Financial Inclusion

Providing Financial Services to Malaysia’s Invisible Population

Financial inclusion has been the rallying call for many fintechs, but with Malaysia’s high banked population of over 90%, what are some of the gaps that remain to be unplugged? Perhaps one of the most often overlooked segment of society

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Huawei Developer Conference: Brett King Talks Financial Inclusion, Banking 4.0, and More

At the 2020 Huawei Developer Conference held earlier this week, fintech influencer, best-selling author, and entrepreneur Brett King joined the finance tech.session to talk about the role of technology to improve financial inclusion and shared his views on how banking

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Instapay Launches an E-Wallet for Migrant Workers Eyes 100,000 Users

Instapay announced today the launch of an e-wallet service that is targetted at the migrant worker population. The company holds an e-money license with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and has teamed up with Mastercard to a pre-paid payments card that’s

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HelloGold Expands Blockchain Gold-Savings Platform into Africa

Gold-based savings platform HelloGold has announced their expansion into Africa, with the help of a digital financial inclusion group Baobab as their partner. Baobab serves a similar goal to HelloGold, which is financial inclusion for those in Africa and China via

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New Digital Finance Innovation Hub By BNM, MDEC and UNCDF to Drive Financial Inclusion

In a tripartite partnership, the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) launched the Digital Finance Innovation Hub. Malaysia and China were the only two countries that UNCDF selected to set-up

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