Mobile banking has provided financial inclusion for developing countries. A new wave of startups is now taking the tech beyond mobile wallets.
migme Limited (ASX:MIG) CEO & Co-Founder Steven Goh outlines the company’s strategy to capitalise from the social media boom.
The Asian Entrepreneur talks to Martin Toft Sorensen of WearYouWant.
Rocket Internet, the Berlin-based e-commerce group that went public last year, is making some major consolidation moves in the food delivery business. It has acquired a 30% stake in Delivery Hero (a rival to Rocket’s FoodPanda), and it has purchased the holdings of seven other food delivery companies in Asia, including subsidiaries of two other rivals, JUST EAT and Food Runner, plus two more in Europe.
AdzCentral, Better Digital and Asia Digital Ventures on Tuesday announced that all three companies have merged to form CtrlShift, a programmatic ad platform. The new company will be headquartered in Singapore.
Since listing on the ASX in August last year, Migme has been hard at work building up its social entertainment platform to be bigger and better. Since then, it acquired LoveByte – a chat app for couples – and invested in games platform developer MatchMe. Today, Migme has announced yet another acquisition, this time of penny auction startup Sold.sg for a mixture of cash and shares – a curious move given that the business had shut down in late 2013.
Aung Kyaw Moe, Founder & Group CEO of 2C2P, introduces the “Citizen Card” – a reloadable prepaid card that the payment services firm launched in collaboration with Myanmar Citizen Bank.
2C2P, a Southeast Asian payment services provider, and Myanmar Citizens Bank, Myanmar’s leading private bank, have announced the launch of ‘Citizen Card’. Citizen Card is a re-loadable prepaid card accepted by MasterCard merchants globally. It comes with an optional smartphone application allowing cardholders to manage transactions with real-time monitoring and online support on both iOS and Android platforms.
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