fintech - updates

Rappler's latest stories on fintech


[OPINION] The case for going cashless

May 19, 2020 - 3:06 PM

'India pressed a computer key to make the payments, while the Philippines walked a bag full of cash door to door'

5 female-led Philippine fintech startups promoting financial inclusion

Dec 03, 2019 - 7:21 PM

These companies may just be able to help you achieve your financial goals for yourself or your fledgling business

Fintech company Zybi Tech launches JuanCash, JuanExchange

Jul 25, 2019 - 6:18 PM

JuanCash is an all-in-one financial app while JuanExchange is a virtual currency trading platform

Photo from JuanCash, 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

[OPINION] It's time for more fintech in the Philippines

Apr 01, 2018 - 6:47 PM

Competition and innovation in finance are powerful forces for change and have the potential to benefit people across Southeast Asia

Freelancing taking root in the Philippines – study

Apr 01, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The young and digitally adept Philippine freelance market encompasses around 2% of the population and is expected to grow further, according to a new study by PayPal

[OPINION] Xi Jinping – in Duterte's footsteps, so to speak...

Jan 02, 2018 - 11:33 AM

The 'best' and 'worst' in Asia 2017

Inside ‘The Ark,’ we’re riding into the future of banking

Nov 30, 2017 - 7:16 AM

It’s the country’s first fully digital bank branch, and it aims to transform banking from a boring chore to an empowering experience


Digital small loans lending platform pera247 launched in PH

Nov 01, 2017 - 7:41 PM

Pera 247 is a mobile app-based lending platform that provides micro-loans for up to 90 days to the country’s unbanked population without the need for collateral or existing credit history

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Oct 26, 2017 - 11:15 AM

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Jack Ma optimistic PH could be world's best in fintech

Oct 25, 2017 - 8:45 PM

(UPDATED) 'The Philippines has the opportunity to develop the best fintech services in the world because you have so many mobile phones,' says the Chinese tycoon

Photo by Alecs Ongcal / Rappler

Competition policy enforcement in the digital age

Sep 30, 2017 - 11:26 AM

The decisions to be made by the Philippine Competition Commission in coming months, as it fully implements the Philippine Competition Act, will set the tone for competition regulation in Philippine markets

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

Mengajak tumbuh bersama "pohon" investasi

Jun 03, 2017 - 2:47 PM

Investree pionir peer to peer lending mengincar sektor usaha kreatif termasuk periklanan sebagai lahan bisnis potensial

INVESTREE. CEO Investree, Adrian. Foto: istimewa

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

OJK siapkan regulasi untuk layanan teknologi keuangan (FinTech)

Nov 17, 2016 - 12:55 PM

Nilai transaksi e banking di Indonesia mencapai US 590 juta Perusahaan fintech belum diregulasi

PERLINDUNGAN KONSUMEN. OJK dan FinCoNet menggelar seminar perlindungan konsumen perbankan pada Kamis, 17 November. Foto oleh Nadia Hamid/Rappler

Global fintech firm Payoneer expands into PH

Sep 24, 2016 - 12:51 PM

The New York based firm is drawn to the country’s rapidly expanding base of online workers and entrepreneurs which already comprises almost 20 of the global online workforce

Menuju digitalisasi jasa keuangan

Jun 02, 2016 - 6:32 PM

Butuh persiapan baik dari segi regulasi maupun pola pikir pelaku usaha

Para pelaku industri FinTech berdiskusi menyampaikan saran untuk regulasi jasa keuangan digital di Jakarta pada Rabu, 1 Juni 2016.

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