Mobile Payments

Tagcash: Social Media, Payments and Loyalty Programs Combined into One Platform

UK native entrepreneur is looking to provide a solution for micropayments in Southeast Asia, starting with the Philippines. With Tagcash Ltd. Inc., founder and president Mark Vernon is offering a platform and ecosystem that combines social media and payment functionalities.

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The Growing & Untapped Myanmar Mobile Payment Market

Myanmar is an untapped and growing market that has surprisingly quick uptake of mobile phones which opened the door for mobile payment.  We explain how Myanmar’s mobile payment system works from behind the scenes and for the ordinary citizen. There are 4

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BitGold: Save in Gold, Spend with a Debit Card

With the global economy increasingly showing signs of weakness, more people are considering gold as a safe haven. Thankfully, with platforms such as BullionVault and Bitgold now available, gold is no longer a reserve of the rich and literally anyone

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Cambodia Fintech: Leveraging Technology to Bank to Unbanked

With only 27% of Southeast Asia’s 600 million population having bank accounts, the region represents an untapped opportunity for fintech companies, in Cambodia these ventures that are leveraging technology to provide more efficient and cheaper banking and financial services. In

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Samsung Pay Coming to Singapore and Vietnam

South Korea’s tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is expanding its mobile payment system to Singapore, Australia and Brazil, the firm announced yesterday at its CES 2016 press conference. #SamsungPay will be coming soon to Australia, Singapore and Brazil in

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Apple Pay Teams Up With Amex To Launch In Singapore

Apple is partnering with American Express to bring Apple Pay to “key global markets,” Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during the earnings call for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2015. According to Amex, Apple’s digital wallet and mobile payment service

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8 “Top” Mobile Payment Providers in Vietnam

Mobile Payment in Vietnam: Boosted by the rising of Internet and smartphone penetrations, online commerce and m-commerce are expanding their reach in Vietnam. According the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, m-commerce, led by social

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Singtel and SCB’s Dash Seeks to Reinvent How Singaporeans Pay, Save and Borrow Money

Released in June 2014, Dash is a mobile banking service from Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (Singtel) and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) that aims to reinvent the way Singaporeans access, save and borrow money, make payments and purchase insurance. Essentially, Dash consists in

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Fastacash Invests in MyPay, Announces Payments Via Social Network in Myanmar

Fastacash, a Singaporean fintech startup focused on mobile payments, has invested in MyPAY to tap into the Burmese market. MyPAY, which is developing a mobile payment system, has partnered with MySQUAR, a social network in Myanmar, to enable 1.5 million

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MatchMove Pay To Tap Into Southeast Asia’s Remittance Market, Hyperledger Wins Innotribe Startup Challenge

Exciting things are happening in Singapore. In case you missed it last week, MatchMove Pay, one of the hottest fintech startups in Southeast Asia, was granted a remittance license from Singapore’s central bank to tap into Southeast Asia’s juicy remittance

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