment service by Huawei is now available in Malaysia, allowing users to make payment at supported vendors around the country (and region).
In his welcome remarks to the SCxSC Fintech Conference 2020, securities commission chairman Syed Zaid Albar talks about the success of alternative funding platforms, the increase in digital investment, and fascinating trends within the Malaysian fintech scene.
New executives will support company’s long-term growth ambitions Adds venture builder unit and new Smart City & Urban Tech line of business
Merchantrade becomes Malaysia’s top money services business operator Primed for regional expansion, follows increase stake in Singapore’s KLIQ [Ed: Headline corrected to reflect that Valyou is more than an e-wallet provider.]
Themed as “Reboot: Thriving Together in the New Normal”, the upcoming incarnation of Hong Leong Bank’s collaborative partnership to cultivate a startup community in Malaysia is now focused at finding innovations in a Covid-19 world.
The AiPEX5 suite of structured products, which were already launched by HSBC in the US and in Singapore, use big data to help local investors make investment decisions.
Leveraging MDEC’s GAIN programme to penetrate overseas markets Sees Indonesia as test bed to gain experience before getting into next market
Adoption driven by need to up business efficiency, 56.3% identifying this as key Increase of 13.9% in number of businesses in Malaysia using fintech lending in 2019 [Article updated with additional information at 2.50pm, 2 Sept.]