Mobile Payments

Florin Awards Asia 2016 Announces Winners of Startup Competition

The Florin Awards, a startup competition by the Global Payment Summit conference, has announced the four winning startups for the year 2016. This time, there were two Florins to be won in “jury votes” and “community votes” in two categories:

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Terrapinn Training Launches Fintech Courses; Payments And Blockchain Tech At The Center Of Attention

Terrapinn Training will be hosting two fintech courses in November in Singapore: the 3 Day Master Class in Payments Disruptors and the 3 Day Masterclass Blockchain, two programs designed to dive into some of the hottest topics in fintech right

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OCBC Bank Enables Peer-to-peer Payments Powered By Siri And iMessage

OCBC Bank customers can now send money to their friends and family by issuing a simple voice command to Siri, Apple’s virtual assistant. Users just have to tell Siri whom to send the payment to and how much they want

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Mobile Payments Move into Hawker Centres: Is Cash Officially Dead?

Hawkers in Singapore’s Tiong Bahru and Bukit Timah centres are riding at the forefront of the revolution that will kill off cash as they begin to use a simple mobile payment system. Modern life in Southeast Asia is already technology-driven,

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5 Mobile Payment Methods in Thailand that you Must Know

Fintech services in Thailand, in recent years, are growing exponentially. In the world in general this is one of the fastest growing markets, but Asia seems to be taking up Fintech in larger numbers than ever before. In Southeast Asia

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Kashmi Launches 360° Digital Banking Product For Southeast Asia

Kashmi, a Singaporean social payment app, has announced it will be launching Southeast Asia’s ‘360° fully digital banking product’ in Q1 2017. Developed from its existing offering, Kashmi will become a social, mobile, all-in-one neo-banking product designed to fit seamlessly

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First 5 Licensed Players in Hong Kong Digital Payment Landscape

Hong Kong had granted Stored Value Facilities (SVF) Licenses to the first 5 batch of digital payment payment providers last month according to Startup Beat. This is in response to Payment Systems and Stored Value Facilities Ordinance which came into

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Are These 2 Vietnamese E-Wallet Alternatives Better Than Paypal?

E-wallets are becoming a key staple for expats, travelers and digital nomads all over the world. But what is the easiest, safest and most convenient E-Wallet for managing your money away from home? The thing about E-wallets is that they

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Singapore Payment Company Raises US$4.5M in Series B Round

Funds To Drive Product Development of Key Offerings – Xaavan, MatchCab, ffastpay and MC Payment MC Payment, a financial technology and business solutions provider based in Singapore, has raised S$6 million (US$4.5 million) in a Series B round. The funds

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Top 4 Mobile Payment Apps in Hong Kong

In contempt of the advanced banking systems and financial platforms offered by the city’s multi-billion dollar banks and financial institutions, a substantial portion of the Hong Kong population currently utilizes non-bank payment platforms and applications to send cross-border payments and

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