Tag "MasterCard"

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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First Multi-Currency Mobile Wallet For Singapore Travellers

EZ-Link,  You Technologies Group and Mastercard launched YouTrip, the first multi-currency mobile wallet enabling users to pay in more than 150 currencies when overseas or shopping online without any currency conversion or transaction fees. This tri-party collaboration marks EZ-Link’s first advancement into

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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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Betting on Contactless: Mastercard Pushes Chips to Center of Table

Mastercard recently announced an initiative to create greater payment consistency by making “tap and go” standard in the next five years. The changes underway ensure that consumers, merchants, and governments around the world will be able to take advantage of next-generation

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from January 2018

Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with the 2nd edition of 2018, with all you need to know about Fintech in Vietnam. Amidst the cryptocurrency buzz, we place a special focus on the new P2P Lending players in Vietnam. Can they hold

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Mobile Wallets, Acquirers and Payment Networks Collaborate to Enable QR Payments in Singapore

7 mobile wallets, acquirers and payment networks, including Diners Club, EZi Wallet, EZ-Link, Liquid Pay, Mastercard, UnionPay International and Wirecard, have formed a consortium to enable interoperable QR payments in Singapore for consumers and merchants. In line with SG QR,

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from December 2017

Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with the first newsletter of 2018, with all you need to know about Fintech in Vietnam. Before diving into the latest news, why not take a look at Fintech Vietnam in Review 2017? This edition features progress in

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Mastercard Opens-Up Access To Blockchain API For Partner Banks And Merchants

Mastercard announced that it will be opening up access to its blockchain technology via its API published on Mastercard Developers. Mastercard’s blockchain solution provides a new way for consumers, businesses and banks to transact and is key to the company’s strategy to provide

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Singapore’s FinTech Answer To The $35 Billion Card Fraud Problem

We take card payment for granted in our daily life from the paying of meals to purchasing of concert tickets online. According to Nilson, the world purchased $28.8 trillion worth of goods and services in 2014 by credit, debit and

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