Category Archives: tech

COVID-19 is driving e-wallet adoption

Merchant acquisition across our customer base is accelerating with merchants moving away from cash acceptance to cashless. South-East Asia is in the midst of a financial revolution, with more than 50% of the population already using e-Money Wallets, with the expectation that this number will grow to 85% within five years. COVID-19 is driving a […]

The case for why your MNO should offer financial services

In the early part of the 21st century, US company Walmart attempted to start a bank. It wasn’t a revolutionary idea, but the world kept throwing up obstacles to stop them. It was clear that there were many who wanted to resist a company like Walmart entering the banking sector, and eventually, the retailer gave […]

Adding value as a merchant acquirer

How merchants enable and streamline payment acceptance is now at the forefront of the shopping experience. For a merchant acquirer —a once stable and steady background business helping retailers accept and process debit and credit cards at point-of-service and remotely (such as via telephone and mail)—is now a key differentiator for businesses. The more shopping […]

Digital love: MSMEs and digital banking are a perfect match

MSME Banking

A lot of ink has been spilt in recent times about the rise of neobanks like Revolut, N26, and Monzo that serve consumers. Here at Youtap, we believe that the rise of these neobanks will benefit the critical Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise ( MSME ) segment and will play a significant role in the […]