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MDEC, FAOM Links up With 10×1000 to Offer “Flex” Fintech Programme in Malaysia

Fintech training platform 10×1000 Tech for Inclusion launched its global Fintech Foundation Programme Flex, an online certificate programme with the

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Newly Minted Indonesian Fintech Unicorn Xendit Relocates Financial Hub to Malaysia

Indonesian payments unicorn Xendit will be relocating its financial hub to Malaysia, this was announced during a speech by Finance

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Experian Launches TrackMyID to Help Users Track Compromised Digital Identities

Multinational consumer credit reporting company Experian will extend its partnership with CyberSecurity Malaysia to empower Malaysians to protect their identity

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Boost Expands Insurance Offerings to Now Include Car Protection Coverage

Axiata Digital’s e-wallet Boost announced that it has expanded its insurance offerings with the launch of a car insurance “CarProtect”,

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GHL Doubles Down on BNPL Offerings in ASEAN With Atome

GHL group’s payment touchpoints across Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia will now be able to offer Buy Now, Pay Later

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Stronger Mobile Application Security Is the Key to Revenue Growth

Financial institutions have been moving towards expanding digitisation for years, offering remote banking services, and prioritising the customer experience in

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AXA Taps Finology to Offer Its Users Digital Motor Insurance

AXA Affin General Insurance and Finology, a Malaysian fintech company that specialises in enabling seamless lending and insurance for consumers

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Insurtech Fatberry Adds Senior Executives to Help Drive Growth

Malaysian digital insurance platform, Fatberry.com said that it has continued to experience strong growth and has recently added two senior

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Genting Dips Toe in Digital Banking Bid Through 13% Stake In Acquisition in PUC

Following rumours that Genting Group would be bidding for a digital banking licensee, the group has inked a deal through GPVF

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Kita Jaga App Looks to Crowdfund RM200,000 on GlobalSadaqah

Kita Jaga, a digital social mobile app aimed at supporting individuals and families most impacted by the ongoing effects of

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Revenue Monster’s Merchants Can Now Tap Sarawak Pay’s Half a Million User Base

Malaysian fintech firm Revenue Monster has added state government owned e-wallet Sarawak Pay as a payment option to encourage the

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HK Fintech Unicorn Airwallex Secures License for Cross Border Payments in Malaysia

Airwallex, a cross border payments company, announced that it has secured a money services business (MSB) license issued by Bank

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Soft Space Partners Global Payments to Expand Tap-On-Phone Payments to Taiwan

Global Payments, a global provider of payment technology and software services, announced that it supports the Soft Space Mobile Tap,

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MX Exchange Gets Green Light to Trade Cryptos, Appoints Former MDEC C-Level as CEO

MX Exchange has been granted full approval by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) to operate as Recognised Market Operator-Digital Asset

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Islamic Crowdfunding Platform Ethis Raises RM6.8 Million From Angel Investors

Islamic crowdfunding group Ethis Global announced the closure of its RM6.8 million pre-Series A fundraising round from angel investors. This ‘Super

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Green Packet’s OCIB Plunges Into Crypto With Conditional Investment Bank License

Oasis Capital Investment Bank (OCIB), a fully-owned subsidiary of Green Packet has been awarded the conditional investment bank license from

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GHL Enables SMEs to Pay Any Suppliers With Credit Cards

GHL Systems has introduced CARDit which is a platform that utilises a consumer’s credit card limit by allowing them to

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Banks Need to Ramp up Efforts To Win Over Digitally Savvy Muslim Customers

Banking and financial services platform Mambu released its research series named the Disruption Diaries which seeks to understand what people

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Touch ‘n Go Offers New Premium Tier With Upgraded E-Wallet Size of RM20,000

Touch ‘n Go Group (TNG) has introduced a new Premium tier to its Touch ‘n Go eWallet users which offers

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Green Packet’s E-Wallet Kiplepay Launches Visa Prepaid Card

Kiplepay, a wholly owned subsidiary of Green Packet, has partnered with Visa to introduce the Kiple Visa Prepaid Card. The

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HSBC Malaysia Rolls Out Instant Recurring Payment Collection for Businesses via DuitNow

HSBC Malaysia announced that it has launched the DuitNow Request feature for corporates to streamline the collection of repetitive payments

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Insiders Reveal the Key Reasons Behind Razer Pay’s Demise

When there are too many holes on a ship, plugging one does little – water continues flowing in from the

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Digital Bank Aspirants Cautions Incumbents Not to Be Complacent

In week two of Fintech News Malaysia and Huawei’s Digital Banking Symposium, we continue the conversation by speaking to Malaysia’s

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Driving Financial Inclusion With BNPL and Smarter Decisioning

While news headlines broadcasting Buy Now, Pay Later’s (BNPL) incredible adoption trajectory are a daily occurrence, innovative lenders know that

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Malaysia’s National Technology and Innovation Sandbox Admits Its First Fintech jomSETTLE™

jomSETTLE™, a fintech platform developed by Mazer Fintech Sdn. Bhd., announced that it is the first fintech to be admitted

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Touch ‘N Go’s Investment Offering GO+ Is Now Shariah-Compliant

Touch ‘n Go Group (TNG) and Principal Asset Management today jointly announced that Principal e-Cash Fund, the underlying fund for

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Airasia Money Now Offers Digital Car Insurance Through Partnership with PolicyStreet

Airasia Money today announced the roll out of digital car insurance products made possibe thanks to a partnership with local

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Malaysian Banks’ CEOs Say Digital Banks Are Shaking Things Up But Not a Threat

Regulatory changes, advances in technology, and the entry of new players in the Malaysian banking sector are forcing incumbents to

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Insurtech Vsure.life Secures RM 12 Million From Revenue, Enters BNM’s Sandbox

Malaysia-based insurtech firm VSure.life has secured a RM12 million investment from ACE market-listed Revenue Group through its wholly-owned subsidiary company

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WorldRemit Arrives on Malaysian Shores To Offer Its Remittance Service

WorldRemit, a London-based digital cross-border payments company, has officially launched its money transfer services for Malaysian customers via its app

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