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HelloGold Secures Series A from 500 Startups

Southeast Asian fintech firm HelloGold has secured Series A funding from Silicon Valley venture capital firm 500 Startups. The funding

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Funding Societies Raises RM 100 Million, the Largest P2P Lending Funding in SEA

Funding Societies, the largest peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform in Malaysia, has raised RM100 million in Series B funding. Led by

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Meet the 9 Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Malaysia Registered with BNM

Bank Negara Malaysia has published the list of cryptocurrency exchanges in Malaysia that has registered itselves as a reporting entity

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Luno Registers as Reporting Institution with Bank Negara Malaysia

Popular cryptocurrency exchange platform, Luno, today announced that they have formally registered with Bank Negara as a reporting institution as

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Allianz Malaysia Partners With PolicyStreet For Digital Distribution

Allianz Malaysia Berhad is partnering with PolicyStreet to provide Malaysians with better online access to insurance products. PolicyStreet is an insurance

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AXA Affin Insurtech Play: Digital Insurance & Partnerships

AXA Affin announced their insurtech play AXA eMedic, which focuses on offering low barrier to entry e-medical cards targeted at

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Fintech Malaysia News Round Up – March 2018 Top 5 Stories

Malaysia’s fintech scene is becoming increasingly active, it is sometimes difficult to keep track of all the important events, here’s

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Hong Leong Introduces AI Powered Chatbot, But This Time It’s for Their Employees

Hong Leong Bank introduces an AI enabled virtual assistant named HALI, which it claims will help it to improve operations

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iPay88 Attempts at Banking the Underbanked with Virtual Accounts

iPay88 today announces its latest offering known as the ‘Virtual Account’ – a payment solution that is targeted at the

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Malaysia’s ICOs Moves Beyond Fintech as Marketplace Player ServisHero Eyes ICO

Malaysia’s ICO scene seems to be maturing following a successful ICOs by the likes of HelloGold, and large players like

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Fintech Review: MoneyMatch’s Currency Exchange Service

Just a couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the Money 20/20 conference at Singapore, seeing as

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HelloGold Turns Plastic into Gold with KLEAN

Malaysians will soon be the first to earn gold by recycling their plastic bottles and aluminum cans. Southeast Asian fintech

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What Is BNM’s ICTF and What Does It Mean For a Cashless Malaysia

Bank Negara Malaysia has issued the Interoperable Credit Transfer Framework (ICTF) on 20th March 2018, which has taken into account

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SC Opens Up Application For New P2P Lending and ECF Players

Tan Sri Ranjit Singh announced that the Securities Commission Malaysia will be widening access to alternative based investing avenues like

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SC and BNM To Joins Forces to Accelerate Digitisation of Stockbroking through BRIDGe

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and Bank Negara (BNM) established the Brokerage Industry Digitisation Group (BRIDGe), a joint working group

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CIMB partners with Philippines’ Leading Fintech Player FINTQ and Bayad

CIMB Bank Berhad, through its branch that is being set up in the Philippines, CIMB Bank Philippines Inc., recently entered

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Grab Drives Fintech Ambitions with Grab Financial

Following Grab’s previous announcement on GrabPay and acquisition of Kudo, Anthony Tan, Co Founder and Group CEO announced the company’s ambitions

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Allianz Partners with FAOM to Offer Free Insurance for Fintech Startups

Start-ups that are members of the FinTech Association of Malaysia (FAOM) will be receiving free insurance coverage from Allianz Malaysia.

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Winners for Malaysia’s First Fintech Award

It’s been a great journey being part of Malaysia first Fintech Award we’re proud to have been one of the

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Fintech Malaysia News Roundup Top 10 Stories in February

Malaysia’s fintech scene is becoming increasingly active, it is sometimes difficult to keep track of all the important events, here’s

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SEA’s Largest VC Sets Up Base in KL, Funding Opportunities for Fintech Startups?

Vickers Venture Partners, Southeast Asia’s largest VC, announced the opening of its Malaysian headquarters. Vickers Venture Partner Advisors, based in

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Bank Negara Malaysia Issues Cryptocurrency Regulation

Following the public consultation issued by Bank Negara Malaysia in December, the central bank has announced the official cryptocurrency regulation

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Telenor’s Valyou Launches Wallet-To-Wallet Remittance From Malaysia To Bangladesh

Valyou, in partnership with Mutual Trust Bank (MTB), has introduced wallet-to-wallet remittance from Malaysia to Bangladesh. This first-of-its-kind integration enables

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CIMB Bank Works with 2 Singaporean Fintech Firms To Enhance Their AI App

CIMB Bank Berhad has added new features to its mobile application, the CIMB Enhanced Virtual Assistant (EVA), to bring further

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What Are Malaysia’s Top 5 Banks Doing About Fintech?

With the wave of new fintech companies entering Malaysia, a question that often pops up in conversation is whether the

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Here Are The Nominees For Malaysia’s First Fintech Awards

The nominees for the Malaysia Fintech Awards 2018 has finally been announced, as this is the first event at this

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Malaysian Insurtech Firm Partners with MSIG to Protect Our Furry Friends

PolicyStreet has announced a collaboration with their insurance partner MSIG Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad (MSIG) to distribute online pet insurance in

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Are Regulations Restrictive for Banks to Innovate in Malaysia?

Earlier this February, CIMB Group Holdings Bhd chairman Datuk Seri Nazir Razak told The Edge that the current strict regulations in the

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Asia-Pacific Fintech Market to reach US$72 billion by 2020

Active support and initiatives by financial regulators such as the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Bank Negara Malaysia and Bank Indonesia has

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The Tale of Sushi and Cryptocurrency: Are ICOs Getting Out of Hand?

Sakae Holdings Ltd announced in Singapore yesterday that they will be partnering with MC Payment to jointly develop and launch

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