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PayNow Corporate seen as 'game-changer' in Singapore's cashless drive

PAYNOW Corporate - the e-payment service for businesses which will be launched on Monday - is said to be a game-changer in Singapore's push towards a unified e-payments system and cashless society...

Golden Gate Ventures launches US$10m blockchain fund

GOLDEN Gate Ventures (GGV), a Singapore-based venture capital firm that has invested in startups including Carousell, 99.co and MoneySmart, is launching a dedicated fund for blockchain investments.

Golden Gate Ventures rolls out dedicated US$10m fund for blockchain investments

GOLDEN Gate Ventures (GGV) - a Singapore-based venture capital firm that has invested in startups like Carousell and MoneySmart - is launching a dedicated fund for blockchain investments.

2 in 3 SMEs likely to go cashless by 2023: OCBC poll

TWO in three small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore are likely to go cashless by 2023, according to an OCBC survey which polled 200 such companies.

Towards a regional e-payment platform

AS Asean seeks to establish Southeast Asia as a regional trade bloc, connectivity and seamless movement of trade are requisites. Enabling infrastructure such as Internet connectivity and...

EZ-Link, You Technologies, Mastercard launch multi-currency mobile wallet with no fees

SINGAPORE - EZ-Link, You Technologies Group and Mastercard on Tuesday (Aug 7) launched YouTrip, a multi-currency mobile wallet that allows users to pay in more than 150 currencies when overseas or...

Indonesia retail tech start-up Warung Pintar gets US$4m from Temasek-backed funds, Line

SINGAPORE - Two Temasek-backed investment firms - venture capital fund Vertex Ventures and investment firm Pavilion Capital - have participated in a new US$4 million funding round for Warung...

EZ-Link still a leading player in Singapore's e-payment drive

EZ-Link, an old guard of e-payments in Singapore, has not been resting on its laurels - even if it has been noticeably "quiet" in the last two years, during which the country made its cashless...

EZ-Link promotes e-payment adoption with free auto top-up, loose-change top-up

EZ-LINK on Wednesday announced that EZ-Reload will be an entirely free function with effect from today - as part of the company's efforts to promote e-payment adoption and discourage the use of cash...

Singapore bank lending gains at fastest pace since November

BANK lending in Singapore rose at its fastest pace from a year ago since November, driven by a sharp increase in business lending, preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore showed on...