Supercharger to Launch Fintech Academy in Bukit Jalil with Asia Pacific University

During the announcement of Supercharger’s second Malaysian cohort, the organisation also announced the creation of a fintech specialisation that will be offered to students taking a Bachelor’s in Banking and Finance. The course will be run in partnership with Asia Pacific

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Golden Gate Ventures Launches Malaysian Office With a RM 75 M Fund

Golden Gate Ventures, today announced the opening its Malaysian office in Kuala Lumpur. Having already utilised a quarter of its Fund II in early-stage tech companies that are based in or operating in Malaysia, the firm now plans to invest

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6 Crucial Things You Should Know About Country Heights’ Coming ICO

Earlier this month, Country Heights received the green light from their investors to pursue an ICO, which for now is tentatively named the Horse Coin. This cryptocurrency—if launched—will mainly be a utility or reward token, and be backed by actual

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Petronas Customers Can Now “Setel” Petrol Payments With The Tap of an App

Petronas just announced the launch of Setel, an e-payment solution geared towards fuel purchases directly from mobile devices. The app is designed to integrate directly with the fuel pumps, which would allow customers to purchase fuel with a few taps.

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Western Union Expands International Money Transfer Services to Malaysia

Western Union has launched online money transfers in Malaysia, where recipients can opt to cash out digitally,  or at cashout agents at one of Western Union’s international retail network. This expansion is part of Western Union’s bid to expand its

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This is Project Castor, Securities Commission Malaysia’s New Blockchain Blueprint

One year ago , Securities Commission Malaysia embarked on their blockchain pilot project in the unlisted and Over-the-Counter (OTC) markets. Having completed the pilot the regulator unveiled the blueprint today at the SCxSC Fintech Conference. Before diving into what the

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The Home Buying Process is Broken, Here’s How a Malaysian Fintech is Trying to Solve it

The current property buying process in Malaysia is broken. Let’s say you want to purchase a property, you usually begin the process by looking at areas that you like or developers that you trust. After what is likely several months

Read More Will Be Offering Personalised Loans On Its Marketplace Soon

Between insurance to credit card comparison sites, the realms of e-commerce have long gone beyond just Singles Day sales and ventured into avenues that used to require an agent and hidden fees. It seems like is attempting to jump

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Flying Malaysia’s Flag High, MoneyMatch Clinches Award at Singapore Fintech Festival

MoneyMatch was recognised as one of three winners for the ASEAN SME category of the SG FinTech Awards in conjunction with the Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 from 12 – 16 November 2018. The FinTech Awards ceremony was witnessed by close

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CIMB Becomes the First Malaysian Bank to Join Ripple’s Network

CIMB Group and Ripple have entered into a strategic collaboration to enable instant cross border payments across its various markets. On the back of this partnership, CIMB will join Ripple’s network RippleNet, which will facilitate access to other RippleNet members

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