Lending

CIMB Philippines to Power GCash’s Digital Micro-Lending Facility, GCredit

Mobile money wallet GCash is transitioning from a micro-lending innovation to being a full digital lending facility through the GCredit feature that is supported by CIMB Philippines. CIMB Philippines will now officially power GCredit, as the bank employs its credit

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Experian Teams up With FinScore for Alternative Data Scoring in the Philippines

Experian, a consumer financial data service provider, has partnered with FinScore, an alternative credit scoring provider, to help financial institutions reduce high default rates and prevent fraudulent activity, whilst simultaneously bridging the financial inclusion gap for unbanked individuals in the

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Xendit Partners BillEase to Offer BNPL for Filipino Merchants

Indonesian payment gateway Xendit and FDFC, the fintech company behind the Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) app BillEase, announced the launch of their joint PayLater solution to help merchants offer cardless payment installments in the Philippines. The partnership with BillEase

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Cashalo Claims Users’ Accounts Not Compromised Despite Data Breach

Online lending platform Cashalo announced that it had discovered a potential data breach but reassured its users that no customer accounts or passwords were compromised. The company said that on 18 February 2021, its cybersecurity team discovered a potential data

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Philippines Digibank Tonik Taps FinScore’s Alternative Credit Scoring Solution

Philippines digital bank Tonik has selected FinScore, a local alternative credit scoring company to process loan applications for its Filipino customers. FinScore’s AI-powered telco data credit scoring solution will be integrated with Тonik’s digital banking platform. The credit score will

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FinScore Inks Partnership With UnionBank for Data-Driven Credit Scoring

UnionBank has signed a partnership agreement with FinScore, an alternative credit scoring company that is powered by telco data and advanced analytics, aiming to promote market efficiencies and expand the access of Filipinos to a broad range of financial services.

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Provenir Links up With FinScore for AI-Powered Credit Decisioning

Provenir, risk decisioning and data analytics software provider, announced a new data integration partnership with FinScore, an alternative credit scoring company in the Philippines that uses proprietary AI and machine learning technology in its predictive models to help financial institutions

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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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SEC Urges the Central Bank to Consider Capping Consumer and Payday Loans Next

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has hailed the central bank’s move to cap charges on credit card transactions, raising its hopes that similar limits will soon apply to consumer and payday loans offered by lending and financing companies. On

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Lending App Venio Extends Its Reach Nationwide Across the Philippines

Venio, “nano-credit” lending app, has expanded its services nationwide across the Philippines on the back of metro launches across Mega Manila, Cebu and Davao. Venio has also continued its local convenience store and merchant acquisitions into six new municipalities within

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