Posts From Fintech News Malaysia

12 Fintech Events Happening in Malaysia You Need to Check Out in 2019

Malaysia is a home to a small, but robust fintech community, ranging from startup founders to bankers with a keen eye for technological advancements. With rapidly evolving regulations in a nascent but vibrant space, and increasing interest from entrenched finance

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Malaysian Blockchain Company Named One of APAC’s Top 10 In its Field

Celebrus Advisory, a consulting firm for blockchain technology has been named one of the Top 10 Best Blockchain Technology Consulting/Service Companies in Asia Pacific for 2019. This recognition is bestowed by APAC CIO Outlook, a Silicon Valley-based trade journal for

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Curlec Raises Seed Round from Captii Ventures

Curlec, an online Direct Debit payments company has announced the completion of their seed funding round, led by Captii Ventures. It plans to use this fresh capital to further grow their Malaysian operations and take their online Direct Debit payments

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GHL Enables Singaporeans to Use Their Debit Card Scheme NETS in Malaysia

Singaporeans visiting Malaysia will now be able to make card payments using NETS ATM cards thanks a recent collaboration between Paynet and NETS. Currently, the payment acceptance for the NETS scheme is available to cards issued by Singaporean banks like

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Part-time Trading on Forex as an Alternative Income

Forex is the world currency market, where the average user can increase his savings by trading on the difference in exchange rates. This currency exchange exists from 1977. At that time trading was slower, since negotiations between representatives of different

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Boost E-Wallet’s CEO Chris Tiffin Steps Down

Last Friday, Boost’s CEO Chris Tiffin announced the end of his tenure as Boost Malaysia’s CEO. He has held that position for a little over two years now, as well as serving as Axiata’s Regional Head of Digital Financial Services. Chris has

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CIMB’s Trump Card for the Philippines is a Neo-Bank Inspired Strategy

CIMB just announced its formal expansion into the Philippines, and seemingly taking advantage of the blank slate there to launch an all-digital and mobile-first bank. The strategy to go fully digital seems to be favoured by banks that are entering

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Embracing Forex Trading as an Alternative Investment Opportunity

The Forex market provides everybody with the opportunity to trade and earn. Speculative trading is the basis of profit making on Forex. A trader buys/sells a currency at a certain price in order to sell/buy it at a better price

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88% of Malaysians Believe That New Fintechs Are as Trustworthy as Traditional Banks

Ten years away from the global financial crisis and in the aftermath of the 1MDB scandal, consumer confidence in Malaysia’s financial sector is strong, with 83% of Malaysians saying the sector has a good reputation. In the inaugural Financial Services

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How To Earn From Your Credit Card?

Surprising but true, here is another reason for you to opt for a credit card, you can earn from it. Credit cards are amongst the easiest way to have some extra credit money for your travel, shopping, entertainment and other

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