Joann Soon

5
Nov

AlTamij Money Changer Now Accepts Online Booking & Payment in Damansara Jaya & SS15

We’re happy to introduce our latest partnerships with licensed money changers within the Malaysian currency exchange community who are now accepting quick and easy currency bookings and online payment. At CurrenSeek, we’re not only striving to make currency exchange easier, fairer, faster and more rewarding for travellers, our end users—but also establishing mutually-beneficial relationships with the key catalysts in the

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19
Feb

Got Wanderlust? You Need To Know These 16 Travel Bloggers In Malaysia!

Our passion at CurrenSeek is to make travelling the world over more cost-efficient and therefore way more enjoyable. To steal the famous quote from Malaysia’s biggest travel enabler, AirAsia, we would like to rephrase our mission as: “Now everyone can travel savvy!” Where would we be without the means to explore the world, not to mention the access to all

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10
Nov

Malaysia’s Emerging Personal Finance Bloggers on Ringgit, Savings & More!

Everyone loves talking about money, but how many people love talking about money in truly meaningful ways? I’m talking about the majority of us who should be schooled more on how to be responsible bearers of ‘currency’ (or ‘Ringgit’, in my local language). Those of us who don’t need more tips on how to spend it on our tenth pair

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30
Jun

Our CurrenSeek iOS App Is Now Out To Make Currency Exchange Work For Everybody!

KUALA LUMPUR, June 30, 2016 – Since we launched our app, which connects travellers trying to locate and compare currency exchange rates around them with money changers offering them competitive rates, there’s been a surge of demand for the iOS follow up. We’ve heard you and we’re glad to announce: CurrenSeek is now available on the App Store for all

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16
May

CurrenSeek: Winner of The ASEAN Fintech Challenge 2016

Last week, we joined together with some of the best and brightest FinTech startups from around the region to compete in the Visa and Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) ASEAN Fintech Challenge 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, from May 10 to 12. The event was held in conjunction with the Global Islamic Finance Forum 2016 (GIFF), giving all shortlisted

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15
Mar

CurrenSeek in Singapore: What Startups Should Expect At Startupbootcamp Fintech Selection Days

I was sharing with a fellow peer at Startupbootcamp Fintech Singapore’s Selection Days my thoughts on our journey. Let me use a metaphor to describe it clearly. If you’ve ever travelled to a new country, you’d know what it’s like to become navigationally challenged. From finding your way around MRT stations to making sure you get off the right bus

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15
Jan

CurrenSeek Made It To Fintech Finals 2016 in Hong Kong—Representing Malaysia as Semi-Finalist!

Over the past week, the 2016 Fintech Finals pitch competition wrapped up its regional semi-finals in Sydney, Singapore, Seoul, Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur and Bangalore. Team CurrenSeek took part in its home country’s turf, Kuala Lumpur, competing against 10 other startup hopefuls—and is excited to announce that it nabbed the opportunity to compete in the Grand Finale conference and pitch event

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20
Dec

Stretch Your Holiday Budget Despite The Weakening Ringgit

Bitten by the wanderlust bug? With the value of the ringgit plummeting fast and the cost of living steadily rising, many of us may be rethinking our travelling plans. Keyboard warriors have all but taken to social media channels to express their disappointment with the depreciating value of our currency, but there is a faster way to get more bang

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20
Dec

The insider’s secret about currency exchange that you must know!

In our previous blog, we shared about our trip to Krabi and how it opened our eyes to the staggering disparity that exists in the foreign exchange market. In this post, we want to share about another actual experience­ during a trip to Mexico City in September 2014 while searching for the best currency exchange houses at the Benito Juárez International Airport.

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19
Dec

How CurrenSeek can save you up to 200% on currency exchange

We claim that CurrenSeek is the only app that can save up to 200% of your holiday cash. Sounds unbelievable, right? Well, this is based on an actual experience – a trip we took to Krabi in April 2014. Maybe it’s changed now, but Krabi airport was small with only one currency exchange store at the time, and a long queue.

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