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Stranger Pictures Launches ASEAN’s First Film Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Fundedbyme

The first reward & equity-based film crowdfunding is officially launched in Malaysia; breaking the conventional film production and distribution practices

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Dapat Vista Partners with Bank Islam and Bank Muamalat to Enable Digital Bail Payment

Dapat Vista, Bank Islam, and Bank Mualamalat inked an agreement on Wednesday to launch a digital bail payment solution, eJamin.

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GHL Teams up with Axiata Digital’s Aspirasi to Provide Micro Lending Services

GHL Systems Berhad (GHL) and Aspirasi, a digital financing platform and fintech provider under Axiata Digital have formed a partnership

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Singapore’s hoolah Brings its Interest-Free Pay Later Solutions to Malaysia

hoolah, a Singapore based company, is bringing their interest-free installment solution to Malaysia. Since their launch in 2018, hoolah has

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Bank Islam Partners KiplePay in Cashless Push for Universities

Bank Islam and KiplePay, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Green Packet announced this week that they have teamed up to launch

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Behind Razer’s Global Digital Banking Ambitions

Fresh into the year, Razer announced that they will enter Singapore’s digital banking race. In their announcement, there was a

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DuitNow to Enable ShopeePay Users to Transfer Funds to Banks and Other E-Wallets

Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet) and Shopee announced a collaboration that will make ShopeePay the first eWallet of an e-commerce platform

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Sabah Teams Up with Boost to Launch its Own E-Wallet, Sabah Pay

Sabah Credit Corporation on Tuesday launched Sabah Pay in collaboration with Boost. The launch of Sabah Pay is part of

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KiplePay’s White Labelled E-Wallet is Unlikely the First Approved by BNM as They Claimed

There were multiple reports this week that claims KiplePay, a subsidiary of GreenPacket “has become the first fintech player in

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Touch ‘n Go eWallet Joins the DuitNow Eco-System and Adopts the DuitNow QR Code Standard

Touch ‘n Go eWallet will adopt the DuitNow QR, Malaysia’s National QR Standard and become a participant in the DuitNow

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PETRONAS’ Petrol e-Payment Solution Setel Will Soon Be Available Nationwide

Setel an e-payment solution that enables drivers to purchase fuel directly from their mobile devices will soon be available at

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What’s Next for GrabPay?

In Malaysia, e-wallets are all the rage these days. The Malaysian public’s interest with e-wallets was further accelerated when the

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Fintech Events in Malaysia You Should Consider Attending in 2020

Events are often a good way to connect and reconnect with people from the industry. In keeping with our yearly

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BigPay Adds India, Nepal and Bangladesh to Its Remittance Service

BigPay just added three new corridors to its international remittance service: India, Nepal and Bangladesh. BigPay’s remittance service was first

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Luno Announces Partnership With Shopee

Luno and Shopee announced a new partnership today signaling the first such collaboration between an e-commerce player and a crypto

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Cyberjaya is The First City to Adopt Malaysia’s National QR Payment Standard DuitNow QR

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today launched the Cashless Ecosystem for Cyberjaya, a collaboration between Cyberview and PayNet. In a

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As a Long Time Fintech Observer, I’m Not a Fan of e-Tunai — Here’s Why

In this past couple of days, the e-Tunai programme seems to be all everyone is talking about and understandably so

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Top 20 Malaysian Fintechs in 2020

It’s been nearly 3 years now since we last highlighted the best fintech startups that Malaysia has to offer. Since

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Malaysia’s New Regulation Permits Digital Token Offering Through IEOs

Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today published a regulatory guideline on digital assets that outlines the framework for digital token offerings

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Tranglo to Power WeChat Pay’s Remittance in Hong Kong

Fresh off securing a global cross-border remittance partnership with AliPay, cross border payment specialist Tranglo announced today the support for

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KATSANA’s DriveMark Moves Towards Introducing Usage Based Insurance

DriveMark®, a subsidiary under KATSANA announced the pilot launch of  “Safe Driving Rebate Program” with the support of Etiqa Insurance

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Tranglo Enters Global Cross-Border Remittance Partnership with Alipay

Tranglo through its Singaporean entity has entered into a partnership with Alipay to provide cross border remittance services The company

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Funding Societies Optimistic that P2P Financing will Reach RM 1 Billion This Year

2019 was a strong year for Malaysia’s peer-to-peer (P2P) financing industry as total financing increased to RM521 million cumulatively and

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Bank Negara Malaysia Issues Draft Framework for Virtual Banks

Bank Negara Malaysia today issued the exposure draft for the licensing framework for virtual banks. The central bank will be

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5 Biggest Fintech Stories in Malaysia in 2019

We’re only 2 weeks away from 2020, for most Malaysians that grew up during the 80’s and 90’s Wawasan 2020

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Alixco Targets Investors from South East Asia and Europe to Widen its Base

Alixco, a P2P financing platform regulated by the Securities Commission of Malaysia announced today that it is opening its platform

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LuxTag’s Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on pitchIN to Accept Bitcoin and XEM

Blockchain startup LuxTag announced that investors will be able to using their Bitcoin and XEM tokens to invest into their

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How I Survived Being Cashless For a Week Using Only GrabPay

Ever since Malaysia caught the e-wallet bug, I’ve always been curious about how difficult or easy it would be to

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eKYC to Be Introduced to Banks Soon

Bank Negara Malaysia issued on Monday the much anticipated eKYC exposure draft for financial institutions in Malaysia, this draft when

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Axiata to Distribute Digital Insurance Through Aspirasi, Boost and Celcom

Axiata Digital Capital’s Aspirasi announced Thursday, a partnership with Great Eastern to provide affordable insurance and takaful products for consumers,

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