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Stranger Pictures Launches ASEAN’s First Film Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Fundedbyme

The first reward & equity-based film crowdfunding is officially launched in Malaysia; breaking the conventional film production and distribution practices that go unquestioned for too long. This fine blend between finance and entertainment industry is opening up a new frontier

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Dapat Vista Partners with Bank Islam and Bank Muamalat to Enable Digital Bail Payment

Dapat Vista, Bank Islam, and Bank Mualamalat inked an agreement on Wednesday to launch a digital bail payment solution, eJamin. The solution is said to be the first digital bail payment solution in Malaysia and South East Asia. Dapat Vista

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GHL Teams up with Axiata Digital’s Aspirasi to Provide Micro Lending Services

GHL Systems Berhad (GHL) and Aspirasi, a digital financing platform and fintech provider under Axiata Digital have formed a partnership to provide SMEs and micro-entrepreneurs in the country with digital access to GHL’s new financing business. This news follows their

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Singapore’s hoolah Brings its Interest-Free Pay Later Solutions to Malaysia

hoolah, a Singapore based company, is bringing their interest-free installment solution to Malaysia. Since their launch in 2018, hoolah has been working with a variety of merchants to allow for consumers to get what they need and want, while paying

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Bank Islam Partners KiplePay in Cashless Push for Universities

Bank Islam and KiplePay, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Green Packet announced this week that they have teamed up to launch KipleUNI, a programme to drive adoption cashless technologies. This collaboration integrates the KiplePay app and Bank Islam’s services and enables

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Behind Razer’s Global Digital Banking Ambitions

Fresh into the year, Razer announced that they will enter Singapore’s digital banking race. In their announcement, there was a curious statement which piqued my attention, Razer said that it is aiming to be the “world’s first global youth bank”.

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DuitNow to Enable ShopeePay Users to Transfer Funds to Banks and Other E-Wallets

Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet) and Shopee announced a collaboration that will make ShopeePay the first eWallet of an e-commerce platform to join the DuitNow eco-system which PayNet operates. DuitNow is intended to serve an interoperable infrastructure between e-wallet players and

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Sabah Teams Up with Boost to Launch its Own E-Wallet, Sabah Pay

Sabah Credit Corporation on Tuesday launched Sabah Pay in collaboration with Boost. The launch of Sabah Pay is part of the state’s Smart Sabah Initiative, in the said initiative the Sabah government has given Sabah Credit Corporation a mandate to

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KiplePay’s White Labelled E-Wallet is Unlikely the First Approved by BNM as They Claimed

There were multiple reports this week that claims KiplePay, a subsidiary of GreenPacket “has become the first fintech player in Malaysia to provide a white-labelled e-wallet solution with Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) approval.” While I have no doubt that they

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Touch ‘n Go eWallet Joins the DuitNow Eco-System and Adopts the DuitNow QR Code Standard

Touch ‘n Go eWallet will adopt the DuitNow QR, Malaysia’s National QR Standard and become a participant in the DuitNow eco-system, operated by Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet). DuitNow QR is established under Bank Negara Malaysia’s Interoperable Credit Transfer Framework (ICTF).

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