Akulaku, a banking and digital finance platform in Southeast Asia, announced a $200 million investment from Japanese bank Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG). The investment round “provides additional support for Akulaku’s projected growth as it advances towards its mission of providing banking services across Southeast… Read More
Siam Commercial Bank (BKK: SCB) has reportedly made a $100 million investment in Indonesia’s Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform Akulaku. Established in 2016, Akulaku has expanded its operations to become one of the largest BNPL and consumer financing providers in Indonesia, handing out more… Read More
Akulaku, an Indonesian buy now, pay later (BNPL) firm, announced this week it has received $100 million from the Siam Commercial Bank in Series E financing. The news comes months after the firm announced a $125 raise which was co-led by Silverhorn Group, who has… Read More
Private lending institution PT Bank Yudha Bhakti Tbk (BYB) has revealed that its partnership with Fintech solution provider Akulaku has enhanced the bank’s digital transformation strategy by delivering several key outcomes or results. The two organizations have developed BYB’s Hands-on Application by Yudha Bhakti (HAY)… Read More
Akulaku, a SE Asia-based fintech, is reportedly set to acquire Indonesian lending bank Yudha Bhakti for Rp 158 Billion ($11 million). Founded in 2016, Akulaku is a fintech company that is focused on providing financial services to the underserved. The company has established offices in five countries/regions,… Read More
Hong Kong Monetary Authority Launches Blockchain-based Trade Finance Platform TradeConnect The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (hereinafter referred to as the HKMA) announced on October 31st that it had launched a blockchain-based trade finance platform TradeConnect, in order to facilitate cross-border trade and related research. TradeConnect… Read More
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