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RAMCI is The Latest in Experian’s Investment Spree into Data Companies

Experian, the global information services company announced this week that they have acquired a controlling stake in local credit bureau RAM Credit Information Sdn. Bhd (RAMCI). This acquisition is the latest in Experian’s spree of investing in companies specifically with

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Tranglo’s Minority Shareholders Sues Hong Kong Based “Unicorn” TNG Fintech Group

Minority shareholders of Malaysian based payments company Tranglo has filed an oppression suit against TNG Fintech Group which acquired 60% of equity in Tranglo from Ekuinas in October 2018. In a media statement to Fintech News Malaysia, they claimed that

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EPF Enables User to Invest in Trust Fund Directly from Its Platform with i-Invest

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) today launched its latest offering, i-Invest. It is a self-service online platform that is accessible within the Members section of i-Akaun and enables eligible members to directly invest a portion of their Account 1 savings

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ASEAN Needs to Address Several Gaps to Be at the Forefront of Fintech

Experts in both the public and private sectors all agreed that ASEAN stands to be at the forefront of the development of financial technology fintech by making financial services and financing available to both the 53% of unbanked population and

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iMoney Launches Free Credit Score Tool in Bahasa Malaysia

iMoney has launched the Bahasa Malaysia version of its free credit score tool, iMoney Credit Score. The tool which was launched in late 2018 was initially available only in English. According to their press release this free tool will offer

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BNM’s MyFintech Week Will Host 100 Speakers. Here’s a Sneak Peek into 10 of Them

Bank Negara Malaysia will be hosting their inaugural MyFintech Week 2019, which the organisation claims to be Malaysia’s first flagship fintech event. The event will be taking place during mid-June, in Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur. The event will be held

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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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Hackathons are Outdated, HSBC’s New Challenge Lets You Solve Retail Banking Problems from Home

Ongoing until June, HSBC is hosting its HSBC Openlab Innovation Challenge to attract new talents, startups, designers, digital innovators and developers to come together and solve real-life retail banking challenges. Participants stand to win crash prizes up to RM8,000, followed

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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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