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Statement relating to Cashalo’s Data Security Incident

On 18 February 2021, Cashalo's IT security team discovered a potential data security incident involving a Cashalo-only database archive. Our encryption implementation ensured that no customer accounts or passwords were compromised.

Inclusive Fintech 50 Selects Oriente for 2020 Cohort

Hong Kong-based fintech Oriente recognized as one of the world’s 50 leading young fintechs driving global financial inclusion for underserved communities

Buy now, pay later: The changing face of finance for a mobile generation

New-age consumers, especially millennials, increasingly want simpler mobile-based financing solutions that are easy and hassle-free. These consumers do not want complicated interest charges or associated fees.

We Have Secured Additional Funding to Strengthen Operations Across Southeast Asia

The funding is part of a fresh capital injection of approximately $50 million in our on-going Series B funding round. New investors include Dr. Peter Lee, Co-Chairman of Henderson Land, a leading property developer in Hong Kong, and Wix.com, a leading Israeli cloud-based website development platform.

Oriente Has Raised US$20 million from an up to US$50 million Debt Funding Facility from Silverhorn Group

These funds will be used to grow and diversify the funding mix of our loan book and expand the reach of out financially inclusive fintech platform, Cashalo, to more unbanked and underserved consumers and MSMEs in the Philippines.

It’s time to create conditions to empower women with fintech

Historically, women in emerging economies have been at a disadvantage when it comes to accessing financial services. Barriers to access typically include the absence of banks in rural areas, the duty of caring for family and other work responsibilities or a lack of the appropriate documentation required to become part of the financial fabric of society.