JCB and Keychain Implement Offline Payments using NFC

TOKYO, Dec 15, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – JCB Co., Ltd. Japan’s only international payment brand (Head Office: Tokyo, Japan) and Keychain GK (Head Office: Singapore) implement offline payments using near-field communication (NFC), self-sovereign identity, and blockchain technology. Figure 1. Offline Payment Concept With the spread of 5G and the development of Internet […]

XanPool Payments Infrastructure Builder Secures US$27M to Consolidate Presence in APAC and Expand Service Offerings

Hong Kong, Oct 22, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – XanPool, a payments infrastructure builder that operates in over 13 countries in the Asia Pacific, has raised US$27 Million in a Series A financing round led by Valar Ventures, alongside investors such as CMT Digital, and notable angel investor Taavet Hinrikus (Founder and Chairman […]

XanPool, Payments Infrastructure Builder Secured $27 Million USD to Consolidate Its Presence in APAC and Expand Its Service Offerings

Hong Kong / SEAPRWire / October 22, 2021 / – XanPool, a payments infrastructure builder that operates in over 13 countries in the Asia Pacific, has raised US$27 Million in a Series A financing round led by Valar Ventures, alongside investors such as CMT Digital, and notable angel investor Taavet Hinrikus (Founder and Chairman of Wise, […]

JCB and Checkout.com to extend strategic partnership, as first payment services provider to bring JCB’s J/Secure(TM) 2.0 to the UK

TOKYO & LONDON, Sep 7, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., and Checkout.com, the global payments processing platform, today announces the next evolution of their partnership with the rollout of J/Secure(TM) 2.0 which is compliant with EMV(R) 3-D Secure (EMV 3DS) to […]

Boku launches M1ST, the world’s largest mobile payments network, connecting Southeast Asia Digital Consumers to global merchants

SINGAPORE, Aug 18, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Boku Inc. (AIM: BOKU) today announced the launch of the M1ST (aka Mobile First), the world’s largest mobile payments network. The M1ST Payments Network features an unrivalled 330+ mobile payment methods, including mobile wallets, direct carrier billing, and real-time payments schemes, reaching 5.7 billion mobile […]

Fintech skills now in high demand, PayMaya says

THE transformational impact of the coronavirus pandemic on how Filipinos access financial products and services has increased demand for financial technology (fintech) skills, digital payments firm PayMaya Philippines, Inc. said. “We actually compete for talent with global companies, not just with those based in the Philippines,” PayMaya Philippines President Shailesh Baidwa told BusinessWorld in a […]