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Paypal Buys Hyperwallet for 400m USD

PayPal Holdings announced that it has agreed to acquire Hyperwallet, a global payout platform, for $400 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments. The acquisition of Hyperwallet enhances PayPal’s payout capabilities, improving the company’s ability to provide an integrated suite

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Alpha JWC Ventures and PayPal Provide Up to US$5 Million Funding to FinTech Startups

Southeast Asia’s venture capital firm Alpha JWC Ventures announced its collaboration with global technology platform and digital payments gigant PayPal and its commitment to invest up to US$5M in 2018 participants of PayPal Incubator, a FinTech tartup incubation program in Southeast Asia. “At Alpha JWC

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TravelersBox Arrives at Singapore Airport

Passengers traveling through Singapore Changi Airport can now utilize their unneeded foreign change (or remaining Singapore dollars), using the new TravelersBox kiosks located at the airport. TravelersBox is an innovative fintech company that helps travelers convert their leftover foreign currency,

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Is a Cashless Society Really a Viable Option?

It’s interesting that whilst paper cash has been around for over three centuries the move away from it has been difficult to imagine. The huge increase in the use of credit cards as a form of conducting business was believed

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9 Incubators, Accelerators and Startup Programs For Singaporean Fintech Ventures

The following list complements a previous article we published in September 2015 which included a selection of some of Singapore’s most notorious incubators and accelerator programs including Startupbootcamp Fintech Singapore – which will open up applications for startups on November

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27 Most Valued World Fintech Unicorns, 8 From China

Business Insider Singapore, CBInsights, Funderbeam, and Crunchbase together have created the world’s fintech unicorns – fintech start-ups valued at over $1 billion.   Fintech Unicorns Worth $1 billion 27. Rong360, Chinese Financial Comparison Site Value: $1 billion | Raised: $258 million Founded: 2011 |  |

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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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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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