YouTrip teams up with Google Pay to make payments seamless

YouTrip, Singapore’s multi-currency e-wallet, has on Wednesday announced its integration with Google Pay, enabling Android users the convenience to make secure and effortless payments. This integration marks another significant milestone in YouTrip's journey to empower users with a more seamless, and smarter experience across different payment options…

Singapore’s YouTrip raises $50M Series B funding to accelerate regional expansion

YouTrip, a Singapore-based multi-currency digital payments platform, has on Thursday announced it has raised $50 million in its latest Series B fundraising round, led by new investor and global venture capital firm Lightspeed. This brings YouTrip’s total funds raised to over $100 million since inception.

Singapore’s multi-currency e-wallet YouTrip launches Apple Pay

Singapore’s multi-currency e-wallet YouTrip has rolled out Apple Pay integration, providing users a more seamless way to pay for in-store purchases, online transactions and public transport.

Singapore’s YouTrip launches in-app travel insurance

Singapore's neobank YouTrip announced Monday that it has launched a new travel insurance product on its multi-currency app for all local users. Rolled out in conjunction with online insurance provider, HL Assurance (HLAS), travellers can now purchase a single-trip policy directly and conveniently on the YouTrip app, and enjoy up to 65 percent in savings on…

YouTrip & Mastercard launch YouBiz smart corporate card for SMEs to earn unlimited cashback and save on FX fees

The development follows YouTrip’s recent $30 million Series A funding.

Singapore multi-currency wallet YouTrip raises $30M to accelerate growth in B2C and B2B space

YouTrip has raised $30 million in its latest Series A round. The round, driven by returning investors from major Asian family offices and prominent financial technology investors, will solidify the fintech firm’s position as the leading neobank in Southeast Asia offering business to business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C) multi-currency payments.

Consumers are spending with overseas retailers more now than ever

2020 was the year of the pandemic, and undoubtedly, the year of e-commerce. With the mobility restrictions, people were spending more time at home and turning to the Internet to meet more of their daily needs. The result of this massive digital adoption was the exponential growth of the Southeast Asia e-commerce market.

YouTrip adopts hyper-localized strategies to differentiate from other multi-currency providers [ORIGIN Innovation Awards Q&A]

In a TechNode Global Q&A, Chu shared the story behind why she started YouTrip and the challenges she and her team met when they grow the company. She also shared her views on how to encourage more women to become entrepreneurs and some advice for them, based on her personal experience as a female founder.