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Facebook and Paypal Invests in Gojek to Join its Bid to Boost Digital Payments

Gojek announced today that Facebook and PayPal have joined Google, Tencent and others as investors in its current fundraise. This new investment will support Gojek’s mission to boost Southeast Asia’s digital economy, with a focus on supporting payments and financial

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PayPal and Mastercard Extend Instant Transfer to Singapore & Europe

Following the launch of its Instant Transfer feature in the U.S., PayPal and Mastercard recently extended the service to Mastercard cardholders in Singapore and a number of European countries. Mastercard Send™ is an application that leverages the card network infrastructure

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PayPal Launches Women’s Program in Singapore for Greater Diversity in Tech

PayPal Pte Ltd has launched the Women Luminaries Program (WLP)  in Singapore to help empower female students passionate about technology to pursue a career in the field. This initiative strives to dispel stereotypes surrounding the industry, correct the current gender

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Digital Debit Group Releases Retail-Grade QR App Powered by PayPal

Ready to use upon download, without card swipers or terminal hardware, the Digital Debit app make its way to a ready marketplace. Newly-released in the Apple App Store, merchants and freelancers can now accept in-person payments for services rendered from

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17 E-Wallets in The Philippines You Should Know

“A way to carry your money inside your cellphone”. This is perhaps the simplest meaning of an e-wallet as defined by Philippine-based mobile money service GCash. For the past few years, different companies such as telcos, banks, fintech startups, financial

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Fintech Investments Soar To Record-Breaking US$57B and 2018 Ain’t Over Yet

The fintech industry has achieved a new milestone recently. According to the KPMG Pulse of Fintech report, Global fintech investment roared ahead at a record pace in the first half of 2018, with US$57.9B invested across 875 deals. This value is

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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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Alpha JWC Ventures and PayPal Provide Up to US$5 Million Funding to FinTech Startups

Southeast Asia’s venture capital firm Alpha JWC Ventures announced its collaboration with global technology platform and digital payments gigant PayPal and its commitment to invest up to US$5M in 2018 participants of PayPal Incubator, a FinTech tartup incubation program in Southeast Asia. “At Alpha JWC

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TravelersBox Arrives at Singapore Airport

Passengers traveling through Singapore Changi Airport can now utilize their unneeded foreign change (or remaining Singapore dollars), using the new TravelersBox kiosks located at the airport. TravelersBox is an innovative fintech company that helps travelers convert their leftover foreign currency,

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Is a Cashless Society Really a Viable Option?

It’s interesting that whilst paper cash has been around for over three centuries the move away from it has been difficult to imagine. The huge increase in the use of credit cards as a form of conducting business was believed

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