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Sunway And KKFund’s Founders Team Up To Launch A US$50 Mil VC Fund

Sunway has just set up a venture capital fund named Sun SEA Capital LP. It’s proposing to spend up to US$50 million on digital startups in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Hong Kong. Sunway Berhad, through its subsidiary Sunway

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5 Top Funded Fintech Companies In Malaysia—Here’s What We Noticed

We have some ways to go before catching up to the top fintech nations, but the scene in Malaysia is growing nicely. At the time of writing, we already have, as far as we can find, 5 fintech companies that

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Bank Negara Malaysia Confirms Datuk Nor Shamsiah As Its New Governor

Following Bank Negara Malaysia’s previous announcement of Tan Sri Muhammad Ibrahim’s resignation as the governor, reports have confirmed that Datuk Nor Shamsiah will be appointed as the new governor of Bank Negara Malaysia and that the appointment has been approved

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8 Reasons Why Fintech Startups Fail

Fintech startups are multiplying and as we hear a lot about the successful ones, we often forget that it is not an easy task to turn a project or idea into a successful venture, and that, no matter how disruptive

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One of India’s Largest Financial Comparison Site Goes Live in Malaysia’s Crowded Market

BBazaar Malaysia today announce that its website is fully live in Malaysia. BankBazaar, BBazaar Malaysia’s parent company, is among the leading financial comparison sites in India. They boast over 300 million visitors to its site and has facilitated over 1.5

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Got a Fintech Idea? Alpha Startups: Fintech Edition Wants to Help You Make It a Reality

Got a fintech idea you’re dying to turn into reality? 1337 Ventures, in collaboration with MDEC and InnoStart Capital, will be launching their accelerator programme, Alpha Startups: Fintech Edition, this July. The Alpha Startup: Fintech Edition, which runs quarterly, accepts

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Malaysian Fintech Company CapitalBay Wins Multiple Awards

CapitalBay, a FinTech company, offering solutions for Supply Chain Finance in Malaysia has announced that it has received two separate awards from the  Asian Bankers Awards in Beijing, alongside top international transaction banks such as Bank of America, Deutsche Bank,

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Malaysian Fintech Firm Jirnexu Closes US$11 Million Series B

Malaysian based fintech startup Jirnexu, has closed an US$11 million Series B round. Making their second investment in Jirnexu, Japan-based SBI Group led the latest round, joined by new US-based investor SIG Asia Investments (SIG). With total funding now US$17

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Fintech Malaysia News Roundup April 2018

Malaysia’s fintech scene is becoming increasingly active, it is sometimes difficult to keep track of all the important events, here’s April’s edition of our news roundup featuring the top  stories in the Fintech Malaysia scene. If you’re interested to check

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Fintech Malaysia News Round Up – March 2018 Top 5 Stories

Malaysia’s fintech scene is becoming increasingly active, it is sometimes difficult to keep track of all the important events, here’s March’s edition of our news roundup featuring the top 5 stories in the Fintech Malaysia scene. If you’re interested to

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