Philippines

Philippine neobank Tonik secures $100M in consumer deposits

Tonik, the Philippines' first digital-only neobank, has surpassed PHP5 billion…


Philippines: Southeast Asia's next big breakout market?

TechNode Global’s series on the Philippines will delve into why now, after…


Philippines to stop accepting digital bank applications for 3 years, caps licenses to 7

The Philippine central bank will close the application window for digital…


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Investree gets Philippines SEC approval to operate local crowdfunding platform for startups and SMEs

Investree has received approval from the Philippines' Securities and Exchange…


Ant Financial, Ant Group, Jack Ma, Alibaba

Jack Ma's fintech giant Ant: a brief history of its Southeast Asia empire building

Now we know that Ant Financial—or Ant Group, as we apparently must call it from…


China’s iQiyi ramps up Southeast Asia expansion

After its very quiet rollout in Malaysia midway through 2019, followed by…


GoBear adds $17m to pot to grow its financial marketplace app

Financial marketplace app GoBear—no relation to Gojek, which uses the…