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NPCI, the Global Unit of National Payment Corp of India, and Liquid Group to Support QR Enabled Transactions

NPCI International Payments Ltd (NIPL), the global division of the National Payment Corporation of India, has teamed up with Liquid Group Pte. Ltd., a cross border payments provider, in order to support UPI QR-enabled payments acceptance in 10 different markets across North Asia and Southeast… Read More

Indian Fintech BharatPe Becomes Unicorn at $2.85 Billion Valuation

Indian Fintech BharatPe has turned into a Unicorn after raising around $370 million in Series E from Tiger Global, Dragoneer Investor Group, and Steadfast Capital at a $2,85 valuation. The New Delhi-based startup has become the 19th Indian startup to achieve a Unicorn status this… Read More

Singaporean Government Driving QR Code Payment Methods

QR codes are helping Singapore continue on its road to a cashless society, data and analytics company GlobalData believes. Blessed with a strong payments infrastructure system, Singapore has both POS and QR code payment capability, and the latter is becoming a more trusted and preferred… Read More

Cross-Border QR Payments Linkage Established by Bank Negara Malaysia and Bank of Thailand

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Bank of Thailand (BoT) recently revealed that they’ve introduced a cross-border QR payment linkage between the two countries. Under this linkage, both consumers and merchants residing in Malaysia and Thailand can make and receive instant, cross-border QR code payments…. Read More

QR Codes in Latin American Digital Banking: 2021 and Beyond

With the growing knowledge and adoption of digital banking, many consumers are still learning about the capabilities of contactless payments due to new perceptions of value, security, and availability, creating an ongoing challenge for merchants. Consumers are seeking out simplicity and instantaneous opportunities more than… Read More

Canada’s Clik2pay, a Near Real-Time Bill Payments Service, to use Interac e-Transfer, Provided via Peoples Trust Co.

Canada’s Clik2pay, a near-real-time bill payments service, was recently introduced during the Payments Canada SUMMIT, together on stage with the nation’s leading businesses. Leveraging the Interac e-Transfer service and provided via the Peoples Trust Company, which is part of the People’s Group, the new Clik2pay… Read More

New QR Payments Solution Introduced by Bangkok Bank for Transactions between Thailand and Vietnam

Bangkok Bank, one the largest commercial banks in Thailand, has introduced an international QR payments solution that will run between Thailand and Vietnam. The solution is reportedly being deployed with assistance from the Bank of Thailand (BOT) and State Bank of Vietnam (SBV). Bangkok Bank… 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

Contactless Payment Ecosystem to Reach $4.68T by 2027, N. America to Become Leading QR Code Transaction Market: Report

The “humble” QR code has now emerged from last year as a “versatile” tool for providing an overall improved customer experience (CX). At restaurants, for example, customers are “loving” this contactless option so they safely view menus, order, and make virtual payments with a “snap… Read More

Digital Banking Unicorn Revolut has Further Simplified Online Payments with QR Codes

Digital banking platform Revolut confirms that it recently “simplified” online payments via the launch of Payment Links to Revolut Business clients. The Fintech Unicorn has made other updates so it’s even easier to accept virtual payments “straight away” with QR codes. For those not completely… Read More

TrueLayer Announces Expansion of Partnership With ANNA Money to Enable Instant Business Payments Through QR Codes

TrueLayer, a computer software company that enables companies to capitalize on new open banking initiatives in the UK, announced on Thursday it has expanded its partnership with ANNA Money to enable instant business payments through QR codes. The duo announced their partnership last spring, which… Read More

HPS, a Payments Technology Firm, Chosen by Saudi Arabia Monetary Authority to Provide QR-based Payment Solution

HPS, a payments technology and services company, has reportedly been chosen by the Saudi Arabia Monetary Authority (SAMA) to offer a QR-based payment platform. The HPS deal is part of the Middle Eastern country’s larger Fintech development initiative. HPS will be overseen by Saudi Payments,… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

CBRC Rumored to Suspend Private Banks’ Online Lending Activities 2017 marks the third anniversary of China’s private banks. Over the past three years, 17 private banks have been granted operation licenses. However, as the volume of these new institutions grew, the overall financial regulatory environment… Read More

Vignet’d Seeks to Raise Record $2.9M on Symbid: Dutch Tech’s Next Stop, AIM London Stock Exchange in 2015

Vignet’D, a company revolutionizing product packaging through the use of interactive smartphone-ready codes, is attempting to break records on Symbid by seeking $2.9 million (EUR 2.3m) in investment from Symbid’s investment community.   Mark your calendar: Vignet’D’s crowdfunding campaign will start on 10 December 2014. If successful this will be… Read More

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