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Philippines E-Wallet Unicorn Considers Crypto, Stocks Platform

A customer adds credit to his mobile using a Globe Telecom Inc. GCash top-up machine in Taguig city, Metro Manila, the Philippines. 

A customer adds credit to his mobile using a Globe Telecom Inc. GCash top-up machine in Taguig city, Metro Manila, the Philippines. 

Photographer: Veejay Villafranca/Bloomberg

Globe Fintech Innovations Inc. is considering a platform that will allow the tens of millions of users of its mobile wallet to invest in cryptocurrencies and local and global equities, its CEO said on Monday. 

The company known as Mynt, valued at more than $2 billion after its latest fund-raising round, will grow its financial-service offerings and “double down on lending,” CEO Martha Sazon said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s Rishaad Salamat and Yvonne Man.