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This Solutions Bring Cruise Line Employees Cash Payouts to Over 15,000 Locations in the Philippines

Brightwell Payments, a FinTech company that helps global workers get paid as well as send and spend money safely and easily worldwide, announced a partnership with Transpay, the cross-border payment company. Brightwell users around the world can now send money cross-border to

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60 Innovative Solutions Shortlisted for 2018 Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the 60 finalists that will vie for the Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards at this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival. The finalists will get to showcase their innovative solutions at the Festival. This

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MAS Issues Guidelines to Facilitate Provision of Digital Advisory Services

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)  issued the Guidelines on Provision of Digital Advisory Services, to facilitate the provision of these services in Singapore. The guidelines incorporate feedback from the public consultation as well as learning points from MAS’ engagements with the industry.

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MC Payment Is Adopting The “WordPress for Blockchain” Into Their Cashless System

Singapore homegrown fintech player, MC Payment, has partnered with global Blockchain based platform, NULS to expand into the rest of the ASEAN market. MC Payment intends to build their own chain on NULS’ protocol, valuable to the payment company for

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UQPAY Launches SGQR Code Payment Services For Merchant

UQPAY has launched Singapore Quick Response Code (SGQR) payments for its merchants, combining its multiple existing payment QR codes in a single QR code. This latest initiative helps businesses to manage the different in-store cashless payment scheme more efficiently and

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Silicon Valley Payments Company Worth US$20 Bil Eyes Southeast Asian Expansion

Stripe, a Silicon Valley API software that started with just a few lines of code now helps Fortune 500 companies process transactions online. According to Fortune, Stripe’s early days saw it being used among small businesses that want to engage

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A Definitive Guide to Southeast Asia’s Payments Scene

In fintech’s genesis across Asia, it seemed like all of the new developments were focused on streamlining payments without coincidence, around the time that e-commerce experienced its boom too. Now, that trend seems to be making a grand return with

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15 Inspiring Fintech Founders from South East Asia to Follow

Southeast Asia’s financial services industry is rapidly evolving as a result of disruption from new-age fintech companies and the rapid adoption of fintech solutions. The rise of fintech in the region has been fueled by Southeast Asia’s expanding economies, young-urban-digitally-savvy

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PH Fintech Firm Voyager Gets $175m Investment From KKR, Tencent

Global investment firm KKR, and China-based internet services provider Tencent Holdings Ltd separately acquired a substantial minority stake worth $175 million in Philippine-based fintech company Voyager Innovations, marking the largest investment to date in a Philippine technology company. The latest

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Grab and Fave Teams up To Tackle The Singaporean and Malaysian Market

Grab and Fave announced a strategic partnership for both parties to grow the respective platforms across the region. The partnership is aimed at capitalising on Grab’s user base of over 110 million downloads and Fave’s strong merchant network of over

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