Philippines

Philippines’ largest EdTech startup Edukasyon.ph secures bridge funding

Edukasyon.ph, the largest EdTech startup in the Philippines, has raised a convertible note with backing from a number of investors, including follow-on investors KSR Ventures and…

PDS Group launches first fully-digital DLT-based digital bond

The Philippine Dealing System Holdings Corp. (PDS Group) announced on Thursday the launch of a fully digitally native bond, issued on a distributed ledger technology (DLT) network…

Malaysia’s home services platform Kaodim to cease operations next month

Malaysia-based home services platform Kaodim will cease operations starting from July 1, citing prolonged COVID lockdowns among the challenges it faced. "So it is with a heavy…

Maria Health partners with Deel to provide affordable health coverage to Philippine remote workers

Philippines online health insurance marketplace Maria Health has partnered with Deel to provide access to affordable health insurance for companies hiring remote workers in the…

Philippine cloud kitchen firm Kraver’s Canteen secures $3M Series A led by Quest Ventures

The Kraver’s Group has secured $3 million in Series A funding. Best known for its cloud kitchen startup Kraver’s Canteen which runs 11 cloud kitchens in the Philippines. The…

Australian FinTech firm Peppermint gets e-wallet license in the Philippines

Peppermint Innovation Ltd (Peppermint), an Australia-based FinTech firm, announced Wednesday the company has been granted a license to operate as an electronic money issuer (EMI)…

Philippines’ Voyager Innovations raises $210M at a valuation of $1.4 billion

Voyager Innovations (Voyager), a technology company in the Philippines behind the end-to-end money platform PayMaya and neobank Maya Bank, said Monday it has raised $210 million…

Exploring the FinTech revolution in the Philippines

Addressing financial inequality in the Philippines means making certain that everyone has equitable access to financial services. To date, some 66 percent of Filipinos remain…

Philippine e-commerce aggregator Armada Brands raises $1.3M Pre-Seed co-led by M Venture Partners and Foxmont Capital Partners

Armada Brands (Armada), a Philippine-based e-commerce aggregator, said Tuesday it has raised $1.3 million in pre-seed funding to invest in e-commerce entrepreneurs looking to…

Indonesia’s GoTo sells majority stake in Philippines e-wallet Coins.ph – report

Indonesia's tech firm GoTo Group it had sold its majority stake in Filipino e-wallet Coins.ph, Reuters reported on Monday. The deal could also signal the end of its effort to…