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At the Cusp of a BaaS Revolution, Here Are Some of the Challenges

The future of finance is open, and the rise of Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) means this future is closer than ever. The BaaS industry is quickly maturing, with 88% of senior APAC executives – in industries from banking and technology to healthcare

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Banks Need to Avoid Risks of a Big Bang Transition When They Digitise

The latest research by the International Data Corporation (IDC) and Thought Machine, a cloud native core banking technology firm, revealed that 40% of banks in the Asia Pacific will make significant changes to their current core banking systems in the

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Using E-Signatures to Ensure Business Continuity in an Increasingly Digital World

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the trend towards digitisation. Suddenly, government agencies, organisations, and businesses of every industry have been thrust into a world of remote processes, and the need for technology that enables business continuity has never been higher. Businesses

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Why Brands, Bigtechs, Fintechs and Banks Are All Taking Notice of Banking as a Service

The Asia Pacific region is leading the way in a revolution that is changing the way consumers interact with financial services. Banking as a Service (BaaS) has been spreading rapidly over the last couple of years, enabling brands to offer

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Why We Should Eliminate Passwords as Passwordless Authentication Is the Future

The computer password has been around for more than 6 decades. The first password can be traced back to 1961 in Massachusetts when a computer at MIT was protected with a password for secure login. Incidentally, MIT’s time-sharing system was

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Asian Firms Are Quick to Embrace Zero Trust Security Framework, Okta Survey Says

Over the past year, organisations in Asia have embraced the zero trust security framework at a fast pace, recognising the need to upgrade their IT security strategy to address the ongoing digital shift, according to a new survey by Okta,

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Unlocking APAC’s Cross-Border Commerce Opportunity with Embedded Payments

In Asia Pacific (APAC), the rapid development of cross-border e-commerce has fueled demand for cross-border payment capabilities and embedded financial solutions as small, online businesses embrace digital technologies to broaden their reach and go global, a recent report by Currencycloud shows. Embedded

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Here Are 9 Key Pains Points Up-And-Coming Fintechs Should Look Out For

In a fintech startup’s race to scale up, they will face challenges across many fronts, including improving product profitability, recruiting and retaining talent, managing risks as well as complying with regulations. In this article, Oracle NetSuite addresses the 9 key emerging

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PayNet Appoints Farhan Ahmad as Its Group Chief Executive Officer

Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet), the national payments network and shared central infrastructure for Malaysia’s financial markets, has named Farhan Ahmad as its new Group Chief Executive Officer effective 12 April 2022, succeeding Peter Schiesser. Farhan was the Founder and Chief

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BTI Payments Offers Innovative Self-Service Kiosks for Unbanked and Underserved

Self-service kiosks are a safer alternative, especially in today’s challenging times of COVID-19 because they are contactless. It provides a safer and more convenient way for people to meet their transactional requirements. For a country like the Philippines, where there

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