Posts From Fintech News Malaysia

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 goal to bridge digital skills gap to drive inclusion. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Fintech Association of Malaysia

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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 Minister, Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz during the launch of Malaysia’s Capital Market Plan 3. The Indonesian fintech

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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 online. Experian has launched TrackMyID, an identity theft monitoring tool, to help Malaysian consumers track their digital identities that may

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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”, which is underwritten by Great Eastern General Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad. The e-wallet said that “CarProtect offers customers protection in your

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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 (BNPL) payment option to consumers, following a partnership with BNPL platform Atome. The group said that this alternative payment solution

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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 and businesses, has partnered to enable users to purchase or renew car/motorcycle insurance and road tax online Through Finology’s Loanstreet.com.my, customers

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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 Sdn Bhd to snap up a 13% stake for RM20.3 million in the publicly listed e-commerce platform PUC Berhad. 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 the COVID-19 pandemic, is looking to raise RM200,000 through a charity crowdfunding campaign on GlobalSadaqah. GlobalSadaqah is an Islamic social

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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 adoption of contactless payments. More than half a million users of Sarawak Pay e-wallet will be able to conduct transactions

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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 Negara Malaysia. They said, the new license will allow Airwallex to offer modern, streamlined and integrated international payment solutions for

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