Fintech

Fave launches Asean tech hub in Kuala Lumpur
Fave recently launched Tech Hub in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia appoints new head of digital bank
Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia has officially launched its new office as part of the bank’s growth plans in Malaysia.
Malaysian fintech, IIMMPACT raises US$2 mil from Sequoia India’s Surge
Has built one-stop financial service API platform, aiming for super-app status Pivoted away from loyalty app thanks to engagement with Scaleup Malaysia
MDEC, Asean Fintech Group to help fintechs scale
MDEC, in collaboration with ASEAN Fintech Group, have announced a strategic partnership to enhance initiatives aimed at scaling up Malaysian fintech companies. 
Report highlights the role of fintech in bridging financial divides in Asia Pacific
Kuala Lumpur has made an impressive leap of 11 places to number 15 of the Top 20 Asia Fintech Hubs, according to Asia Pacific Fintech Rankings: Bridging Divides report.
Boost goes physical, partners Mastercard to soon launch prepaid card in Indonesia & Malaysia
Mastercard and Boost have embarked on a strategic partnership to provide a range of innovative payment solutions and offerings to deliver more choice, convenience, and security to Malaysian and Indonesian consumers.
Asean fintech funding tripled between 2020 and 2021: Report
FinTech funding in Asean has more than tripled to a record high of US$3.5 billion in the first nine months of 2021 compared to the full-year of 2020.
ASX listed Novatti to acquire Malaysian fintech, ATX for up to A$9.9mil
Gives Novatti strong business in Malaysia, platform to expand to SEA Have been working together since 2015, 2/3 acquisition sale in cash
Digital Penang partners Finexus and TNG Digital for fintech hackathon with US$18k prizes
Digital Penang is collaborating with Finexus Group and TNG Digital to launch their first Hackathon event featuring Finexus’ MyXaaS Innovation Platform offering US$18,000 worth of prizes. 
Solarvest offers seed, accelerator fund for renewables, green tech, fintech
Solarvest Holdings Bhd has launched Solarvest Innovation Lab 2021 (SIL 2021), a start-up programme to spur innovation and entrepreneurship developments in Malaysia with particular emphasis on renewable energy, green technology, and financial technology.
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