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GHL Doubles Down on BNPL Offerings in ASEAN With Atome

GHL group’s payment touchpoints across Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia will now be able to offer Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) payment option to consumers, following a partnership with BNPL platform Atome. The group said that this alternative payment solution

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Driving Financial Inclusion With BNPL and Smarter Decisioning

While news headlines broadcasting Buy Now, Pay Later’s (BNPL) incredible adoption trajectory are a daily occurrence, innovative lenders know that BNPL offers more than a growth story. It’s an opportunity to make headlines about how their business is empowering consumers

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BNPL Firm Atome Records 100X Order Volume Growth in Malaysia

Singapore-based buy now pay later (BNPL) platform Atome announced that its order volume in Malaysia has grown by 100X in the first half of the year. The company also added that its online and offline merchant network has grown to

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Rebooting SME Banking in Southeast Asia

Despite playing a significant role in Southeast Asian economies, most small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) still have limited access to financing and remain to this day largely underserved by traditional banks. According to the World Bank IFC’s estimates, there is

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Australia’s Fatfish Group to Roll Out its “PaySlowSlow” BNPL Services In Malaysia

Melbourne-based tech venture builder and accelerator Fatfish Group (FFG) announced that it is establishing a new retail Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) brand PaySlowSlow in South East Asia. PaySlowSlow will be its flagship brand that will be undertaking FFG’s retail

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Atome Teams up With Pine Labs to Expand Its BNPL Acceptance in Malaysia

Singaporean Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform Atome announced that it has partnered with Pine Labs, an India-based merchant commerce platform, to expand its BNPL acceptance in Malaysia. They said that this offering enables seamless, flexible instalment payment options across

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Split Emerges as First Malaysian Shariah-Compliant Buy Now, Pay Later Operator

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform Split announced that its services has been reviewed and certified as a Shariah-compliant by the Masyref Advisory, a local advisory firm devoted to Islamic banking and finance. Split said that it is the first

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IOUpay Touts Market Leadership for Months Despite Only Launching BNPL Solution Today

Australia Stock Exchange (ASX) listed IOUpay announced today the official launch of its Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) service, myIOU. IOUpay is a subsidiary of Malaysian technology firm iSentric who was best known within the industry for providing mobile banking

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Funding Societies Disbursed RM1 Million in Financing for Foodpanda’s Merchants

Southeast Asian SME digital financing platform Funding Societies has announced a partnership with Foodpanda to offer short-term digital financing solutions for registered merchants under the latter’s network. The collaboration which has collectively disbursed RM1 million in financing, enables local micro,

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Carsome Ties up With Aspirasi to Offer Data-Driven Financing for Used Car Dealers

Southeast Asian integrated car e-commerce platform Carsome, has entered a partnership with Aspirasi, the micro-financing and micro-insurance provider under Axiata Digital, to offer data-backed digital financing solutions to used car dealers in Malaysia. The collaboration aims to provide hassle-free and

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