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HDFC introduces a digital bank to support SMEs as the backbone of India’s economy
While there is a dearth in bank’s funding and financial options for small and medium enterprises globally, new players are intercepting with their digital capabilities to provide lending to the growing sector. Recognising this gap and the entrance of new competition, HDFC launched SM@ Bank to provide SMEs’ with innovative and accessible financial services.
PayMaya serves the unbanked in the Philippines through the mobile app
Access to mobile banking in the Philippines remains exclusive and conventional despite a high mobile phone penetration rate. PayMaya is enjoying some success in penetrating the mobile banking space by reaching out to the "unbanked" segment, which makes up two-thirds of the population.
Jibun Bank thrives without a branch network
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and local telco, KDDI, joined forces to create Jibun Bank, a mobile-only bank that has become the largest and most profitable mobile bank in Japan.
Maybank, Malaysia: In search of efficiency
In an atmosphere of intense competition, sputtering economy, and ambitious regional expansion, Maybank is banking on a strategy to improve efficiency across the organisation.
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