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Nium Appoints Alyssa-Jane Tan as Marketing Director for APAC & MEA

Global payments company Nium has appointed Alyssa-Jane Tan as its Director of Marketing for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) and Middle East & Africa (MEA) regions. Tan brings extensive experience in fintech and digital marketing, having previously held senior roles at Razer

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Paymentology Welcomes Tim Joslyn as New Chief Technology Officer

Global issuer-processor Paymentology has appointed Tim Joslyn as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO), succeeding interim CTO James Letley. Tim brings over 25 years of experience in technology and a strong track record in driving innovation and growth, particularly in

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Triple-A Expands Its Payment Options with Paxos-Issued PayPal USD

Licensed crypto payments provider Triple-A has announced the integration of PayPal USD (PYUSD) into its payment services. This move will enable clients to accept PYUSD as a payment method and facilitate cross-border transactions using the stablecoin. PYUSD, a US dollar-denominated

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London’s B2C2 Sets Sights on Singapore’s Digital Asset Market

B2C2, a London-based provider of institutional liquidity and credit for digital assets, is expanding its presence in the Asia-Pacific region with a new offering in Singapore. This move builds on the company’s existing operations in Japan and other financial centers.

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5 Lessons APAC Digital Banks Can Learn from Nubank’s US$1B Profitability Journey

The meteoric ascent of Brazilian neobank Nubank has sent shockwaves through the Latin American banking industry. In just over a decade, Nubank has amassed upwards of 100 million customers across the region, becoming the largest fintech company in Latin America.

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Tiger Brokers Singapore Enables 24-Hour Trading for Over 500 US Stocks and ETFs

Online brokerage Tiger Brokers Singapore has introduced 24-hour trading for over 500 popular US stocks and ETFs, including Tesla, Apple, and Nvidia. This new service allows Singaporean investors to trade on US markets round the clock, five days a week, without

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Thailand Seeks Public Input on Proposed Digital Asset Regulatory Reforms

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking public input on proposed changes to the Emergency Decree on Digital Asset Businesses B.E. 2561 (2018). These changes aim to update the decree to better reflect current market conditions and improve regulatory

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How OpenWay’s Way4 Enabled the First CBDC Card Transaction in Eurasia

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) have largely existed in the virtual realm, with transactions initiated primarily through web and mobile interfaces. However, a significant shift has occurred with the launch of Eurasia’s first CBDC cards in Kazakhstan, providing 20 million

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HAVA.id Bolsters B2B Services with bolttech Device Protection Coverage

International insurtech company bolttech has entered into a partnership with Indonesian B2B procurement firm HAVA.id to provide comprehensive device protection solutions for the latter’s business customers. As part of this collaboration, HAVA.id will integrate bolttech’s device protection plans into its

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Billions Lost to Fraud Despite Efforts, APAC Fintechs Grapple with Rising Threats

Despite tireless efforts from businesses and tech providers, fraudsters persist in siphoning off billions annually. According to the “2024 State of Fraud” whitepaper by Telesign, a customer identity and engagement solutions provider, U.S. fraud victims suffered nearly US$8.8 billion in

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