On 8 December 2019, Soft Space participated the MDEC GAIN Dialogue and Showcase session with Communications and Multimedia minister, Gobind Singh Deo. The session, attended by other fintech companies is aimed at sharing the companies’ journey and aspiration.
Soft Space CEO Joel Tay shared Soft Space’s plan in offering its mobile payment solution in the Japanese market with the support of its Japanese investor. Fasstap is a first in the global market to introduce PIN-enabled Tap on Phone solution for contactless payments. It offers a more competitive cost of acceptance
With the support from its Japanese investor, Soft Space will be powering cashless payments at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which is expected to receive over 480,000 visitors.
In addition, Joel Tay expressed gratitude towards MDEC GAIN in their initiative to help Malaysian fintech startups to become global players.