Lendr, the digital lending platform of FINTQnologies Corp., bagged the ‘Most Innovative Partnership Strategy’ award at the 21st Annual Telecom Asia Awards on June 26 in Singapore.
The award-giving body recognized Lendr for “harnessing existing and emerging technologies with business partnerships that redefine the value proposition of win-win partnerships.”
“Lendr is a platform we built to accelerate financial inclusion in the country by allowing our bank and non-bank partners to extend credit to all Filipinos. We are honored to receive this award. This is another accolade that represents our aspiration in building a dynamic digital ecosystem,” said FINTQ managing director Lito Villanueva.
FINTQ is the financial technology arm of PLDT Inc. and Smart’s Voyager Innovations.
Lendr bested Hong Kong-based Hutchison Telecommunications’ 3InnoCity Incubation Programme.
Lendr is the country’s first 24/7 digital loans marketplace with the most expansive loan offerings through its financial institution partners . On top of the traditional salary, personal, home and auto loan products, it offers mobile crop loan, medicine loan, mSME loan, overseas Filipino loan, and truck and equipment loan, among others.
FINTQ is the leader and award-winning financial technology provider of customer-centric, demand-driven, mobile-first, value-creating and inclusive digital financial innovations.
It is the largest and the only fintech business in the country with diverse digital banking and finance portfolio of platforms including lending, security, micro-savings, micro-investments, insurance, disbursements, micro-credit and virtual banking, among others.
Telecom Asia is the region’s longest-running and most prestigious telecom industry awards. It rewards innovative and outstanding performance by Asian service providers and industry executives. Entries were assessed based on innovation, financial performance, technology, market leadership and corporate governance.