Imagine a world where authoritarian governments and fintech companies monitor everything you do, amass huge amounts of data on almost every interaction you make, and award you a single score that measures how “trustworthy” you are
JuanCredit is a platform that uses artificial intelligence to rate borrowers’ credit score and connect them to established lending institutions through an online lender marketplace
Ayannah's Mikko Perez and Kennemer Foods' Simon Bakker join the ranks of Endeavor Philippines entrepreneurs looking to make real change in the economy.
Mikko Perez of Ayannah and Simon Bakker of Kennemer were handpicked as the 9th and 10th Philippine-based high-impact entrepreneurs at Endeavor’s 69th international selection panel held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Endeavor is excited to provide strategic mentoring and support to accelerate Ayannah and Kennemer, which we are confident will transform their respective industries and positively impact the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Philippines and other emerging markets around the world.”
Ayannah, the leading provider of affordable and accessible digital financial services for emerging markets has partnered with Bayad Center, the bills payment subsidiary of Meralco, the Philippines’ largest electric utility to launch Juan Credit™, the first artificial intelligence-powered credit scoring system for the unbanked in emerging markets.
Ayannah, a mature stage startup from the Philippines, has won the US$10,000 Best in Show award at the recent Fintech Finals 2017 (FF17) pitch competition in Hong Kong.
An affordable and accessible digital financial services for the world’s unbanked has walked away with the «Best in Show» by the judges at the Fintech Finals 2017. What does it do?
Singapore-based fintech startup Bambu was the winner of the Best Early Stage Startup Award at Fintech Finals 2017 in Hong Kong last month. Other highlights from the Fintech Finals 2017 included Ayannah winning the overall title, Best in Show, while DarcMatter won for Best Growth Stage and BIMA for Best Mature Stage.
Philippine-based startup Ayannah, a provider of affordable and accessible digital financial services for the world’s unbanked, was named Best in Show by the judges at the Fintech Finals 2017 (FF17) pitch competition at PMQ in Hong Kong on Thursday night.
Philippines-based Ayannah, a provider of financial services to migrants and the unbanked, was the overall start-up winner in the Next Money Fintech Finals 2017 in Hong Kong.
The Philippine startup edges out 22 competitors to take home the US$10,000 prize
Philippine fintech startup Ayannah won on January 19 the Fintech Finals 2017 (FF17) in Hong Kong, edging out 22 global competitors.
Ayannah currently offers three services targeted at overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who use remittances to support and purchase goods and services for their families back at home.
Sendah Remit has partnered with LBC, one of the Philippines’ largest providers of courier and payment services. 1100 LBC branches nationwide are now part of the Sendah Remit network.
From being laggards in Asia, as China and India mopped up most of the PE-VC funding, Southeast Asian nations are reaching a tipping point. According to a recent report by Google and Temasek, the region’s 260 million internet users — with an additional 3.8 million coming online every month — is spurring its internet economy.
In the Philippines, the FinTech ecosystem remains modest (see chart on page S4/2). But according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Deputy Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr., the growth trajectory of the local FinTech scene is mimicking that for the rest of the world, with investments flowing into the payments and underserved segments of the market.
Ayannah’s B2B payment service, Sendah Direct, introduces another revenue-generating service for its distributors and agents. Smart Padala Encashment via Sendah Direct is one of the many services Ayannah plans to roll out this year.
Sendah, Ayannah’s gift remittance service, is now more accessible to UAE-based Filipinos through Ayannah’s partnership with Ventaja PayRemit.
From the government, startups, and social enterprises, we take a look at the startup ecosystem influencers who make startup life more fun in the Philippines.