From ‘send money’ to ‘add-to-cart’ to ‘check out’

By Malaya Business Insight

2020 saw significant changes to the way we live, work and play. As people stayed in the safety of their homes for weeks and months on end, we needed to alter our daily routines and use technology more than ever.

From Zoom meetings and food deliveries to online shopping and Netflix bingeing—and occasionally, doing all these things at the same time—our smartphones, laptops, and the almighty internet have become absolute musts in the new normal.

A number of fintech apps delivered the goods for Filipinos in 2020 and continue to do so.

Here are the fintech apps that helped Filipinos during the various stages of lockdowns:


Given that the country qualifies as a sachet economy, it’s no wonder then that an app that aims to provide “sachet banking services to millions of Filipinos” has quickly gained a following among consumers.

RCBC’s DiskarTech has become the go-to banking app of choice especially those who are first-timers to fintech and are consumers of the tingi tingi variety.

The app, with its Taglish interface and easy to understand features, is especially geared towards MSMEs, as part of RCBC’s goal to include more small businesses into the financial system and help them go digital.

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