Posts Tagged: square

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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Web-based strategy game Sengokuixa lets players follow in footsteps of Japan’s most fearsome generals

Indonesian game developer Agate Studio recently released the web-based RTS game Sengokuixa, with the game industry titan Square Enix co-deve...

  • September 10, 2013
  • at 10:27 pm
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Bank Launches Square-like Device in the Philippines

You seldom hear of banks or financial establishments involving themselves directly in technology trends or releases, at least not directly, ...

  • May 3, 2013
  • at 6:19 pm
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PayPal Here to launch in Singapore later this year; competes head-on with Swiff

All gloves are off in the battle for mobile payment dominance in Asia. In one corner is mighty PayPal, which will launch its own mobile cred...

  • March 26, 2012
  • at 8:00 am
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Swiff launches mobile credit card reader, but can it compete with PayPal?

With the open nature of the Internet, every tech startup faces the risk of being quickly rendered obsolete by well-moneyed technology giants...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 5:43 pm
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Alipay To Invest $79 Million To Create ‘Square-like Payment Devices’

Update: We have included the Alipay COD device pictures below. We received news from Alipay about its plans to invest RMB500 million (US$79 ...

  • March 19, 2012
  • at 1:34 pm
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China Digest – 8 Aug

Here you can find some interesting startup news from China, not only in its capital, Beijing, but also other startup hubs such as Shanghai, ...

  • August 8, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Gaming industry turns to Indonesia: Square Enix collaborates with Agate Studio

Agate Studio recently released web-based real-time strategy game Sengokuixa in Indonesia. To the surprise of many indonesian gamers, develop...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 1:00 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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Swiff: One More Square-like Payment Solution Launches in Asia

We wrote about Swiff a couple of months ago, and perhaps a few of you were curious to hear more about it. We just learned that the mobile pa...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 7:57 pm
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Delivery-boy-pic-with-card-swipe-machine Rolls Out Card on Delivery Service. It’s Not a Square Though

Cash on delivery is no longer cool. Perhaps inspired by Square, so-called ‘card on delivery,’ or in other words, paying using a credit c...

  • March 19, 2012
  • at 9:58 pm
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Singapore’s Swiff Works Like Square, But For B2B

As many already know, Square, the oh-so-convenient mobile payment system, is only available in the U.S. So Asians like me can only read and ...

  • November 22, 2011
  • at 4:25 pm
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