Grab emerges as largest VC recipient in the world for Q1 2018

SINGAPORE-based ride hailing giant Grab has emerged as the top recipient of venture capital (VC) investment in the world for Q1 2018 with US$2.5 billion raised in its series G funding.

CapitaLand launches all-in-one e-payment service

CAPITALAND, Singapore's largest mall operator, is the latest to join the cashless drive.

CapitaLand to launch all-in-one e-payment service at 17 malls

CAPITALAND is partnering leading e-payment players to launch an all-in-one e-payment service - dubbed StarPay - that will cover over 2,500 stores in 17 malls across Singapore.

Teaching the next generation the value of money

DURING a portfolio review in the midst of the Asian crisis in 1998, the patriarch of the family was being berated by his eldest son, who complained about his father's excessive risk taking that '...

Singtel to launch mobile wallet tie-up with regional associates, starting in Thailand

THE Singtel Group plans to roll out mobile wallet interoperability across its network of regional associates in Asia by mid-2018, it said on Tuesday.

Kill Bill: Vol. Pay(back) Now

AS THE cold steel sword snapped to meet the end of the sheath, the female protagonist in a yellow jumpsuit resisted the blatant Bruce Lee howl. Her name is Uma The-Woman, short for Quentin You can...

Perks give QR code payments more bite

The future of cashless payment at hawker centres and coffee shops could involve scanning a quick response (QR) code that looks like a mesh of pixelated squares, with the Government pushing for...

Consortium aims to streamline payments

A consortium has been formed to streamline payment settlement for merchants accepting cashless QR code payments from more than one service provider.

Tikehau Capital, Sprim join forces with new Singapore-based life sciences VC fund

LIFE science startups hoping for a big break can now look to a new Singapore-based cash cow for funding.

New e-wallets to emerge with launch of common QR code for Singapore: Stripe chief

NEW e-wallet solutions are expected to emerge in Singapore with the launch of standardised protocols like SGQR this year, said Patrick Collison, chief of San Francisco-based financial technology...