January 28, 2012 by Terence LEE
Globally, PayPal is the dominant online payment solution. Often, you aren’t an online merchant if you don’t have an option for users to pay for your goods via PayPal.
But in Asia, PayPal’s not the only kid in the online payment neighborhood. In fact, over the years, numerous alternatives have sprung up in the region, sometimes even beating the payment giant in market share in their respective countries. Some countries don’t even offer PayPal.
In emerging markets, ubiquitous Internet services are not always readily available, which means over-the-counter payment remains popular in those places.
So, if you’re an entrepreneur keen on regional or global expansion, understanding the market and the key players is an important first step. To help you, we’ve compiled this constantly-updated list to keep you abreast of the latest developments in Asia. Read more