WealthTech

P2P Financing Platform Fundaztic Launches Capital Protection Scheme

Fundaztic a peer to peer (P2P) financing platform approved by the Securities Commission Malaysia announced today the introduction of Principal Protect. The Principal Protect scheme is offered by Fundaztic in a bid to enhance investor trust and confidence by providing

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Silverlake Teams Up with Japanese Fintech to Launch Robo Advisor

Silverlake Digital INX Sdn Bhd, a member of Silverlake Group, and Japanese fintech Money Design Co., Ltd. today announced the launch MYTHEO, a robo advisory service offered through a joint-venture company, GAX MD Sdn. Bhd. Silverlake is a name that

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Bursa Just Launched a Mobile App for Investors That Would Like to Manage Their Stocks Around The Clock

Bursa Malaysia, the country’s national stock exchange incorporated in 1976, just launched Bursa Anywhere, a mobile app for individual investors to access a variety of central depository services (CDS) on the fly. Bursa claims that theirs is one of the

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HelloGold Launches Their Gold-Based Savings App in Thailand

HelloGold, a gold-based savings platform, announced yesterday its expansion into the Thailand market. This news comes on the heels of their recent expansion in to Africa. Similar to its rallying call in Malaysia of investing into gold with as little

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HelloGold Teams up with Curlec to Automate Monthly Gold Investments

HelloGold and Curlec announced today that they will be joining forces to automate monthly investments for HelloGold’s customers. Curlec’s Direct Debit solution will be deployed for HelloGold’s SmartSave program; a program that enables its users to buy gold at the

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StockBit Aims to Level the Investment Playing Field with Their Social Fintech App

The information gap between financial investors in the capital market can create an unfair game of lottery for those who are not privy to organised and reliable data. Comprehensive financial access and tools can be expensive, financial data disorganised and

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StashAway is The First Robo-Advisor The SC Has Approved for The Malaysian Market

Singaporean company StashAway has arrived in Malaysia, bringing their artificial intelligence-enabled investing platform here. Basically, instead of having to pay high fees to get a human portfolio manager to plan your next investments, StashAway leaves the brunt of this work

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Robo Advisors Are Coming To Malaysia, Here’s Why You Should Care

I’ll admit, I was a tad disappointed when I first learned that robo advisors aren’t some form of Jarvis or a virtual Alfred. That being said, actual robo advisors are still quite an interesting type of technology—no really, I’m serious

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Behind The Scenes: Rakuten Trade, Malaysia’s Fintech Company of the Year

Fresh off the back of winning the Fintech Company of the Year award earlier in 2018 and celebrating their one year anniversary, we spoke to Kaoru Arai, Managing Director, Rakuten Trade to get a better sense of why they became Fintech

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HelloGold Secures Series A from 500 Startups

Southeast Asian fintech firm HelloGold has secured Series A funding from Silicon Valley venture capital firm 500 Startups. The funding will be used for the integration and testing of blockchain elements on the HelloGold mobile app. Providing a Shariah-compliant platform

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