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12 Fintech Events Happening in Malaysia You Need to Check Out in 2019

Malaysia is a home to a small, but robust fintech community, ranging from startup founders to bankers with a keen eye for technological advancements. With rapidly evolving regulations in a nascent but vibrant space, and increasing interest from entrenched finance

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Curlec Raises Seed Round from Captii Ventures

Curlec, an online Direct Debit payments company has announced the completion of their seed funding round, led by Captii Ventures. It plans to use this fresh capital to further grow their Malaysian operations and take their online Direct Debit payments

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Jirnexu, Malaysia’s Top Funded Fintech Gains Another RM41.7 Mil

Jirnexu just received a US$10 million in its second Series B investment (RM41.7 million), bringing its total funding up to US$27 million. Jirnexu is known for operating RinggitPlus, one of the well-known comparison platforms for products like credit cards, loans

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Supercharger to Launch Fintech Academy in Bukit Jalil with Asia Pacific University

During the announcement of Supercharger’s second Malaysian cohort, the organisation also announced the creation of a fintech specialisation that will be offered to students taking a Bachelor’s in Banking and Finance. The course will be run in partnership with Asia Pacific

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Golden Gate Ventures Launches Malaysian Office With a RM 75 M Fund

Golden Gate Ventures, today announced the opening its Malaysian office in Kuala Lumpur. Having already utilised a quarter of its Fund II in early-stage tech companies that are based in or operating in Malaysia, the firm now plans to invest

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Flying Malaysia’s Flag High, MoneyMatch Clinches Award at Singapore Fintech Festival

MoneyMatch was recognised as one of three winners for the ASEAN SME category of the SG FinTech Awards in conjunction with the Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 from 12 – 16 November 2018. The FinTech Awards ceremony was witnessed by close

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Meet the 10 Companies Selected for Supercharger’s 2nd Fintech Accelerator Programme

The second edition of the 12-week SuperCharger FinTech Accelerator Programme has begun. Launched at the Securities Commission Malaysia, ten international scale-ups from six countries were announced as part of the cohort for this year’s programme According to Supercharger, this is

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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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FAOM Teams Up with RAMCI to Provide Easier Access to Credit Data

The Fintech Association of Malaysia (FAOM) recently signed an MOU with RAMCI. The agreement will see both parties collaborating in providing preferential rates for RAMCI’s products and services to FAOM’s members. Members of the FAOM will be able enjoy a 20%

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The Fintech Barcamp @ Langkawi 2018: What You Missed

Between the 9th and 10th of August, key fintech players flew to Langkawi for Fintech News’ inaugural Fintech Barcamp—where the beach shorts come on, and the strict event agendas are thrown out the window. We strived to make that point

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