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Philippines’ Student Wins Finastra’s Global Hackathon with Their Agri-Fintech Solution

Finastra has crowned Team ‘WonderTech’ the grand prize winner of its largest-ever global fintech hackathon on its open development platform, FusionFabric.cloud. The Manila-based team was selected for the top honor for its ‘Agree Farm App’ from among five category winners

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Philippine Fintech Festival to Showcase Philippines as Asia’s Next Fintech Hotbed

The Philippines is all set to cement its role as the next hotbed for fintech and tech innovation with all the necessary ingredients to tech up already present in the Southeast Asian country. A solid financial and business ecosystem with

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Philippines’ Fintech Alliance Launches Campaign to Aid Taal Volcanic Eruption Victims

The FinTech Alliance.ph has mobilized the entire Philippine digital industry to quickly assist the victims of the recent Taal volcano eruption which is still at alert level 4 or ‘hazardous eruption’ imminent in the coming days. Ashfall reached more than

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Philippines Introduces New Laws, Initiatives To Boost Innovation And Entrepreneurship

The Philippines government is pushing for innovation and entrepreneurship, introducing new regulations and programs to support young companies, and leading numerous projects to bring convenient e-government public services to the masses. The Philippines Innovation Act The Philippines’ president, Rodrigo Duterte,

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15 New Philippine Fintech Startups to Watch out for in 2019

Financial technology continues to bring exciting times ahead in the Philippines with the ever-growing emergence of new fintech players that aim to cater to 69 per cent of its adult population that are still unbanked. A report released earlier this

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RCBC Bank Pulls a Philippine Fintech Thought Leader to Chair Their Innovation Office

The song and dance for incumbents in Philippines right now is “future-proofing”. Joining the trend of entrenched establishments disrupting themselves before they are disrupted, the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) appoints Lito Villanueva as Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation

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Fintech Set to Enter a New Phase in the Philippines

Strong fundamentals, a supportive regulator and a comprehensive cell phone coverage, are some of favorable attributes of the Philippine market set to drive the digital transformation of the country’s financial sector, according to a report released earlier this month by

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