Tag "Malaysia"

14 Key Fintech Investors in Malaysia You Should Know About

With a regulator that has been described as open to innovation and disruption, a maturing tech scene,  a mobile-friendly population, and a financial scene rife with incumbent and outdated technology, there is definitely a lot of potential in this region

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Finally, TNG’s E-Wallet Gets Crucial Updates, Can it Stay Ahead of The Competition?

After the disastrous release of a Touch ‘n Go reload app in March, the company returns with a newly updated, fully-fledged Touch ‘n Go e-wallet. Many in Malaysia opine that Touch ‘n Go was arguably best positioned to release a Malaysian

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Malaysians Can Now Link Their Hong Leong Debit Cards to WeChat Pay

Malaysians who own a Hong Leong debit card can now start treating the freshly-launched WeChat Pay as their extended Hong Leong account, with the announcement of a new partnership between the e-wallet and the bank. Now, users can link their

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What Are Malaysia’s Top 5 Banks Doing About Fintech?

With the wave of new fintech companies entering Malaysia, a question that often pops up in conversation is whether the banks are asleep on the wheels or are they actively beefing up their tech portfolio in response. The Fintech News

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Singaporean Fintech Firm, InstaReM Expands Remittance Services to Malaysia

  InstaReM secured approval under theMoney Services Licensed Business from Bank Negara Malaysia, it is eyeing aggressive expansion following its recent Series B Funding.   Headquartered in Singapore, InstaReM is a digital cross border payments company has announced its expansion

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Malaysia Central Bank Publishes Study about Cryptocurrencies

A study published by Bank Negara Malaysia in September explores the implications of a Bank Negara Malaysia cryptocurrency or as the report calls it; a central bank backed digital currency. A central bank digital currency (CBDC), if introduced, is unlikely

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Bank Negara Malaysia: Islamic Fintech Needs to Be a Boardroom Priority for Islamic Finance

In his opening speech at the Islamic Fintech Forum Dialogue, Assistant Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia Mr. Marzunisham Omar called the Islamic Finance industry to take a more active role in fintech. According to the Assistant Governor, digital-banking consumers stand at

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Upcoming Fintech Events in Malaysia

Fintech has become a hot topic in Malaysia, especially as the sector paves the way forward for innovations in financial services. The government has committed to provide clear guidance and regulation to new, innovative products and business models entering the

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MyCash Online: A Malaysian Marketplace for Foreign Workers in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian startup MyCash Online is an online marketplace designed for migrant workers in Malaysia and Singapore. It provides easy, secure and convenient services to the underbanked. MyCash Online offers an e-wallet service that allows users to reload phone credit,

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GoBear Malaysia’s Among the First of Fintech Companies in the Sandbox

GoBear Malaysia works closely with with Bank Negara Malaysia and launches new Insurance products GoBear Malaysia is first among FinTech companies to receive its stamp of approval to be a part of the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Financial Technology Sandbox

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