Tag "Grab"

Amazon Offers Exclusive Merchandise through Blockchain Wallets at SFF 2023

Amazon, StraitsX (part of Fazz) and Grab have launched an industry pilot at the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) that allows users to connect their blockchain wallet to redeem exclusive merchandise. The pilot is built on the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s

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Singapore’s BNPL Firms Must Comply With Code of Conduct by Nov 2023

The Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) Code of Conduct, developed by the BNPL Working Group, has entered its next phase of implementation. The working group was formed by the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) and industry players under the guidance of

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Grab Vietnam Users Can Now Pay with MoMo

Vietnam’s fintech unicorn MoMo and Grab Vietnam announced today that they have integrated the former’s payment solution into the ride-hailing and food delivery superapp. This will allow users in Vietnam to make cashless payments within the Grab app using MoMo’s

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MP Tin Pei Ling Appointed at DCS Card Centre After Short Stint at Grab

MP Tin Pei Ling has joined DCS Card Centre as the managing director for strategic partnership and business development. This information, initially shared by Pei Ling on LinkedIn in August, comes as she moves into a role that involves building

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FOMO Pay Enables Merchants to Accept Digital Singapore Dollar for Industry Pilot

Singapore-based payment institution FOMO Pay is participating in the Singapore Pitstop Pack industry pilot to enable merchants to accept Purpose Bound Money (PBM). Under the pilot programme, FOMO Pay will provide its hero merchants (Mount Faber and Jumbo) and participating

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Grab Shuts Down Investment Business, Users Have Until 13 Oct to Withdraw Funds

Ride-hailing and food delivery superapp Grab announced that it will be shuttering its investment business in Singapore by discontinuing its AutoInvest and Earn+ products. Micro-investment platform AutoInvest is Grab’s first retail wealth management product was formed as a result of

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Grab Partners Circle to Bring Web3.0 Experiences for Singapore Users

Circle Internet Financial and Southeast Asian ride-hailing super app Grab has partnered to pilot Web3.0 customer experiences in Singapore. Grab’s foray into Web3.0 was reported by Fintech News Singapore on Monday (11 September). The article features screen grabs of the

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Grab Integrates Web3.0 Services, Allows Singapore Users to Set Up Wallets

Southeast Asian ride-hailing super app Grab has integrated Web3.0 services into its platform, allowing users to set up Web3.0 wallets, participate in blockchain rewards programmes, and even make payments using NFTs, according to crypto journalist Wu Blockchain. Grab has yet

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Fintech Layoffs Rock Asia in 2023: Who’s Next?

The fintech industry in Asia has been experiencing a wave of layoffs in 2023 as several companies grapple with economic uncertainties, market downturns, and the need for cost-cutting measures.  From Singapore to Hong Kong, prominent fintech players have been forced

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Grab Indonesia’s President Ridzki Kramadibrata Moves on to Commissioner Role

Southeast Asian superapp Grab Indonesia has appointed Ridzki Kramadibrata as a member of the Board of Commissioners, effective 1 July 2023 onwards. Ridzki joined Grab Indonesia as a Managing Director in January 2016 before he was promoted as the President

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