QR Codes made their debut early in 2010, and were a bit of a disaster to be fair. I remember seeing one decent merchant offer in a London tube station. I tried to scan it without anyone looking only to realise that...Read More
The Bank of the Future
If the banks don’t change, we will change the banks" Said Jack Ma former CEO and founder of Alibaba back in 2008. Adding fuel to this fiery comment, it is expected by many analysts that fintech firms...Read More
The Surge Towards a Cashless Society
Today there are 500 billion banknotes and trillions of coins in circulation. According to a recent report from G4S, which manages cash distribution systems, physical money now accounts for...Read More
Why Blockchain is the simple answer to Global Poverty
There is a lot of hype surrounding Blockchain, also known as distributed ledger technology (DLT)....Read More
8 Reasons for Owning Gold
Gold is respected throughout the world for its value and rich history, which has been interwoven into cultures for thousands of years....Read More
Why e-payments make sense to Merchants?
China has forged successfully ahead with the integration of Merchant e-Payment systems via mobile apps. Following their lead, markets outside of China are now waking up to the added benefits and increased sales by...Read More
Will Cash Disappear?
Cash is unlikely to go away soon. Coins and paper currency remain the most popular ways to pay for things in most countries. However it is very costly for governments to manage and keep their fiat currency secure as counterfeiters are becoming...Read More
The craze for cryptocurrency can be explained by a host of factors: the opportunity to get rich quick; the criminal society living off the grid and performing near-anonymous transactions; But more importantly it gives us...Read More
WinstantPay Announces Strategic Partnership
Winstantpay has integrated Leap2Shop (L2S) into their wallet, the aim is to enable smaller merchants with developing new markets and channels to sell their product with seamless payment and settlement through an online shop.Read More
Winstantpay Bucks Trend at Fintech Show Bangkok
Winstantpay CIO tells audience at Figure Finance Bangkok expo that their mission is to help those with no bank accounts as much as helping people who are trading finances already.Read More
Blockchain Opportunities in Southeast Asia
While many are talking about Japan and China, Southeast Asian governments like Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Cambodia are getting increasingly involved with blockchain.Read More
What is the Blockchain and why you should learn all about it?
From banking and secure communications to healthcare and education, from buying a coffee to ride-sharing, blockchain will have a huge impact on our future. Of course, to understand how ...Read More
The Time Has Come for a Banking Revolution
When I was a child living in South Africa in the 1970’s I used to love getting a postal order (similar to a cashier’s check) from my aunt in UK on my Birthday. I would go to the post office...Read More