Tagged: online wallets

Payroll and HR Services Firm Bitwage Teams Up with Casa, Edge Wallet

Bitwage recently announced a “preferred” wallet partnership with Casa and Edge Wallet. On August 1st, news broke that they were partnering with Casa and Edge “as preferred wallet partners.” According to Bitwage, this means that users can now “download and access Casa or Edge as… Read More

Security Firm SlowMist Shares Detailed Solana Hack Analysis

On August 3, 2022, a large-scale incident of currency theft occurred on Solana, and a large number of users “transferred SOL and SPL tokens without their knowledge,” the SlowMist team noted in their analysis of the incident. The SlowMist security team “tracked and analyzed this… Read More

Malaysia’s TNG Digital Secures Funding from Lazada, Touch ‘n Go

TNG Digital, the owner and operator of the Touch ‘n Go eWallet, has secured RM 750 million (appr. $168.5 million) as part of its latest round of equity funding. This investment round has been led by a fresh investment from the Lazada Group and a… Read More

Digital Asset Wallet Provider Liminal Secures $4.7M via Seed Round Led By Elevation Capital

Liminal, a wallet operations infrastructure that secures digital assets in a simple and efficient way, has acquired $4.7 million via its seed round that was led by Elevation Capital. The investment round also saw participation from investors such as LD Capital, Woodstock, Nexus Ventures, and… Read More

Fintech Airwallex Explains How they Make Accepting Apple Pay More Seamless

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

Coinbase Pay Now Allows Consumers to be Web 3.0 Ready in a Few Clicks

Prakash Hariramani, Senior Director, Product Management, and Bipul Sinha, Senior Product Manager at Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) noted that the firm is introducing Coinbase Pay, which is described as “the easiest way for Coinbase users to fund their Coinbase Wallet from the Chrome browser extension and explore… Read More

Multi-Currency Digital Wallets Made Intuitive, User-Friendly by Mambu, Persistent Systems

Since 2016, Mambu and Persistent Systems have reportedly been assisting banking institutions and financial service providers with transforming their products and operations via digital acceleration and Cloud-native banking tech. A digital engineering firm, Persistent is a “strategic” partner of Mambu providing industry and technical expertise… Read More

Digital Collectibles: Meta’s Social Media Networks Facebook and Instagram to Enter Fast-Evolving NFT Markets

Meta’s (NASDAQ: FB) two leading social media networks, Facebook and Instagram, are reportedly looking to enter the fast-evolving non-fungible token (NFT) sector. The tech giant will be focusing on making it seamless for Facebook and Instagram users to issue, trade and showcase their NFTs. As… 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

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

Malaysia based Telecom Service U Mobile’s Digital Wallet GoPayz and ACE Capital Growth to Offer Digital Gold Purchase Options

Malaysia-based telecommunications service provider U Mobile’s standalone digital wallet GoPayz has teamed up with gold bullion trader ACE Capital Growth (ACE), which operates as a subsidiary of Ace Innovate Asia. Through their partnership, the companies are introducing  GoGold. As noted on its official website, GoPayz… 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

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

Digital Money Firm Merchantrade Asia Partners LintraMax to Offer Digitized Payroll to Malaysian Plantation Workers

Earlier this week, Merchantrade Asia, a digital money services business operator and e-money issuer, teamed up with palm plantation management services provider LintraMax in order to digitize the payroll system for underserved plantations workers in Malaysia. Through the partnership, Merchantrade Asia and LintraMax plan to… 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

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

Kuwait Finance House Introduces Digital Wallet Service, Supported via Smartphones with Assistance from Samsung, FitBit, Garmin

Kuwait Finance House (KFH), the nation’s first banking institution operating in accordance with the Islamic Shari’a, has introduced a digital wallet service that is being supported through smartphones (and even smart watches). KFH, which is listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, with a market cap… Read More

Philippines based Mobile Wallet PayMaya Becomes First Fintech to Use QR Ph for Transactions

PayMaya, a mobile wallet that’s operating under the purview of PLDT, has reportedly become the first Fintech firm to start using QR Ph for merchants. QR Ph was introduced by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the nation’s central bank, with assistance from BancNet and… Read More

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