Google Checkout is never enough for Indonesia. Credit card penetration is super-low here and Google Checkout telco’s direct carrier billing is a hassle to setup...
No credit card? No problem. Paidy underwrites ecommerce transactions in Japan with just a user's email address or phone number.
Face++ makes a cloud-based API and an SDK so developers can incorporate face recognition into their on apps. The startup has over 30,000 developers on board.
More cash, less crash.
Like a room without a roof.
China’s tech giants are working hard to make sure that consumers use their phones to pay for things. Today Alipay Wallet, the Alibaba-affiliated mobile wallet, ...
It enables startups and other small organizations like schools to accept online payments in a simple, affordable, and secure way.
Soon you can buy stuff on Taobao with your mug.
China's ecommerce giant wants in on India.
With over half of its 3 million users in Asia, Stellar has shown positive growth since its debut last year. Going forward, its going to need local champions to ...
The undisclosed funding follows piqued interest in Southeast Asian tech firms by Japanese investors.
Wanda Group's upcoming online-to-offline play is looking increasingly vague, and increasingly well-funded.
The funding round was led by global growth equity investor General Atlantic, with additional participation from Temasek, Index Ventures and Felicis Ventures.
Qiandaibao, a mobile point-of-sales startup, raised hundreds of millions of RMB from IDG Capital, Banyan Fund, Haitong Securities, and Jiangxi Copper.
This move is a win-win-win for Uber, Paytm, and the Reserve Bank of India, which was in a regulatory tangle with the international taxi app.
Payment solutions startup wants to use the funds to boost marketing, product development, hiring talent, and moving the headquarters to Bangalore from Mumbai.
Spike started out as a side-business for Metaps and is now starting to come into its own.
Global leader in payments Visa is setting up a technology center in Bangalore to innovate on new online payment services.
A nimble startup is targeting a blind spot of India’s ecommerce giants, and pulling the rug from under their feet
While the big cats of ecommerce fight it out for leadership stakes in India, a jackal may run off with the spoils - mobile commerce innovator Paytm.
You must be nominated by partners of the program though.
The popular social app wants to take your money, now.
Paidy is diving into the risky side of payments by vouching for customer purchases.
Big data and face recognition are two tech sectors that had nothing in common a few years ago, but soon they will converge in more ways than one.
As usual, Apple's moves have a huge impact on startups. Fortunately, there are still plenty of opportunities in Asia.
Here's why India's ecommerce poster-boy Flipkart is phasing out its electronic wallet, PayZippy.
GMO Internet Group is the Japan leader for online payments, web hosting, cloud storage, online security, and domain names.
Plenty of startups want to disrupt payments in Southeast Asia. Omise is trying too.
Internet companies in Asia have been clamoring for a better online payment gateway. Braintree could answer their call soon.
Android apps connected to Japan’s Metaps have been downloaded 1 billion times – find out what the firm is working on now
Metaps is taking its online payment solution to the US and EU. Afterwards, it wants to create an ecommerce system that does not require conventional money.
Pokket is an Indian startup that has created a marketplace for consumers to get apps, games, and other digital content without paying a single cent.