Chubb partners Atome to co-create insurance products for SEA

Switzerland-based insurance firm Chubb and Singapore-based digital financial services platform Atome, have announced a regional partnership to help drive consumer protection across Southeast Asia.

Atome partners TikTok Shop to drive e-commerce growth in Malaysia

Atome, a Singapore-based digital consumer financing platform, has joined forces with TikTok Shop to revolutionize the e-commerce landscape in Malaysia. This strategic partnership enables businesses of all sizes, but particularly young entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises (SMEs), to harness the potential of online shopping and foster economic…

Atome partners with Amazon to offer deferred payment option during checkout in Singapore

Atome, a Singapore-based buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) platform, has on Wednesday announced that its flexible buy now pay later payment option is now available for Amazon customers in Singapore during checkout.

Malaysia to enact laws to better regulate ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ schemes

Southeast Asia super app Grab and Sea Ltd’s e-commerce platform Shopee have started providing BNPL options in Malaysia since last year. Advance Intelligence Group’s Atome, Pine Labs’ Fave, Allectus Capital-backed Hoolah, 500 Startup-backed Split are among the FinTech startups that provide such services in the country.

Standard Chartered to provide $500M financing to BNPL firm Atome for its expansion

This funding will enable Atome Financial to grow and connect a wider ecosystem of merchants to a larger customer base, improving product access and financial inclusion for consumers across the region.

Bank Negara Malaysia working with ‘relevant authorities’ to address concerns over BNPL

It is important for individuals to understand the terms and conditions of the BNPL schemes, and to not take debt that they cannot afford, the regulator warned.

Atome partners Softbank-backed travel tech firm Klook to expand BNPL services

The partnership will start in Singapore before rolling out to Hong Kong, Malaysia, and the Philippines in the coming months.

Malaysia-based PayHalal partners Atome to offer ‘Shariah-compliant’ BNPL options in Malaysia, Indonesia

The partnership further enhances the shopping and payment experience of shoppers and supports Muslim retailers and businesses with increased sales amid the pandemic.

Malaysia-listed payment firm GHL teams up with BNPL startup Atome to expand across ASEAN

In Malaysia and Singapore, merchants who opted for Atome’s BNPL experienced an average 17 percent increase in their ticket order size.

Challenges and opportunities as Buy Now, Pay Later shopping gains traction in Malaysia

The ongoing pandemic has helped to accelerate the uptake of BNPL as commerce increasingly moves online and consumers look for alternatives to better manage their finances.