Fintech

Fintech startup Jojonomic out to redefine claims management
Jakarta fintech startup Jojonomic aims to tackle the hassle of claims management with its automated reimbursement management system, Jojonomic Pro.
Mavcap and Gobi launch US$15mil fund, perhaps even more
Mavcap and Gobi Partners launched their US$15mil Gobi Mavcap Asean SuperSeed Fund, and they are already contemplating increasing the size of the fund.
Loanstreet ready to take on bigger rivals
Despite being the underdog in a very competitive space, Loanstreet.com.my cofounder Jared Lim believes there is still plenty of room for his fintech startup to grow.
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.
The ‘entrepreneurisms’ necessary for success
Anwar Jumabhoy & Srikrishna Vadrevu discuss some of the behavioural traits of successful entrepreneurs, and argue that there are some misconceptions about the value of greed.  
SWIFT to make Malaysia its ‘second home’ by 2020
Global financial messaging services provider SWIFT plans to make its Malaysian site its second largest in the world by 2020, with the biggest being its home office in Belgium.
Philippines fintech startup PawnHero secures pre-Series A
PawnHero said it has landed undisclosed pre-Series A funding in a round led by the SoftBank-affiliated, Philippines-focused Kaikaku Fund, with participation from 500 Startups and IMJ Investment Partners.
Small loans to tide you over till payday
From being called ‘worse than loan sharks,’ to more neutral reviews saying that it is almost impossible to get a loan from the site, fintech startup UangTeman is surviving, and indeed, seemingly thriving.
Fintech startup Call Levels gets funding from Lippo
Singaporean fintech startup Call Levels has raised an undisclosed pre-Series A from Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group, following a US$500K round it landed last November.
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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