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Artivision's acquisition of MC Payment approaches finishing line

After changing date of completion several times, Artivision's acquisition of MC Payment approaches the finish line


Cash trap

Singapore is going full steam ahead in its move to promote e-payments. But unless small and medium-sized enterprises, which make up 99% of all businesses, adopt e-payment systems, cash will still be king.


Grab enters micro lending and insurance businesses

SINGAPORE (March 19): Grab, which is known for its ride-hailing app, has introduced a range of financial services, following the launch of its Grow with Grab roadmap today.

Disruption and Digitalisation

Grab inks prepaid card deal with Mastercard

SINGAPORE (Oct 25): Singapore-based Grab has partnered payments processor Mastercard Inc to issue prepaid cards tailored to Southeast Asian consumers, extending the use of Grab’s digital wallet and helping its unbanked users transact online.


Singapore launches unified QR code for e-payments; new rules soon to address likely risks

SINGAPORE (Sept 17): Singapore on Monday launched the Singapore Quick Response Code (SGQR), which combines multiple payment QR codes into a single SGQR label.


GrabPay now available at BreadTalk, to roll out at Toast Box in Oct

SINGAPORE (Aug 8): BreadTalk has partnered with Grab to introduce the ride hailing and mobile payments app’s GrabPay service across its 42 bakery outlets across Singapore.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Grab replaces UberEATS in Singapore with beta launch of GrabFood app

SINGAPORE (May 28): Grab today announced the beta launch of its GrabFood delivery app in Singapore, with further plans to make the app and its services available in five other Southeast Asian countries – Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Ph


This ride-hailing app now wants to grab a share of the e-payments pie

SINGAPORE (Aug 31): Ride-hailing firm Grab has signalled its intention to move beyond transportation.
Grab CEO Anthony Tan

Grab CEO’s epiphany at 30,000 feet: taking down an Uber Goliath

SINGAPORE (Nov 2): It was on a late July flight home to Singapore when Anthony Tan grasped the potential calamity in news that his biggest ally, Didi Chuxing, was about to buy out arch-rival Uber’s Chinese business.