Mobile Payments

NETS Releases Mobile App That Lets You Generate Payment QRs On The Fly

NETS just launched an app that allows businesses to generate a NETS QR code to accept payments on the spot, without the need to issue an invoice. Designed for hawkers, delivery and personal service merchants such as handymen,  NETSBiz, therefore,

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Grab And Moca Announce Strategic Partnership To Promote Cashless Payment On Grab Platform And In Vietnam

Grab, one of the most frequently used O2O mobile platforms in Southeast Asia, and MOCA Technology and Service Joint Stock Company (Moca), a leading digital payments service in Vietnam, today announced a strategic partnership to promote cashless payment on Grab

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GrabPay’s Next Stop is Philippines—Here’s Why

When Grab announced that they wanted to take a stake in e-payments, many made the comparisons to Tencent’s Alibaba. That was no coincidence. After acquiring Uber (and a potential monopoly) in the Southeast Asian region, Grab has come out with

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Maybank Now Lets Merchants Issue Unique PayNow QR Codes for Individual Invoices

Maybank Singapore teams ups with Malaysia-based fintech company Financio to offer customers invoices attached with dynamic QR Code that embeds the company’s UEN, payer name, invoice number and payment amount, using the Maybank PayNow system. The goal is to allow business

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Instapay Enables Indonesian SMEs to Accept Payment Using WhatsApp & Line

Homegrown fintech player MC Payment held a soft launch for Instapay, a new mobile B2C payment platform targeting Indonesian SMEs. Instapay would enable merchants to accept payment using social media messaging apps, like WhatsApp and Line. Businesses would be able to

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SmartPesa and Visionet Pushes for a Cashless Indonesia with mPOS

Singaporean based SmartPesa recently entered into a partnership with Indonesian banking vendor PT Visionet Data Internasional to jointly launch Mobey. Mobey is described to be mPOS and agent banking solution designed with the intention to tackle challenges of limited infrastructure

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Vietnam: Rise of E-Commerce Paving the Way for Digital, Mobile Payments Boom

Although Vietnam remains a cash-dominant economy, evidences suggest that digital and mobile payments are rapidly growing. According to Harmander Mahal, head of retail banking at Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam, the rise of e-commerce in Vietnam is paving the way for

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Cambodia Sees Growing Mobile Payment Industry

While cash remains the undisputed king in Cambodia, the growth of digital transactions and mobile payments is providing tremendous opportunities for fintech ventures and solutions to serve the unbanked and transform the country’s financial landscape. High mobile phone usage and

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Instead of Loose Change, Cheers Shoppers Can Transfer Change into EZ-Link Card

Wirecard announced that they’ve extended their partnership up with EZ-Link and Cheers. Now cardholders purchasing goods at select Cheers stores can elect to transfer any change to their EZ-Link card for free. Due to a longtime monopoly that was only

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Despite Much Support, Cashless Indonesia Faces Many Obstacles

Indonesia’s cashless experiments in Jakarta has yielded interesting results. By 2017, many of the industry’s observers were already discussing the possibility of Indonesia transforming into a cashless nation, and this impression has held on until this year. And transportation is

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