Rappler's latest stories on financial technology
GCash transactions see 'unprecedented growth' in May
Online payments to merchants via GCash surged by 700% in May compared to the same period last year
5 female-led Philippine fintech startups promoting financial inclusion
These companies may just be able to help you achieve your financial goals for yourself or your fledgling business
Filipino payments platform PayMongo secures $2.7 million in seed funding
PayMongo says the seed funding round is 'record-breaking in terms of the amount raised for any startup in the Philippines'
Finovation 2019: for stronger collaboration and greater credit access through upgraded fintech
With the theme "Real Problems, Real Solutions," the summit was held on September 25 at The Peninsula Manila
Mobile credit expands mass surveillance of ordinary Kenyans
‘Fintech’ apps bring credit to poor Kenyans. Debt and invasions of privacy are part of the deal.
Coins.ph, GCash, GrabPay, PayMaya: Who’s leading the mobile payments war in PH?
Take a close look at how the competition is playing out so far
Actual usage precipitates blockchain understanding, say entrepreneurs
Many understand the internet through applications such as email, social media, or video streaming. To understand blockchain, use it, get a cryptocurrency wallet, and try making a few transactions, say Brock Pierce and Serry Osmeña
Globe's GCash partners with Hong Kong-based EMQ for remittances
With the partnership EMQ users can now send funds to GCash account holders
WATCH: Financial experts gather to discuss FinTech in Indonesia
Watch the video highlights from the OJK FinCoNet International Seminar
National ID to benefit unemployed, unbanked Filipinos
The majority of unbanked Filipinos are unemployed A national ID would remove a key barrier to opening a bank account that would allow them to fully enjoy financial technology
23M adult Filipinos run out of money for basic necessities – survey
Among the households that reported they run short of money for basic necessities 94 borrow to cover costs a new World Bank survey shows