FIKRA: Malaysia's idea to accelerate Islamic fintech
Applications open, solutions demonstrated at SCxSC conference 2021 Despite projected US$4 tril Islamic finance assets, only 400 Islamic fintechs
Hoolah partners BridgerPay to expand BNPL services in Asia
Singapore-based Hoolah partners Cyprus-headquartered payments intelligence platform BridgerPay to make for seamless BNPL integration in the latter’s offerings.
AirAsia Super App appoints Amanda Woo as CEO
The former chief commercial officer of AirAsia will continue accelerate growth of the Super App.
Zalora announces BNPL regional partnership with Atome
The fashion and lifestyle e-commerce platform is now offering buy now pay later (BNPL) options courtesy of Atome.
Fintech Association of Malaysia appoints Karen Puah as president for 2021/22 term
First woman to hold president post among fintech associations in SEA Aggressive future plans, with initiatives anchoring on five core elements
HSBC Malaysia launches mobile unit trust investment platform
EZInvest is said to allow customers to access their investment portfolio via the HSBC mobile app.
Cermati secures Series C funding, led by MDI Venture
The fintech group raised an undisclosed amount from Indonesia’s multi-stage CV firm MDI Venture, with funding to be used to enhance their tech.
Boost brings back e-Duit Raya for the festivities
Users of the Malaysian e-wallet can now send and receive their Duit Raya via the app, or send it to charity.
Covid-19 drives rapid shift in Asia's payment tech: Mastercard
Mastercard’s study found that Asia Pacific consumers are now more open to new payment tech and innovation, though security is still a concern.
Carput, PolicyStreet to jointly offer car insurance renewal
The automotive assistance platform, through the help of PolicyStreet.com, will be able to offer insurance quotes on their website and app.