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Standard Chartered Joins Visa B2B Connect for Streamlined Payments

Standard Chartered has announced a new collaboration with Visa through the Visa B2B Connect network to streamline cross-border payments for its corporate clients. This initiative, starting in Singapore, aims to expedite and reduce the cost of business-to-business transactions internationally. The

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SGeBIZ and Funding Societies Team Up to Offer BNPL Payment Option for SMEs

Southeast Asia’s SME digital finance platform Funding Societies has partnered with SGeBIZ, a provider of digital procurement, payment, and sourcing solutions, to introduce embedded finance solutions for SMEs in Singapore. This collaboration aims to integrate Funding Societies’ financing capabilities into

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Trulioo Reports 90% Business Verification Rate in APAC

Trulioo, an identity verification platform, announced that it has achieved a 90% business verification rate across the APAC region a year after it had set up its Singapore office. The firm shared that this success comes despite challenges such as

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Atome Financial Reports Profitability in Q1 2024

Atome Financial, a key player in Southeast Asia’s digital financial services, announced that it has achieved profitability in the first quarter of 2024 and reported a substantial increase in operating income for 2023. The company’s operating income soared to US$170

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Former Mambu Exec Will Dale to Lead 10x Banking’s APAC Operations

Cloud-native core banking platform 10x Banking has announced the appointment of Will Dale as Regional Vice President for the APAC region. Dale, previously a Regional VP at Mambu, brings over 17 years of experience in the banking technology sector to

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Jean-Pierre Brulard Steps in as Temenos CEO Following Hindenburg Allegations

Banking software company Temenos announced that Jean-Pierre Brulard will become its new CEO starting 1 May 2024. He will be based in Switzerland. The appointment follows the retirement of Andreas Andreades, who has served Temenos in various capacities over the

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Nium, Thredd Deepen Partnership for Virtual Card Solutions in APAC Travel Sector

Nium, a major player in real-time cross-border payments, has announced an expansion of its partnership with Thredd, a  global payments processor. The collaboration will focus on issuing virtual cards within the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, aimed at facilitating payments for

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Flexible by Design: What Differentiates a Successful Payment Software Platform

In the ever-evolving landscape of payments, it is crucial to choose a payment platform from a vendor that can anticipate and support future growth through innovative functionality. This choice is key for staying ahead of your competitors. To illustrate the

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StanChart Debuts Open Banking Marketplace for Digital Transformations

Standard Chartered announced today the introduction of its Open Banking Marketplace, a comprehensive platform designed to facilitate easier access to application programming interfaces (APIs) for both new and existing clients. The platform, which debuted at Money20/20 Asia in Bangkok, aims

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Thunes Acquires Tilia to Offer Wider Payment Solutions in the U.S.

Global payments company Thunes has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tilia LLC, a U.S.-based payment platform specialised in online games and virtual transactions. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the acquisition is pending regulatory

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