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Sumsub Makes Presence at Philippine Fintech Festival 2023

Fintech companies in the Philippines and the ASEAN region are gearing up this week for the Digital Pilipinas Festival from November 20 to 24. This event, known for its valuable networking opportunities and fostering innovative collaborations, serves as a dynamic

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An Ecosystem Approach to Banking the Underbanked

Reaching Indonesia’s unbanked and underbanked population has been a long-standing challenge for banks. Hindered by numerous factors, including sociocultural diversity, low levels of financial literacy, and Indonesia’s archipelagic geography, the expansion of traditional banking channels has been cost-prohibitive. The result

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Backbase’s ENGAGE Asia 2023 to Kick off in Bangkok This November

Banking leaders find themselves at that pivotal time of the year when they must strategise their transformation goals for the upcoming year. In Asia, digital banking has become ingrained in consumers’ lifestyles, evolving into a core expectation and a decisive

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BSP’s Push to Standardise QR Codes Helps Salmon Expand Financial Inclusion

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) recent moves to standardise QR payment codes across the Philippines are helping democratise consumer credit in the Philippines in unexpected ways, with Salmon leading the charge. Based on a global standard for secure payments, QR

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Fintech’s Resilient Ride to Spur Digitalisation Despite Recession, Banking Crisis

The world has undergone significant changes since the onset of the pandemic, especially in the financial industry’s journey towards digitalisation. The pandemic expedited the transformation of customer interactions by three years and pushed banks’ digital offerings ahead by seven years.

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Bank Treasurers Can Be Key Players in Driving Efficiency

Before 2008, the role of the bank treasurer broadly revolved around reporting, balance sheet management and cash management. This changed when the global financial crisis saw well-established financial institutions run out of liquidity and eventually fail. Today, treasurers are increasingly

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Thought Machine’s Modern Core Enables Nikel to Close the Small Business Credit Gap

Thought Machine, a cloud-native banking technology company, has empowered Nikel, a fintech startup that unlocks credit for millions in Southeast Asia, to streamline its lending process and develop new products more quickly. Founded in 2018, Nikel which rebranded from Impact

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Salmon’s Super–Charged Journey in AI-Enabled Consumer Lending

Manila-based fintech Salmon has grown rapidly in its first year of operations. From launching its first point-of-sale lending product four months after inception, rolling out its proprietary app, and securing partnerships with leading retailers across the Philippines – the fintech

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Huawei Cloud Finance Summit Philippines 2023 to Explore the Future of Finance

The Huawei Cloud Finance Summit Philippines 2023 is set to bridge the gap between traditional banks, fintech companies, and software partners to foster meaningful connections and drive collaboration this 31 August at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila. At this summit, participants

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Alibaba Cloud Summit Philippines 2023 Poised for Kick off This 12 Sept

The Alibaba Cloud Summit Philippines 2023 is set to kick off this 12 September at Grand Hyatt Manila, presenting attendees an opportunity to delve into the realm of cloud technology and foster invaluable connections among like-minded professionals. A live stream

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