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Philippines fintech business Voyager raises $215M in Tencent-led round

One of the year’s largest fintech investments in Southeast Asia has closed after Philippines-based Voyager announced it raised $215 million. The bulk of the deal comes via a previously announc

Tencent backs fintech firm Voyager to set up battle with Alibaba in the Philippines

China’s internet battle is rapidly reproducing itself in Southeast Asia. One new hotspot is the Philippines, where Tencent just agreed to invest in Voyager, a fintech business started by telecom

Alibaba’s Ant Financial extends global reach with first investment in the Philippines

Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial has again extended its global reach after it completed its maiden investment in the Philippines.

Philippines Telco Rolls Up Six Messaging Apps — Including Facebook Messenger & WhatsApp — Into One Unlimited Access Data Bundle

Philippines carrier Globe Telecom is extending a previous unlimited access bundle it began offering last July, with Viber, to include five more messaging services: Facebook Messenger, Kakao Talk, What