Posts From Rebecca Oi

Will Ablr’s Ethical Approach to BNPL Stand The Test of Time?

”The “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) phenomenon has taken the world by storm. The concept is simple: customers can purchase and pay for items later, in installments, without accruing interest. BNPL has been a godsend for many people, allowing them

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The Story of Sugar: Why a Company Pivoted from Buy Now Pay Later to Save Now Buy Later

Buy now pay later, or BNPL, solutions have recently gained traction. These solutions allow customers to purchase items and pay for them later, either in installments or full. A Juniper Research report predicts that BNPL users will surpass 900 million

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Grab’s PayLater Extended to Non-Active Users, Can Now Be Used in Physical Stores

Superapp Grab has added updates to its “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) feature PayLater by extending the payment option to in-store purchases. With this extension, shoppers now have more flexibility to pay for their purchases over time. Additionally, Grab will

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Traditional Banks Woo Malaysian SMEs With Digital Banking

The COVID pandemic has forever changed how businesses operate, from digitising operations, and remote working, to loan financings and banking digitally. While the impact of the pandemic has been felt across sectors of various sizes, Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises

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Two Malaysian Fintech Founders Win at SFF Global Fintech Awards

Two Malaysian fintech companies’ co-founders and CEOs received the ASEAN FinTech Leaders awards at the recent Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) Global FinTech Awards 2022.  They were Eddy Wong Kok Hoe, Co-Founder, CEO, and Managing Director of VSure Group; and Salim

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Islamic Fintech’s Rise in South East Asia

The global Islamic fintech industry is worth an estimated RM372.56 billion ($79 billion) and is growing rapidly. Southeast Asia is one of the most promising markets for Islamic fintech, with a sizeable Muslim population and a growing middle class. There

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