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Indonesian Fintech PAYFAZZ Reportedly Secures $53 Million Through Series B Funding Round

PAYFAZZ, an Indonesia-based fintech startup, has reportedly secured $53 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by B Capital Group and Insignia Ventures Partners with participation from Tiger Global Management, Y Combinator, ACE & Company, BRI Ventures, and Quiet Capital. Founded in… Read More

University of Indonesia Study Reveals that Borrowers Using Local P2P Lender Investree Were Able to Generate More Revenue

Borrowers that use Indonesia’s peer to peer (P2P) lending platform Investree, which mainly includes local SMEs, had reported a considerable increase in their earnings. They were also able to better scale their business operations after obtaining loans from Investree, according to a recent study conducted… Read More

Indonesia based Amar Bank, the First Fintech Bank in the Country, Launches Google Cloud based Banking Solution

Indonesia-based Amar Bank, which is part of the Tolaram Group and reportedly became the first Fintech bank in the country with the launch of its digital product, Tunaiku, has introduced an app-only banking service that resides completely in Google Cloud. The app-only service uses proprietary… Read More

Indonesian Fintech JULO, which Supports P2P Lending, Introduces Programs to Help Businesses During COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has had a negative impact on the economies of countries throughout the world including Asian nations such as Indonesia. PT JULO Teknologi Finansial (JULO), an Indonesian Fintech firm that supports peer to peer (P2P) lending, has introduced several programs that aim to… Read More

Indonesian Fintech Investor, BRI Ventures’ CEO Says Digital Tech Investments Now Focused on Sustainable Growth Initiatives

Digital technology startups need venture capital or some other type of reliable funding to grow and expand their operations. Several foreign investors have been supporting Indonesian startups which are a critical part of the trillion-dollar economy. Investors have been investing in selected qualified Indonesian start-ups,… Read More

Fintech Adoption: Mobile, Digital, and Contactless Payments Increasingly Being Used in Indonesia due to COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has created significant socio-economic challenges, which have impacted individuals and businesses across the globe. More people are now spending time at home due to government-enforced nationwide lockdowns. Certain segments of the Fintech industry, including digital, mobile, and contactless payments,  have seen increased… Read More

SIX Swiss Exchange listed Indonesian Fintech Achiko to Move to Switzerland to Offer Payments Services to European Markets

Switzerland listed Fintech firm Achiko is reportedly planning to offer payment services to European businesses. Based in Indonesia, the company is now moving to Switzerland after its shareholders supported the decision during a recent meeting. Established in 2018, the Jakarta-headquartered company currently offers payment services… Read More

Indonesian Tech Giant Gojek’s Digital Wallet GoPay Introduces Gold Investments via GoInvestasi through Partnership with Fintech Pluang

Indonesian tech giant Gojek’s electronic wallet GoPay has introduced a gold-investment feature, GoInvestasi, through a partnership with investment Fintech firm Pluang. Budi Gandasoebrata, MD at GoPay, noted that the rising demand for making investments via digital wallets had led to GoPay providing the new investment… Read More

P2P Fintech Lending Sector in Indonesia May Struggle Due to Risky Loans, as Lenders Rejected Over 50% of Restructuring Requests

The Fintech sector in Indonesia is reportedly struggling due to potentially risky loans as lenders on local peer to peer (P2P) lending marketplaces rejected over half of loan restructuring requests from debtors. This, according to a recent survey which revealed that Indonesia’s residents and businesses… Read More

The Majority of Indonesia’s Shariah-Compliant Fintech Firms are Using the P2P Business Model

The steady rise and adoption in Sharia Fintech has transformed Indonesia’s trillion dollar economy, as the nation’s Muslim residents seek financial services that follow Islamic law and guidelines. Indonesia is notably Southeast Asia’s largest emerging market. It has turned into a hub for new companies… Read More

Here’s Why Indonesia could be Ideal for Fintech Lending Platforms as Many Residents are Underbanked, and within Working Age

Indonesia’s Fintech sector has been growing steadily, however, the majority or over 70% of the country’s adult population is unbanked or underbanked, according to the latest e-Conomy SEA Report. This suggests that Fintech businesses in Indonesia have a good opportunity to provide modern financial services… Read More

Indonesian P2P Lender KoinWorks Secures $10 Million Additional Funding From UK Lending Platform Lendable

KoinWorks, an Indonesia-based P2P lender, has reportedly secured $10 million in additional funding from UK lending platform Lendable. Founded in 2015, KoinWorks claims to be the leading P2P Fintech Lending in Indonesia and the first Indonesian P2P Lending company to be registered, as well as… Read More

PT Cashlez Worldwide Indonesia, the Nation’s First Fintech Payment Firm to be Publicly Listed, Makes Strategic Acquisition

PT Cashlez Worldwide Indonesia, which is reportedly the nation’s first Fintech payment company to be publicly listed, saw its share price increase from Rp 350 (appr. $0.23) to Rp 384 within minutes after trading began on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX). Cashlez said it will… Read More

Indonesian Insurtech QOALA Secures $13.5 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Centauri Fund

QOALA, an Indonesia-based insurtech, announced earlier this week it secured $13.5 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Centauri Fund with participation from  MDI Ventures, Sequoia India, Flourish Ventures, Mirae Asset Daewoo’s Mirae Asset Venture Capital and PT Mirae Asset Sekuritas Indonesia. Founded in… Read More

Indonesia’s Peer to Peer Lending Platforms Receive Numerous Debt Restructuring Requests Following COVID-19 Outbreak

Economic activity in Indonesia has slowed down significantly following the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. According to local reports, some businesses in the trillion-dollar economy have shut down completely. Peer to peer (P2P) lending platforms are also experiencing major challenges, which include having to deal with… Read More

Shariah-Compliant Fintech: Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia Corridor has Made Substantial Progress in Establishing Islamic Finance Services

Vinnie Lauria, an entrepreneur and venture capitalist who established Golden Gate Ventures, an early-stage VC company managing more than $250 million in assets, notes that his Singapore-based company has been watching emerging tech sectors across the Southeast Asia region. Lauria reveals that he’s seeing significant… Read More

Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority to Temporarily Suspend New Registrations from Fintech Firms to Review Existing Ones

Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority (OJK) has reportedly suspended new applications being submitted by local Fintech companies in order to focus on guiding and regulating firms that have already been issued an operational license. The OJK confirmed that it has temporarily halted registrations of all new… Read More

IBM’s Indonesia Division Confirms that Country’s Directorate General of Customs and Excise is Using Tech Giant’s DLT-enabled Shipping Software, TradeLens

New York-headquartered tech giant IBM’s Indonesia division has confirmed that the nation’s Directorate General of Customs and Excise has begun using the blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT)-enabled shipping platform, called TradeLens. This news has come after months of platform development, with the country’s Customs… Read More

ASEAN Exchanges, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to Use Refinitiv’s Digital Solutions

ASEAN Exchanges, a group which consists of six major exchanges based in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, have reportedly chosen to integrate Refinitiv’s digital solutions onto their online platform. The solution offers critical data and insights to institutional and retail clients, and assists… Read More

Indonesia’s State-Owned Pawnshop, PT Pegadaian, to Work with Local Fintech Firms to Develop Digital Financing Solutions

Indonesia-based PT Pegadaian, a state-owned pawnshop, is reportedly planning to work with several Fintech firms in order to create digital financing solutions, which will help the pawnshop expand its business operations. PT Pegadaian’s management realizes the potential of the growing digital finance ecosystem and intends… Read More

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