Maybank Group to tap startups to boost innovation
In a sign that more corporates are starting to engage with startups to accelerate their ideation, Maybank Group has partnered with 1337 Ventures to run a four-country Ignite roadshow to pick 20 startups to head to KL for a bootcamp, writes Karamjit Singh.
MasterCard partners with fintech startup MatchMove across SEA
Singapore-headquartered MatchMove Pay and MasterCard have announced plans to issue MasterCard prepaid cards across South-East Asia using MatchMove Pay’s platform-as-a-service.
KL to host Pitch Day for fintech startups
Startupbootcamp FinTech, an accelerator focused on financial innovation and part of the global award-winning Startupbootcamp accelerator, has announced a Pitch Day in Kuala Lumpur.
Soft Space lands Maybank and Maxis in latest mPOS deal
Digital payments technology provider Soft Space International Sdn Bhd announced that Maybank Bhd and Maxis Bhd have agreed to a partnership that will see the mega-corporations using the startup’s mPOS (mobile point-of-sale) technology.
Startupbootcamp aims to accelerate Asean fintech aspirations
Great potential for financial inclusion services in emerging markets, backoffice startups Potential for disruption, but more productive to work together towards larger goal
IIPL’s strategic approach to accelerating the ecosystem
Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd head Alex Lin sits down with Gabey Goh to talk about Singapore's role in the global startup ecosystem, and the firm's approach to building the nation's startup ecosystem.
Japan’s Credit Saison invests in Singapore fintech startup MatchMove
Singapore-based MatchMove Pay announced that it has completed an investment round, with Japan’s Credit Saison as the lead investor. The sum was undisclosed.
Neuroware: New bit on the blockchain
KL-based Neuroware is on a mission to help developers take advantage of blockchain technology, enabling and supporting them as they rebuild financial services across the globe … but that’s just the beginning, Gabey Goh writes.
Malaysian credit reporting agency CTOS taps Fico technology
Predictive analytics and decision management software company Fico said that the largest private credit reporting agency in Malaysia, CTOS Data Systems Sdn Bhd, will offer Fico Scores to all its clients beginning early 2015.
RinggitPlus.com and SaveMoney.my announce March merger
Financial comparison and application website RinggitPlus.com and personal finance education website SaveMoney.my have officially announced a merger which they said legally took place in March.