CurrenSeek has been chosen as one of the top 16 finalists at the Superseed II Championship, #FinTech bracket. The SuperSeed II Championship is a pitching competition initiated by Gobi Partners in collaboration with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn Bhd, where the winning startups will get the opportunity to secure funding as well as become a potential MDEC grant recipient.
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
Are you asking is there a money changer open during MCO or how to do money exchange during MCO? We have an answer for you! Adcrew Sdn Bhd, a licensed money changer in Subang Jaya, is open during the MCO period and ready to serve you with your money changing and remittance needs. However, please take note that their operating
We recognize that with the constantly changing COVID-19 situation in Malaysia and around the world, this is an unprecedented time for everyone — a time that for most of us is filled with personal and professional uncertainty. Though the current movement restrictions will hopefully curb the spread of the virus, they pose an especially challenging time for all travel-related businesses, including money changing.
This is it. MaGIC Global Accelerator Program has officially come to the end yesterday, 24 start-ups made it out of 1170 applicants from around the world. Our team had the opportunity to present our company to His Highness Tengku Amir Shah Ibni Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Al-Haj, Crown Prince of Selangor, Founder and the Royal Patron Selangor Youth Community
Team CurrenSeek is honoured to be named the winner for Best Fintech Startup at Malaysia’s Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2018. Thanks to our community and friends of CurrenSeek who believed in us! Our heartfelt appreciation goes out to all who voted for us, recognized our efforts and supported our journey. View the full list of the Rice Bowl Awards 2018 winners
Are you a hardcore deal hunter? No matter where your favourite money changer is, you’re prepared to travel there, even if it’s located on the other side of the town? The hassles of driving, traffic jams, finding parking, and queuing up at popular money changer facilities can easily consume hours of your precious time, but it’s all worth it in
For many of us, traveling can be fun, relaxing and even life-changing, all at once. But it can also be downright scary when your dream vacation ends up a disorganized mess just because you weren’t prepared enough. Ever wonder why apps like Airbnb and TripAdvisor are so relied upon and popular among the globetrotting community? Travelling to a foreign land
As locals (or non-locals) in Kuala Lumpur, the bustling heartbeat of Malaysia, most of us have done our Google searches when approaching long weekends or holiday seasons: “What are the best things to do in KL?” Type, hit enter, give it a sec’… Surely, there’s no end to wondrous sights and exciting activities to be discovered! Okay, so reality bites:
After a long and tiring work week, it’s normal to crave for a relaxing weekend getaway or short escape away from KL city, but the cost of flight tickets and accommodations can break the bank easily. The solution? A relaxing budget staycation less than 2 hours away from Kuala Lumpur, so not only do you get to save money, you
With Hari Raya Aidilfitri around the corner on 15 to 16 June, many Malaysians, both Muslims and non-Muslims, will be celebrating the festivities by planning week-long getaways to exciting destinations nearby. In view of the upcoming holidays, we’ve put together a list of some of the most spectacular, breathtaking and yet surprisingly under-the-radar Southeast Asian destinations to consider for your
Travelling is the one thing that will never go out of fashion – you’ll run out of money long before you run out of places to visit, sights to see. At CurrenSeek, we believe in helping travellers to pursue their passion for travelling – by helping them save as much as they can on their travels! Previously, we’ve compiled a
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
Most travellers often find converting their local currency into foreign currency to be a daunting process. That’s because not only do you need a good pair of walking shoes to walk from one currency exchange outlet to another, you also need to keep track of the different rates for comparison so that you don’t end up paying more AND know
For all you savvy travellers out there wishing to get the best exchange rates, here are detailed guidelines on how to use the CurrenSeek app to find the cheapest money changers in just a matter of few seconds. We’ve developed step-by-step pointers for you to find the best money changers around you. Plus do let us know if you’d like to see any
In the previous part of this article, you read how newbie traveller Jeremy made use of CurrenSeek app to easily plan the foreign currency bit for his overseas trip. In this second part, you will find out how he planned other important travel planning stuff such as health. Yes, apart from your hotel and tickets and itinerary, you need to
It’s that time of the year again for Japan to celebrate its yearly cherry blossom festivals. Better known as Hanami in Japanese, which literally translates to “viewing flowers”, people gather under blooming cherry blossoms for food, drinks, entertainment, and of course to experience the dazzling beauty of the cherry blossoms. Here’s your guide to the perfect cherry blossom festival experience:
Malaysia is the ultimate travel destination, overflowing with cultural diversity matched only by its phenomenal natural landscapes. Yes, that’s a pretty big claim, but we’ve got credible sources to back this up. By that, we mean we’ve gathered the scoop from people who’ve gotten their feet wet and their hands dirty. We’re talking about serious globe-trekkers and travel aficionados who
The 21st century has brought about many digital enhancements, and the financial and banking industries have reaped the benefits accordingly, with technology serving as a crucial element in how transactions occur today. Malaysia is no exception, with many fintech start-ups slowly but surely gaining momentum nationwide. Here are several you should definitely keep an eye out for in 2017, and
KUALA LUMPUR, January 23, 2016 – Known to empower travellers with the ability to locate, compare, rate and review competitive currency exchange rates around them, CurrenSeek’s latest major platform update also benefits licensed money changers by making their brand visible online beyond their physical shop front to over thousands of iOS and Android mobile app users and enabling direct currency exchange
The Malaysian ringgit has been falling since the end of 2014 and took a sharp dip in 2015. However, thankfully, the ringgit has been somewhat stabilising in 2016. Though the ringgit is still weak, it shouldn’t stop Malaysians from taking a well-deserved vacation to other countries. To stretch your travel dollar (or rather ringgit), here are 7 travel destinations that
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
In an age where pretty much everything can be done online, many of us tend to take matters into our own hands, even when it comes to making travel arrangements. But let’s face it, no matter how resourceful you may be at trip planning (DIY-style), good travel agencies will always be more reliable than your search engine. Planning a trip
These days, when travellers plan their trips, they almost always choose Airbnb as a resource, and for good reason too. Designed to be easy-to-use with a solid community-based approach, there’s much to like about this welcoming alternative to traditional accommodation. Staying at a person’s home allows travellers to trade in the cookie-cutter hotel experience for something more unique and catered
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
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
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.
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.