Japan’s GMO Financial Gate invests in Malaysia’s FinTech firm Soft Space

Soft Space, Malaysia-based fintech-as-a-service (FaaS) company, has announced a capital alliance with its long-standing partner, GMO Financial Gate, Inc, one of Japan’s largest payment processing companies. Soft Space said in a statement on Monday that this investment from GMO-FG comes before Soft Space’s planned Series C funding round, aimed at transitioning Japanese society to a cashless one.