Hiring rapidly, U.S fintech startup Stripe plots Asia expansion

U.S. digital payments company Stripe plans to expand across Asia, including in Southeast Asia, Japan, China and India, after boosting its staff in the region by 40% to more than 200 people this year, Reuters reports.

The decade-old San Francisco-based startup, which set up regional headquarters in Singapore a couple of years ago, has also launched earlier in 2020 a pilot project in Indonesia enabling interbank transfers for businesses.

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