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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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HelloGold Turns Plastic into Gold with KLEAN

Malaysians will soon be the first to earn gold by recycling their plastic bottles and aluminum cans. Southeast Asian fintech firm HelloGold and Malaysia’s reverse-vending machine (RVM) company KLEAN are implementing a recycling scheme that offers Malaysians 0.00059 grams of

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Grab Drives Fintech Ambitions with Grab Financial

Following Grab’s previous announcement on GrabPay and acquisition of Kudo, Anthony Tan, Co Founder and Group CEO announced the company’s ambitions to further strengthen their play in the fintech ecosystem through Grab Financial during his keynote at Money 20/20. Grab Financial

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Allianz Partners with FAOM to Offer Free Insurance for Fintech Startups

Start-ups that are members of the FinTech Association of Malaysia (FAOM) will be receiving free insurance coverage from Allianz Malaysia. Allianz will be offering a free annual Group Personal Accident (GPA) coverage to current startup members of the FAOM. Any

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