Maya puts PH in Global Stage in Google Think FinTech 2022

  Leading digital bank and finance app Maya took the global stage at the recently held Google Think Fintech 2022 in Dubai as only Southeast Asian Fintech player featured in the prestigious event.    Maya Chief Marketing Officer Pepe Torres spoke at the tech giant’s exclusive fintech conference for emerging markets around the world. He shared how helping address the pent-up […]

Silicon Valley forum picks Maya among best Southeast Asia unicorns

Leading fintech and digital bank Maya headlined a recent Silicon Valley fintech forum for being the only unicorn in the Philippines with the most comprehensive digital financial services ecosystem.   Organized by the University of San Francisco’s Center for Business Studies and Innovation in Asia-Pacific and the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business–Center for International Business […]

GCash breaches P500B gross transaction value in March 2022, sees sustained growth

GCash has sustained its market dominance as the country’s number one finance app, breaching the P500-billion mark in Gross Transaction Value in March 2022 alone.   GCash user engagement continues to thrive even as the world opens up, showing that it has become a major part of people’s everyday lives. Active GCash users are now […]

Bayad scales up its cybersecurity standards as it obtains PCI DSS Certification

Bayad continues to trailblaze the fintech industry being the trusted brand in the outsourced payment collection service in the Philippines. Having aggregated a multitude of billers that are now being used by more than 100,000 physical touchpoints and leading digital and mobile platforms across the country, the company has enhanced and intensified its cybersecurity initiatives […]

Tech Investment Firm First Shoshin to deliver digital payment solutions to Asia’s leading female finance platform Bixie

First Shoshin Solutions Inc. (FSSI), founded by ex-congressmen Sally Ponce-Enrile, which has invested to develop a US$5m Fintech Hub in 2020, announced its partnership with Bixie to empower Filipino women to become financially independent.    Bixie is Asia’s leading female finance platform, providing an AI-powered finance app that encourages savings and wealth generation through knowledge, […]

10×1000 Tech for Inclusion Enhances Fintech Learning Programs to Continue Bridging the Global Digital Skills Gap

Fintech training platform 10×1000 Tech for Inclusion (“10×1000”) today released its results for 2021. With the vision to train 1,000 emerging talents and tech leaders each year for ten years, the platform saw a total of 1,067 learners from 66 countries and regions complete its Fintech Foundation Program and Fintech Leadership Program in 2021, and […]

Alibaba Cloud Accelerates BRB’s Strategy to Support Financial Inclusion in the Philippines

Allen Guo, Country Manager for the Philippines, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence and Alfonso Huang, President of E-pon sign the agreement for the launch of Binangonan Rural Bank’s E-pon digital app   Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, has announced that its solutions will enable Binangonan Rural Bank (BRB) – the first […]

GCash tightens user verification process to enhance traceability ahead of 2022 elections

GCash, the country’s leading mobile wallet, has pledged to implement safeguards to prevent possible misuse of the platform for illegal vote-buying for the upcoming 2022 local and national elections.    The top e-wallet made this commitment together with other fintech companies at the recent virtual launch of FinTech Alliance Philippines and the E-Money Association of […]

GCash-BPI partnership enhances accessibility to retail investments, financial services

Leading mobile wallet company GCash recently teamed up with the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), one of the biggest banks in the country, to further broaden its retail offerings and provide customers with more opportunities to grow their funds.    This follows GCash’s move to make it possible for Filipinos to avail of retail […]

Harnessing the Power of Tech amid Rise of Digital Banking in PH

More than two years into the pandemic, digital transactions are now considered the new norm to ensure safety. As a result, it prompted financial institutions to fast-track their digital transformation.   In a recent study, IDC and Backbase revealed that 60% of more than 1,000 surveyed individuals in the Asia-Pacific are likely to switch to a […]