Mobile Payments

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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Flywire Raises US$100M Led by New Investor Temasek

Flywire, a company that solves complex payment problems for leading businesses and institutions, announced US$100M (SG$136.2M) in new venture funding. The SeriesD round was led by Temasek, an investment company headquartered in Singapore, and joined by existing US-based Flywire investors

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Singapore Airlines Launches Rumoured Blockchain-Based Digital Wallet, KrisPay

After rumours abound, and the launch of e-wallet BigPay by Air Asia from across the Causeway, Singapore Airlines has finally made their own e-wallet app available for download on iTunes. The KrisPay platform was intended to digitalise the KrisFlyer frequent flyer

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UOB’s Latest Partnerships Reveal the Bank’s Strategy to Stay Relevant

An e-wallet and an artificial intelligence solutions company combines with a traditional bank. United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is recently attempting to keep abreast of current banking trends by striking relationships with more agile fintech companies. It has been said

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Contactless Technology Powered 50 % of Purchases at 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Visa the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, released an analysis of spending inside the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia stadiums from the opening match on June 14 through the semi-finals on July 11. The data highlights the increased consumer adoption of innovative

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Carousell Launches Caroupay

Carousell, Singapore’s fast growing classifieds marketplace, launches CarouPay. CarouPay is the company’s first integrated payment system for users to buy and sell more conveniently and with greater assurance. The feature is developed in partnership with DBS, Stripe and Visa. Carousellers

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Vietnam Fintech Sector Report: All about Digital and Mobile Payments ?

Vietnam’s fintech industry is poised for growth as Internet and smartphone penetration rates continue to rise and as the government pursues its push for greater digitalization of the economy, according to a new report by consulting firm Solidiance. In 2017,

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World’s First Fingerprint Biometric Payment and Loyalty Mgt. Solution in Singapore?

Singapore-based technology company Touché today announced an agreement with OCBC Bank  to bring the world’s first fingerprint biometric-based payment and loyalty management solution to OCBC’s Singapore credit card merchant customers. Developed in Singapore, Touché includes both an elegant and innovative device and

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FE Credit and Mastercard Launch the First Digital Credit Card Solution for Vietnam

FE CREDIT launches MPlus+, a unique digital credit card delivery solution which allows card holders to commence their cashless journey before the physical card is delivered Vietnams VPBank Finance Company Limited (FE CREDIT) starts with the MPlus+ Card, a unique digital credit

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One Lucky Traveler Will Go Cash-Free Around the World

Are you a travel enthusiast who has what it takes to explore exotic destinations cash-free? Visa is searching for one travel enthusiast to send on an international adventure with the help of top social media travel pros to highlight the

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