Press and Media
Tootpay Mobile Banking Solution
Tootpay Pitching at Echelon 2014 Top 10 Launchpad
Awards and Recognition
World Economic Forum, September 2014 Hong Kong
Disruptive Innovations in Financial Services
The World Economic Forum is currently leading a project to explore how accelerating technological change combined with shifting customer preferences and a changing regulatory landscape are enabling a torrent of innovations with the potential to transform the ways in which financial services are structured, delivered, and consumed. Tootpay is a participant in this by-invitation-only panel discussion.
InnoTribe Startup Challenge 2014
Tootpay was pitched into the final of the Innotribe Startup Challenge (Singapore 15 May 2014). A six-minute presentation was made to introduce an expert audience to Tootpay.
But what exactly is the Innotribe Startup Challenge? It is a competition for FinTech start-ups, initiated by SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication), an association of banks. A pool of over 500 Judges from across the financial, technology, and investment communities, including a number of SWIFT staff, evaluate the participants and help select semi-finalists who will be invited to the regional showcases.
As part of the competition, start-ups present their project or business model in the shape of a sales pitch to an expert audience. Their key criteria is which start-up they consider to be the most likely to have a major influence on the financial sector in the next few years.
Tootpay was selected as the top five growth-stage innovators to participate in Asia regional showcase in Singapore.
Mother Goose Venture Developers 2014
Congratulations to the first Bull N' Goose People's Choice Award Winner, Tootpay!
MGVD is a venture development fund based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Echelon Malaysia Satellite 2014 was a blast! TootPay declared winner
Echelon brings together the startups that will shape the future of technology in Asia. Annual Satellite tour for Echelon kicked off on Mar 10 in Malaysia. TootPay, grabbed the judges’ attention and was declared the winner; and was to represent Malaysia in the finals in Singapore.
ABTEC 2014 Bahrain - Presenter
Where finance meets innovation. ABTEC is the leading invitation-only event for the financial technology community in the Middle East & North Africa region. ABTEC is the banking industry's flagship technology event in the MENA region.
ABTEC convenes the entire banking technology community from across the MENA region to meet, network and do business. Featuring an industry-leading conference, a tightly focused trade exhibition and much more, ABTEC is th definitive forum for banking leaders to share insights, address pressing challenges and explore the latest technology innovations.
Finovate Asia 2013
FinovateAsia is a demo-based conference for innovative startups and established companies in the fields of banking and financial technology. Conferences that showcase the future of financial and banking technology. The event offers an insight packed glimpse of the future of money via a fast-paced, intimate and unique format. All Finovate events are organized by The Finovate Group, a boutique banking technology research firm based in Seattle, Washington.
FinovateAsia 2013, a one-day showcase of the best innovations in financial and banking technology from a mixture of leading established companies and brand-new startups. Held at MAX Atria @ Singapore Expo. FinovateAsia featured the unique mix of short, fast-paced demos (no slides allowed) from handpicked fintech companies and intimate networking time with each demoing company’s top executives that Finovate events are famous for in the US. This value-packed format has won rave reviews from thousands of attendees.
Trailblazer of the Year Awards 2013
The Trailblazer Awards 2013 saw Bank Islam receiving Special Commendation in the Mobile-Financial Inclusion category. The recommendation recognises the innovative features of the Bank's TAP Mobile Banking-i ("TAP-i") offering, the first of its kind mobile banking product which does not require the use of Internet.
TAP-i has contributed immensely to eliminating the cumbersome aspects of typical mobile banking services and making them accessible to everyone. Easy to apply, to use and highly secure, the product has been instrumental in promoting increased usage of mobile banking services among the masses. The success of TAP-i has even led to other foreign banks in Thailand and Indonesia to launch similar products.