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Peer Pressure: Malaysia’s Peer to Peer Lending (P2P) Performance

Peer to Peer Lending or better known as P2P Lending refers to an online platform that matches lenders to borrowers,

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An Inside Look: Concerns on Malaysia’s First Cashless Store by IrisPay

As the digital wallet war heats up in Malaysia, a new player, Irispay throws its hat into the ring with

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CopyCashCoin Ordered by Regulator to Cease and Desist in Malaysia

Following earlier reports of the Securities Commission Malaysia’s (SC) query into the CopyCashCoin ICO the regulator has directed CopyCash Foundation

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Fintech Malaysia 2017 in Review

The year 2017, has been an interesting year for the Fintech Malaysia scene, while there’s been progress in this scene

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RM 14 Million Raised: pitchIN Leads Malaysia’s Equity Crowdfunding with 60% Market Share

Malaysia’s equity crowdfunding scene is becoming increasingly vibrant, during the pitchIN Equity Crowdfunding Report 2017 event, the crowdfunding platform announced

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Securities Commission Malaysia Queries CopyCashCoin ICO

Following media reports on the Singapore based CopyCash launch of its CopyCashCoin ICO next week, which claims to be the world’s

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Securities Commission Malaysia Regulatory Sandbox Calls for Participation

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today announced that parties interested in establishing and operating an Alternative Trading System (ATS) in

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Fintech Influencers Malaysia: 14 Names You Should Know

Following our previous article highlighting 12 of the hottest fintech startups in Malaysia, we thought it’d be appropriate to come

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Bank Negara Malaysia Seeks Public Feedback on Cryptocurrency Regulation

The rapid development and adoption of cryptocurrencies have driven regulators from around the globe to adopt various approaches and regulatory

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Behind The Scenes: Securities Commission Malaysia’s Blockchain Project

In November 2017, Securities Commission Malaysia announced that it will be embarking on a blockchain pilot project for the OTC

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E-Money License Granted: Grab Malaysia “Grabs” a Piece of the Payments Pie

Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing app Grab has obtained regulatory approval from Bank Negara Malaysia to launch its mobile payment service

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Malaysian Insurtech Company, Fatberry Launches

Malaysia’s insurtech company, FatBerry.com launched a digital marketplace for insurance providing Malaysians with a way to get insured in two

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Bank Negara Malaysia Releases e-KYC Guidelines

Following the announcement by Deputy Governor Jessica Chew earlier this September, Bank Negara Malaysia has officially released the e-KYC guidelines

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The State of Equity Crowdfunding Malaysia

Equity crowdfunding is a mechanism that enables the general public to invest in typically early stage businesses. In return for

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ICOs in Malaysia: An Overview

ICOs are becoming all the rage these days, with startups from around the globe adopting it as a method of

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GoBear Malaysia Appoints New Country Director

GoBear, a financial comparison website based in Asia, has appointed Pooi Chan Gan as the Country Director for Malaysia who

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Malaysia’s Wallet Wars Rages On: WeChat Pay Secures First Banking Partner

Following Tencent’s recent success in securing E-Money license from Bank Negara Malaysia, the company’s payments arm WeChat Pay has received

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Singaporean Fintech Firm, InstaReM Expands Remittance Services to Malaysia

  InstaReM secured approval under theMoney Services Licensed Business from Bank Negara Malaysia, it is eyeing aggressive expansion following its

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Max Money’s Revolutionary new Service will Change Remittance as we know it

Max Money has launched its  MaxTerminal service which allows customers to remit money abroad using only their debit cards at

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Malaysia: Chinese Giant’s Battleground for Digital Wallets, Who Will Win?

Geopolitical pressures to out-compete the Americans have driven China to exert its influence in South East Asia. Chief among the

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Fintech Singapore Vs Fintech Malaysia Infographic

It’s no secret that besides sharing a common history, Singapore and Malaysia has always shared a sense of rivalry with

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GoBear Malaysia’s Former Country Director appointed as Tune Protect’s Deputy CEO

In a surprising announcement today, Iskandar Ezzahuddin Ahmad will be leaving his role as GoBear Malaysia’s Country director and will serving

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Malaysia’s HelloGold Wins “Most Innovative Islamic Product Award”

HelloGold, a Malaysian based fintech firm that blends gold trading with blockchain technologies was announced as the winner of the the

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BNM Greenlights TNG Digital: Touch ‘n Go and AliPay’s Joint Venture

TNG Digital Sdn Berhad a new entity jointly formed by CIMB Bank’s subsidiarity, Touch ‘n Go and Alipay has received

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Paynet: Real-Time P2P Payments with Your NRIC in 2018

ACI Worldwide, a global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet), the

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Robo Advisors to Land on Malaysian Shores in 2018

In a press conference today at the sidelines of the SCxSC Digital Finance Conference 2017, Tan Sri Ranjit Singh the Chairman

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Securities Commission Malaysia Embarks on Blockchain Pilot Project

Tan Sri Ranjit Singh, Chairman of Securities Commission of Malaysia announced today at the SCxSC Digital Finance Conference 2017 today

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Will This Partnership Drive Malaysian SMEs’ Adoption of P2P Loans?

Funding Societies and Cheng & Co have engaged in a strategic partnership to broaden and simplify access to business financing

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Malaysia Mobile Wallets Space Heats Up: Axiata’s Boost Partners with UTM

Boost, an app based mobile wallet developed by Axiata Digital, announced their partnership with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia to create a

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Malaysia Central Bank Publishes Study about Cryptocurrencies

A study published by Bank Negara Malaysia in September explores the implications of a Bank Negara Malaysia cryptocurrency or as

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