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How 2 M’sians Built The 2nd Largest Crypto Aggregator Because They Were Annoyed

Malaysia-based and run CoinGecko could have seen the writing in the stone for CoinMarketCap’s recent scandals, since it came out that as much as 95% of spot Bitcoin trading volume has been “faked”. Even during its founding in 2014, the two CoinGecko

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Bank Negara Malaysia to Pave the Way for Neo Banks

Bank Negara Malaysia will soon release its requirements for a virtual banking license by end of this year, according a NST report. Virtual banking license seems to be all the rage these days with Hong Kong announcing their 3 approved

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3 New Things WeChat Pay is Trying to Stay Ahead of Other E-Wallets in Malaysia

Joining Malaysia’s increasingly crowded e-wallet scene was WeChat Pay, launched here in August last year. The arrival was notable as Malaysia was the first region targeted by the platform that helped to contribute to the ubiquity of e-wallets in China.

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UOB Launches an App That Matches Property Buyers with Mortgage Bankers

UOB Bank just launched an app that matches prospective property buyers with the bank’s team or mortgage specialists. Named UOB GetBanker, the app allows a property buyer or agent can search for a mortgage banker based on whether they are

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Cryptocurrency: To Invest or To Trade?

The XXI century can be called the Cryptocurrency Rush. In 2017, digital money became incredibly popular due to fast growth and increasing interest among investors. Even after the fiasco of January 2018, interest to cryptocurrency remains: the number of coins

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Singaporean Fintech Launches Operations in Malaysia Following Investment from OSK

TurnKey Lender, a lending and loan origination company announces the opening of a new office Kuala Lumpur. Its main goal will be to physically represent TurnKey Lender and support the company’s operations in Asia. Fueled by funding from Malaysia-based OSK

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12 Fintech Events Happening in Malaysia You Need to Check Out in 2019

Malaysia is a home to a small, but robust fintech community, ranging from startup founders to bankers with a keen eye for technological advancements. With rapidly evolving regulations in a nascent but vibrant space, and increasing interest from entrenched finance

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How is Malaysia’s Equity Crowdfunding Scene Doing in 2019?

Equity crowdfunding in Malaysia was brought to the mainstream when Securities Commission Malaysia became one of the first within the region to introduce guidelines to regulate the space. It is part and parcel of the regulator’s strategy to provide a

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Malaysian Blockchain Company Named One of APAC’s Top 10 In its Field

Celebrus Advisory, a consulting firm for blockchain technology has been named one of the Top 10 Best Blockchain Technology Consulting/Service Companies in Asia Pacific for 2019. This recognition is bestowed by APAC CIO Outlook, a Silicon Valley-based trade journal for

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UOB Sees Double Digit Growth in Digital Payments in Malaysia

UOB Malaysia today reported that its customers’ use of digital payment methods in 2018 has grown by almost 50 per cent over the year before. This increase reflects changes in the way customers’ choose to make payments, a report compiled

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