Malaysia-based Ouch!, a digital or online insurance company, has secured RM 1.5 million (appr. $360,000) in seed funding via a round led by Vynn Capital and Temokin, along with participation from several angel investors. The Ouch! team says it will use the capital raised from… Read More
Malaysia-based Fintech Valyou, a digital remittance payments service provider, has introduced a blockchain-enabled remittance solution in Bangladesh through a partnership with Standard Chartered and bKash, a mobile financial service provider. The distributed ledger tech (DLT)-powered platform will enable instant money transfers from Malaysia to Bangladesh…. Read More
IslamicMarkets Ltd, an established learning and market intelligence provider for Islamic financial and commercial markets (with offices in London and Kuala Lumpur), has reportedly acquired additional funding from the DDCAP Group. Both companies are committed to expanding the global Islamic economy and supporting the development… Read More
The GHL Group Berhad, a payment service provider and one of the top merchant acquirers in the ASEAN region, recently revealed that its Philippines division has been approved by the Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to conduct its lending business through its new unit,… Read More
Asian Fintech firm BigPay announced on June 19, 2020, that it has added Australia and Vietnam to its global remittance service, and will be adding China soon. The company added Bangladesh and India in January of this year. BigPay’s management noted that they’re committed to… Read More
Jirnexu is in the money, as the old song goes. The Kuala Lumpur-based financial services provider has nabbed US$11 million in a Series B finding round led by SBI Group and new investor SIG Asia Investments, according to Tech in Asia. The new funding will be… Read More
Shariah-compliant crowdfunding platform Ethis hopes to raise up to S$ 1 million from executives participating in the Global Islamic Finance Forum (GIFF) being held in Kuala Lumpur May 10-12, 2016. EthisCrowd.com claims the title of the world’s first real estate Islamic crowdfunding platform. Based in… Read More
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