Fintech News Philippines

Why Risk-Averse Southeast Asian Banks Should Embrace a ‘Multicore’ Approach

The banking industry is in the midst of a period of intense transformation in Southeast Asia, and indeed the world,

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B2B Platform GrowSari Bags US$45 Million in Ongoing Series C Fundraise From KKR

GrowSari, a Philippines’ B2B e-commerce platform serving micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), has secured US$45 million in a Series

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BSP Issues New Guidelines on E-Payments Settlements

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has issued guidelines on the settlement of electronic payments under the National Retail Payment

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Are You Protecting Your Digital Wallet Users From Fraud?

As more users adopt them, fully digital payment methods like e-wallets are becoming increasingly vulnerable: fraud can creep in before

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CIMB Philippines Selects Zoloz’s eKYC Solution for Frictionless Onboarding

CIMB Philippines announced that it has collaborated with Zoloz, an eKYC technology provider, to further strengthen its digital banking services.

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UnionBank Picks METACO and IBM to Set Up Its Digital Asset Custody Operations

The Union Bank of the Philippines has selected METACO, a provider of security-critical software and infrastructure to the digital asset

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Philippines’ BNPL Platform BillEase Closes US$11 Million Series B

Philippines’ Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) platform BillEase announced that it has closed its Series B funding round with US$

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The Bank Branch of the Future: Consumers Prefer Hybrid Experiences

Digital banking has been displacing many branch interactions in the move towards digital. As consumers increasingly engage with their banks

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SEC Greenlights Investree Philippines for Permanent Crowdfunding License

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has granted Investree Philippines a permanent license to operate as a crowdfunding platform following

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Tonik Taps Google Cloud to Build its Digital Bank

Philippines’ neobank Tonik announced that it is has built on Google Cloud’s advanced platform to deliver its financial services in just

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Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas Launches Open Finance Framework

​The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has formally launched the Open Finance Framework, which aims to promote collaborative partnerships and

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Successful Chargeback Management Starts with Fraud Prevention

Failing to prevent criminal fraud makes it harder to address other threat sources that can potentially cause chargebacks. If you’ve

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ASEAN Fintech Group Expands Into the Philippines With Acquisition of Jazzypay

ASEAN Fintech Group (“AFG” or the “Group”), a venture corporation that specializes in accelerating fintech adoption through accretive value has

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Year End Message to Our Readers – Offline From 23rd December to the 2nd January

Fintech News Philippines would like to take this opportunity to wish all our readers a Merry Christmas and a very

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Fintech in the Philippines: 2021 in Review

In 2021, the Philippines’ fintech industry continued to grow and mature, building on accelerated adoption of digital channels amid COVID-19,

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Here Are the Key Findings From OneSpan’s Global Financial Regulations Report

OneSpan recently released its second annual Global Financial Regulations Report, that outlines major developments in the regulatory landscape. In conjunction

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Russian Digital Bank Tinkoff Taps Finastra to Power Its Philippines Expansions Plans

Moscow-based digital bank Tinkoff announced that it has selected financial services software provider Finastra’s Fusion Essence Cloud core banking solution

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Is Payment Friction Challenging Your Business Growth Ambitions?

Digital payments transaction value is growing exponentially and is expected to climb to US$5.6 trillion in Asia by 2025. For

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Types of E-Commerce Fraud and How to Protect Against Them

E-commerce retailers deal with an average of 206,000 web attacks per month. Understanding the various types of e-commerce fraud is

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Tonik Surpassed US$100 Million in Consumer Deposits in Less Than a Year

Philippines’ digital bank Tonik announced that it has surpassed PHP 5 billion (US$100 million) in consumer deposits 8 months after

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How to Overcome the Rising Challenge of Chargebacks

The cost of chargeback claims can quickly add up for an online retailer. In this article, learn about the single

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Gigacover Expands to the Philippines to Boost the Gig Workforce’s Financial Health

Singaporean financial health platform Gigacover announced its expansion into the Philippines to offer more inclusive insurance and healthcare options tailored

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Fintech Philippines Report 2022 Highlights the Rise of Crypto and Advent of Digibanks

In the Philippines, the fintech sector is developing at a rapid pace, fueled by booming digitalization, a favorable regulatory landscape,

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How Can Financial Institutions Put a Stop to Account Takeover Attacks

Financial Institutions (FI’s) can detect and prevent account takeover attacks using continuous monitoring and adaptive multi-factor authentication. Account takeover (ATO)

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Philippines’ New Generation of Startups Will Boost E-Commerce and Fintech

The Philippines is entering its third generation of startups, building on the groundwork laid by early tech pioneers and innovators

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Philippines’ SEC Issues Guidelines to Stamp Out Predatory Lending Practices

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued draft guidelines for the registration and operation of online lending platforms (OLPs)

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BSP Encourages Public to Use Digital Wallets for Holiday Gift Giving

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is encouraging the public to use digital wallets when sending cash gifts this holiday

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How to Protect Your Ecommerce Business From Fraud This Black Friday and Cyber Monday

As we head into the holiday season, we’re projecting a significant increase in fraud attacks targeting eCommerce businesses. In this

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RCBC’s DiskarTech App Recorded Phenomenal Growth Rate Since Last Year

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC), with its flagship financial inclusion app DiskarTech, has reached a five-digit organic growth in partner

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Online Lender or Bank Loan for a Filipino Businessman?

One of the breaking points of every business is when finances are negative, and you need to make a quick

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