Daily Markup #250: This week’s top stories on robo-advisor Bibit’s US$65M funding round, the acquisition of P2P lending platform iGrow & more

On this week’s top stories, two Indonesian fintech startups lead the charge. Join us in congratulating team Bibit for their latest funding round and team iGrow on their recent acquisition. Proptech is also hot news, with CEO of Urbanmetry Cha-Ly Koh weighing in on ‘property overhang’ in Malaysia and MHub signing two important MoUs.

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Funding & acquisitions in fintech

Forging partnerships

Hear from founders

  • Cha-Ly Koh, founder, and CEO of property data startup Urbanmetry spoke on the issue of property overhang in Malaysia. She believes that COVID-19 has given the real estate industry some breathing room. More on the interview here.
  • From launching a product that has never been seen before in the market to winning awards, fintech startup Curlec has since processed close to US$250,000,000 on its platform. Hear more from co-founder Zac Liew here.
  • In an interview, founder of review app abillion, Vikas Garg said that the platform uses ‘gamification’, to encourage users to stay active on the app. Find out more here.

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