20 February 2019

Jenius, Life Finance solution is now present in Medan

Medan, February 20, 2019 – Jenius, a life finance solution for digital savvy was officially launched in Medan. After being introduced in Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya and Malang, Jenius has continued its commitment to extend its services to help Indonesians in managing their financing better. People in Medan can easily download the BTPN innovative application in the App Store or Google Play Store or by visiting the Jenius booth in the Plaza Medan Fair, Manhattan Times Square and Centre Point Medan.


“As the largest city in Sumatera, Medan people’s lifestyle is developing. The strategic location supported with better infrastructure turns Medan into a metropolitan city in the western part of Indonesia and is visited by many digital savvy including from outside Sumatera. This has prompted the need of digital savvy in Medan for comprehensive financial solution,” Peterjan van Nieuwenhuizen, Digital Banking Head of BTPN, explained.


Therefore, Jenius is officially present in Medan as a life finance solution for digital savvy in the city famous for its culinary. “Jenius believes that every decision in life has a consequence in financial aspect, whether we realize it or not. Therefore, Jenius is present as a life finance solution which is easy, smart and save for digital savvy in Medan through integrating the lifestyle element and financial that will help them make a wiser decision,” Peter said.


Furthermore, Irwan Sutjipto Tisnabudi, BTPN Deputy Head of Digital Banking, Value Proposition & Product Head, explained unique features in Jenius, which have continuously been developed through the co-creation process with the digital savvy since the beginning. “Jenius was born through the collaboration and co-creation process with digital savvy. The co-creation spirit with digital savvy has continuously brought in developing Jenius’ unique features. By introducing Jenius in Medan, we hope we can collaborate and co-create in providing banking services that are more comprehensive and relevant to the need of digital savvy in the city,” he elaborated.


Through the features in Jenius, digital savvy can easily manage their financing such as opening an account, doing transactions, managing their account easier, smarter and whenever they want through their smartphones. The unique features in Jenius include Send It which can be used to transfer money, pay phone bills, credit card bills, e-commerce, internet, TV subscription, transportation and top up telephone through smartphones. The $Cashtag feature gives options to the customers to remember and give information of their account number to another party easier because it is created not by numbers but by name.


As a comprehensive financial service solution, Jenius provides several savings in one account namely Flexi Saver, Dream Saver, and Maxi Saver. Flexi Saver is a flexible saving account with attractive interest that can be withdrawn or topped up whenever without time limit. Dream Saver can be used for a specific purpose and can be automatically withdrawn from the active savings in daily, weekly or monthly time frame. Meanwhile, Maxi Saver is a maximum saving with optimum interest. Therefore a Jenius customer can open a saving account without the need to queue at a branch office and can decide the flexible saving period from one to 12 months period.


Jenius customers also have the chance to get 5 (five) debit cards which can be used in Visa and GPN networks depending on their needs. Jenius debit cards comprise of the main debit card (m-Card), virtual debit card (e-Card) and additional debit cards (x-Card) that can be used in the ATM Bersama/Prima network. There is also the e-Wallet Center feature which easily help customers to top up their Go-Pay, OVO, TCASH and M-Tix accounts.


Jenius also makes it easier for customers to classify financial transactions using the In and Out feature. The users can also download financial transaction records through the e-Statement that can be shared using e-mail, SMS or chatting application.


The ease of using Jenius is also experienced by Eka Situmorang as a Jenius user and Travel Blogger. He uses Jenius for daily financial needs including saving or doing transactions. “Jenius helps me manage my financing through its innovative features. I can monitor my spending through the additional card and financial statement through In and Out feature. I also use Dream Saver feature for a specific saving such as travelling or buying a certain item. When hanging out with friends, the Split Bill and Pay Me features make it easier for us to pay,” said Eka.

For further information please contact:


PT Bank BTPN Tbk
Andrie Darusman – Communications & Daya Head
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]


Bank BTPN in brief

PT Bank BTPN Tbk (Bank BTPN) is a foreign exchange bank and is a merger between PT Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional Tbk (BTPN) and PT Bank Sumitomo Mitsui Indonesia (SMBCI) in February 2019. Bank BTPN serves various segments in the banking industry, from retail to corporate customers, including retirees, micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSME) and productive underprivileged communities; the consuming class segment; and the corporate segment. Bank BTPN provides the services through business units, such as BTPN Sinaya—a business unit for wealth management, BTPN Purna Bakti—a business serving retirees, BTPN Micro Business—a business unit serving microbusinesses, BTPN Business Banking—a business serving small- and medium-sized enterprises, Jenius—a digital banking platform serving the consuming class segment, and the corporate business unit, which serves national, multinational, and Japanese companies. Bank BTPN also has a subsidiary, namely PT Bank BTPN Syariah Tbk, which focuses on serving productive underprivileged customers. Bank BTPN also regularly provides training sessions and information for customers through the Daya Program—a sustainable and measurable empowerment program—to improve customers’ capacity so they can grow and have a chance to live better.