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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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Rural Banks, Too, Suffer From Financial Exclusion. Is Blockchain the Solution?

UnionBank rolls out Project i2i, which seeks to integrate rural banks into ATM and payments networks

Last May 22, UnionBank officially launched Project i2i in a press conference in Davao City. Heading the event were (from left): Amor Maclang, co-founder of GeiserMaclang; Tanya Hotchkiss, executive vice president of Cantilan Bank; Justo Ortiz, chairman of UnionBank; and Ramon Vicente ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | May 29, 2018 12:00:00
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How UnionBank is Pioneering the Blockchain Revolution in PH Banking

It is using the technology to update manuals faster and to power a settlement system for rural banks

UnionBank, one of the country’s largest universal banks, is positioning itself as the Philippines’ first blockchain-enabled bankEver since blockchain was introduced to the public in 2009 as the underlying technology behind Bitcoin, many have highlighted its disruptive effects to the financial sector. ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | May 09, 2018 09:00:00
Startup Tips

5 easy steps to save money

Even in the face of rising expenses, a sum put away every month can take you a long way.

Have you checked your personal finance lately? Some people find it hard to save for various reasons: insufficient income, rising household and business expenses, too many credit card bills, or too little time to check available investment plans in the market.  But ...

by Henry Ong and Henry Ong  | May 22, 2015 07:00:00
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