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Fintech Airwallex Explains How they Make Accepting Apple Pay More Seamless

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The team at Airwallex notes that as the global online sales continue to grow, “so do customer expectations.” Digital wallets such as Apple Pay are “becoming more popular, more secure — and without all the friction, more necessary for eCommerce success.” As noted in the… Read More

Airwallex Teams Up with Plum to Support its Stock Investing Feature

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Airwallex, an international Fintech platform, recently announced its partnership with investing app, Plum, in order to support its cross-border payments and FX requirements. Airwallex was selected as Plum’s international payments and FX partner “to support the launch of Plum’s new stock investing feature that will… Read More

Airwallex Selected by Qantas to Provide New Financial Services

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Airwallex has been selected by Qantas Loyalty as the partner for its new financial services offering, Qantas Business Money, According to a statement by Airwallex, Qantas Business Money will be available in Q2 of the year to more than 350,000 small and medium-size businesses (SMEs)… Read More

Fintech Airwallex CEO Jack Zhang Shares 2021 Highlights, Reveals 2022 Plans and Strategy

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Jack Zhang, the Co-founder and CEO at Fintech Airwallex, notes that in the past year, they continued on their journey to build one of the biggest international financial infrastructures by expanding their platform capabilities and geographic presence. Zhang writes in a blog post that Airwallex… Read More

Fintech Firm Airwallex Launches International Payment Services in Singapore

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Fintech platform Airwallex has announced its official launch in Singapore, following its grant of a Major Payment Institution (MPI) license by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and “a beta launch in November last year.” Singapore businesses are now able to benefit from Airwallex’s suite… Read More

E-Commerce: Airwallex Offers Global Accounts, Affordable Online Payments, Borderless Cards

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Airwallex notes that the world of e-commerce is “changing rapidly.” As consumers continue to drift away from the high street into the “outstretched arms” of digital commerce marketers, brands are “upping their game.” Airwallex writes in a report that we should no longer just show… Read More

Airwallex Raises $100 Million at $5.5 Billion Valuation

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Airwallex has raised an additional $100 million at a $5.5 billion valuation, according to a note from the company. The funding was an “E1” round and part of a wider $300 million Series E raise. Airwallex says the Series E1 round was oversubscribed, on the… Read More

Aussie Fintech Airwallex Expands into North America

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Airwallex, an Australian payments Fintech, has launched in North America. In a company release, Airwallex said that US businesses may now gain access to the suite of financial infrastructure, payments, treasury, and expenses services without the constraints of the traditional financial system. Airwallex’s market entry… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Fintech Airwallex Launches New Venture Capital Fund, Capital 49

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Airwallex, a cross-border payments firm, recently revealed its plans to form a new venture capital fund that is set up by its founders. The Capital 49 fund will aim to make investments into early-stage, high-growth tech-enabled companies that will be supported by Airwallex’s infrastructure. The… Read More

Airwallex Launches Online Card Payments Solution in Hong Kong

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    Airwallex, a digital payments fintech, announced on Thursday the launch of its online card payment acceptance solution in Hong Kong. According to Airwallex, the solution will allow local merchants to accept online card payments made around the world using Visa and Mastercard. According… Read More

Airwallex Receives Electronic Money Institution License from Dutch Central Bank

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  Airwallex, an Australia-based fintech company, announced earlier this week it received its Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licence from the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank, DNB). Airwallex reported that the license, which was obtained on April 30th, gives it access to the European single market…. Read More

Global Fintech Funding Remains Steady with Many Asian Fintechs Raising Massive Mega-Rounds: Report

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Fintech funding has really picked up in 2021. It’s estimated to have already reached $15 billion during the first quarter, according to CB Insights data. In Asia, Fintech-related investments are on track to exceed $2.6 billion, which is notably the continent’s highest quarterly total since… Read More

Airwallex Raises $100 Million in Series D Extension at $2.6 Billion Valuation

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Payments platform Airwallex has raised an additional $100 million in an extension of its Series D funding round that brings the total to $300 million. Airwallex was valued at $2.6 billion in the round. To date, Airwallex reports having raised almost $500 million in equity… Read More

Australia Is Home to At Least 733 Active Fintech Firms, Up from 629 in September 2019: Report

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Australia is currently home to at least 733 active Fintech firms, up considerably from 629 back in September 2019, according to the KPMG Fintech Landscape 2020 map. This represents an increase of 104 firms that joined the nation’s financial technology industry between September 2019 and… Read More

China Fintech 50 Report Updated to Reflect Financial Tech Industry’s Rapid Growth, includes AirWallex, JD Digits, OneConnect, WeLab, Others

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Big Four auditing company KPMG recently published its annual selection of China’s top Fintech firms. This year, the China Fintech 50 report was updated to include 100 companies to showcase the financial technology industry’s rapid growth and fast-evolving landscape. The 2020 China Fintech 50 list,… Read More

Australian Fintech Unicorn Airwallex Secures $40 Million in Additional Funding to Expand Operations Globally

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Airwallex, an Australia-based Fintech company, has reportedly extended an existing $250 million investment round by $40 million (appr. AUD 57 million). Scott Farquhar, the co-founder at Atlassian, has joined the funding round through his firm, Skip Capital. Airwallex has managed to secure substantial investments so… Read More

Airwallex Supports E-Commerce Growth By Announcing Card Payment Acceptance in the UK & Europe

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Airwallex, an Australia-based fintech company, announced on Tuesday it has launched its card payment acceptance solution in the UK and Europe. Airwallex claims that the solution allows merchants to accept card payments around the world seamlessly and securely. The launch is notably a key part… Read More

Fintech Australia CEO Rebecca Schot-Guppy Says that Government Should Introduce Low-Interest Loans for Financial Tech Firms

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Rebecca Schot-Guppy, the CEO at Fintech Australia, a member-driven organization that’s focused on supporting the financial technology ecosystem in the country, has argued that the success of Fintech outliers such as Afterpay and Airwallex during the COVID-19 outbreak should serve as a reminder that the… Read More

Deutsche Bank Now Enabling Airwallex to Provide Virtual Account Collections & API-Enabled Foreign Exchange Services in Japan & Hong Kong

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Deutsche Bank announced on Monday it will enable global fintech Airwallex to provide virtual account collections and API-enabled foreign exchange services in Japan and Hong Kong. According to Deutsche Bank, the solution will further allow Airwallex to seamlessly process and convert cross-border payments made to… Read More

Airwallex Launches New Payment Acceptance Service in Australia, Hong Kong, & Singapore With WeChat Pay

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Airwallex, an Australia-based fintech company, recently announced it has launched a new payment acceptance service in Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore with WeChat Pay. The company reported that the service is allowing merchants to add WeChat Pay as an additional payment option on the e-commerce… Read More

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