Articles with tag: sia

Found 648 results in 172 milliseconds.

Groceries and electronics to drive online retail rebound for APAC

23 Sep 2020 | Ecommerce

A new forecast by Forrester has predicted that online retail sales will grow from USD 1.5 trillion in 2019 to USD 2.5 trillion in 2024, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.3%.

Forrester, forecast, APAC, Asia, social commerce, research, online retail, retailers

Yandex agrees on USD 5.5 billion deal for Russian challenger Tinkoff Bank

23 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Russia-based fintech Yandex has agreed on a USD 5.5 bln deal to acquire online bank Tinkoff.

Yandex, Tinkoff, challenger bank, banking, online bank, digital bank, fintech, financial technology, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition, Russian Federation, Russia

Singapore-based Syfe secures USD 18.6 mln Series A funding

23 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Digital wealth manager Syfe has successfully closed a USD 18.6 million Series A funding round led by Valar Ventures, a VC fund for high potential fintech companies.

Syfe, Singapore, Series A, funding, digital wealth manager, Valar Ventures, VC, fintech, capital injection, investing, saving, Asia, technology platform, Presight Capital, Unbound, UK, investment firm, digital wealth management, platform, Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS, Capital Markets Services License, CMS license, license, retail fund management, institutional fund management

Accelerating Asia, Amazon Web Services roll out Amplify

22 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Singapore-based accelerator and venture fund Accelerating Asia has launched a virtual accelerator program, Amplify, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Accelerating Asia, Amazon Web Services, Amplify, Singapore, Accelerating Asia, AWS, startups, Asia, promotional credits, AWS Activate, investors

Logiq, Yabx to offer merchant advances and 'Buy Now, Pay Later' services in Indonesia

21 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

Global provider of ecommerce and fintech business solutions Logiq has partnered with Yabx, a fintech venture of Comviva to offer credit-based financial services.

ecommerce, fintech, Logiq, Yabx, Comviva, iPayLogiq, e-wallet, GoLogiq, digital wallet, online payment gateways, point-of-sale, new-to-credit, artificial intelligence, machine learning, Indonesia, merchants

Google Pay introduces tap-to-pay option for SBI Card users in India

21 Sep 2020 | Mobile Payments

India-based credit card issuer SBI Card has announced a collaboration with Google to enable customers to use their cards on Google Pay platform.

NFC, India, tap-to-pay, SBI Card, Google Pay, mobile payments, Asia, APAC, NFC payments, contactless payments, credit cards, card, secure transaction, tap-and-ăay

Anatomy of a super app in APAC – factors shaping its evolution

21 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

Joshua Chong, Analyst at Kapronasia, elaborates on the key factors that drive the popularity of super apps in APAC and shape their evolution

Kapronasia, Joshua Chong, Alipay, WeChat, Grab, Gojek, super app, Asia, APAC, mergers and partnerships, digital payments

Delivery Hero launches online food delivery and quick commerce in Japan

18 Sep 2020 | Ecommerce

Delivery Hero has announced it is launching operations in Japan, under its brand foodpanda, aiming to expand its footprint across Asia.

Delivery Hero, Japan, foodpanda, Asia, online delivery, quick commerce

Russia-based Sberbank joins blockchain trade finance platform

18 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Sberbank Switzerland, a subsidiary of Sberbank has joined a blockchain-based platform for commodity trade finance.

Russia, Switzerland, Sberbank, blockchain, trade finance, platform, commodity trade finance, subsidiary, Komgo, trade finance platform, trade finance service, digitisation, Commonwealth of Independent States, trade flows

Titan launches new watches with NFC payments in India

18 Sep 2020 | Mobile Payments

India-based manufacturer Titan has launched a new series of watches that will have Titan Pay for contactless payments. 

Titan, Titan Pay, State Bank of India, India, ecommerce, online payments, NFC payments, Asia, APAC, POS machines, Near-Field Communication

Electricity, gas, and services provider Iren selects SIA to launch open banking services

16 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Iren, an Italian multi-utility operating in the electricity, gas, and services sectors, has chosen SIA to launch payment services thanks to the innovations introduced by the PSD2 Directive.

open banking, SIA, Italy, payments, digitalisation, Bank of Italy, electricity, gas

Deutsche Bank provides USD 43 mln trade finance facility for rural Myanmar

15 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Deutsche Bank has announced that it has provided a USD 43 million account receivable purchase facility to China National Technical Import & Export Corporation.

China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation, Deutsche Bank, trade finance, trade finance facility, banking, trade financing, Myanmar, Asia, APAC

Indian ecommerce deals site CashKaro gets USD 10 million Series B

15 Sep 2020 | Ecommerce

India-based cashback site CashKaro has announced expanding its range of services for ecommerce after raising USD 10 million in Series B funding.

CashKaro, cashback, funding round, ecommerce, India, Asia, APAC, EarnKaro, Korea Investment Partners, Kalaari Capital,

Sri Lanka mobile network Dialog adopts QR code payments

14 Sep 2020 | Mobile Payments

Sri-Lanka-based mobile operator Dialog Axiata has adopted Sri Lanka’s national quick response code (QR) which will enable payments at over 50,000 merchants around the country.

LankaQR, Dialog Axiata, QR payments, mobile payments, contactless payments, Dialog, eZ Cash, Sri Lanka, Asia, APAC

NTT Docomo to compensate victims of e-payment fraud

14 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Japan-based mobile phone operator NTT Docomo has announced it will compensate customers who had money stolen through its electronic payment system linked directly to their bank accounts.

NTT, NTT Docomo, fraud, online fraud, Japan, Asia, APAC, payments fraud compensation, bank account fraud, mobile phone operator,

Bank Negara adopts balanced approach for digital banks

11 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Bank Negara Malaysia has adopted a balanced approach to enable the admission of digital banks with strong value propositions and the ability to preserve the integrity and stability of the financial system, said Deputy Finance Minister II Mohd Shahar Abdullah.

Bank Negara, digital banks, bank licensing, Malaysia

Mastercard, ADB partner to digitalise Asia's supply chains

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

Mastercard and its partners (N-Frnds, SGeBIZ, and Finastra) have announced a collaboration with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help digitalise supply chains for retailers.

Mastercard, N-Frnds, SGeBIZ, Finastra, Asian Development Bank, ADB, digitalisation, supply chain, financing, cash flow, SMEs, trade finance

Payments are taking a 'big digital leap forward' and there's no turning back

10 Sep 2020 | Ecommerce

Damien Perillat, SVP, Global Online at Ingenico Group, reveals key takeaways regarding the potential of the ‘high-growth markets’ and the ‘digital wakeup call’ that industries face during the COVID-19 pandemic

Damien Perillat, Ingenico, PayPal, COVID-19, consumer behaviour, cashless payment methods, ecommerce, staycation, merchants, cross-border payments, marketplaces, Russia, India, Brazil, China, alternative payment methods, digital payments, e-wallets, Buy Now Pay Later

ITFC, Mizuho Bank Malaysia reach USD 100 mln trade financing deal

09 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) has signed a USD 100 million Murabaha-structured line of trade finance with Mizuho Bank in Malaysia. 

ITFC, Mizuho Bank Malaysia, trade finance, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, Murabaha, Malaysia, financing, covid-19 response plan, Japanese, bank, OIC

Mastercard forms Supply Chain Digitisation alliance with partners

09 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Mastercard, N-Frnds, SGeBIZ, and Finastra have partnered with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to provide funds for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Asia.

Mastercard, supply chain, digitisation, alliance, N-Frnds, SGeBIZ, Finastra, Asian Development Bank, ADB, SMEs, Asia, covid-19, pandemic, MSBs, banks, trade networks, supplier, demander, funds, International Chamber of Commerce, fintech