Posts From Fintech News Philippines

RCBC Becomes the Latest Addition to the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network

The ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN) has announced the inclusion of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) among the four new members of the API Exchange during the Singapore FinTech Festival 2020. AFIN was established as a non-profit organisation in 2018

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DigiBankASIA Taps Backbase for Its Prospective Digital Bank UNO

Backbase, a banking software provider, has been selected by DigiBankASIA to offer its full-stack digital engagement banking platform solution for its digital bank UNO. Together with ecosystem partners Mambu and Amazon Web Services (AWS), Backbase is powering UNO to deliver

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BillEase Integrates Buy Now, Pay Later Solution With Leading E-Commerce Platforms

Philippines startup First Digital Finance Corporation (FDFC), announced its partnership with prominent e-commerce platforms Shopify, Magento, Prestashop, and WooCommerce to bring BillEase which is its “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) solution to online retailers in the Philippines. Merchants that use

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UnionBank and StanChart Pilots Blockchain Bond Issuance of PHP 9 Billion

UnionBank has partnered Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) to successfully complete a proof of concept (POC) for the issuance of a retail bond on a digital platform leveraging blockchain technology for bond tokenisation. The 3 and 5.25-year dual tranche issuance totaling

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Mastercard Partners PayMongo to Enable SMEs to Set up Digital Payment Systems

Mastercard has announced a five-year partnership with PayMongo, a Filipino online payment platform, that allows businesses to quickly set up payment systems and accept multiple modes of payment such as cards, e-wallets and other alternative payment options. The strategic partnership

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Labor Department and RCBC to Disburse Funds for Displaced Filipino Workers

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will collaborate for an efficient and quick digital disbursement of cash assistance to displaced local and overseas workers affected by the COVID 19 pandemic. The funds will

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JazzyPay and GCash to Provide Cashless Payment Option for Essential Businesses

Philippine fintech startup JazzyPay has partnered with e-wallet GCash to provide cashless payment solutions to essential businesses. The GCash payment facility is now directly integrated into JazzyPay’s PCI DSS Level 1 compliant platform as a payment method for hospitals, clinics, schools,

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20 Top Emerging Digital Finance Players to Watch in the Philippines

Though in the Philippines fintech is still in the infancy stage, adoption of digital financial services is on the rise. COVID-19 is further accelerating consumers’ shift to digital channels. A survey conducted earlier this year by PayPal showed that 87%

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8 Top Funded Fintech Startups in the Philippines 2020

The Philippines is home to a striving fintech industry comprising more than 190 ventures operating in lending, payments, credit scoring, and more and the top funded fintech startups in the Philippines gives us a sense of what investors and startups

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Philippines Is The Latest to Approve a Digital Banking Framework

​The Monetary Board approved the recognition of digital bank as a new bank category that is separate and distinct from the existing bank classifications.  A digital bank is defined as a bank that offers financial products and services that are

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