Soft Space

This Malaysian FinTech startup has been getting funding from Japanese investors. What’s the plan ahead?

In the interview, Soft Space Chief Strategy Officer Chris Leong also shared the company’s challenges, its path to profitability, competitive advantage, the trends he sees in the financial infrastructure space, among others.

Inflight Dublin, Soft Space collaborate to enhance inflight passenger experience in Southeast Asia

Soft Space, a Malaysia-based fintech-as-a-service (FaaS) provider, and Inflight Dublin, a prominent provider of inflight entertainment (IFE) solutions, have announced a strategic collaboration aimed at transforming the airline inflight experience, from ordering to paying for goods and services.

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…

JCB, IDEMIA and Soft Space launch “JCBDC” phase 2 pilot to trial CBDC offline P2P payments

Japan's international payment brand JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB) has launched the JCB Digital Currency (JCBDC) phase 2 pilot project with France-based identity technologies firm, IDEMIA, and Malaysia-based fintech company Soft Space Sdn Bhd.

Soft Space, Hong Leong Bank and JCB expand JCB card acceptance in Malaysia

Malaysia-based fintech-as-a-service provider Soft Space, Japan-based international payment brand JCB's international operations subsidiary JCB International (JCBI), and Malaysian lender Hong Leong Bank (HLB) have joined forces to actively drive JCB Card acceptance in Malaysia, bolstered by strong post pandemic economy recovery prospects.

Malaysia’s Soft Space raises $31.5M Series B1 funding led by Southern Capital Group

Soft Space Sdn. Bhd., a Malaysia-based financial technology (Fintech) player, has on Thursday announced it has raised $31.5 million in its latest funding round. Southern Capital Group (SCG) Pte. Ltd, led the funding round.

Japan’s JCB injects $5M in Malaysian fintech firm Soft Space in strategic partnership

Soft Space Sdn Bhd announced a new strategic partnership with Japanese international payment brand, JCB Co. Ltd. This strategic partnership is the first of its kind in Malaysia for the payment gian. It involves a combination of $5 million investment in Soft Space and a series of business collaborations that are aimed at capitalising on Soft Space's…