Tag: Union Bank of the Philippines

Technology

Bank-Genie awarded for granting banks’ digital wishes

Thanks to Singapore-based banking CX innovator Bank-Genie, the digital transformation wishes of many banks are becoming a reality.

Thanks to Singapore-based banking customer experience (CX) innovator Bank-Genie, the digital transformation wishes of many banks are becoming a reality. In recognition of this, the company was given multiple awards highlighting its achievements in driving excellence and innovation in banking technology.

“Bank-Genie continues to build both an experience-focused approach and an inclusion-driven purpose to develop better, accurate, and thoughtful technology for banks to better connect with their customers meaningfully and improve both efficiencies and effectiveness,” said Bank-Genie CTO and Co-Founder Ragunandhan Senthil Kumar in a press statement.

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Gaming

Kalaro esports platform aims to unite Filipino gamers

With the launch of its Kalaro esports platform, The-AsiaGroup.com Inc. aims to unite Filipino gamers and bring esports to the grassroots.

With the recent launch of its Filipino-made Kalaro esports platform, The-AsiaGroup.com Inc. is bullish that the company will unite Filipino gamers and bring esports to the grassroots.

“The bigger advocacy for us is to use Kalaro as the central hub for them to be able to participate, showcase themselves, showcase their talents. The competition is not here in the Philippines. Where we want to compete is in the international arena. We hone our skills inside Kalaro, as a team, as a league. Then you go out, you compete in Europe, in the US, maybe in Japan and China. You come back again and hone your skills again. In fact, I imagine Kalaro to be like a virtual city. A virtual place, like a bootcamp or training camp for players,” said Kalaro Software Architect Jun D. Lasco at the press briefing in response to a question from Digital Life Asia.

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Gaming

Team Barbie of UnionBank crowned ULeague champs

In the end, there can be only one. And that one turned out to be the Team Barbie esports team of Union Bank of the Philippines

In the end, there can be only one. And that one turned out to be the Team Barbie Mobile Legends: Bang Bang team of Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank).

The ULeague Mobile Legends Charity Clash Tournament reached an epic finale with two esports teams from UnionBank battling it out for the ULeague Championship title. Team Barbie bested Tech Warriors and teams from City Savings Bank, Dragonpay, Salarium, and UBX to claim the title and a cash prize of Php30,000.

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Gaming

Filipino-made esports platform Kalaro gears for launch

Filipino-made esports platform Kalaro has announced strategic alliances with corporate partners ahead of its Oct. 12 launch.

Kalaro, Asia’s first fully-integrated end-to-end Filipino-made esports platform, has announced strategic alliances with corporate partners ahead of its Oct. 12 launch.

The-AsiaGroup.com Inc., the company behind Kalaro, has partnered with National Computer Systems (NCS) of Singapore, ERNI from Switzerland, and Philippine companies Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank), Dragonpay, GCash, and Globe Labs.

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Technology

Bonds.PH app makes bond investing easy for unbanked

Union Bank of the Philippines President and CEO Edwin R. Bautista says the Bonds.PH mobile app will benefit every Filipino.
Union Bank of the Philippines President and CEO Edwin R. Bautista says the Bonds.PH mobile app will benefit every Filipino.

Have you ever thought of investing in retail treasury bonds? Now the Bonds.PH mobile app makes it easy for every Filipino, even the unbanked, to do so for as low as US$100.

The Philippine Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) is the first in Asia to launch an app for the distribution of retail treasury bonds enabled by Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).

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Technology

TrueMoney supports sari-sari stores via Dagdag Puhunan

Sari-sari store owner Amy Garcia is thankful that TrueMoney is giving her convenient access to essential food and non-food products.
Sari-sari store owner Amy Garcia is thankful that TrueMoney is giving her convenient access to essential food and non-food products.

Amy Garcia, a sari-sari store owner for more than two decades, is one of the many beneficiaries of the low touch economy innovations of the award-winning Dagdag Puhunan program of TrueMoney Philippines.

“In these extraordinary times, TrueMoney Philippines accepts the challenge of helping the simple Filipino sari-sari store owner to thrive and survive,” TrueMoney Philippines CEO and Country Managing Director Eugene Go told Digital Life Asia.

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Technology

Cryptocurrency compliance to ensure bright future in PH

SEC Commissioner Kelvin Lee talks about cryptocurrency regulation in the Philippines
Commissioner Kelvin Lee of the Securities and Exchange Commission talks about cryptocurrency regulation

As cryptocurrency continues to grow in popularity in the Philippines, industry stakeholders launched on March 5 the first in a series of quarterly meetups.

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner Kelvin Lee was the keynote speaker at the first “Crypto Compliance Conversations” meetup. The meetups will provide a deep dive into compliance issues for virtual asset service providers (VASPs) while also encouraging innovation.

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