Posts Tagged: epayments


Metaps Spike epayments

Metaps challenges PayPal with new zero-commission epayment service

One Japanese startup is looking to challenge PayPal by attracting ecommerce merchants and businesses to its new, zero-commission epayment se...

  • April 1, 2014
  • at 5:42 pm
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How does Alibaba respond when China cracks down on investment products? It launches another investment product.

Chinese tech giant Alibaba rolled out its second investment-themed offering today, and it’s probably not what followers of the company...

  • March 26, 2014
  • at 6:19 pm
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China's central bank considering tough regulations on online payments

After last week’s clampdown, China reportedly considering tough regulations on online payments

Late last week, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) moved to curb the rapid growth of online payments by banning in-person payments made usi...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 12:56 pm
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ezetap MPOS

Focused on developing nations, mobile payment startup Ezetap raises $8 million in series B funding

Indian mobile payment startup Ezetap has raised US$8 million in series B funding led by Helion Advisors. Silicon Valley-based Social+Captial...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 4:21 pm
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QFPay funding

Square-like Chinese startup QFPay swipes $16.5 million in series B funding

QFPay, maker of a Square-like gadget for taking e-payments via a smartphone, has secured series B funding worth $16.5 million, 36Kr reports ...

  • January 22, 2014
  • at 9:40 pm
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India’s Flipkart opens its Paypal-esque e-payment service to the public

India’s Flipkart opens its Paypal-esque e-payment service to the public

India’s top e-store, Flipkart, first rolled out its e-payment platform to the site’s merchants about five months ago. Now, after...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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India’s Flipkart opens its Paypal-esque e-payment service to the public

India’s Flipkart Launches E-Payment Platform For Merchants, Opening Later for Customers

Online payments are a big issue in India, where only two percent of the population are using e-payments on the web – about the same le...

  • July 3, 2013
  • at 6:20 pm
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Square.my F-commerce

Square.my Puts You Into Facebook Commerce Business

While Facebook stores haven’t worked out so well for major retailers, so-called f-commerce is still a force to be reckoned with for sm...

  • June 10, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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How Giao Hang Nhanh Solves Logistics in Vietnam’s Growing E-commerce Market

In an e-commerce market as huge as Vietnam’s with over 30 big e-commerce players and hundreds of smaller players, logistics and collecting...

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Samsung and PayPal team up to bring Singaporeans fingerprint-scan payments on the Galaxy S5

Singaporeans – if you’re looking for a reason to purchase the Samsung Galaxy S5, you might have one. The Korean hardware manufac...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 6:49 pm
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Alibaba’s Jack Ma slams monopoly power as banks introduce new curbs on mobile payments

Alibaba’s Jack Ma slams monopoly power as banks introduce new curbs on online payments

Mobile commerce, online savings funds, and QR code-based m-payments are all under threat in China right now. The People’s Bank of China (P...

  • March 24, 2014
  • at 9:41 pm
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WeChat and Alibaba hit as China bans online payments made using QR codes, virtual credit cards

WeChat and Alibaba hit roadbumps as China bans online payments made using QR codes, virtual credit cards

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) issued an edict late yesterday that bans two particular things: epayments made via QR codes, and onl...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 2:10 pm
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2C2P Myanmar

2C2P launches Burma’s first mobile point-of-sale payments in hotels

It seems like 2014 will be a big year for a Singapore-based payment solutions provider 2C2P. Following its US$2 million series B funding, 2...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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India's Snapdeal launches Kilickpay

India’s online shoppers get another new e-payment option, this time from Snapdeal

Just a few weeks after India’s top e-store, Flipkart, rolled out its e-payment gateway to Indian e-shoppers, here comes a new option f...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 10:17 pm
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Taobao bans QR codes: a swipe at WeChat?

Over the weekend, Alibaba’s flagship C2C ecommerce platform Taobao circulated a memo to its vendors announcing that QR codes with link...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Paypal China

eBay CEO Sees “Encouraging Signs” That Paypal Will Finally Get Regulatory Approval in China

Paypal, the e-payments platform owned by eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY), has long been locked out of the Chinese market by policies that safeguard “se...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 12:50 pm
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Square Japan launch

Square Makes First Overseas Move, Launches in Japan

Japan has long had square watermelons, and now it has Square for mobile payments too. This marks the first overseas expansion for Square, th...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 10:22 pm
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One of China’s Top Square Clones Swipes Funding From Sequoia

Lots of services are battling to be China’s equivalent of Square, the smartphone add-on that allows anyone to accept credit card payments....

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 11:09 pm
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