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AIA Malaysia to Acquire Minority Stake in TNG Digital, Owner of Touch n’ Go Digital Wallet

AIA Malaysia reveals that it will be acquiring a minority stake in TNG Digital, which is the owner of Touch ‘n Go digital wallet. This deal will reportedly be a key part of a long-term strategic partnership. The Edge reported that this transaction should make… Read More

Skrill, Part of Payments Fintech Paysafe, Adds 20 Other Cryptocurrencies to its Digital Wallet for Buying, Selling

Skrill, which is part of specialized payments firm Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE), reveals that it has  added 20 other virtual currencies to its digital wallet for its clients to purchase and sell. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, the new additions bring the… Read More

Fintech Sector in Argentina Now Includes Over 300 Firms, Employs 15,000+ Professionals: Report

Argentina’s fast-evolving Fintech sector now includes more than 300 firms that currently employ around 15,000 workers. During this year, the nation’s financial technology ecosystem is expected to create over 5,600 new roles, which indicates that the Fintech industry is set to experience steady growth and… Read More

ONE Wallet, a Contactless Payments Solution from Postbank Bulgaria, to Enable Secure Transfers with Smartphones

The last generation ONE wallet, a newly-launched mobile wallet by Postbank Bulgaria, a member of the Eurobank Group, is the latest service created with assistance from global tech firm, Software Group . Based on Software Group’s Mobile Wallet platform, ONE wallet is a last-generation high-tech… Read More

Indonesian Digital Wallet Provider OVO Introduces Shariah Compliant Mutual Fund Product

Indonesia’s digital wallet provider OVO has introduced a Shariah-compliant mutual fund product, which reportedly offers a fairly low buy-in for a product of its kind (less than $1). It lets investors instantly cash out their funds in real-time. The Syariah Syailendra OVO Bareksa Tunai Likuid… Read More

Jessica DiRubio: Chief Revenue Officer at AppBrilliance Says Future of Payments will be Open, Innovative, Secure

We recently caught up with Jessica DiRubio, the Chief Revenue Officer and Head of Partnerships at AppBrilliance, an Austin-based payments technology firm. AppBrilliance aims to power and support true, real-time non-custodial Open Payments and Banking services in the United States. The company enables businesses to… Read More

Celo, a Blockchain Ecosystem for DeFi, Reveals that CELO Native Token, and cUSD, cEUR Stablecoins Added to Opera’s Crypto Wallet

Internet browser Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA), and Celo, an open-source blockchain or DLT ecosystem that aims to make decentralized financial (DeFi) solutions and tools more accessible to smartphone users, have confirmed that Opera will be adding Celo Native Asset (CELO), Celo Dollar (cUSD), and Celo Euro… Read More

Axiata Digital’s Online Wallet Boost Now Offering New Micro-Insurance and Takaful Plans for Consumers in Malaysia

Axiata Digital’s online wallet Boost has reportedly launched three new micro-insurance and takaful plans under the name “Boost Protect” in order to provide consumers in Malaysia with affordable and premium coverage. The addition of MozzieProtect, FamilyProtect, and Critical Illness Care brings the total coverage plans… Read More

GrabPay, the In-App Digital Wallet of Super App Grab, Introduces DuitNow QR Feature in Malaysia

GrabPay, the in-app wallet of Super app Grab, recently announced that it has introduced the GrabPay DuitNow QR feature across Malaysia. The GrabPay digital wallet was reportedly the first in Malaysia to sign-up with PayNet and offer this feature which is now available across the… Read More

Pakistan based Branchless Banking Fintech Eaisypaisa Launches API Developer Portal

Fintech Easypaisa has launched an API developer portal in order to enable seamless third-party integrations. Pakistan’s branchless banking service provider, Easypaisa, has confirmed that its API Developer Portal is now live. It may now be used by third parties for integration, sandbox testing environments, and… Read More

Joachim De Koning: Founder of Netherlands based Blockchain Platform hybrix Explains how they Empower Users to Gain Control of their Finances

We recently connected with Joachim De Koning, the Founder of hybrix, a Utrecht, Netherlands-based company offering a technically borderless cross-ledger (or cross blockchain) platform where users can swap, store, build, explore, and conduct asset transfers across different distributed ledger tech (DLT) networks. Joachim explained how… Read More

Blockchain Analytics Firm Elliptic Reveals it Followed Bitcoin Ransomware Paid by Colonial Pipeline

The team at blockchain analytics firm Elliptic revealed recently that they followed the Bitcoin (BTC) ransoms paid by Colonial Pipeline and other DarkSide ransomware victims. Dr. Tom Robinson, Co-founder and Chief Scientist at Elliptic, regularly discusses crypto forensics, investigations, compliance, and sanctions. Elliptic clients are… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken Explains how to Securely Store Bitcoin, Ethereum, Other Cryptocurrencies

Digital asset firm Kraken recently published a report that explains how to safely and securely store your cryptocurrency holdings. Kraken notes in its report that if you’ve recently purchased some crypto-assets, then you might feel uneasy after hearing about the many horror stories of investors… Read More

Bitcoin Taproot Upgrade Benefits Explained by Jameson Lopp, CTO at BTC focused Tech Firm Casa

Jameson Lopp, CTO at Bitcoin (BTC) focused firm Casa, recently explained what the Bitcoin (BTC) Taproot upgrade will bring to the world’s largest cryptocurrency network. Lopp discussed (in a recent blog post) how the Bitcoin Taproot update could affect you and your Bitcoin wallet, especially… Read More

Fintech as a Service Tech Provider Yimba and BaaS Platform Railsbank to Offer Solutions for Improving Digital Wallet Experience

Yimba, a FAST (Fintech As a Service Technology) company, and Railsbank, the global Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform, are teaming up to offer clients with products and services that will improve their digital wallet experience with “the likes of Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay.” As… Read More

Malaysian Digital Wallet Provider Boost Joins PayNet Real-Time Retail Payment Platform

Digital wallet provider Boost recently revealed that it’s now a part of the PayNet Real Time Retail Payment Platform (RPP). Boost confirmed that it will be adopting DuitNow QR (beginning on March 26, 2021). DuitNow QR is the national QR code standard used in Malaysia…. Read More

Indonesian Online Wallet Platform LinkAja Selects Indian Software Firm PureSoftware’s Arttha Digital Payments Suite

Indonesia’s digital wallet platform LinkAja has chosen Indian software firm PureSoftware’s Arttha digital payments suite which will be powering the wallet provider’s core systems. The move is said to be consistent with LinkAja’s goal to further expand and strengthen its market presence as a payment… Read More

MicroWorkers Integrates with Ontology’s ONTO Digital Wallet to Facilitate Additional Payment Options for Workers

MicroWorkers has integrated Ontology’s ONTO wallet in order to facilitate additional payment options for workers. MicroWorkers’ integration of ONTO wallet completes the latest phase in their joint venture with the Ontology development team. Through the partnership, MicroWorkers plans to continue to promote users’ access to… Read More

Cash App from Square, Venmo from PayPal are Benefiting from Increased Use of Digital Wallets by Millennials, Analysts Explains

Catherine Wood, Founder, CEO, and CIO of ARK Investment Management LLC, an investment management company that managed the largest actively-managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) last year, recently commented on Fintech industry developments and shared her views regarding future growth opportunities. Wood, who previously worked at Jennison… Read More

ShopeePay Mobile Wallet Added to Digital Payments Acceptance Options Supported by Malaysia’s GHL Systems

GHL Systems Berhad’s Malaysia-based business operations have reportedly added the ShopeePay mobile wallet to their digital payments acceptance options. The new payments service has been added after a recent partnership with ShopeePay Malaysia Sdn Bhd. Through the partnership, GHL will enable its offline merchant base… Read More

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