Ron Sim, Far East, SBF and Temasek unit Heliconia set sights on SME market with digital bank license bid

SINGAPORE (Jan 5): A consortium of big local names including a Temasek-linked entity Heliconia, developer giant Far East Organization and Ron Sim-chaired V3 Group has announced that a bid for one o

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SINGAPORE (Nov 18): “I think, from their perspectives, things only get serious when their kids can’t go to school, and they can’t get their lattes and go to yoga.”Unnamed fo

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YouTrip raises record US$25.5 mil pre-series A to expand its platform across Asean

SINGAPORE (May 16): YouTrip, Singapore’s first multi-currency mobile wallet with a prepaid Mastercard which was jointly developed by EZ-Link, has raised US$25.5 million ($34.9 million) in its lates


Convert your loose change into EZ-Link credits with this new cashless solution

SINGAPORE (Aug 2): In a bid to encourage cashless transactions and reduce the usage of coins in Singapore, Wirecard, EZ-Link and Cheers have jointly rolled out a new cashless solution islandwide.


EZ-Link, Mastercard among consortium formed to implement interoperable local QR payments

SINGAPORE (Jan 25): A consortium of seven mobile wallets, acquirers and payment networks has been formed to enable interoperable quick response (QR) payments in Singapore for both consumers and mer

Alibaba, NUS and EZ-Link collaborate on pilot data analytics project

SINGAPORE (Jan 16): Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of China’s Alibaba Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National University of Singapore and EZ-Link to “collabo

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