Wallets

PayMaya Emerges as the First Fintech to Integrate the QR Ph Payment Option

PayMaya, a mobile wallet under the purview of PLDT, has become the first fintech company to adopt QR Ph for merchants that was launched by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in cooperation with BancNet and the Philippine Payments Management.

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AirAsia Philippines Offers Digital Payment Options by GCash and PayMaya

AirAsia is providing its customers with contactless payment options by partnering with GCash and PayMaya. The digital payment option has been available in AirAsia Philippines’ on ground stations since the 1st February 2021. Customers can use their e-wallets for cashless

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GCash Inches Closer to Unicorn Status With $175 Million Capital Raise

Globe Fintech Innovations, Inc. (Mynt), the fintech arm of Globe Telecom and operator of e-wallet GCash, raised over $175 million in fresh capital and inches closer towards achieving unicorn status with a post-valuation close to the $1 billion mark. The

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GCash E-Wallet Hits PHP 1 Trillion in Transactions in 2020

Philippine mobile money wallet GCash has hit PHP 1 trillion in transactions for the year 2020, recording a 254% year-over-year (YoY) growth. Globe Fintech Innovations Inc. (Mynt), which operates GCash, is part of the portfolio companies of 917Ventures, the largest

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JazzyPay and GCash to Provide Cashless Payment Option for Essential Businesses

Philippine fintech startup JazzyPay has partnered with e-wallet GCash to provide cashless payment solutions to essential businesses. The GCash payment facility is now directly integrated into JazzyPay’s PCI DSS Level 1 compliant platform as a payment method for hospitals, clinics, schools,

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GCash Pushes Its Way to the Top of Local App Rankings

Philippine mobile money wallet GCash was among the top apps in terms of active users from January to September 2020 in both Android and iOS. This was revealed by the data rankings from App Annie, a reputable global app ranking

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MoneyGram and PayMaya Ties Up for Real-Time Payments Using Visa Direct

MoneyGram, a provider of cross-border P2P payments and money transfers, announced a partnership with PayMaya Philippines to enable real-time payments with Visa Direct. The new digital capability will allow customers to send money from the United States to the Philippines

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Philippines’ RCBC and DTI To Enable Digital Payments For Micro-Businesses

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has partnered to create DiskarTech’s NegosyanTech programme to digitalise community-based microenterprises in every barangay nationwide through partnership and ecosystem building. More than 1.3 million sari-sari stores (a

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GrabPay Philippines Enables Instant Fund Transfers with InstaPay

GrabPay announced today the introduction of instant fund transfers in the Philippines within its e-wallet. This new feature is made possible thanks InstaPay, an initiative from Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to enable payment interoperability. The introduction of this feature

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Philippines Social Security to Digitise Payments Using E-Wallets and Bank Transfers

The Philippines Social Security System (SSS) has started paying funeral benefit claims through the banks and other alternative payment channels as the pension fund shifts its transactions online. Effective 22nd June 2020, funeral benefits will no longer be released through

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