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.
MDV hosts Malaysia’s first KL Venture Finance Forum 2022 to accelerate growth of home-grown unicorns
M’sia must embrace new tech, become innovators instead of mere users Govt to streamline value chain in the startup industry development, provide support to startups
Boost refreshes brand to fuel unstoppable growth
Transaction volume up 26.8% to US$644mil bil in first half of 2022 Plans to be Unstoppable in mission of simplifying financial access Following the recent digital bank license award from Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Boost launched its refreshed brand today, along with an update on future plans for the coming months and 2023.
With 10mil consumers, 505k microSMEs, Boost looks beyond market share for growth
70% of merchants start applying for micro-financing, micro-insurance within a year Aims to bring technology to its customers instead of trying to change their behavior
Merchantrade partners Bank Jatim – largest regional bank in East Java
Boost remittance payout service to Indonesia for its customers in Malaysia Merchantrade looks to more partnerships in Indonesia and other countries
MTA-FAOM MoU explores fintech innovation, investment
MTA, FOAM signed MoU to spur the adoption of fintech and encourage digital innovation and the use of fintech among takaful players in Malaysia.
KPMG, FAOM ink MoU to spur fintech industry
KPMG in Malaysia, FAOM enter a memorandum of understanding to catalyse the growth of Malaysia’s fintech sector