Pouch partners with Strike to bring instant US remittance payments to Philippines

1 February 2023, Manila, Philippines — Pouch, the first lightning service provider in the Philippines, has partnered with Strike, the world’s leading digital payments platform built on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, to facilitate fast, secure, and low-cost remittance payments from the U.S. to the Philippines. Pouch has partnered with Strike to make digital payments faster, cheaper, […]

BillEase partners Alipay+ to allow Filipino consumers to shop global online

(Manila, Philippines) January 2023 – Filipino consumers can now use buy now, pay later (BNPL) and card-free installment option to shop at more global brands online. This is after BillEase, one of the country’s top-rated consumer finance apps welcomed 2023 with a landmark partnership with Alipay+, a global cross-border digital payment and marketing solution. Operated […]

Silicon Valley forum picks Maya among best Southeast Asia unicorns

Leading fintech and digital bank Maya headlined a recent Silicon Valley fintech forum for being the only unicorn in the Philippines with the most comprehensive digital financial services ecosystem.   Organized by the University of San Francisco’s Center for Business Studies and Innovation in Asia-Pacific and the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business–Center for International Business […]

Maya Business puts the spotlight on homegrown entrepreneurs with “Scale Up: The Show”

In partnership with Shopify and PLDT Home Biz, Maya Business presents “Scale Up: The Show,” the newest local series featuring 15 Filipino entrepreneurs going head-to-head for a chance to break out and ramp up their business.    Viewers will be treated to the amazing journey of the founders of Tatumi Arts and Crafts, Dimension Artisan […]

You can now pay your SSS and Pag-IBIG fees with ShopeePay

Many of us need to pay fees to government agencies for employment, travel, and business requirements. At times, we spend almost half a day or more finishing our transactions—from physically going to the offices, banks or payment centers to filling out forms and lining up. The good news is that ShopeePay, Shopee’s integrated mobile wallet, […]

UNO Digital Bank to issue Debit Mastercard cards

UNO Digital Bank is partnering with Mastercard to issue digital and physical Debit Mastercard cards in the Philippines. The virtual cards will make it easy for customers to transact online, and the physical card can be used at points of sale at retail outlets or any Mastercard, Maestro, or Cirrus ATMs worldwide.    Manish Bhai, […]

Tech Investment Firm First Shoshin to deliver digital payment solutions to Asia’s leading female finance platform Bixie

First Shoshin Solutions Inc. (FSSI), founded by ex-congressmen Sally Ponce-Enrile, which has invested to develop a US$5m Fintech Hub in 2020, announced its partnership with Bixie to empower Filipino women to become financially independent.    Bixie is Asia’s leading female finance platform, providing an AI-powered finance app that encourages savings and wealth generation through knowledge, […]

ShopeePay empowers Filipinos to embrace digital payments through cost-saving features such as ‘send money for free’ and ‘cheapest load up to 5GB for ₱10’

Since its launch in 2019, ShopeePay, Shopee’s integrated mobile wallet, has been providing convenience, security, and rewards and it continues to introduce features that impact the lives of FIlipinos. With the lifting of restrictions and individuals and businesses adjusting to the new normal, the preference for digital payments is here to stay. Recognizing this need […]

GCash tightens user verification process to enhance traceability ahead of 2022 elections

GCash, the country’s leading mobile wallet, has pledged to implement safeguards to prevent possible misuse of the platform for illegal vote-buying for the upcoming 2022 local and national elections.    The top e-wallet made this commitment together with other fintech companies at the recent virtual launch of FinTech Alliance Philippines and the E-Money Association of […]

Level up your digital aguinaldo game with these surprisingly better features from PayMaya

This holiday season, PayMaya lets you easily send aguinaldo to your loved ones anytime, anywhere, and in any way you like with surprisingly better features than the e-wallet you’re used to.     Whether you’re sending funds to your inaanak’s PayMaya or bank account – or even those without any financial account, PayMaya is here to make your Christmas gift-giving more convenient and fun!    Here are just some of the […]