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Virtual Banks and What It Means for Hong Kong SMEs

Since January this year, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority has issued 8 new virtual banking licenses, with the latest batch released last week.

Posted on 
May 14, 2019
  by
Kevin Kang
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Credit Cards

How to pay rent with your credit card in Hong Kong and Singapore

In Hong Kong and Singapore, credit cards continue to dominate as the payment method of choice for almost all online transactions. This makes sense as unlike other payment methods (eg. cash, bank transfers, checks) credit cards come with a unique combination of security, rewards and convenience.

Posted on 
Apr 16, 2019
  by
Daren Guo
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Leadership

運用私人貸款成就你的創業大計

創業絕非易事,找尋合適的資金來源往往是創業之初的一大艱鉅挑戰。如果你的銀行帳戶並無巨額儲備,你便需要從其他途徑找尋所需的現金,方能順利實踐大計。 小企業為公司籌組資金時,有多種借貸的形式和途徑可以選擇,例如:備用信貸、銀行融資、另類借貸人、私募基金和眾籌等等。但私人貸款呢?你能用私人貸款來營商嗎?

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Apr 12, 2019
  by
Kevin Kang
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Growth Opportunity

Buyer initiated payments: Increasing payment terms & optimizing working capital

Reap allows you to pay any recipient using any credit card, sending funds securely from the card directly to the recipient’s bank account, without the recipient needing to set up any kind of merchant account, processor, payment gateway or point-of-sale device. We have received a lot of questions in the past months about how this works, and so today I wanted to explain more about the model behind the scenes.

Posted on 
Apr 5, 2019
  by
Kevin Kang
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Reap News & Announcement

Automate bill pay with Reap Payment Schedule

Let’s be honest, remembering to pay your recurring bills and expenses is not the most exciting task in the world. What if there was a way to automate your large business expense payments similar to the way your phone bill, Netflix or Spotify subscription are paid?

Posted on 
Apr 2, 2019
  by
Daren Guo
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Leadership

【一起創業吧!】6個創業家必備條件

不少人心中都有一團做老闆的火,但對於創業前要作的準備和籌劃的過程卻未必了解,今次阿睥就和大家分享一下創業前的注意事項和條件,希望大家能創出自己的一片天!

Posted on 
Mar 29, 2019
  by
Daren Guo
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Managing Money

Looking For Short-Term Cash Flow Solutions in Hong Kong? What Option Is Right For Your Business

If you have an immediate cash flow problem, then the quickest fix might be a short-term financing solution. It’s the fastest way to get money in your bank account if you don’t plan on receiving any large revenue payments within the next day. Find out in this article, the 3 best options for your business in Hong Kong for short-term cash flow solutions.

Posted on 
Mar 28, 2019
  by
Kevin Kang
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Productivity

Automate accounts payable so it can help generate more revenue for your business

Automation is the way of the future, allowing companies to focus on running their business rather than spending time with manual processes. Whether you are looking to increase the efficiency of your accounts payable department or if you are just getting started in business, the benefits of automating your A/P far outweigh the costs.

Posted on 
Mar 25, 2019
  by
Daren Guo
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Payment Security

Payments security 101: Explaining payment tokenization

For companies that accept credit and debit card payments, a breach of confidential customer data is among the most serious risks they face. Failure to protect data leads to financial costs, customer defections and loss of reputation all of which affect bottom line and public perception.“Tokenization” is a super-buzzy payments term and what it does is pretty simple adds an extra level of security to sensitive credit card data.

Posted on 
Mar 21, 2019
  by
Daren Guo
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Cross Border Payment

Cross Border Payment Options for SMEs for Hong Kong

For a large number of small to medium businesses here in Hong Kong, cross-border or international commerce is a large part of their day-to-day operations. This includes both selling and buying from international counterparties. What this means for businesses, is that they will constantly face issues with FX, remittance, transfers and dealing with foreign payment costs that are not always be clear. So it becomes important to understand what the options are when it comes to sending money overseas for business purposes.

Posted on 
Mar 14, 2019
  by
Kevin Kang
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Reap News & Announcement

Reap Cross-Border Payments Feature Available Now

Today, we're extremely excited to launch Reap cross-border payments to 40 different countries across the world.

Posted on 
Mar 13, 2019
  by
Daren Guo
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Payment Security

Payments security 101: Why payment platforms need to be (at least) PCI compliant

Digital payments remain at the forefront of tech progress in the banking industry. But with the advancement of payment tools, a variety of payment platforms, and hundreds of payment providers, the security of digital payments remains a top priority for consumers.

Posted on 
Mar 12, 2019
  by
Daren Guo
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Reap News & Announcement

Reap, Hong Kong's newest innovation in credit payments platform, won the award for Outstanding Online Credit Card Payment Platform at ET Net's FinTech Awards 2018

The 1st FinTech Award to an online Credit Card Payment Platform that allows all businesses to pay any operating expenses using credit cards to improve cash flow, maintain liquidity and grow their business.

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Mar 6, 2019
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