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- TechCrunch onNovember 29, 2018

Right now, it operates in the Philippines and Indonesia where its two services — Cashalo and Finmas, respectively — offer credit services for consumers using a mixture of online and offline. It is taking steps to launch in Vietnam but Prentice told TechCrunch that there is no other expansion plan at this point.

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- Business World onNovember 29, 2018

In a press briefing on Tuesday, the digital lending firm introduced Cashacart, a basket financing solution which enables clients to borrow between P2,000 and P19,999 to purchase items from Cashalo’s 250 retail partners.

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- Manila Bulletin onNovember 28, 2018

In the Philippines, Oriente formed a joint venture with JG Summit, one of the country’s biggest conglomerates, and rolled out Cashalo, a mobile app that provides small loans to Filipinos. For a loan of between P2,000 ($38) and P5,000, the company’s rates can be 3.95 percent a month, plus 4 percent processing fee.

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- Brand Magazine onNovember 27, 2018

Cashalo, the Filipino fintech company committed to accelerating financial inclusion for all, today announced the launch of Cashacart, the Philippines’ first-ever, O2O (offline to online) basket financing solution.

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- Business World onNovember 20, 2018

As soon as that 13th month pay comes in, it’s easy to throw caution to the wind and ditch that meticulous budget plan you spent all year setting for yourself. Before you know it, harmless window shopping can snowball into an avalanche of debt. Luckily, as with many problems in the modern world, there’s an app (or ten) for that. Here are four tips from the fintech experts at Cashalo on how to get through the holidays with your wallets intact.

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- orangemagazine.ph onNovember 17, 2018

The holiday shopping season has definitely arrived. Along with the festive spirit comes that feeling of anxiety, born out of the need to strike a balance between satisfying your Christmas lists and sticking to a healthy budget. The good news is that by going digital we can all become more responsible holiday shoppers.

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- Newsbytes.ph onOctober 25, 2018

The emerging market for mobile-based micro-lending in the country welcomed yet another player as Cashalo made its formal launch in Makati City on Tuesday, October 23. Cashalo, a mobile lending platform backed by local conglomerate JG Summit and Hong Kong-based tech firm Oriente, has P10 billion as initial lending fund for underbanked consumers and MSMEs in the Philippines.

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- ABS-CBN News onOctober 24, 2018

Cashalo, the Gokongwei group’s financial technology venture, said it was offering mall shoppers without credit cards access to on the spot financing in time for the Christmas shopping rush. Cashacart, on pilot testing in the group’s own Robinsons Malls, allows shoppers to choose items in physical stores and pay for up to P10,000 using the Cashalo app. Installment schemes for up to 24 months are available.

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- The Philippine Star onOctober 24, 2018

Financial technology firm Cashalo launched its stand-alone mobile app as part of its commitment to help boost financial inclusion in the country. The venture intends to deliver access to affordable and secure credit for millions of underbanked Filipino consumers as well as micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Philippines who need access to reliable and trusted financing options.

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- Entrepreneur Philippines onOctober 24, 2018

Fast is an understatement. Unlike banks that often take several days to process a loan, Cashalo can approve a loan as soon as 10 minutes after an individual applies for one. Moreover, two of its products allow for the money to be disbursed to a user’s bank account in 30 minutes after a loan is approved.

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- Philippine News Agency onOctober 24, 2018

Cashalo General Manager Hamilton Angluben stresses the company’s “very aggressive financial literacy campaigns” scheduled for the months and years ahead, in efforts to make borrowers wise and prudent when it comes to saving and investing.

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- Manila Bulletin onOctober 23, 2018

Mobile app Cashalo, a joint venture between JG summit subsidiary and Hong-Kong based Oriente, is scounting for more partners to boost its fintech business and to become one of the biggest in the country.

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- ABS-CBN News onOctober 15, 2018

Cashalo General Manager Hamilton Angluben talks to ANC’s Early Edition about the company’s growth trajectory since it’s beta launch mid this year.

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- Business World onOctober 15, 2018

In an exclusive interview with Business World, Cashalo’s General Manager Hamilton Angluben talks about how the company is in “hyper-growth” mode through its cash loan and consumer loan products.

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- The Daily Tribune onOctober 11, 2018

Cashalo, the Filipino technology and financial services company helping build a more equitable future for Filipinos, is committed to support the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in its mission to provide more financial access and choice for underserved communities and MSMEs.

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- Manila Standard onSeptember 8, 2018

Cashalo partnered mobile phone manufacturer Vivo PH and other local and international companies (IMI Global and Philippine Airport Ground Support Solutions, Inc.) to further accelerate financial inclusion for Filipinos.

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- Business Mirror onAugust 15, 2018

Cashalo, the #1 solution that gives Filipinos financial freedom through fast and affordable access to credit on-demand, and GetGo, Cebu Pacific’s lifestyle rewards program, announced today a new partnership that will provide GetGo members with greater flexibility and opportunity while planning their next getaway.

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- crucialperspective.com onJune 8, 2018

John Gokongwei’s JG Summit Holdings Inc has teamed up with Fintech startup Oriente to invest US$200 million in a mobile-based venture that will provide financial services to millions of unbanked Filipinos. Interestingly, it’s also the parent company of Cebu Pacific Air. While the airline’s involvement has not been announced, the joint venture does raise the intriguing possibility of Cashalo tapping into Cebu Pacific Air’s wealth of passenger data.

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- Spot.ph onJune 18, 2018

In the same way that the app provides financial relief to the cash-strapped, the Cashalo office is designed to alleviate its employees of as much stress as possible. “The focus is on increasing the well-being and productivity of its employees”

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- Philstar onJune 14, 2018

Through the platform, proponents aim to enable millions of customers, including those with no credit history, to participate in the global economy by having access to financing.
Geoffrey said the venture targets to have half a million users by the end of the year and 1,000 employees to handle loan verification and processing, among others.

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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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- 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.

The venture, set up last year by Gokongwei’s JG Summit Holdings Inc. and financial-technology startup Oriente, seeks to give credit through a digital platform to Filipinos who often resort to loan sharks because they lack access to formal banking services. Its expansion comes as the central bank encourages emerging technologies to spur financial inclusion in a country where more than 70 percent of adults have no bank accounts.

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- The Philippine Star onJune 07, 2018

A subsidiary of JG Summit Holdings Inc. has formed a joint venture with China-

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.
Cashalo, a mobile-first lender, is part of the joint venture of JG Summit subsidiary Express Holdings Inc. and Oriente, which seeks to accelerate financial inclusion in the Philippines by providing loans to the unbanked sectors in the country.

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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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- 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.

Specifically, the joint venture will put up a marketplace that will enable Filipinos to tap into credit facilities for their financial needs such as tuition, medical expenses or small business.

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