● Society Pass Inc (Nasdaq: SOPA) integrates with Stripe Inc (“Stripe”) payments platform to power transaction settlement services for merchants and consumers on SoPa’s ecosystem
● Leveraging the cutting-edge technological solutions from Stripe, SoPa simplifies payment flows and provides superior shopping experience to consumers.
SINGAPORE - (NewMediaWire) - November 28, 2022 - Society Pass Incorporated ("SoPa”) (Nasdaq: SOPA), Southeast Asia’s leading data-driven loyalty, fintech and e-commerce ecosystem, today announces the integration of Stripe’s financial infrastructure solutions onto the SoPa platform to power transaction settlement services for merchants and customers on SoPa’s ecosystem.
Leveraging Stripe’s cutting-edge technology solutions, Society Pass expands the product and geographical reach of its ecosystem, simplifies payment flows, and accepts payments at scale in multiple currencies. In addition, SoPa leverages Stripe’s anti-fraud technology, Stripe Radar, to detect and block fraud using machine learning. Merchants on SoPa’s ecosystem utilise Stripe's payment infrastructure to accept credit and debit cards payments from customers, enable their customers to checkout in a simple way, and at the same time provide a superior shopping experience to consumers.
Rokas Sidlauskas, Chief Marketing Officer of Society Pass, comments, “We are thrilled to announce this integration with Stripe which provides diverse payment options to our consumers whilst streamlining the process for merchants to manage their finances and get paid faster. Since our incorporation, Society Pass has redefined the e-commerce experience for millions of registered consumers and hundreds of thousands of registered merchants in SEA. By offering convenience, flexibility, and control on both sides of the retail transaction, SoPa paves a win-win path for our merchants and consumers alike. Partnering with Stripe is an organic path to accelerate this goal”.
As a global financial infrastructure platform, Stripe makes it easy for companies to launch, run and scale their business from day one. Stripe offers a broad set of software tools, including services like built-in-machine-learning powered fraud protection, advanced analytics and infrastructure that makes it easy for businesses of all sizes to scale locally and internationally, while reducing the time and resources spent on payments so they can focus on their core business.
Society Pass’ first-in-class ecosystem transforms the entire retail value chain towards a more digital future in SEA. Looking ahead, SoPa will continue to simplify the use and access to online shopping, leveraging cutting edge technologies and capabilities to tailor more intelligent, individualized, and contextual experiences for the next generation consumers. In addition, SoPa is committed to make continuous efforts in reinforcing and diversifying its ecosystem by means of strategic acquisitions of market-leading companies and partnerships with visionary entrepreneurs in six distinct B2C e-commerce verticals: loyalty, lifestyle, food & beverage delivery, telecoms, digital marketing, and travel.
About Society Pass Inc.
Founded in 2018 as a data-driven loyalty, fintech and e-commerce ecosystem in the fast-growing markets of Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, which account for more than 80% of the SEA population, and with offices located in Angeles, Bangkok, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Manila, and Singapore, Society Pass Incorporated (Nasdaq: SOPA) is an acquisition-focused holding company operating 6 interconnected verticals (loyalty, digital media, travel, telecoms, lifestyle, and F&B), which seamlessly connects millions of registered consumers and hundreds of thousands of registered merchants/brands across multiple product and service categories throughout SEA.
Society Pass completed an initial public offering and began trading on the Nasdaq under the ticker SOPA in November 2021. SOPA shares were added to the Russell 2000 index in December 2021.
SoPa acquires fast growing e-commerce companies and expands its user base across a robust product and service ecosystem. SoPa integrates these complementary businesses through its signature Society Pass fintech platform and circulation of its universal loyalty points or Society Points, which has entered beta testing and is expected to launch broadly at the beginning of 2023. Society Pass loyalty program members earn and redeem Society Points and receive personalised promotions based on SoPa’s data capabilities and understanding of consumer shopping behaviour. SoPa has amassed more than 3.3 million registered consumers and over 205,000 registered merchants and brands. It has invested 2+ years building proprietary IT architecture to effectively scale and support its consumers, merchants, and acquisitions.
Society Pass leverages technology to tailor a more personalised experience for customers in the purchase journey and to transform the entire retail value chain in SEA. SoPa operates Thoughtful Media Group, a Thailand-based, a social commerce-focused, premium digital video multi-platform network; NusaTrip, a leading Indonesia-based Online Travel Agency; Gorilla Networks, a Singapore-based, web3-enabled mobile blockchain network operator; Leflair.com, Vietnam’s leading lifestyle e-commerce platform; Pushkart.ph, a popular grocery delivery company in Philippines;Handycart.vn, a leading online restaurant delivery service based in Vietnam; and Mangan.ph, a leading local restaurant delivery service in Philippines.
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