India’s Razorpay launches payment gateway in Malaysia via Curlec

Indian Fintech Unicorn Razorpay has on Wednesday launched a full-stack payment gateway in Malaysia through Curtech, a Malaysian fintech firm it acquired last year. The Curlec Payment Gateway will serve more than 5,000 businesses with a target of MYR 10 billion ($2.15 billion) in annualized gross transaction value (GTV) by 2025.

Indian payment platform Razorpay buys majority stake in Malaysian fintech firm Curlec

Razorpay announced Tuesday its first international expansion into South-East Asia with the acquisition of a majority stake in Curlec for an undisclosed amount. This marks Razorpay’s fourth acquisition overall and its first in international waters, taking one step closer to becoming a fintech leader in emerging markets.