How Visa is taking digital payments to greater heights

Partnerships with Stripe and Carousell help Visa revolutionise digital payments 

Singapore govt appoints NETS as unified e-payments operator for food centres

The NETS-operated payment terminal will accept 20 different cashless payment options 

Square and Stripe investor Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co. invests in Malaysian fintech firm Soft Space

Soft Space also operates the Digital Payment Hub in Taiwan, a payment platform consisting of blockchain technologies, mPoS and mobile wallet 

Singapore's SaaS startup HReasily raises funding to help SMEs streamline HR work process

HReasily provides working solutions to optimise HR work processes, such as payroll, staff, leave, claims and time management 

Today's top tech news, January 24: Pharma startup XtalPi raises US$15M

Also, Visa B2B Connect in the Philippines, and Grab's partnership with STA. 

Philippines's payments solutions firm SALPay partners with Unionbank to develop blockchain wallet; raises US$7M via ICO

SALPay is also launching its cryptocurrency exchange in the Philippines, the US, Australia, Europe and Singapore in 2018 

Singapore's EntrePass Visa requirements changed, and almost nobody noticed

Here's how to take advantage of the new Enhanced EntrePass scheme 

Top 50 fintech influencers in Singapore

We are proud to count some of the influencers in this list as e27 contributors 

Captain's Log, Nov 3: Monaco prepaid card receives Visa approval, Go-Jek reportedly acquires Midtrans

In addition to Monaco and Go-Jek, payments firm Paytm and space-tech startup Infostellar also have some crucial updates to share