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Series C | Alive

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$150M | 2 yrs ago

About Ascend Money

Ascend Money is a regional fintech company operating in the digital services and platform sector. The company offers innovative financial services aimed at improving the lives of underserved and digital consumers. It primarily serves the fintech industry. It was founded in 2013 and is based in Bangkok, Thailand.

Headquarters Location

89 Ratchadaphisek Road AIA Capital Center Building, 18-19th Floor

Bangkok, 10400,



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Consumer & Retail / E-Commerce

The e-commerce fulfillment & logistics market offers last-mile shipping, logistics, and fulfillment solutions to e-commerce and omnichannel businesses. It involves the efficient management of inventory, order processing, picking, packing, and last-mile delivery. The market is driven by the rapid growth of e-commerce, with businesses striving to meet customer expectations for fast and reliable orde…

Ascend Money named as Challenger among 15 other companies, including Amazon, ShipBob, and Delhivery.


Research containing Ascend Money

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Ascend Money in 1 CB Insights research brief, most recently on Sep 29, 2021.

Expert Collections containing Ascend Money

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Ascend Money is included in 5 Expert Collections, including E-Commerce.



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Latest Ascend Money News

TrueMoney Now Supports DuitNow QR Payments

Jan 16, 2024

TrueMoney Now Supports DuitNow QR Payments TrueMoney, a payments firm and subsidiary of Thailand’s Ascend Money, has expanded its services to include DuitNow QR code payments, allowing users to make seamless transactions at a wide range of merchants across Malaysia. This new feature is accessible via the TrueMoney app , where users can scan DuitNow QR codes to pay at over 22,000 merchants and 35,000 payment points nationwide. As of 2024, TrueMoney is planning to introduce online payment and international remittance services, aiming to enhance financial flexibility both locally and internationally. In conjunction with the Chinese New Year, TrueMoney has launched the “Huat’s Up” campaign from 15 January to 29 February. During this period, users spending a minimum of RM28 through DuitNow QR and TrueMoney merchants, as well as on bill payments and mobile top-ups, can receive TrueAngpao, a special reward in line with the festive season. Jessie Chong Jessie Chong, Ascend Group’s Country Managing Director shared, “DuitNow acceptance marks a pivotal moment for TrueMoney. Nearly 1.9 million people use the DuitNow QR platform, highlighting the growing preference for contactless payments. By strategically embracing one of Malaysia’s most popular QR payment networks, we empower millions of users with unmatched convenience and choice. In a crowded fintech landscape, supporting DuitNow QR positions TrueMoney as a comprehensive all-in-one payment solution.” Get the hottest Fintech Malaysia News once a month in your Inbox

Ascend Money Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Ascend Money founded?

    Ascend Money was founded in 2013.

  • Where is Ascend Money's headquarters?

    Ascend Money's headquarters is located at 89 Ratchadaphisek Road, Bangkok.

  • What is Ascend Money's latest funding round?

    Ascend Money's latest funding round is Series C.

  • How much did Ascend Money raise?

    Ascend Money raised a total of $150M.

  • Who are the investors of Ascend Money?

    Investors of Ascend Money include Ant Group, Charoen Pokphand Group and Bow Wave Capital.

  • Who are Ascend Money's competitors?

    Competitors of Ascend Money include Kredivo Holdings and 4 more.


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