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Hendra Lembong Replaces Olivier Crespin as CIMB’s Chief Fintech Officer

CIMB has appointed Hendra Lembong as Chief Fintech Officer with effect from 1 June 2018. Hendra will be replacing Olivier Crespin who hired in 2017 to head the newly set up fintech dedicated unit, CIMB Fintech.CIMB FinTech was launched in

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RHB Insurance Mobile App Enables Customers to Purchase Policy in 3 Minutes

RHB Insurance Berhad (“RHB Insurance”) launches “RHB Insurance Mobile App”, which enables its customers to purchase motor insurance policy and road tax with just a single end-to-end mobile enabled application. RHB Insurance Mobile App, allows users  to complete the purchase

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One of India’s Largest Financial Comparison Site Goes Live in Malaysia’s Crowded Market

BBazaar Malaysia today announce that its website is fully live in Malaysia. BankBazaar, BBazaar Malaysia’s parent company, is among the leading financial comparison sites in India. They boast over 300 million visitors to its site and has facilitated over 1.5

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Got a Fintech Idea? Alpha Startups: Fintech Edition Wants to Help You Make It a Reality

Got a fintech idea you’re dying to turn into reality? 1337 Ventures, in collaboration with MDEC and InnoStart Capital, will be launching their accelerator programme, Alpha Startups: Fintech Edition, this July. The Alpha Startup: Fintech Edition, which runs quarterly, accepts

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Maybank Ranks Highest in Auto Financing Customer Satisfaction

A recent study conducted by research firm J.D Power shows that Maybank ranks highest with an overall satisfaction score of 77.3%. CIMB Bank is a close second with a score of 77% followed by Hong Leong Bank 75.6% who ranks third in

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Malaysian Fintech Startups are Well-Positioned for Regional Expansion

Amidst rising interest in fintech, startups in this vertical have been dished a rude awakening to abide by tightening guidelines and protocols set by regulatory institutions. Disregarding stricter protocols, such as e-Know Your Customers (e-KYC), could be detrimental to all

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UOB Inks Deal With Funding Societies To Provide Startups Access to Funding

UOB Malaysia today announced it will partner with Funding Societies, a regional peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Through the partnership, start-ups and UOB Malaysia’s small business customers can access Funding Societies’ global investor network to raise additional working capital. UOB Malaysia’s

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CIMB Launches 1 Minute Instant Approval for Auto Financing

CIMB Group today unveiled the CIMB 1-Minute Auto Financing InstaApproval™, a digital platform that approves auto financing within one minute upon full submission of information and documents. This marks the latest addition to CIMB’s InstaApproval™ series, which also features the

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