Thailand

Funding Societies Thailand Surpasses THB 1 Billion in Loan Disbursements

Funding Societies a Southeast Asian Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) digital financing platform, announced that its Thai business has reached THB 1 billion (US$ 27.8 million) in loan disbursements for year-to-date (YTD) 2022. The company said that it is looking

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A Freelancer’s Guide to Making Money Online in Thailand

Making money online is one of the top ways to earn a lot of money in a short period of time today. Especially after the COVID pandemic, a lot of businesses have switched to remote environments, enabling their employees to

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Thailand and Vietnam Officially Launches QR Payment Linkage

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) announced that they have officially launched their joint QR payment services as an alternative means of cross-border payments between the two countries. Nguyen Kim Anh, Deputy Governor of

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Google Wallet Lands in Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia

Google Wallet has now been extended to three additional Southeast Asian countries – Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia – making it available in 57 countries total. In Vietnam, the feature is currently only supported for Visa cardholders while Mastercard will be

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Five ASEAN Central Banks Sign MoU for Regional Payment Connectivity

Five central banks in ASEAN announced that they have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on regional payment connectivity to support faster, cheaper, more transparent, and more inclusive cross-border payments. Signed at the G20 Leaders’ Summit, the central

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Money20/20 Comes Back to Asia in 2024, but Not to Singapore

Money20/20 Asia will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on April 23-25 2024. The announcement was made by Money20/20 President Tracey Davies Byers at the recent Money20/20 USA event. 2024 will be the first time Money20/20 Asia is hosted in Thailand. The

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Stripe Is Now Live in Thailand

Stripe, a global financial infrastructure platform for businesses, has officially launched in Thailand, enabling businesses to accept payments via PromptPay along with major credit cards like Visa and Mastercard. These businesses will now have access to Stripe’s solutions such as billing

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Atome Thailand Surpasses 1 Billion Baht in GMV Since Launch in September

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) firm Atome announced that it has achieved 1 billion THB (US$26.3 million) in total gross merchandise value (GMV) since its launch in Thailand last September. Since its launch, Atome Thailand reports that it has partnered

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Insurtech Invigorates Thailand’s US$ 36 Billion Insurance Industry

Insurtech plays a significant role as Thailand turns to technology to boost its insurance industry and make it inclusive. It is embedded in the country’s Fourth Insurance Development Plan (IDP 4) for 2021 to 2025 to ensure that the industry

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Sygnum Partners With T&B Media to Raise US$300M to Fund Its Metaverse Platform

Sygnum, a digital asset technology group with a Singapore capital markets services (CMS) license, announced it is partnering Thai media and entertainment group T&B Media Global to raise over US$300 million to fund its new interconnected metaverse platform. The raise

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