Fintech

Xendit Officially Enters Malaysian Market
Malaysia is its third market after Indonesia and Philipines It is investing in Payex, a BNM-licensed payment gateway provider
Razer Merchant Services obtains Mastercard’s acquiring licence
Razer Merchant Services announced it has attained the Mastercard Direct Acquiring license, Mastercard Digital Enablement Service and Click to Pay feature in Malaysia. 
Revenue Monster names former Affin Bank Group CEO, Kamarul Arifin, as new chairman
Move first step in 2023 growth journey with vision to build fintech super app Comes on heels of US$6.4 mil private equity funding with The SEA Capital  
HLB Jumpstart to provide financing for micro entrepreneurs
Hong Leong Islamic Bank rolls out a ‘HLB Jumpstart – Micro Business’ as part of its new value-based intermediation offerings. 
​​JCB, IDEMIA, Soft Space to launch CBDC pilot
JCB has launched the JCB Digital Currency pilot project with identity technologies firm, IDEMIA and fintech company Soft Space.
BigPay adds three new services to its major payment license 
BigPay, a SEA fintech, announced that it has added three new services to its major payment Institution license, issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore
S'pore's DBS launches apprenticeship to boost fintech talent
DBS announced that it is launching a structured three-year apprenticeship programme to prepare polytechnic students for technology roles in the bank.  
DearTime launches as a life insurer in the Bank Negara's sandbox
DearTime launches an app to close the insurance penetration gap in Malaysia by offering affordable, simple, and accessible insurance through fully digital means. 
Revenue Monster Group receives US$6.5 million funding
Revenue Monster Group announced a successful private equity funding round of US$6.5 million
ASNB, Jewel Digital Ventures launch virtual hackathon
Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad and Jewel Digital Ventures Sdn Bhd launched a joint digital hackathon, Hack-A-Tech 2022.
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