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About us

WadzPay was founded in 2018. We saw the potential for digital assets leading the next revolution in the payments industry: by enabling faster payments, improvements in security and cost efficiency.

WadzPay Mission

Driving Financial Inclusion whilst enabling broader acceptance. WadzPay will become THE Transaction Layer for Digital Currency.

We will build direct relationships between merchants, businesses and consumers.

The Future?

“Cryptocurrency payments have the potential of creating a more borderless and globalized economy, as well as fighting financial inequality by bringing fast and secured financial services to people without access to a bank. This is a big win for everyone in online and offline payments”

– Forbes

Roadmap

Our roadmap focuses on the development of the technology, operations infrastructure,
new partnerships, and marketing initiatives.

Q1 2021

Commercialisation

  • SE Asia marketing campaign
  • New WadzPay App features & Merchant Dashboard (incl. Pay via Chat & Email)
  • Prepaid Card launch in Singapore
  • Stable Coin based Settlements in Indonesia
  • Launch with 100 retail & E-commerce merchants in Indonesia
  • Global E-commerce API integration

Q3 2021

Improvements

  • Partnerships and support with regional Stable Coins
  • Prepaid Card expansion into Australia
  • Decentralized AI-Enabled Reputation System
  • DeFi support on the WadzPay App
  • Crypto to Fiat settlements in new markets
  • AI-enabled Business Analytics engine

Q4 2020

Launch

  • Wadz rebrands as WadzPay
  • WTK listing on a BitMart
  • Bahasa and Chinese language support for website
  • WadzPay App launch
  • WTK moves to TRC-21 protocol
  • Set up international offices including Indonesia, BVI and India

Q2 2021

Expansion

  • Non-WadzPay wallet holders can make payments at WadzPay Merchants
  • Launch into new geographies including Vietnam & Thailand
  • Prepaid Card expansion into Hong Kong
  • Introduction of WadzPay Advisory services
  • Roll out White Label programs

Q4 2020

Launch

  • Wadz rebrands as WadzPay
  • WTK listing on a BitMart
  • Bahasa and Chinese language support for website
  • WadzPay App launch
  • WTK moves to TRC-21 protocol
  • Set up international offices including Indonesia, BVI and India

Q1 2021

Commercialisation

  • SE Asia marketing campaign
  • New WadzPay App features & Merchant Dashboard (incl. Pay via Chat & Email)
  • Prepaid Card launch in Singapore
  • Stable Coin based Settlements in Indonesia
  • Launch with 100 retail & E-commerce merchants in Indonesia
  • Global E-commerce API integration

Q2 2021

Expansion

  • Non-WadzPay wallet holders can make payments at WadzPay Merchants
  • Launch into new geographies including Vietnam & Thailand
  • Prepaid Card expansion into Hong Kong
  • Introduction of WadzPay Advisory services
  • Roll out White Label programs

Q3 2021

Improvements

  • Partnerships and support with regional Stable Coins
  • Prepaid Card expansion into Australia
  • Decentralized AI-Enabled Reputation System
  • DeFi support on the WadzPay App
  • Crypto to Fiat settlements in new markets
  • AI-enabled Business Analytics engine

Leadership Team

Anish Jain

Founder & CEO

Over 15 years of extensive experience with two of the top payments companies. He worked as Vice President, Market Development- Asia Pacific for MasterCard, and Client General Manager for American Express. He has worked across multiple geographies and led large payment platforms and programs across Asia, Australia, Middle East, Africa and India.

Matthew Winstanley

Group Head of Commercial

A sales leader with over 20 years in the technology sector including at IBM, Bell and Symantec, as well as multiple start-ups. He has successfully sold and oversaw delivery on highly complex and business critical projects, including data center relocation, cloud migrations and business process transformations.

Simon Connolly

Group Head of Technology

With 30+ years in technology, for the last 8 years, Simon has been in the vendor space covering enterprise & industry solution and most recently cloud hyperscalers. Prior to this Simon spent 15 years in capital market and banking with names like Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan Chase, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Standard Chartered.

Steve Tunstall

Group Head of Compliance and Risk

Steve has over 20 years in senior management positions, managing teams of up to 500 employees, mostly based in Asia. He has deep domain knowledge in compliance, risk, insurance and resilience previously holding such roles as Head of Risk for Cathay Pacific and Genting Singapore.

Stas Madorski

Head of Marketing

Stas’ 13+ year career in marketing includes his role as a Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble (P&G). He has also consulted for Vuulr during their ICO phase. He has been involved in cryptocurrencies since 2017, and was marketing advisor for Vuulr, leading it to a successful ICO.

Advisors

Tarik Husain

Business Development Director, mCommerce, Sybase 365

Tarik has over 20 years experience in banking and payments (including at the Bank of England and OCBC Bank). He holds a well rounded perspective of the FSI industry – from banks to vendors. At Sybase 365, he drives and managing key global strategic partnerships, and formulating strategies for global electronic banking, mobile banking, mobile payment and mobile remittance business.

Shawn Tham

Founder and CEO of Revent World Pte. Ltd.

Shaun worked for over 10 years in the construction business. He eventually ventured into finance and worked for AXA and Manulife on sales & business development. Shawn has played different roles from CMO, CTO, and COO.

Documentation

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(PDF/HTML, September 2020)

View our original whitepaper here (last updated in 2019)

Partners