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sync. selects Qatar Fintech Accelerator, announces Middle East expansion

14 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Digital smart open banking app sync. has announced its selection in the Qatar Fintech Accelerator, which starts on 14 October 2020, according to the official press release.

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Olay, Shopee to accelerate ecommerce growth in Southeast Asia

08 Oct 2020 | Ecommerce

US-based skincare company Olay has partnered with ecommerce platform Shopee to launch the Adult Fearlessly campaign, meant to empower millennial women.

 

Olay, Shopee, ecommerce, partnership, Adult Fearlessly, Southeast Asia, campaign

DataMesh enables native least cost routing on payment terminals

06 Oct 2020 | Online Payments

DataMesh has developed a capability to automatically apply least cost routing (LCR) technology within Australia’s debit card payment system for its customers.

eftpos, DataMesh, merchant routing, least cost routing, POS, payment terminal, card payments

Shopee, Visa partner to boost the digital economy in Southeast Asia

02 Oct 2020 | Online Payments

Shopee and Visa have announced a five-year regional strategic partnership to encourage greater participation in Southeast Asia’s digital economy.

Shopee, Visa, Southeast Asia, digital economy, digital payments, MSMEs, credit cards, CyberSource, payment management platform, transaction processing, fraud detection, online shopping

Huawei, Mondia Pay partner to boost contactless payment options across MEA

01 Oct 2020 | Mobile Payments

China-based tech group Huawei has partnered with digital payments solution provider Mondia Pay to offer its contactless payments service to users in the MEA region.

Huawei, Mondia Pay, partnership, DCB, HMS, MEA, IAP, Africa, Middle East, contactless payments, mobile payments, fintech

Huawei, Sunline launch contactless Digital Loan One Box solution

29 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

Sunline and Huawei have jointly released the Digital Loan One Box solution – a global contactless solution for financial services – at HUAWEI CONNECT 2020.

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Computop, RBI strengthen their partnership for omnichannel payments in Eastern Europe

25 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Computop and Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) have announced that their cooperation is to be strengthened further to propagate the expansion of omnichannel payments.

Computop, partnership, Raiffeisen Bank International, omnichannel, payments, Eastern Europe, payment processor, cashless payments, merchants, ecommerce

Easypaisa, PayFast team up to accelerate digital payments in Pakistan

08 Sep 2020 | Mobile Payments

Pakistan-based digital payments app Easypaisa has partnered with the fintech PayFast, in pursuit of disrupting digital payments.

Easypaisa, Payfast, fintech, mobile payments, digital payments, Pakistan, Middle East, 1-Link, ATM, inter-bank fund transfers, mobile application, PCI-DSS, PayLinks, MENA region

Huawei and TPAY MOBILE to drive app monetisation for developers in the MEA region

08 Sep 2020 | Mobile Payments

Huawei has partnered with TPAY MOBILE to support developers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region to monetise their apps on HUAWEI Mobile Services (HMS). 

Huawei, TPAY MOBILE, Middle East, Africa, MEA, monetise, HUAWEI Mobile Services, Direct Carrier Billing, subscriptions, mobile payments, alternative payments

Worldline closes acquisition of GoPay

07 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

Payment and transaction services provider Worldline has announced it has completed the acquisition of a 53% majority stake in online payment collection platform GoPay.

Worldline, GoPay, payment collection, Czech Republic, Poland, CEE, Central and Eastern Europe, online payments, acquisition, e-shop, Komercni Banka, digital payments

Frasers Property Retail pushes out new ecommerce platform in Singapore

04 Sep 2020 | Ecommerce

Singapore-based real estate property management company Frasers Property Retail has announced the launch of an ecommerce marketplace named Frasers eStore. 

Frasers Property Retail, real estate management, ecommerce, estore, Singapore, Southeast Asia, online shopping, real estate

Commercial Bank of Kuwait gets mobile payments moving with Thales

03 Sep 2020 | Mobile Payments

France-based multinational company Thales has announced it is supplying Commercial Bank of Kuwait (CBK) with its Gemalto Trusted Services Hub (TSH).

Commercial Bank of Kuweit, Thales, financial services, mobile payments, contactless payments, Kuwait, MENA, Middle East

Carrefour moves Romanian online delivery services to BRINGO delivery app

31 Aug 2020 | Ecommerce

France-based retail multinational corporation Carrefour has announced moving its online shopping services in Romania to delivery app BRINGO.

Carrefour, Carrefour Romania, delivery app, online shopping, ecommerce, retail chain, supermarket, hypermarket, Eastern Europe, Europe, Bringo

Rapyd, LytePay, ERA Singapore team up to launch a business wallet and payment card

21 Aug 2020 | Cards

Rapyd and LytePay have announced their collaboration to launch a business wallet and a complementary Mastercard payment card for local-based real estate salespersons (RES) of ERA Singapore.  

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Japan-based digital gift card marketplace expands in the Middle East

18 Aug 2020 | Cards

Japan-based Amaten, a digital gift card marketplace, has announced plans to expand its brand across the world, starting with Dubai.

Amaten, Japan, Dubai, Middle East, gift cards, marketplace, blockchain, merchants, digital gift card

Netflix to ramp up its subscription plans in Southeast Asia

17 Aug 2020 | Ecommerce

US-based streaming giant Netflix has tooled up its mobile-only subscription service in Southeast Asia, expanding its local content as the launch of Disney+ in Indonesia approaches.

Netflix, Disney+, subscription service, Southeast Asia, Viu, WeTV

Commodity trade finance faces difficulties in revenues following scandals

14 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Commodity trade finance has observed slumping revenues in the second quarter of 2020 as some banks pulled the plug on their operations following scandals, according to fnlondon.com.

commodity trade finance, trade finance, revenue, scandal, banks, Coalition, Hin Leong Trading, Singapore, bankruptcy, HSBC, ABN Amro, commodity finance, Phoenix Group, Standard Chartered, BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, Europe, Middle East, Africa

Incomlend secures USD 20 mln in funding round

11 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Incomlend, a Singapore-based startup that operates a trading platform to connect exporters and importers with investors, has raised USD 20 million in a new financing round.

Singapore, trade finance, startup, Incomlend, Sequoia Capital India, CMA CGM Group, Europe, Southeast Asia, North Asia, technology, invoice, AI, artificial intelligence, supply chain, payments

GoPay launches e-wallet for YouTube subscriptions in Indonesia

10 Aug 2020 | Mobile Payments

GoPay, Gojek’s digital wallet and payment solutions platform has launched its payment option on YouTube Premium and YouTube Music subscriptions in Indonesia.

GoPay, Gojek, Google Pay, Indonesia, e-wallet, YouTube subscriptions, Southeast Asia, Asia, APAC, mobile payments, Youtube music, sibscription payments

UK-based businesses benefit from government-backed loan schemes

10 Aug 2020 | Payments General

The British Business Bank has announced that the regional distribution of loans under the CBILS and the BBLS matches the respective share of UK businesses in each region. 

UK, businesses, government backed loan, loan schemes, British Business Bank, CBILS, BBLS, loans, London, South East, East of England, North West