Tag "MasterCard"

A Singapore Wealthtech Chosen for Mastercard’s Startup Engagement Program

Singapore based digital banking software provider Moneythor has been selected as one of 10 later-stage FinTech startups to be accepted onto the renowned Mastercard Start Path program, part of Mastercard Labs. Moneythor is the only participant from South East Asia.

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Calm Down, Grab Isn’t Trying to Become a Bank—Not in the Way You’re Thinking, at Least

Followers of this page are well aware that Grab, one of Singapore’s premier unicorns, has dabbled in many different areas of fintech-fuelled offerings in its drive to become what it self-describes as a “super app”. Most recently though, it seems

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Youtrip, a Multi-Currency Travel Wallet, Closed US$25.5 Mil in a Pre-Series A Funding

YouTrip, a multi-currency mobile wallet with a prepaid Mastercard, has successfully raised US$25.5 million in a pre-Series A. Participating investors include major Asian family offices and venture capital firm Insignia Ventures Partners, founded by ex-Sequoia Partner Yinglan Tan. With the

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AI Driven Fintech AIDA Gets Funding Boost from Mastercard

AIDA an artificial intelligence focused fintech recently announced that they have raised an undisclosed sum in their Series A round, which includes investors like Mastercard, Kuok Ventures and SGInnovate. The startup develops machine learning solutions for the banking and insurance

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New Partnership Enables Filipinos to Get Salaries in Their Gcash Wallet

Singapore-based payroll services provider Excelity Global has partnered with Philippine mobile money wallet GCash to allow disbursement of salaries and reimbursements in an employee’s GCash account. This feature is directly integrated with Excelity’s payroll clients through the GCash App and

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In Thailand you can Pay now with your Smartwatch “Garmin Pay”

Siam Commercial Bank has introduced the Garmin Pay contactless payment solution. This has been done in collaboration with CDG Group, sole distributor of Garmin products in Thailand and MasterCard and Visa. With a virtual SCB MasterCard or Visa credit card added to

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17 E-Wallets in The Philippines You Should Know

“A way to carry your money inside your cellphone”. This is perhaps the simplest meaning of an e-wallet as defined by Philippine-based mobile money service GCash. For the past few years, different companies such as telcos, banks, fintech startups, financial

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12 Companies Score SG$1.2 Mil at The Singapore Fintech Awards 2018

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) today awarded 12 FinTech companies a total of SG$1.2 million divided for 12 different companies at the Fintech Awards, which took place at the third Singapore

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Singapore Uses AI to Give SMEs Access to International Trade Opportunities

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) are partnering with six private sector partners to create a Proof of Concept hybrid business data and digital solutions hub. The initiative will leverage on Artificial Intelligence (AI)

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Grab’s E-Wallet Will Come With a Mastercard-Enabled Prepaid Card By 2019

Grab, which started out as a Southeast Asian ride-hailing platform that has since delved into “super-app” ambitions, announces a partnership with Mastercard. The pair will be issuing joint prepaid cards geared for the Southeast Asian market. Grab will be issuing

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