Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Momentum Works’ predictions for Southeast Asia 2018 – abridged

We’re often tasked by our clients (and joint venture partners) to try and predict the future. Thankfully, due to our experience, and from keeping...

Momentum Works’ predictions for Southeast Asia 2018 – full version

We’re often tasked by our clients (and joint venture partners) to try and predict the future. Thankfully, due to our experience, and from keeping...

Uber is right to shrug off the ‘taxi company’ ruling

We always believed that with the present business model, Uber is essentially a big taxi business with a better customer experience rather than anything...

[MW Special Report] Payment in Vietnam

The mobile payment market in Vietnam is in what we call a Wild West phase, and there is still the opportunity for any given...

[MW Special Report] Payment Overview in Indonesia

As Southeast Asia’s largest economy by GDP (US$932 billion ) and the most populated market (264 million ), Indonesia has been attracting technology companies...

Bitcoin – last wake up call for financial players

With some pundits pricing Bitcoin at US$100,000 in the next 18 months, time to wake up!

Are Self-Service Terminals The Way to go for Restaurants?

Self-service ordering and payment kiosks, initially deployed by McDonalds and Golden Village Cinemas, are now widely available among fast food franchises in Singapore. In...

Banks enabled, not stifled, the rise of Alipay – Part 2

In part one of this article, we wrote about the background of mobile payment platforms in China. In this second part, we talk about...

Banks enabled, not stifled, the rise of Alipay – Part 1

The state-owned banking network in China has long been criticised for blocking innovation; however, without their support, third-party payment platforms such as Alipay would...

GrabPay is not making full use of its advantages

So GrabPay appointed a new CTO, Vikas Agrawal, who was previously with Paytm. Agrawal is to be based in Bangalore, more than 3000 kilometres...

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