Cashless is the new king for S-E Asia

THE days of pulling out dollar notes and coins to pay may be numbered. The cashless trend is picking up quickly in South-east Asia as more people are swiping or tapping away on their mobile phones...

Launched: All-in-one Singapore platform integrating PayNow, Nets and other e-payment methods

MAJOR payment methods in Singapore such as PayNow, Nets and GrabPay are now accessible on an all-in-one platform created by Rapyd.

Ex-Nasa, GIC tech heavyweights join Gojek and fintech startup TranSwap

RIDE-HAILING giant Gojek and fintech startup TranSwap have both named tech industry veterans to C-level roles based in Singapore, the companies announced separately on Tuesday.

Blockchain platform Zilliqa teams up with payments startup Xfers

BLOCKCHAIN tech firm Zilliqa, which is based in Singapore and London, has partnered payment solutions provider Xfers to implement distributed ledger technology in payments processing.

Silicon Valley firm eager to earn its stripes in South-east Asia

SOUTH-EAST Asia is experiencing a boom in its Internet economy, and here to tap that opportunity is Silicon Valley darling Stripe, which builds payments infrastructure for online businesses.

Razer Pay beta testing launched in Singapore

RAZER Pay has rolled into town, squeaking past the finish line for Razer CEO Tan Min-Liang's 2017 promise to have a unified e-payments system "nationwide in 18 months".

Local biometrics startup Touché expands to the Middle East

SINGAPORE tech firm Touché, which offers a fingerprint-based payment and loyalty management system, has made headway in its expansion into the Middle East.

Is blockchain the new Internet for finance?

REMEMBER a time when there was no such thing as the Internet? Don't blame yourself if you can't. Such has been the speed and pervasiveness with which the worldwide web has become available to...

Temasek leads Flywire Series-D funding round of US$100m

GLOBAL payment solutions provider Flywire has raised US$100 million in its latest Series-D round of venture funding led by Singapore state investment company Temasek Holdings.