Fintech News Malaysia

View More Posts

Latest Stories

myTukar Ties up With PolicyStreet.com to Offer Insurance for Pre-Owned Cars

myTukar, a Malaysian pre-owned car buying and selling platform, has announced a partnership with local insurtech firm PolicyStreet.com to offer

Read More

Merchantrade Rolls Out Payroll Solutions for Underbanked Plantation Workers

Merchantrade Asia, a digital money services business operator and e-money issuer, has partnered with palm plantation management solutions provider LintraMax

Read More

Funding Societies Disbursed RM1 Million in Financing for Foodpanda’s Merchants

Southeast Asian SME digital financing platform Funding Societies has announced a partnership with Foodpanda to offer short-term digital financing solutions

Read More

To Become Digital Leaders, Banks Must Foster a Culture of Innovation — Here’s How

For banks, becoming digital leaders takes more than a stylish mobile app interface and a shift in the organisational structure;

Read More

GrabPay Now Available Nationwide via DuitNow QR

GrabPay, the in-app wallet of superapp Grab, announced that it has recently rolled out the GrabPay DuitNow QR feature across

Read More

Touch ‘n Go’s Wealthtech Offering GO+ Has Over a Million Users Already

Touch ‘n Go Group today announced that its GO+ users have surpassed the 1 million mark in just over two

Read More

Pertama Digital’s Bizarre Choice for a Digital Banking Consortium

Last week, Bursa-listed Pertama Digital announced alternative financing operator Crowdo as its first consortium partner for its digital banking bid.

Read More

ECF Platform Ata Plus Appoints Malaysian Fintech Association’s President as COO

Ata Plus, an equity crowdfunding (ECF) platform and Recognised Market Operator (RMO) registered with the Securities Commission Malaysia, announced the

Read More

Banking Consumers Want Financial Empowerment, Not Just Apps

Consumers don’t just want shiny apps and digital banking, they want to feel that their bank is a partner who

Read More

Boost to Hold 60% Equity in Axiata and RHB’s Digital Bank Bid

Axiata and RHB today confirmed market rumours that have been floating around for months that they are in talks to

Read More

Merchantrade Selects IDEMIA for its Digital Onboarding Solution

IDEMIA, a solutions provider in the Augmented Identity space, has been selected by Merchantrade a Money Services Business Operator and

Read More

How CoinGecko Grew from a Side Project to Serving 10 Million Users

Malaysian startup CoinGecko started out as a side project back in 2014 but has since grown into one of the

Read More

Securities Commission, UNCDF Rolls Out Islamic Fintech Accelerator Programme

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), through its Center for Financial Health programme,

Read More

Carsome Ties up With Aspirasi to Offer Data-Driven Financing for Used Car Dealers

Southeast Asian integrated car e-commerce platform Carsome, has entered a partnership with Aspirasi, the micro-financing and micro-insurance provider under Axiata

Read More

Axiata Digital Acquires Majority Stake in Indonesian P2P Lending Operator

Boost Holdings Sdn Bhd, Axiata Digital’s fintech holding arm announced today a 68.75% equity acquisition into Indonesia’s, PT Creative Mobile

Read More

Finology Crowned Winner of This Year’s Seedstars World Competition

Finology, a Malaysian fintech that specialises in enabling seamless lending and insurance for consumers and businesses, was crowned as Seedstars

Read More

GHL Enables Grab’s BNPL Solution PayLater for Its Online Merchants

GHL Systems announced that the “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) feature PayLater by Grab will be available to its selected

Read More

GrabPay Excluded in Malaysia’s Latest RM 300 Million E-Wallet Credit Programme

The RM300 million eBelia programme, one of the initiatives announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) under Budget 2021, will

Read More

Fintech Association of Malaysia Names Its First Female President

The Fintech Association of Malaysia (FAOM) hosted its fourth Annual Grand Meeting (AGM) virtually in which the association elected Karen

Read More

HSBC Malaysia Rolls Out a Unit Trust Investment Platform on Its Mobile App

HSBC Malaysia has launched EZInvest, a new unit trust investment platform on its mobile app to provide customers round the

Read More

Luno Offers Bitcoin Cash for Trading Following Approval From the SC

Luno announced that it is the first digital asset exchange in Malaysia to be approved by the Securities Commission Malaysia

Read More

Visa Teams Up with GHL to Offer Their Answer to the Growing BNPL Trend

GHL Systems has embarked on a partnership with Visa to be the first in ASEAN to introduce Visa Instalments for

Read More

FIS Expands Payment Capabilities Into Malaysia

FIS, an American Fortune 500 company which offers a wide range of financial products and services, announced that it is

Read More

FICO: 61% of Malaysians Prefer Digital Banking Channels During Financial Hardship

Over the past year, companies have had to accelerate their digital transformation just to survive. Their investments were essential to

Read More

Australian Payments Firm Omipay Picks Tranglo to Power Its Cross Border Payments

Tranglo, a cross-border payment processing hub, announced that it will power the cross-border payments of OmiPay, an Australian mobile payment

Read More

Malaysia’s INFOPRO Named as Best Core Banking Solution Provider in Banking Tech Awards

INFOPRO, the global banking software and solutions company, has been named winner of Fintech Futures’ Banking Tech Awards 2020 in

Read More

Carput Taps Policystreet.com’s Platform to Offer Auto Insurance Services

Malaysian insurtech company PolicyStreet.com has partnered with Carput, a homegrown automotive assistance platform, to offer car insurance. By teaming up

Read More

Building a Bank in 100 Days

COVID-19 has accelerated a trend which had already begun in many parts of APAC – the closure of branches. At

Read More

How Securities Commission Malaysia Balances Innovation and Risk in Regulating Fintech

Innovation in fintech is happening at breakneck speed and for entrepreneurs to be able to thrive and introduce these innovations,

Read More

Fintech Malaysia Report 2021 – Fintech Reaches an Inflection Point in Malaysia

It goes without saying that 2020 was a tumultuous year on the back of the pandemic that has unfortunately affected

Read More