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Boost Introduces New Low-Cost Contactless Payment Solutions for Merchants

The COVID-19 health crisis has been very tough on businesses especially SMEs and micro-businesses. With the government’s Movement Control Order (MCO) being put into effect many micro- and small-business owners who run cash-based businesses faced the risk of shuttering due

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Malaysians Contribute Over RM250,000 Boost E-Wallet’s Tabung COVID-19 in 10 Days

Between 21 to 31 March 2020, Malaysians contributed a total of RM258,921.30 to the ‘Tabung COVID-19 by Boost’ fund to aid front liners in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. These donations have been channeled to the Ministry of Health’s

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5 Fastest Growing Fintechs in Malaysia According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing fintechs in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) from 11 key markets. IDC’s FinTech Fast 101 research refers to fast-growing fintech players

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Boost’s Tabung COVID-19 Enables Malaysians to Donate to Frontliners Using Their E-Wallet

Homegrown e-wallet Boost today announced the introduction of Tabung COVID-19 by Boost, a donation fund to help ease the burden of those directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in Malaysia. This news follows the group’s launch of RM 150 Million

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Axiata, Celcom and Boost Launches RM150 Million Fund to Aid Micro-SMEs Impacted by COVID-19

Axiata Group alongside its subsidiaries edotco and Axiata Digital announced the launch of a RM 150 Million cash funds to provide financial assistance to micro-SMEs. Axiata’s COVID-19 Assistance Program includes an initial contribution of RM20 million from the Ministry of Finance.

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What Celcom and Digi’s Potential Merger Could Mean for Boost

In an announcement that took many by surprise, it is reported that Axiata and Telenor are in talks to merge their Asian operations for form a global entity. If the merger talks comes to fruition the combined entity will be

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Boost E-Wallet’s CEO Chris Tiffin Steps Down

Last Friday, Boost’s CEO Chris Tiffin announced the end of his tenure as Boost Malaysia’s CEO. He has held that position for a little over two years now, as well as serving as Axiata’s Regional Head of Digital Financial Services. Chris has

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Winners for Malaysia’s First Fintech Award

It’s been a great journey being part of Malaysia first Fintech Award we’re proud to have been one of the 4 judges appointed to help recognize the achievements and the progress of the fintech industry in Malaysia, the award was

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Malaysia Mobile Wallets Space Heats Up: Axiata’s Boost Partners with UTM

Boost, an app based mobile wallet developed by Axiata Digital, announced their partnership with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia to create a “Cashless Campus” in Malaysia. This partnership could potentially enable 25,000 students and faculty members across UTM Kuala Lumpur and Skudai

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