World's first unified payment QR code credit positive for Singapore banks: Moody's

CREDIT ratings agency Moody’s said on Thursday that the launch of the world’s first unified payment QR code, or the Singapore Quick Response Code (SGQR), will accelerate mobile payments in the...

Singapore proptech startup Ohmyhome gets S$4m Series A funding

OHMYHOME, a Singapore-based property marketplace, announced on Thursday it has raised S$4 million in Series A funding led by Golden Equator Capital.

Bridging the last mile in digital payments

Singapore has made significant strides in promoting digital payments here, but there are challenges to overcome before it realises its vision of becoming a predominantly cashless society, industry...

Singapore-founded home interior platform Livspace gets US$70m Series C funding

LIVSPACE, a Singapore-founded home interior and renovation platform, has raised US$70 million in Series C funding led by global investment funds TPG Growth and Goldman Sachs.

South African fintech firm Jumo raises US$52m to expand in Asia and Africa; CEO moves to Singapore

SINGAPORE - South African fintech firm Jumo has raised US$52 million (S$71.5 million) in its latest funding round led by Goldman Sachs, which joins as a new investor.

Interbank system Fast to be linked to e-payment scene

Imagine being able to make instant fund transfers from one e-wallet to another regardless of which bank or e-payment firm operates them. Or being able to shift what you have in any e-wallet to any...

Singapore launches unified payment QR code

SINGAPORE - A universal QR code was launched on Monday (Sept 17) to free merchants from the need to display multiple QR codes to accept different payment schemes.

Accuron MedTech opens S$10m incubator hub in Tuas

SINGAPORE-BASED medical device company Accuron MedTech opened a S$10 million medical technology (medtech) centre here on Thursday.

Indonesian fintech startup Moka raises US$24m in Series B funding

INDONESIAN cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) system startup Moka has raised US$24 million in a Series B funding round, with EDBI - the investment arm of the Economic Development Board - among the...