Tagged: digital wallets

UK’s Clear Junction to Assist Paynet with Supporting Cross-Border Payments

London’s Clear Junction has announced that it’s offering solutions to Paynet which aim to support its vision for cross-border payments services from European markets into Moldova. Paynet is reportedly the first digital wallet platform operating in Moldova. It runs one of the most extensive payments… Read More

Indonesia’s Digital Wallet OVO Is Introducing Fixed Income Product

Indonesia-based digital wallet OVO is teaming up with financial marketplace Bareksa and Bahana TCW Investment Management in order to introduce a fixed-income product. The Bahana MES Syariah Fund Kelas O is reportedly being offered only via the OVO app as part of the digital wallet’s… Read More

Touch ‘N Go Digital Wallet to Offer Prepaid Payments Card in Malaysia with Visa by Next Year

Touch ‘n Go has teamed up with Visa (NYSE: V) in order to create a prepaid card solution that is tied to its digital wallet and is expected to be available to clients next year. Touch ‘n Go Sdn Bhd (TNGSB) was incorporated in October… Read More

Modern Treasury Introduces Virtual Accounts to Improve Payment Reconciliation

Modern Treasury, a payments operations software platform, has announced its Virtual Accounts product in order to make it easy for firms to accurately track and reconcile payments “at scale.” The introduction of Virtual Accounts aims to further solidify Modern Treasury’s leadership in “enabling companies to… Read More

XDEFI Wallet Unveils Utility Token $XDEFI, Prepares for IDO

XDEFI Wallet introduced its utility token $XDEFI, which is reportedly the latest token to be created by Delphi Digital ($AXS, $YGG, $PERP). The $XDEFI utility token will aim to support the larger XDEFI Wallet ecosystem including funding various decentralized finance (DeFi) and NFT projects. Token… Read More

Divi Launches Mobile Wallet in the UK to Support Mainstream Adoption of Virtual Currencies

“Crypto Made Easy” pioneer Divi says that it has taken a step towards its mission to develop a completely decentralized, private payment service that will support the mass adoption of virtual currencies, with the UK launch of its user-friendly mobile wallet. The United Kingdom is… Read More

Blackhawk Network, Magstar Bring Expanded Virtual Payment Acceptance to Retail Outlets

As digital wallet usage accelerates, international payments provider Blackhawk Network and Magstar Inc., an ERP software provider for midsized retailers, have teamed up to expand digital wallet acceptance and improve virtual payments options in-store. Through this relationship, merchants and retailers are able to conveniently expand… Read More

Insurtech: Axiata Digital’s E-Wallet Boost Expands Insurance Offering with Auto Insurance CarProtect Product

Axiata Digital’s digital wallet Boost revealed earlier this week that it has further expanded its insurance offerings with the introduction of automobile insurance, called “CarProtect,” which has been underwritten by Great Eastern General Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad. The digital wallet provider stated that CarProtect provides clients… Read More

Veratad Technologies and Bank Kernel to Help Fintechs with Launching Products in Compliant Manner

Veratad Technologies, an international provider of identity verification services, has fully integrated with Kernel Edge Technologies Ltd, (also known as Bank Kernel). Together, they plan to assist Fintech customers with getting to market in a fast and efficient manner. With the Bank Kernel Fintech Development… Read More

Philippines based Mobile Wallet Fintech GCash Reports Steady Growth in Business

GCash, a leading mobile wallet provider in the Philippines, reports steady growth as it saw a significant rise in its number of users from 20 million in January 2020 to 46 million in June 2021, according to a release. The GCash app also had more… Read More

Digital Transactions: Kiplepay Teams Up with Visa to Offer Prepaid Cards to Malaysian Consumers, Businesses

Kiplepay, a wholly owned division of Green Packet, has teamed up with Visa (NYSE: V) in order to offer the Kiple Visa Prepaid Card. Through the partnership, which was first announced last year, Kiplepay and Visa have introduced the prepaid card which aims to support… Read More

Touch ‘n Go Group and Principal Asset Management Introduce Shariah-Compliant E-Cash Fund in Malaysia

Touch ‘n Go Group (TNG) and Principal Asset Management revealed on August 18, 2021 that they’re introducing the Principal e-Cash Fund, which is the underlying fund for Touch ‘n Go’s GO+. This product is now Shariah-compliant, the update confirmed. TNG’s management noted that this makes… Read More

UnionPay International Introduces First Contactless Digital Wallet in Tajikistan

UnionPay International (UPI) reveals that it has teamed up with the International Bank of Tajikistan in order to introduce the nation’s first contactless digital wallet, notably making UnionPay the very first payment service to provide mobile contactless payment options in the country. The number of… Read More

New Whitepaper Charts Digital Wallet Growth in Africa, Beyond

A new Omdia whitepaper commissioned by fintech solutions provider CR2 discusses the rise of digital wallets and their influence on the unbanked and underbanked and offers recommendations on how incumbent banks can embrace digital wallets to engage with new and existing customers. It cites key… Read More

Payments Fintech Paysafe Appoints Former Santander Group Exec Chirag Patel as CEO of Global Digital Wallets Unit

Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE), a specialized payments platform, reveals that it has appointed international payments executive, Chirag Patel, as CEO of its global Digital Wallets business. Patel will be reporting directly to Group CEO, Philip McHugh, when he joins the firm in September 2021. Chirag has… Read More

Multi-Chain Browser Extension Wallet Liquality Secures $7 Million via Round led by Hashed, Galaxy Digital, Coinbase Ventures, Others

Liquality, which claims to be the first multi-chain browser extension wallet, has announced the completion of a $7 million funding round that was led by Hashed, Galaxy Digital, White Star Capital, Accomplice, Coinbase Ventures, among others. Founded in 2018, Liquality offers access to widely-used blockchain… Read More

Mobile Wallet Provider GCash Partners Philippines based Fintech Ayannah to Provide Accessible Financial Services

Mobile wallet provider GCash has teamed up with Fintech firm Ayannah, a Philippines-based startup that aims to offer affordable and more accessible digital financial services. Through the partnership, the companies will be introducing GCash Padala. GCash Padala, a new remittance service, should enable GCash’s 40… Read More

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

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