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Indonesia-based payments startup Xendit now worth over $1 billion since launch in 2014

Xendit aims to become the Stripe of Southeast Asia and more.

Carl Adrian6d ago

Stripe now supports GrabPay for online payments in Malaysia and Singapore

Stripe will be launching in The Philippines in the near future, which could also include GrabPay as a payment method too.

Alfred LeeMay 31, 2021

China is banning companies providing cryptocurrency payments and investments

China has shut down most of the country's local exchanges too.

Carl AdrianMay 19, 2021

Members can now receive 0% transaction fees when processing payments with Stripe

Successful applicants will also receive exclusive access to private events.

Kenneth HoMay 17, 2021

Stripe acquires Bouncer, will integrate its card authentication into the Radar fraud detection tool – TechCrunch

On the heels of a $600 million fundraise earlier this year, payments giant Stripe has been on an acquisition march to continue building out its business. In the latest development, the company has acquired Bouncer, a startup based in Oakland that has built a platform to automatically run card authentications and detect fraud in card-based […]

TECHCRUNCH.COMMay 17, 2021

Fintech start-up Stripe enters the Middle East with UAE launch

Online payments company Stripe opens its first Middle East office in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates.

CNBC.COMApr 08, 2021

Startup Xendit grabs $64.6M in Accel-led Series B

Indonesia’s Xendit, a startup digital payments business is transforming digital payments in Southeast Asia

Ariel ArcebidoMar 05, 2021

Klarna wants to replace credit cards with 'buy now pay later'; now valued at $31 billion

Klarna's main service lets customers buy now and pay later in 4 interest-free instalment payments.

Rajitha ReddyMar 02, 2021

GoObat becomes Malaysia's first online pharmacy to accept cryptocurrency payments

Cryptocurrency payments have become increasingly widespread in recent years, but not for online pharmacy purchases, mentions GoObat founder

Carl AdrianFeb 06, 2021

Sea Group firms up digital payments play in Indonesia with Bank BKE acquisition

The deal can be seen as part of Sea Group's ongoing plan to increase customer retention on Shopee by doubling down on ShopeePay.

DEALSTREETASIA.COMJan 13, 2021

Huawei Pay joins hands with Aleta Planet to introduce NFC, QR code payments for S'pore users | e27

Users can transact in-store and in-app using the mobile payment solution upon adding their bank card to the Huawei Wallet app

E27.COJan 04, 2021

WhatsApp payments is here; rolling out starting with India.

Money transfers between bank accounts can be made on the app

Alfred LeeNov 10, 2020

Razer to launch prepaid debit card for youth in January.

The card also lights up when payments are made

Carl AdrianOct 06, 2020

WhatsApp has launched payments.

Signalling Facebook's goal to dominate Fintech space.

Alfred LeeJun 16, 2020

GrabPay Card launches in The Philippines; powered by Mastercard.

40% of Filipino consumers are using contactless payments.

Alfred LeeJun 03, 2020

Mastercard to invest in Indonesian startup Digiasia.

Expanding payments, P2P lending, and remittance services across Indonesia.

Alfred LeeMar 03, 2020

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