Virtual Banking

CIMB Picks Jumio’s Digital Onboarding Solution for its Digital-Only Bank in Philippines

CIMB’s digital-only banking arm in the Philippines and Jumio announced today the bank has picked the end-to-end identity verification provider to power its digital onboarding. According to their press statement, CIMB Bank PH’s mobile app integrates Jumio’s AI-driven identity verification

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RCBC’s New Digital Bank to Focus on Philippines’ Underserved Markets

The Board of Directors of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) has approved the creation of cloud-based digital bank with a rural bank license as disclosed with the Philippine Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Once regulatory approvals are secured, RCBC’s virtual

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Philippines Digital Bank TONIK Picks Finastra to Power Its Core Banking

Finastra announced today that TONIK, a licensed digital-only bank in Philippines, has selected Fusion Essence in the cloud to power its end-to-end core banking capabilities. According to the parties involved, the move will support TONIK as it launches its retail

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A New Digital Bank Will Launch in the Philippines in 2020

TONIK Financial announced today that its subsidiary in the Philippines has received Notice of Approval for a new banking license from the Central Bank of the Philippines. The license will enable Tonik to provide a full range of retail banking

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Philippines’ Lawmaker Pushes for Virtual Banking Regulation

Albay Representative Joey Salceda on Monday filed a measure providing a regulatory framework for virtual banking to boost the financial inclusion thrust pursued by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. Salceda, chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, filed

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How Philippines’ UnionBank is Reinventing Themselves for a Digital World

UnionBank of the Philippines has been stealing headlines for quite a bit recently with various tech-related announcements. There a lot of bright spots in the Philippines fintech ecosystem even though they are not as heavily reported on as some of

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CIMB Bank Reaches 1M Customers In New All-Digital Bank Model In The Philippines

CIMB Bank Philippines surpasses their targets for expanding their consumer base in the country, successfully signing up over a million Filipinos to its all-digital mobile banking platform in just 10 months. This makes CIMB Bank Philippines the fastest-growing all-digital bank

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State-Owned Overseas Filipino Bank to Become a Fully Digital Bank by 2020

The Overseas Filipino Bank (OFBank), a state-owned bank and a subsidiary of Land Bank of the Philippines, is planning to become a fully branchless, digital lender by mid-2020. Currently pending approval from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the country’s

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Malaysian Bank Secures 500k Customers in 6 Months Thanks to Partnership with Gcash

CIMB Bank Philippines announced that it has garnered 500,000 customers, approximately six months after opening its doors for business in the Philippines. The milestone was reached anchored on a strong proposition of co-creation and partnership between CIMB Bank and GCash,

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