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March 23, 2018

FOMO Pay bags Grand Finale Judge award at NTT DATA’s Open Innovation Contest 7.0

FOMO Pay bags Grand Finale Judge award at NTT DATA’s Open Innovation Contest 7.0 FOMO Pay COO Zack Yang and FOMO Pay CEO Liu Xi Louis at the NTT DATA Open Innovation Contest 7.0 Grand Finale on March 22, 2018. Local FinTech startup FOMO Pay was awarded the Grand Finale Judge award at the Open Innovation Contest 7.0 held by NTT Data. NTT Data is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner. The group organized its 7th Open Innovation Contest in search of forming mutually beneficial business alliances among startups, NTT DATA Group and its clients. This year, […]
March 19, 2018
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Singapore going towards cashless society with Paynow Corporate

Singapore going towards cashless society with Paynow Corporate Businesses in Singapore can receive payments from consumers and transfer funds to other businesses through PayNow Corporate, a service expected to launch around August this year. The service will be offered by 7 banks, which are already offering PayNow to their retail customers, namely Citibank, DBS Bank/POSB, HSBC, Maybank, OCBC Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and United Overseas Bank. Following the success of the peer-to-peer PayNow scheme, Singapore takes one more step in going cashless. To use PayNow Corporate, businesses need to first link their bank accounts to their Unique Entry Numbers (UENs). […]
February 23, 2018

Supermarkets embrace QR code payment modes in Singapore

Supermarkets embrace QR code payment modes In yet another major breakthrough for QR code payment systems, supermarkets in Singapore have begun to embrace NETS QR. This is great news for the average consumer because going down to your neighbourhood grocer to pick up groceries can now be done without having to bring any cash or credit cards. With this newest development, a cashless society is truly achievable. Not all supermarkets will onboard Nets QR code at the same time. The first supermarket chain that intends to roll it out in all its stores is Cold Storage, which has plans to […]
February 2, 2018
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Lady M joins the nation’s efforts towards a cashless society

Lady M joins the nation’s efforts towards a cashless society   Apart from its delectable spread of confectionaries, Lady M also connotes stylish and contemporary elegance. Hailing from the streets of New York, Lady M has been serving up gastronomic delights since 2001. Upon arriving in Singapore, Lady M has opened cake boutiques currently located at Orchard Central and Westgate. Well-known for pioneering the much beloved Mille Crepe cakes, which features no less than twenty paper-thin handmade crepes layered with light pastry cream, Lady M will be accepting only cashless payment methods for all sale transactions at its South Beach […]
January 22, 2018
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QR Code payment is gaining popularity in Southeast Asia

QR Code payment is gaining popularity in Southeast Asia The QR Code (Quick Response Code) was invented by Denso Wave in 1994 to track vehicles during the manufacturing cycle. However, with its ease of use and fast readability, led to widespread interest and uses, ranging from mobile operating systems to video games. While QR codes are widely used by Japanese companies, they only achieved ubiquitous status through China payment behemoths, Alipay and WeChat Pay. The convenience and privacy of QR codes makes QR code mobile system easily adoptable unlike Apply Pay, Android Pay or Samsung Pay, as QR code payment […]
January 19, 2018
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SpherePay introduces ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ feature to its cashless payment solution

SpherePay introduces ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ feature to its cashless payment solution   Local mobile payment app, SpherePay, is the first and only mobile payment app in Singapore to introduce an Advanced Credit function. It is a buy-now-pay-later payment scheme, allowing users to make purchases at any of SpherePay’s merchants, then repay within 30 to 45 days. This is not a new concept to Singaporeans, as it is what traditional credit cards and installment payments offer. However, SpherePay is staying ahead of the competition by bringing this concept to a mobile payment app. Payment easily becomes both cashless and cardless. […]