Posts From Rebecca Oi

PayNet’s MEEA Spotlights Collaboration, Innovation, Customer-Centricity

On August 16, 2023, Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PayNet) hosted the annual Malaysia Excellence in E-Payments Awards (MEEA) to recognise and celebrate the efforts of PayNet’s ecosystem of banks, non-bank participants, businesses, and government agencies for their contributions to

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Luno Reflects on its Journey in Malaysia After a Decade in Crypto

In the ever-evolving landscape of fintech and digital assets, Malaysia has emerged as a promising hub for cryptocurrency and digital asset trading. Among the pioneers leading this transformation is Luno Malaysia, the first to obtain regulatory approval from the Securities

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Who’s Next? Malaysian Fintech Experiences Wave of Co-founder Exits

In the rapidly changing world of fintech, an unexpected development occurred in Malaysia in 2023. Several renowned co-founders leaving their positions have grabbed attention and sparked discussions about the industry’s future. While these departures may seem unrelated, they might signify

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Is Earned Wage Access the Answer to Living Paycheque to Paycheque?

In today’s world, where many individuals live paycheque to paycheque, there is often a struggle to make ends meet before the next payday arrives. This financial challenge is not limited to the underbanked and unbanked populations but extends to those

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How Does Malaysia’s Islamic Finance Space Compare to Indonesia?

The global financial landscape has witnessed a paradigm shift over the past few decades, with Islamic finance emerging as a key player in the industry.  The Islamic banking system parallels conventional banking, functioning as an intermediary institution that aggregates surplus

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How Embedded Insurance is Changing the Face of Online Shopping

In an age where financial services are evolving to match the pace of consumers’ dynamic lifestyles, embedded insurance is gaining traction as a transformative approach to offering protection.  Unlike the traditional standalone policies, the essence of embedded insurance lies in

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Where Does Malaysia’s Digital Payment Ecosystem Go From Here?

The rapid adoption of digital payments has revolutionized how we make transactions, offering benefits such as speed, affordability, and seamless experiences. This shift towards digital payments is not limited to domestic markets but has extended to cross-border transactions, with the

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SC Malaysia Champions Fintech Solutions for Agri-Advancement

Malaysia’s agricultural sector isn’t just a patchwork of fields and farms, but a vital powerhouse for the nation’s economic growth and prosperity.  Not only does it bolster the country’s income and create employment opportunities, but it also serves as an

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What’s PayNet’s Vision for Malaysia’s Digital Payments?

Digital payments have emerged as a transformative force in the financial landscape, revolutionizing how people transact and interact with money. As technology continues to advance and consumer preferences shift, the future of digital payments holds immense potential for growth and

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Luno: Fueling Malaysia’s Crypto Growth

In the rapidly evolving world of cryptocurrency, Malaysia faces unique challenges and opportunities in meeting the growing demand for digital assets.  Luno, a cryptocurrency exchange platform, is aiming to address these challenges head-on while ensuring a conducive and sustainable environment

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