At its core, Wobe is a micro-business app with an e-wallet, designed to make it easy for anyone with a smartphone and mobile Internet access to start a business – its greater vision however is to build tech that can benefit women in South-East Asia, writes Gabey Goh.
Singapore-headquartered MatchMove Pay and MasterCard have announced plans to issue MasterCard prepaid cards across South-East Asia using MatchMove Pay’s platform-as-a-service.
Singapore-based MatchMove Pay announced that it has completed an investment round, with Japan’s Credit Saison as the lead investor. The sum was undisclosed.
Having got his Nasdaq listing, albeit on a rough opening day, Ganesh Kumar Bangah now has to answer to the toughest investors in the world every 90 days. However, he believes MOL Global has all the right products and strategy.
Manila-based Veritas Mobile Holdings Ltd, which operates as the Ayannah digital commerce and payments services for migrants and the unbanked, said it has raised undisclosed additional equity financing from Japanese early stage Internet and technology investor Gree Ventures Inc.
Standard Chartered Bank said active users of its Breeze mobile banking app doubled in 2013 and is expected to grow a further 50% this year.
Celcom Axiata Berhad has enabled its Celcom AirCash service at more than 3,000 online merchants, saying this gives its customers an easy and secure method to make purchases and payments online.