Malaysia

Fintech Malaysia 2017 in Review

The year 2017, has been an interesting year for the Fintech Malaysia scene, while there’s been progress in this scene in the past few years it was really in 2017 that we see fintech being increasingly mainstream in the Malaysian

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Securities Commission Malaysia Queries CopyCashCoin ICO

Following media reports on the Singapore based CopyCash launch of its CopyCashCoin ICO next week, which claims to be the world’s largest blockchain-based social travesting platform, Securities Commission Malaysia has issued a statement to caution investors against being exposed to heightened

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Fintech Influencers Malaysia: 14 Names You Should Know

Following our previous article highlighting 12 of the hottest fintech startups in Malaysia, we thought it’d be appropriate to come up with a “Fintech Influencers Malaysia” list to highlight some of the movers and shakers within the fintech space in

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GoBear Malaysia Appoints New Country Director

GoBear, a financial comparison website based in Asia, has appointed Pooi Chan Gan as the Country Director for Malaysia who has taken over the reins from Iskandar Ezzahuddin following his departure in November 2017. According to the company, GoBear has

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Malaysia’s Wallet Wars Rages On: WeChat Pay Secures First Banking Partner

Following Tencent’s recent success in securing E-Money license from Bank Negara Malaysia, the company’s payments arm WeChat Pay has received the green light from Bank Negara Malaysia to partner up with Hong Leong Bank. Similar to Alipay’s game plan, WeChat

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Max Money’s Revolutionary new Service will Change Remittance as we know it

Max Money has launched its  MaxTerminal service which allows customers to remit money abroad using only their debit cards at selected retail outlets.This makes MaxMoney the first money service business provider in Malaysia to introduce a hybrid Online to Offline

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Fintech Singapore Vs Fintech Malaysia Infographic

It’s no secret that besides sharing a common history, Singapore and Malaysia has always shared a sense of rivalry with each other. The fact that both countries are actively vying for a piece of the fintech pie and their geographical

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GoBear Malaysia’s Former Country Director appointed as Tune Protect’s Deputy CEO

In a surprising announcement today, Iskandar Ezzahuddin Ahmad will be leaving his role as GoBear Malaysia’s Country director and will serving as Tune Protects Deputy CEO effective today. In his prior role as GoBear Malaysia’s Country director he was responsible for

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Malaysia’s Fintech Sandbox Partcipant MoneyMatch Launches Transfer Portal

MoneyMatch Sdn Bhd, a home-grown company approved by Bank Negara Malaysia, launched its “Transfer” portal, a fully digital cross border remittance service offering exchange rates and fees far cheaper than incumbent banks. The Transfer portal allows users to conduct their

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WorldKoins-Air Asia Partnership: Aims To Get Rid of Leftover Foreign Currency

WorldKoins is a mobile app operated by Appykoins Sdn. Bhd, which allows leftover currency to be converted to eGift cards and vouchers, which can be used to shop online from mobile phones. WorldKoins is working in collaboration with AirAsia to

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