Behavioral Finance is the inaugural winner of the Phoenix group’s Innovation Forum.

In collaboration with FinTech Scotland and TCS’s Co-Creation and Innovation Network (COIN), the Phoenix Innovation Forum invited FinTech enterprises to develop innovative new tools that improve financial well-being, engagement and make a genuine positive impact on customers’ lives. The Innovation Forum launched in May 2022 and seven companies were shortlisted to provide an initial pitch … Read more

Rent support and dental checks would be ‘eviscerated’ by inflation, Conservatives say

Liberal payments for dental care and rental housing will only add to inflation, without providing relief from the rising cost of living, Conservative MPs argued in the House of Commons on Monday. The MPs debated the government’s legislation to create an annual $650 dental benefit for low- and middle-income families for every child under the … Read more

Empower economy to overcome unemployment issues in Sabah: MBS | Daily Express Online

Empower economy to overcome unemployment issues in Sabah: MBS Published on: Monday, October 03, 2022 By: Bernama Text Size: KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Youth Council (MBS) is hoping for various economic empowerment initiatives to be introduced under Budget 2023 to overcome the issue of youth unemployment in the state. Its president, Abqaree Fawwaz Abekan said … Read more

Embedded finance set for explosive growth

Embedded finance is set to redefine how consumers and businesses build and manage relationships with financial services, according to research which predicts that its transaction value will double in the US to $7 trillion by 2026. The research, from Bain & Company and Bain Capital, forecasts huge revenue opportunities – up to $51 billion in … Read more

Borneo Craft Festival eyes RM400,000 sales | Daily Express Online

Borneo Craft Festival eyes RM400,000 sales Published on: Saturday, October 01, 2022 By: Ricardo Unto Text Size: ‘Ainu observing some of the crafts sold at the festival. Kota Kinabalu: The 2022 Borneo Craft Festival (FKB) at 1Borneo Hypermall, here, is targeting a sales value of RM400,000, said Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation Director-General ‘Ainu Sham Ramli. … Read more

Facebook scrambles to escape a death spiral as users flee, sales drop

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the US House Financial Services Committee during An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 23, 2019. Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images A year ago, before Facebook had turned Meta, the social media company … Read more

Women Venture Asia launches to support female entrepreneurs in Singapore

Gender gap in entrepreneurship – a much-discussed topic today even as we have made great strides across the century as a society. Founders Harmin Kaur, Deborah Widjaja and Dr. Sandhya Sriram seeks to mitigate these factors and empower women entrepreneurs through their latest non-profit venture, Women Venture Asia. Globally, there is a funding gap where … Read more

Apple VP leaves company after making jokes in viral TikTok video

An aerial view of Apple Park is seen in Cupertino, California, United States on October 28, 2021. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Apple’s vice president of procurement, Tony Blevins, has left the company after a TikTok video showed him making a vulgar comment about women at a car show. An Apple representative … Read more

Cell C wants to shift into a ‘digital lifestyle company’ – with product offerings and partnerships in the pipeline

Mobile operator Cell C on Thursday (29 September), published a market update on its future post-recapitalisation, “as a fit-for-purpose entity”. The embattled company said it aims to develop into a ‘digital lifestyle company’ with new customer propositions and platform solutions. A number of these initiatives are set to be delivered in the next few months, … Read more

The surprising solution to greater financial inclusion

This article was co-authored by Sophia Sanders, Head of Partnerships at Chetwood Financial. To fully discuss embedded finance and the many doors it unlocks, we must first return to an older but no less relevant buzz phrase: open banking. Open banking has captured the industry’s attention for some time now. Allowing users to share their … Read more