Alibaba taps WorldFirst to boost cross-border payments for Singapore SMEs

Tuesday 24 August 2021 11:30 CET | News

Alibaba Group’s B2B marketplace has partnered with payments platform WorldFirst to help Singaporean SMEs upgrade their digital payments proposition.

Through the partnership, WorldFirst will help the SMEs assess how best to leverage and further assist them in navigating the platform’s variety of services. This includes registration, setting up and running their online stores as well as conducting online marketing campaigns together with certified partners.

WorldFirst will become’s official channel partner in Singapore, helping local sellers gain access to the 26 million buyers from over 200 countries and regions on the platform.

Founded in 2004, WorldFirst is a UK-based payments business helping small businesses conduct cross-border transactions. Since 2019 it has been part of Ant Group, an affiliate of Alibaba.

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Keywords: Alibaba, partnership, ecommerce, marketplace, SMEs
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Countries: Singapore
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