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Another Digital Bank to Launch in the Philippines, as Government Aims to Offer Virtual Banking Services to Filipinos Working Abroad

An increasing number of transactions are being conducted online by the residents of the Philippines due to COVID-19. The nation’s government has confirmed that it will launch a branchless bank that will offer services to Filipinos working and living abroad. The digital bank will also… Read More

Digital Banking: The EastWest Bank in the Philippines to Launch Online-Only Komo Banking Solution

East-West Banking Corporation (EastWest) (PSE: EW), the eleventh largest bank in the Philippines with over $6 billion in assets, has introduced its own fully-digital bank, Komo. The company claims that it’s the first universal banking group in the country to establish its own all-digital bank,… Read More

Ripple Announces New Partnership With European Digital Money Transfer Service Azimo to Use Remittance Capabilities in The Philippines

Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with European digital money transfer service, Azimo. According to Ripple, Azimo has launched with Ripple’s On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) service as part of its remittance capabilities in The… Read More

Ping An’s OneConnect Teams Up With UnionBank’s Fintech Subsidiary UBX to Create Blockchain-Enable Platform For MSMEs in the Philippines

OneConnect Financial Technology Co. Ltd. (OneConnect), an associate company of China’s insurance giant Ping An Group, announced on Monday it has formed a new partnership with UnionBank’s fintech subsidiary UBX to co-create a blockchain-enable platform for MSMEs in the Philippines. According to the duo, this new partnership… Read More

Philippine Insurtech Saphron Raises S$1.4 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led By Sage & Talino Labs

Saphron, an insurtech based in the Philippines, has reportedly secured S$1.4 million through its seed funding round, which was led by Sage and Talino Labs. Saphron revealed it was built out of its “bold ambition” to make insurance radically accessible through powerful and seamless technology…. Read More

UnionBank Launches Fully Digital Branch in the Philippines

Appian (NASDAQ: APPN), a firm that provides a software development platform that combines intelligent automation and enterprise low-code development to rapidly deliver powerful business applications announces that UnionBank of the Philippines used the Appian Platform to launch its first fully digital branch. The branch, which… Read More

Grab Receives E-Money License For Mobile Wallet Service in Philippines

Singapore-based ride-hailing company Grab has reportedly secured an e-money license for mobile wallet service in the Philippines.  This news comes just a few months after Grab announced it has teamed up with Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) to launch a new cashless payment method known as the GrabPay… Read More

MoneyGram & GCash Launch Money Transfer Service in the Philippines

Just a little over a month after announcing it was extended its digital money transfer services in five new countries, MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) announced it has joined forces with GCash to launch a new money transfer service to more than 10 million GCash mobile wallets in the… Read More

Fintech Payment Firm LumoXchange Extends Money Transfer Marketplace With Launch in the Philippines

LumoXchange, U.S.-based fintech payments company, announced on Monday the launch of its money transfer service to the Philippines. The company reported it has built a platform that allows users to compare exchange rate offers from the leading banks in the Philippines and send money. Users… Read More

Trulioo Now Offering Instant Identity Verification in The Philippines

Trulioo, an on-demand global identity verification company, announced on Tuesday it is launching its instant identity verification services in The Philippines through its GlobalGateway platform. This news comes less than a month after the company expanded its AML/KYC identity verification global footprint into Thailand. According to Trulioo, GlobalGateway… Read More

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