Tag "Soft Space"

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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BREAKING: Soft Space Co-Founder Leaves To Pursue Other Ventures

It’s official, Chang Chew Soon, co-founder and Group CEO will be stepping down from Soft Space effective 13th November 2018. He will also relinquish his role as director, though remain in the company as a shareholder. The Soft Space board

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How Malaysia Measures Up To Southeast Asia’s Payments Landscape

According to SKMM, Malaysia’s smartphone penetration grew from 68.7% in 2016 to 75.9% in 2017, and by all measures, will most likely show an upwards trend this year too. This puts our smartphone penetration at a slightly higher value than

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5 Top Funded Fintech Companies In Malaysia—Here’s What We Noticed

We have some ways to go before catching up to the top fintech nations, but the scene in Malaysia is growing nicely. At the time of writing, we already have, as far as we can find, 5 fintech companies that

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12 Hottest Fintech Startups in Malaysia

Often in conversation with industry players in Malaysia, the sentiment is that Malaysia is lacking in activity within the fintech space and the the fintech startups in Malaysia are still pretty nascent. The general impression from the market is that

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Malaysian Fintech Firm Soft Space Launches My FamiPay in Taiwan

Partnering with Cathay United Bank (CUB), Soft Space introduces an innovative way to make payments that is set to empower FamilyMart Taiwan called “My FamiPay”. The application integrates and binds debit/prepaid/credit cards and other various stored value cards for in-store

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