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PayMaya’s fintech innovations boost e-Commerce transactions

More consumers are shopping online, especially for safety and convenience amid the COVID-19 pandemic. For many businesses accelerating their digital transformation to ride this wave, embracing e-commerce is the way forward under the “new normal.” Helping these enterprises transform is PayMaya, the only fintech in the country providing digital payments solutions that can easily integrate…

E-commerce for everyone: Digital Transformation with Shopee and ShopeePay

The pandemic has significantly changed people’s lives, especially in terms of shopping. As more consumers choose to stay indoors, they also increasingly turn to online platforms for their needs—a trend that will continue even as retail establishments restart operations. For a booming industry that is fast-growing in markets such as the Philippines and other nations…

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UBX Philippines leads Open Finance revolution with i2i

Open Finance and payments platform i2i has been providing financial services to micro-business owners like Mang Efren, a vegetable stall owner in Cebu. Mang Efren was able to pick up his approved loan proceeds conveniently from the nearest partner remittance center through i2i, currently the fastest-growing Open Finance and payments platform in the country. UBX…

E-commerce comes of age amid pandemic

Unknown to many, , adding it to applications for cellular phones. Angelito Villanueva, chair and founder of FinTech Alliance.ph, executive vice president and chief innovation officer at Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. and chief digital transformation officer for the Yuchengco Group of Companies, said Filipinos were introduced to e-money or e-cash as early as 2001. Orlando…

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Pepsi PH bottling capacity up 30% via new plant in Batangas

Beverage-maker Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc. has expanded its bottling capacity, adopted digital platforms and accelerated sustainability initiatives amid a challenging environment caused by the prolonged pandemic. “ When most companies feared to move forward, PCPPI chose to make big moves and transform,” company president and CEO Frederick Ong said during PCCPI’s recent stockholders’ meeting. PCPPI,…

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Rockwell roars back, H1 earnings beat 2020 level

Upscale property developer Rockwell Land has seen earnings in the first six months exceed full 2020 level, riding on a resilient high-end residential property market during this prolonged COVID-19 pandemic. Building on this momentum, Rockwell is set to bring to the property market about worth of fresh property inventory this year, including two flagship projects…

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Paymaya operator secures P8B to fund digital bank dream

The privately held technology company behind the PayMaya mobile wallet successfully raised , or over P8 billion, to fund its expansion and an upcoming digital bank. Voyager Innovations said on Monday the money came from existing investors PLDT Inc., China’s Tencent, global investment firm KKR and the International Finance Corp., through IFC Financial Institutions Growth…

Jollibee, McDonald’s serve up vaccination model for PH

When the Group president of Jollibee Foods Corp. and managing director of McDonald’s Philippines set aside their companies’ fierce rivalry in the fast-food sector in favor of pooling their expertise and resources to pursue a common goal for the Philippines, good things will likely happen. Among these is the acceleration of the government’s COVID-19 vaccination…