Are credit card disruptors a serious threat to banks? - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Disruption and Digitalisation

Are credit card disruptors a serious threat to banks?

In the early 1990s,18-year-old Maksymilian Levchin, a Ukrainian-American student at the University of Illinois and a Chernobyl nuclear disaster survivor, maxed out on his credit card, co-signed by

YouTrip announces ambitious regional expansion plans following landmark Visa deal - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


YouTrip announces ambitious regional expansion plans following landmark Visa deal

Multi-currency wallet YouTrip is strengthening its push into Southeast Asia following a six-year deal with Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments.

Disruption and Digitalisation

Digital banks are coming and 65% of Singaporeans are already showing interest

SINGAPORE (Mar 24): Close to 65% of Singaporeans are open to the idea of adopting a digital-only bank, according to the Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes Study.

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Singapore (Oct 7): “Officially Tuas is designed to handle 65 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units), but I am sure PSA can squeeze a little more out of it if we work hard.”

Global Economy


SINGAPORE (July 22): “Carrying around their cup was a status symbol. They were the first store in New York to offer extra virgin olive oil. Now Amazon has extra virgin olive oil.

Disruption and Digitalisation

Visa to invest, collaborate with Gojek on enhancing digital payments across Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE (July 17): Visa has invested in Gojek, the mobile on-demand service and payments platform, as part of the latter’s ongoing Series F fundraising round.


Razer partners Visa to develop virtual prepaid payment solution for Razer Pay users

SINGAPORE (June 24): Razer Inc, the homegrown manufacturer of gaming laptops and gear, and digital payments leader Visa have partnered up to transform payments in the gaming industry by bringing Vi


Singtel's Dash expands payment capabilities to international frontiers with Visa & Apple Pay

SINGAPORE (Dec 10): Singtel’s all-in-one mobile payments app, Dash, has expanded its payment capabilities to include international mobile payments via Apple Pay.


Are biometrics becoming the new norm for making payments in Singapore?

SINGAPORE (Mar 20): Making everyday purchases with the touch of a thumb, or a quick glance at a camera, are fast becoming the preferred mode of payment among Singaporeans, according to a recent Vis

Visa approves Monaco cryptocurrency card for Singapore residents

(Nov 2): Visa has approved a prepaid card backed by the cryptocurrency Monaco as the world’s largest payments network continues its foray into digital currencies.