Mobile Payments

First Contactless Prepaid Mastercard in South Asia

MatchMove announced that it has enabled the first contactless prepaid Mastercard in South Asia. The card is issued by Federal Bank,  a sector bank in India, distributed under the brand name tmw by The Mobile Wallet Pvt.Ltd, India’s first complete

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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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Carousell Launches Caroupay

Carousell, Singapore’s fast growing classifieds marketplace, launches CarouPay. CarouPay is the company’s first integrated payment system for users to buy and sell more conveniently and with greater assurance. The feature is developed in partnership with DBS, Stripe and Visa. Carousellers

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Vietnam Fintech Sector Report: All about Digital and Mobile Payments ?

Vietnam’s fintech industry is poised for growth as Internet and smartphone penetration rates continue to rise and as the government pursues its push for greater digitalization of the economy, according to a new report by consulting firm Solidiance. In 2017,

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World’s First Fingerprint Biometric Payment and Loyalty Mgt. Solution in Singapore?

Singapore-based technology company Touché today announced an agreement with OCBC Bank  to bring the world’s first fingerprint biometric-based payment and loyalty management solution to OCBC’s Singapore credit card merchant customers. Developed in Singapore, Touché includes both an elegant and innovative device and

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UQPAY Li Wangjian: Analysis of China’s Cross-Border B2B Payment Market

Cross-border payment prevails in China’s payment industry in recent years. With the tightening of policies and the encroachment of tech giants, the domestic payment industry has gradually become less profitable, powerful payment institutions have changed their business strategies to focus

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FE Credit and Mastercard Launch the First Digital Credit Card Solution for Vietnam

FE CREDIT launches MPlus+, a unique digital credit card delivery solution which allows card holders to commence their cashless journey before the physical card is delivered Vietnams VPBank Finance Company Limited (FE CREDIT) starts with the MPlus+ Card, a unique digital credit

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One Lucky Traveler Will Go Cash-Free Around the World

Are you a travel enthusiast who has what it takes to explore exotic destinations cash-free? Visa is searching for one travel enthusiast to send on an international adventure with the help of top social media travel pros to highlight the

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Singaporeans Confident To Go Cashless For Up To Three Days

Singaporeans are becoming increasingly confident of going cashless with 68 percent saying they can go without cash for an entire day, and almost half (42 percent) saying they can go cashless for up to three days, according to the 2017

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Singtel and Razer Form Strategic Partnership in E-payments Esports and Telco Services

The Singtel Group and Razer ­signed a Memorandum of Understanding to foster strategic collaboration in the high-growth areas of e-payments, esports, gaming-related digital media and telecommunication services across Southeast Asia. Mobile payments in Southeast Asia is expected to be worth

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