Mobile Payments

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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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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Singtel Wants to Let You Use Your E-Wallet to Pay Across Asia, Starting with Thailand

Singtel Group recently announced the launch VIA, a mobile payments alliance described as an initiative to connect mobile wallets across borders to enable consumers to use their local mobile wallet when travelling. Concurrent with the launch, they announced their partnership

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NETS Releases Mobile App That Lets You Generate Payment QRs On The Fly

NETS just launched an app that allows businesses to generate a NETS QR code to accept payments on the spot, without the need to issue an invoice. Designed for hawkers, delivery and personal service merchants such as handymen,  NETSBiz, therefore,

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Grab And Moca Announce Strategic Partnership To Promote Cashless Payment On Grab Platform And In Vietnam

Grab, one of the most frequently used O2O mobile platforms in Southeast Asia, and MOCA Technology and Service Joint Stock Company (Moca), a leading digital payments service in Vietnam, today announced a strategic partnership to promote cashless payment on Grab

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GrabPay’s Next Stop is Philippines—Here’s Why

When Grab announced that they wanted to take a stake in e-payments, many made the comparisons to Tencent’s Alibaba. That was no coincidence. After acquiring Uber (and a potential monopoly) in the Southeast Asian region, Grab has come out with

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Maybank Now Lets Merchants Issue Unique PayNow QR Codes for Individual Invoices

Maybank Singapore teams ups with Malaysia-based fintech company Financio to offer customers invoices attached with dynamic QR Code that embeds the company’s UEN, payer name, invoice number and payment amount, using the Maybank PayNow system. The goal is to allow business

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