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JCB, IDEMIA and Malaysia’s Soft Space to Trial CBDC Acceptance in Tokyo

Japan-based global payments brand JCB has launched a central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot project in partnership with French identity technologies company IDEMIA and Malaysian digital payments technology provder Soft Space. The project, dubbed the JCB Digital Currency or JCBDC,

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Taiwan’s CTBC Bank Offers Tap-On-Phone Taxi Payments Powered by Soft Space

Taiwan’s CTBC Bank has partnered with Malaysian fintech firm Soft Space to allow its customers to pay their taxi fares through tap-on-phone payments. CTBC Bank’s “Tap to Phone” service leverages Android smartphones with near-field communication (NFC) technology to accept contactless

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Japan’s JCB Invests US$5 Million in Soft Space

Malaysian fintech startup Soft Space announced that it has formed a new strategic partnership with Japanese credit card company JCB following a US$5 million investment from the payment giant. Both entities will also engage in a series of business collaborations

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Soft Space Partners Global Payments to Expand Tap-On-Phone Payments to Taiwan

Global Payments, a global provider of payment technology and software services, announced that it supports the Soft Space Mobile Tap, a new smartphone-based payment acceptance solution for merchants, in Taiwan. Developed by Malaysian fintech Soft Space, the solution provides merchants

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Soft Space Deepens Push into Japanese Market with GMO Partnership

Malaysian fintech startup Soft Space has announced that it has partnered with GMO Financial Gate (GMO-FG), a Japanese payment service provider, to introduce payment solutions within the Japanese market. With this partnership in place, Soft Space will be able to support

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Soft Space First to Join Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program in Malaysia

Visa announced today that Soft Space is joining Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program, becoming the first Fintech partner to do so in Malaysia. The Fintech Fast Track program allows Fintech partners to build and deliver new commerce experiences on Visa’s

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Japan’s JCB Taps on Soft Space’s Expertise to Power its Tap on Mobile Contactless Payment

JCB, Japan’s international payment brand, is leveraging Malaysia’s Soft Space’s technological expertise to develop the Tap on Mobile programme that capitalises on the wide availability of Android smartphones equipped with NFC (near-field communication). The programme enables merchants to accept card

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5 Fastest Growing Fintechs in Malaysia According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing fintechs in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) from 11 key markets. IDC’s FinTech Fast 101 research refers to fast-growing fintech players

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Soft Space Lands Partnership in Thailand to Drive Cashless Push

Soft Space and its Thai-based partner Digio announced Thursday that they landed a partnership with interbank payment provider, Processing Center Company (PCC), Thailand’s PayNet equivalent. The solution, dubbed “FLite” will be deployed by one of PCC’s shareholder banks and the

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PayNet & Soft Space To Enable Card Payments Acceptance Using Only Smartphones

Malaysians will soon be able to enjoy a new payments service that was made possible thanks to a partnership between payment company Soft Space and Malaysia’s national payments network PayNet. Dubbed as Fasstap, businesses will be able to use any

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