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- Bloomberg onJune 06, 2018

Billionaire John Gokongwei, owner of the Philippines’ largest snack maker and budget airline, and a Skype Inc. founder will invest as much as $200 million over three years to lend to millions of unbanked Filipinos.

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- Philippine Daily Inquirer onJune 07, 2018

Gokongwei-led JG Summit Holdings and Hong Kong-based global financial services and technology firm Oriente are jointly investing at least P10 billion in rolling out Cashalo, a new mobile lending platform that offers cheaper credit to people who are not served by the formal banking system.

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- The Philippine Star onJune 07, 2018

Gokongwei-owned JG Summit Holdings Inc. and Hong Kong-based Oriente are pouring in P10 billion over the next three years to build and expand the reach of Cashalo, a mobile application that provides on-demand access to loans to Filipinos.

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- Inquirer.net onAugust 01, 2017

Greater China-based Oriente and Express Holdings, Inc. (a subsidiary of JG Summit Holdings, Inc.), through an exclusive partnership, will address the financial exclusion problem of underbanked consumers and MSMEs in the Philippines.

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- Nikkei Asian Review onAugust 02, 2017

Philippine conglomerate and Hong Kong-based partner to tap underserved markets

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- ccn.com onAugust 04, 2017

The Philippines and Hong Kong are joining forces in a fintech partnership to tap into the unbanked market in the region.

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- The Straits Times onAugust 12, 2017

JG Summit Holdings, a leading conglomerate founded in 1957 by Mr John Gokongwei, has been continuing its expansion spree in Asean and beyond.

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- Philstar onAugust 02, 2017

A subsidiary of JG Summit Holdings Inc. has formed a joint venture with China-based Oriente to set up a digital financial service company to serve underbanked consumers and micro, small and medium enterprises in the Philippines.

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- BusinessMirror onJanuary 31, 2018

Oriente Express has come together with other digital finance companies to establish FinTechAlliance.ph.

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- Inquirer.net onAugust 03, 2017

A unit of conglomerate JG Summit Holdings Inc. has set up a financial technology (fintech) venture that offers a digital credit marketplace for Filipinos with immediate funding needs, including payments for tuition, unexpected medical expenses or even small business financing.

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- Entrepreneur PH onAugust 01, 2017

Oriente-Express aims to boost credit for consumers and SMEs at “attractive interest rates”

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- The Nation onOctober 10, 2017

JG SUMMIT HOLDINGS, the group behind Cebu Air in the Philippines, aims to expand its pioneering petrochemical business and financial services.

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