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Omise, a Bangkok-based payment enabler much like Stripe, has raised a $17.5 million Series B round to expand its reach across Southeast Asia.
Omise, a relative newcomer to the payments space in Southeast Asia, landed a $2.3 million Series A investment earlier this year, and now the Bangkok-based startup has pulled in more money via an undis
Omise, a Thailand-based payment enabler, is in the money today after it raised a $2.6 million Series A round to develop its payment gateway system and expand across Asia.