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You'll Be Able to Download a Digital Version of Your National ID On Your Mobile Phone, Says PSA

The agency says that it will eventually replace the need for a physical card

Lisa Grace Bersales, national statistician and civil registrar general of the Philippine Statistics Authority, speaks at the FINTQ On Q, a roundtable discussion organized by FINTQnologies Corp., the fintech arm of telecommunications firm PLDTLast August saw the signing into law of Republic Act ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 15, 2018 11:00:00
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Over 8 of 10 Small Banks, Micro Lenders, Co-Ops in PH are Not Ready to Go Digital

FINTQ's latest Inclusive Digital Finance Report found many are not willing to invest in technology

At the launch of the Road to 20 by 2020 campaign last October 18. From left: Microfinance Council of the Philippines President and CEO Fr. Jose Victor Lobrigo, Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines President Armando Bonifacio, Chamber of Thrift Banks Trustee ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | October 22, 2018 10:00:00
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5 Big PH Businesses and Organizations Getting Into Blockchain Technology

Exciting developments discussed during the Enderun Fintech & Blockchain Innovation Summit

The Enderun Fintech & Blockchain Innovation Summit, held last March 21 and 22, featured local and international experts from the financial services and fintech industries“Before the end of the year, at least 20 million Filipinos will experience native blockchain technology.”So claimed Winston Damarillo, ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | April 14, 2018 09:00:00
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'Sachet' Banking: Will Php20-Savings Accounts Reduce the 86% of PH Households That Are Unbanked?

The online platform from PLDT’s fintech unit will be available in over 1.2 million sari-sari stores

In the near future, neighborhood sari-sari stores will turn into bank tellers where people can deposit their hard-earned money in small installments.FINTQ, the financial technology unit of PLDT Inc., has begun rolling out microfinance products under the KasamaKA brand that gives banks ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 22, 2018 10:00:00
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Which PH Tycoons Are Partnering with Their Potential Disruptors?

PwC’s 2017 Philippine Startup Survey says big businesses are tying up with innovative startups

Among the many roles worn by a startup is that of a disruptor. Many startups describe their technology, products and/or services as disruptive of incumbent industry players. They are changing the game by offering an innovative solution that is more efficient than ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | October 20, 2017 01:00:00
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PLDT Fintech Unit’s Referral Program Helps You Earn from Your Wide Circle of Friends

Each successful referral can earn you Php300 per customer of FINTQ’s loans, investment or insurance products

PLDT fintech unit FINTQnologies Corp., together with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), launched the KasamaKa Community and Income Builder Program last September 7, with the aim to make financial services accessible and affordable to the country’s unbanked population.Interested individuals can apply ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 07, 2017 11:00:00
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PH Fintech Platform to Boost Online Access to Cheaper Meds

In partnership with PLDT and Unilab, Land Bank offers mobile loans to purchase generic pharmaceutical products

For many Filipinos, having a job and a regular salary are no guarantees against running out of cash. And when that happens, the cash-strapped wage earner has no choice but to postpone or even give up some purchases, even if they happen ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 11, 2017 07:00:00
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Manny Pangilinan: PLDT on track with digitalization

‘The difficult task ahead is to be able to put PLDT as a truly digital telecom of everything and not just a digital mobile service provider,’ the company’s chairman and CEO says.

MANILA, Philippines – While it posted lower core net income for the first quarter of the year versus the same period last year, PLDT Inc. is on track of its core guidance for 2016, as it gets aggressive on digital expansion investments.“The ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 03, 2016 08:00:00