Mobile Payments

4 Popular Fintech Topics and What You Should Not Miss

FinTech is undeniably one of the most promising industries in recent time. Find out the most discussed topics and what you should not miss. The Blockchain Technology It is only a matter of time before the broader financial services and

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2 Singapore Payments Companies Selected for Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator

Two Singapore startups aim to improve the accessibility and security of international payments Wells Fargo  announced today that it has selected two early stage payments companies — Alpha Payments Cloud and Jewel Paymentech — for investments of up to $500,000

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New Fintech Startup Issues MasterCard for Migrant Workers from the Philippines, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka

One of the biggest expenses for migrant workers is the cost of sending money to their family abroad. Migrant workers are often taken advantage of by banks and other financial institutions where they are charged high fees and offered limited

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EZ-Link Welcomes The Introduction Of The New Unified POS System In Premier Taxis in Singapore

EZ-Link Pte Ltd, Singapore’s largest issuer of CEPAS-compliant cards, welcomes the full launch of the new unified Point of Sale (POS) system in Premier Taxis that accepts ez-link and other contact and contactless modes of payment including MasterCard, American Express,

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China: ApplePay Struggles to Take Off Amid Fierce Competition / Launch in Singapore

The mobile payments industry is expected to become a US$142 billion market by 2019, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers, a trend that has led to the emergence of a great number of mobile payments systems. Apple Pay, which launched in the US

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Mobile Social Network VisiKard Lets You Pay and Manage Your Money On-The-Go

As commerce goes mobile and social networks become funnels for payments, the lines between social media, payments and mobile are starting to blur. This trend has led to the emergence of a new type of services that are blending payment

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Singtel Launches Singapore’s First All-in-One Mobile Payments Solution

Singtel today unveiled a new version of its popular mobile payments app, Singtel Dash, in conjunction with the launch of the Singtel Transit NFC SIM. Singtel Dash is Singapore’s first all-in-one mobile payments solution – offering fast and secure transit

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Mobile Banking Surges in Asia

Mobile is already the largest banking channel by volume of transactions and its adoption by new customers is entering an exceptionally rapid phase. A survey (pdf) by McKinsey and Company found that across ASEAN (Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos,

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Fintech in Vietnam: Mobile Payment Space Ripe for Rapid Growth

The mobile payment space in Vietnam is ripe for exponential growth and there are three main factors supporting the trend: the relatively young population (42.1% are under 25 years old), the rate of smartphone penetration surpassing 50%, and the majority

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Customers Willing to Shift to Mobile Money for International Transfers

Mobile international money transfer services have significant potential to gain traction and market share as 92% of consumers are willing to ditch traditional money transmitter services for a mobile method, according to a new survey. Entitled ‘Mobile Financial Services Consumer

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