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Cryptocurrency

PayPal CEO uses Bitcoin to pay for new ostrich cowboy boots

Dan Schulman is the proud owner of the world’s first pair of cowboy boots to be bought using Bitcoin on PayPal. But he may have wanted to wait to make his purchase.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Newly minted unicorn PPRO grabs for upside in Southeast Asia's FinTech scene

Payments infrastructure provider PPRO has raised US$180 million ($239.31 million) in new investment from Eurazeo Growth, Sprints Capital and Wellington Management.

Payments provider PPRO crosses US$1 bil valuation - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Payments provider PPRO crosses US$1 bil valuation

Payments infrastructure provider PPRO has raised US$180 million ($239.31 million) in new investment from Eurazeo Growth, Sprints Capital and Wellington Management.

Tong's Portfolio

Why we bought shares of Boeing and building suppliers, and trimmed consumers

(Nov 25): The Global Portfolio did quite well over the past one week, rising 1.8% and outperforming the MSCI World Net Return Index’s 0.3% gain.

Singapore still prefers cash over digital payments

SINGAPORE (Sept 5): In tech-savvy Singapore, where almost everyone has a smartphone, nine out of 10 people still prefer to pay for everyday transactions the old-fashioned way – with cash. 

Fintech

Digital payments make for better money management: PayPal

SINGAPORE (Aug 29): New research conducted by online payments company PayPal has revealed that while cash remains king for transactions in Singapore, going digital may be the way to get locals to p

Tech

Stripe to use Singapore as beachhead in Asian payments expansion

SINGAPORE (Sept 20): Stripe Inc., the US payment startup backed by Sequoia Capital and PayPal founders Peter Thiel and Elon Musk, is bringing its service to Singapore to help local startups build o

Paypal

3 winning startups admitted into Paypal Singapore incubator

SINGAPORE (July 8): Toby Hoenisch started programming at the age of 10, and quickly got into trouble in high school when he was caught hacking into the school system.

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