Oct 30 2019
The FinTech Alliance.ph Board of Trustees approved the nomination of Griselda “Gay” Santos as its Executive Director effective Nov. 3.Gay worked in the World Bank Group for over 25 years where she held various positions. She worked in Investment and Portfolio Credit Operations, Operational Risks and Advisory Services. With her investment operations experience, she served…
Sep 15 2019
MANILA, Philippines – Government regulators and agencies, and financial technology (fintech) trade association FinTechAlliance.ph formalized the adoption of a code of conduct for “responsible online lending” on Monday, September 16.
The move was made in response to a spate of harassment complaints made to the National Privacy Commission (NPC) against online lenders that resort to harassing borrowers when…
Aug 04 2019
The Philippines government is pushing for innovation and entrepreneurship, introducing new regulations and programs to support young companies, and leading numerous projects to bring convenient e-government public services to the masses.
The Philippines Innovation Act The Philippines’ president, Rodrigo Duterte, has signed a new law aimed at boosting innovation to help “promote growth and national competitiveness of…
Jun 12 2019
To address threats and risks to a technologically-enhanced and digitalized banking sector, local banks are making use of more financial technology (fintech) for “strategic efficiencies” particularly in dealing with institutional risks, the latest Banking Sector Outlook Survey (BSOS) said.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), which launched the BSOS last year and just released the second…
Jun 06 2019
Financial technology continues to bring exciting times ahead in the Philippines with the ever-growing emergence of new fintech players that aim to cater to 69 per cent of its adult population that are still unbanked.
A report released earlier this year suggests that the Filipino fintech sector may soon be entering “a new phase of development” driven by…
May 05 2019
May 05 2019
Digitalization has reached another milestone as FinTech Alliance.ph recently held its first FinTech Alliance Summit at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) last March 26, 2019 with over 400 attendees.
BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno delivered the keynote which marked his very first public forum since assuming the governorship.
The FinTech Alliance Summit also marks the launch of…
Apr 12 2019
FinTechAlliance.ph board and members got the chance to Meet & Greet Grameen Bank founder and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Prof. Muhammad Yunus at Social Young Business Summit 2019 last March 22-23, 2019 at the De La Salle-College Saint Benilde, Manila.
Prof. Yunus’ Grameen Bank pioneered the concepts microfinance and microcredit when it was founded in Bangladesh…
Mar 14 2019
Strong fundamentals, a supportive regulator and a comprehensive cell phone coverage, are some of favorable attributes of the Philippine market set to drive the digital transformation of the country’s financial sector, according to a report released earlier this month by the Milken Institute.
Titled Fintech in the Philippines: Assessing the State of Play, the new research paper…
Jan 01 2018
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor Espenilla, Jr. recently inducted the new set of officers of FintechAlliance.Ph
FintechAlliance.Ph is the association of companies that serve as strategic players in the digital finance space in the Philippines. It aims to further stimulate innovation to better promote inclusive growth while creating an environment for interoperability to empower every Filipino.
In photo: (1st row from left to right) Maria Gaitanidou (Coins.ph); Dicky Alikpala (Ayannah); FintechAlliance.Ph Chairman…