Mobile Payments

Singtel and SCB’s Dash Seeks to Reinvent How Singaporeans Pay, Save and Borrow Money

Released in June 2014, Dash is a mobile banking service from Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (Singtel) and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) that aims to reinvent the way Singaporeans access, save and borrow money, make payments and purchase insurance. Essentially, Dash consists in

Read More

Fastacash Invests in MyPay, Announces Payments Via Social Network in Myanmar

Fastacash, a Singaporean fintech startup focused on mobile payments, has invested in MyPAY to tap into the Burmese market. MyPAY, which is developing a mobile payment system, has partnered with MySQUAR, a social network in Myanmar, to enable 1.5 million

Read More

MatchMove Pay To Tap Into Southeast Asia’s Remittance Market, Hyperledger Wins Innotribe Startup Challenge

Exciting things are happening in Singapore. In case you missed it last week, MatchMove Pay, one of the hottest fintech startups in Southeast Asia, was granted a remittance license from Singapore’s central bank to tap into Southeast Asia’s juicy remittance

Read More

Vietnam’s Mobile Payments App MoMo With 50% Transaction Volume Growth per Month

Mobile payments app MoMo is experiencing rapid growth and currently stands as the most downloaded application in the Apple Store Vietnam. According to Manh Tuong Nguyen, Vice President at M_Service, the company behind MoMo, the app has been seeing 30

Read More

Kashmi: Bringing Social Payments to Young Singaporean Professionals

Kashmi, pronounced ‘cash-me’, is a social peer-to-peer payment platform developed by a team of Sri Lankans for the Singaporean market. The startup provides a mobile application that allows users to pay their friends instantly and in a convenient matter and

Read More

Toast; Low Cost Blockchain-Powered Remittances for the Unbanked Migrant Workers

Toast, a startup that provides remittance services to Singapore’s migrant workers, is using the bitcoin blockchain to make money transfers faster, cheaper and more convenient for all customers. Most migrant workers, who send up to half of their salary to

Read More

The Rise of Social Payments: When Messaging Apps Become Your Wallet

Mobile commerce is poised to grow, and especially in the Asia Pacific region. With mobile penetration outpacing desktop Internet usage in countries like China, the mobile industry will grow inevitably. As the world of mobile payments integrates with social media,

Read More