Posts From Rebecca Oi

Riding the Fintech Wave: The Rise, Fall, and Potential Recovery of IOUpay

In the ever-shifting world of financial technology, the trajectory of a company can sometimes resemble a roller coaster ride. The sector is marked by continuous change, offering a blend of challenges and opportunities for those daring to innovate. In this

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Women Leaders Spearhead Digital Banking Revolution in Malaysia

The digital banking industry in Malaysia has undergone rapid evolution in recent years, revolutionizing the country’s financial sector by providing customers with fast, secure, and convenient banking services.  Technological advancements and changing customer preferences have driven the growth of Malaysia’s digital

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Digital Banks Could Be the Key to Promoting Financial Inclusion for Malaysia’s B40

Financial inclusion is a vital aspect of economic growth, and it is critical to ensure that all individuals have access to financial services. Unfortunately, in Malaysia, many people from the B40 group (the bottom 40 percent of income earners) still

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Shopee Launches SLoan, A Personal Loan Service for Select Users

Shopee has broadened its range of digital financial services to incorporate a personal loan product named SLoan. While currently only accessible to a limited group of users, the service is expected to become available to more users. Users’ credit limit

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How WIDE Technologies Powers the Digital Banking Revolution in ASEAN

The ease of digital banking is no longer an exception; consumers expect it. Additionally, they expect omnichannel and cross-border access to secure banking wherever they are, especially with the increasing fintech offerings available in the market. One of ASEAN’s most

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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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