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UOB Malaysia Launches AI-Driven Financial Management Tool on Mobile App

United Overseas Bank Malaysia (UOB) has launched Mighty Insights, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based digital banking service to help their customers

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Merchantrade Inks Deal With Ant Group to Offer Remittance Services to Alipay Users

Merchantrade, a digital money services business operator and e-money issuer, has entered into a partnership with Alibaba’s Ant Group. The

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Meet Akru, Malaysia’s Newest Robo-Advisor

Years ago before my job with the Fintech News Network, I would drive my lifeless body to work at the

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Rakuten Trade Appoints Kazumasa Mise as Its New Chief Executive Officer

Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd (Rakuten Trade) announced the appointment of Mr Kazumasa Mise as its Chief Executive Officer and a

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Microsoft, MDEC and MaGIC Aims to Nurture Malaysian Unicorns Through New Partnership

Microsoft Malaysia in partnership with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC)

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Tune Protect Names AXA Affin Life’s Ex-CEO, Rohit Nambiar As Their New Group CEO

Tune Protect Group Berhad today announced the appointment of Rohit Chandrasekharan Nambiar as its Group Chief Executive Officer effective 14

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Will QR Payments Mount a Challenge in a World Dominated by Plastic?

There is a quiet war waging in the consumer payments space, and no, it’s not the skirmishes between e-wallet companies

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Hong Leong Bank Unveils Fully Digital Onboarding Experience for Customers

Following the publication of Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) guideline on Electronic Know-Your-Customer (eKYC), Hong Leong Bank and Hong Leong Islamic

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Maybank’s Add News Key Features to Its Refreshed MAE App

Maybank today launched mobile banking and e-wallet app called MAE by Maybank2u, an app they said is built to help

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Securities Commission Says Regulated Crowdfunding Markets Raised RM1 Billion

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) announced at its virtual SCxSC fintech conference that more than 2,500 Micro, Small and Medium

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Fave Adds GrabPay Wallet Onto Its Platform

Fave is now providing GrabPay as a new payment option in the former’s app, to enhance convenience and cashback savings

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Boost E-Wallet Integrates With Petronas’ Setel to Drive Interoperability

Setel, Petronas’ e-payment solution that enables fuel purchases directly from mobile devices, announced that it will be fully integrated into

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Green Packet Snaps up 51% Stake in Censof’s T-Melmax

Green Packet announced its acquisition of 51% majority stake in T-Melmax, a payment processing technology company owned by Censof Holdings,

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Connecting People With Finance: Empowering the Financial Industry in the Intelligent Mobile Era

In the intelligent mobile era, Huawei — with its vision, insights, solutions, ecosystems, and experts — is uniquely positioned to

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Razer and Funding Societies Team up to Offer Merchants P2P Financing

Razer Fintech and Funding Societies today jointly announced a partnership to offer short-term business financing to merchants under Razer Merchant

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BigPay Expands Into Singapore as It Gears up for South East Asia

BigPay, Air Asia Group’s fintech focused company, is now available in Singapore which is in line with the fintech’s expansion

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Building Malaysia’s First Unicorn?

The South East Asian startup scene is ripe with opportunities and home to some of the most exciting startups within

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Kenanga Partners with Merchantrade to Launch Their Own E-Wallet, Kenanga Money

Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (Kenanga) today announced its partnership with Merchantrade Asia Sdn Bhd (Merchantrade) to introduce their e-wallet, Kenanga

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You Can “Setel” More Than Just Fuel at Petronas With New In-Store Payment Feature

Setel, Petronas’ e-payment solution that enables fuel purchases directly from mobile devices, has expanded its services with the addition of

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OCBC Introduces its Mobile-First Banking Solution FRANK to Malaysia

OCBC Malaysia announced the launch of its digital banking solution FRANK by OCBC in Malaysia. This solution was first introduced

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Huawei Developer Conference: Brett King Talks Financial Inclusion, Banking 4.0, and More

At the 2020 Huawei Developer Conference held earlier this week, fintech influencer, best-selling author, and entrepreneur Brett King joined the

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MyMy Secures Malaysia’s Largest Fintech Seed Funding Round of RM 12 Million

MyMy today announced that it has secured Malaysia’s largest fintech seed round of RM 12 million at the valuation of

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5 Key Highlights From Huawei’s Developer Conference

From September 10 to 12, 2020, Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) held the annual Huawei Developer Conference. Themed HDC.Together, the

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Fi Life to Tap Kakitangan.com’s SME Base to Offer Insurance to 50,000 Employees

Fi Life will be offering direct life protection for users of the Kakitangan.com’s payroll and leave management web app which

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Redefining Finance for Good: How the Pandemic Fast Tracked CIMB’s Digital Initiatives

COVID-19 has been an important catalyst for digital transformation across all industries. In banking, the pandemic has accelerated banks’ digitalisation

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Tranglo Enters Myanmar With KBZ Bank Partnership for Remittance

Tranglo, a Malaysian based cross border payment specialist, announced a brand-new partnership with Kanbawza Bank (KBZ Bank) of Myanmar as

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Merchantrade Acquires Valyou From Telenor Group

Merchantrade, a digital money services business operator and e-money issuer, has acquired a 100% stake in Valyou from the Norwegian

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Banks Should Turn to Using AI in eKYC in the Digital Arms Race

There’s an old joke on how on the internet nobody knows that you’re a dog, which speaks to how the

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Valyou Launches Blockchain-Based Remittance Services in Bangladesh

Valyou, Malaysian digital remittance provider, announced the launch of blockchain-based remittance services in Bangladesh in partnership with Standard Chartered and

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MyCash Money Picks Onfido to Power its eKYC

Onfido bags MyCash Money as its latest customer in the region, providing the company identity verification and authentication services. Besides

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