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Filipino payments platform PayMongo secures $2.7 million in seed funding

Sep 25, 2019 - 6:04 PM

PayMongo says the seed funding round is 'record-breaking in terms of the amount raised for any startup in the Philippines'

Finovation 2019: for stronger collaboration and greater credit access through upgraded fintech

Sep 25, 2019 - 5:02 PM

With the theme "Real Problems, Real Solutions," the summit was held on September 25 at The Peninsula Manila

Mobile credit expands mass surveillance of ordinary Kenyans

Sep 21, 2019 - 4:52 PM

‘Fintech’ apps bring credit to poor Kenyans. Debt and invasions of privacy are part of the deal.

Coins.ph, GCash, GrabPay, PayMaya: Who’s leading the mobile payments war in PH?

Apr 02, 2019 - 12:51 PM

Take a close look at how the competition is playing out so far

Actual usage precipitates blockchain understanding, say entrepreneurs

Aug 20, 2018 - 6:55 PM

Many understand the internet through applications such as email, social media, or video streaming. To understand blockchain, use it, get a cryptocurrency wallet, and try making a few transactions, say Brock Pierce and Serry Osmeña


Globe's GCash partners with Hong Kong-based EMQ for remittances

Sep 04, 2017 - 8:50 PM

With the partnership EMQ users can now send funds to GCash account holders

WATCH: Financial experts gather to discuss FinTech in Indonesia

Nov 18, 2016 - 12:38 PM

Watch the video highlights from the OJK FinCoNet International Seminar

National ID to benefit unemployed, unbanked Filipinos

May 24, 2016 - 7:07 PM

The majority of unbanked Filipinos are unemployed A national ID would remove a key barrier to opening a bank account that would allow them to fully enjoy financial technology

23M adult Filipinos run out of money for basic necessities – survey

Oct 21, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Among the households that reported they run short of money for basic necessities 94 borrow to cover costs a new World Bank survey shows

PUSHING AWARENESS. The World Bank's Nataliya Mylenko says that even simple measures like taking note of interest rates can go a long way in saving for the future. Photo by Chris Schnabel / Rappler