Editor's Pick

Will QR Payments Mount a Challenge in a World Dominated by Plastic?

There is a quiet war waging in the consumer payments space, and no, it’s not the skirmishes between e-wallet companies trying to “out-cashback” each other. The real struggle is between card payments hunkering down to maintain dominance and QR payments

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Building Malaysia’s First Unicorn?

The South East Asian startup scene is ripe with opportunities and home to some of the most exciting startups within Asia and beyond. The region has given birth to unicorns who are household names like Grab, Gojek, Sea Group, Traveloka,

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Banks Should Turn to Using AI in eKYC in the Digital Arms Race

There’s an old joke on how on the internet nobody knows that you’re a dog, which speaks to how the internet has become synonymous with anonymity. While anonymity is fine in many instances, in an increasingly digital world it has

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BNM Director Suhaimi Ali Explains Fintech Regulation in Malaysia

When it comes to fintech regulation, regulators in Malaysia have taken an activity-based approach that considers the sorts of businesses financial companies conduct. Depending on the nature of these business activities, startups will know whether they fall under Bank Negara

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Top 20 Malaysian Fintechs in 2020

It’s been nearly 3 years now since we last highlighted the best fintech startups that Malaysia has to offer. Since then there have been many players who have come and gone. As we enter 2020, it felt appropriate for us

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