Thursday, October 21, 2021

Mobile payment in Southeast Asia – overview and trends – Part...

Can someone replicate the success of Wechat Pay or Alipay? Our Chinese entrepreneur friends believe that the low penetration of banking services in South...

I brought only ¥25 cash for a two week trip in...

Yes as the title suggested, I had only ¥25 cash in my pocket when I landed in the Western Chinese city of Chongqing to...

The Razer question: what can you do with 10 million dollars?

Razer recently published an e-payment proposal summary, which includes committing S$10M to deploy a common cashless payment solution in Singapore, maybe Razer Pay, in...

Abrupt disruption, this is just the beginning!

  It is actually quite funny that while the whole world blamed the banks for 2008 financial crisis, they continued anyway to store money in...

Real implications of China’s ICO ban?

Ether’s price dropped sharply today, immediately after the Chinese Central Government announced they were banning Initial Coin Offerings(ICOs). The drop wiped out millions of dollars...

Making insurance cool again!

There were a few times when i went to a gathering introduced myself as from the insurance industry, people would give me a sympathetic...

Alipay is NOT launching a digital wallet in Singapore soon

Many friends living in Singapore noticed this news today on both The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/alipay-inks-deal-to-expand-cashless-payment-acceptance-points-in-singapore http://www.zaobao.com.sg/sme/news/story20170823-789329 According to the reporting (especially that on...

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