Category Archives: Press

eMoney vs. Dirty Cash

We are seeing more media articles in South East Asia focusing on the impact of Covid-19 on the exchange of physical money. Contactless payments via NFC and QR codes have grown exponentially, and this has influenced the merchant and consumers not to accept “dirty cash” that may pass on germs. Governments in South East Asia […]

MNO Wallets v eMoney Wallets

For anyone considering launching eWallet services, there is a need to understand mobile money regulations’ nuances for mobile operators vs. eMoney regulations’. An interesting article recently published in techinasia.com highlighted the differences in Mobile Money regulations for Mobile Network Operators and eMoney for Banks and payment service providers. Of particular interest was : 40 eWallet […]

KPI’s for eMoney Wallets

In earlier blogs we covered measuring success in Digital Banking. We listed the various KPI’s to illustrate the key indicators of traction. We will revisit this frequently to emphasize the need to understand the importance and impact of eMoney Wallets on traditional financial services. The key questions are: How well is my internet banking service […]

Merchant eMoney wallet drivers

As demand for Consumer Payment Apps and the use of eMoney grows, merchants need to become digital. A typical merchant faces the prospect of downloading multiple consumer payment apps to accept consumer eWallet & eMoney payments. A typical merchant should be able to download from the Play Store or App Store a specific Merchant App […]

Jakarta Post: Youtap Indonesia users increase 5x

Youtap Indonesia reported that it had seen a five-times increase in users and a 4.5-times increase in transactions from June to September. “The rise in users and transactions is due to the change in the behaviour of consumers, who prefer deliveries and cashless payment during the pandemic,” Herman Suharto, CEO – Youtap Indonesia The company’s […]

Steward Bank and Youtap Launch Mobile Money Services

Youtap and Steward Bank to launch Zimbabwe’s latest digital payments service Aims to improve financial inclusion with mobile payments by making it easier and safer to transact Singapore and Harare, Zimbabwe – Leading Zimbabwe financial institution Steward Bank and Youtap have partnered to launch, contactless payment services for Steward Bank customers in Zimbabwe. The new […]

Youtap named Best Digital Payments Platform

Youtap win Best Digital Payments Platform Award at Digital Innovation and Excellence Awards in Ghana. Singapore and Accra, Ghana – Youtap, the leading provider of financial services in emerging markets, has been announced as the winner of the Best Digital Payment Platform award at the Digital Innovation and Excellence Awards hosted by the Digital Banking […]

Youtap enables mobile transactions at Point of Sale for MTN and Barclays Bank in Ghana

MTN and Barclays Bank customers will now be able to pay at the point of sale using their mobile wallet. Youtap plays an integral part in landmark partnership connecting MTN and Barclays Bank. Singapore and Accra, Ghana – Youtap, a leading global digital financial services company, is proud to have played a pivotal role in […]

Youtap completes landmark Merchant Payment Integration between MTN Zambia and Barclays Bank

•Youtap play an integral part in a landmark partnership New partnership in Zambia to further boost financial inclusion and convenience for MTN Mobile Money customers Singapore and Lusaka, Zambia – Youtap, a leading global financial services company, is pleased to announce the completion of the MTN Zambia and Barclays Bank Zambia integration. MTN Zambia Mobile […]

In the news: Tearsheet

The payments industry is evolving at a breakneck pace. The old ways of transacting are shifting from cash to cashless, from manual to automated. To try and get some perspective and get ahead of the curve, Tearsheet gathered some of the leading minds in the global payments industry to share their unique perspectives on what lays […]