On Friday, 04 November 2022 during the Apsara Conference, Alibaba Cloud awarded Society Pass Incorporated (“SoPa”) (Nasdaq: SOPA), Southeast Asia’s (“SEA”) leading data-driven fintech and e-commerce ecosystem, the Game Changer Award in recognition of companies that set precedents or broke records in Southeast Asia (SEA).
Initiated by Alibaba Cloud in 2009, the Apsara Conference witnesses the development of digital intelligence and technological innovation and 2022 marks the 13th edition of the conference. Known as AsiaStar 10×10, along with tech ecosystem partners, Alibaba Cloud recognises companies, communities, and projects in ten categories across SEA. The awardees are selected from the representatives of Alibaba Cloud, government agencies, investors, industry experts, and media outlets.
Raynauld Liang, Chief Financial Officer of Society Pass, explained, “Society Pass is building the next generation digital ecosystem in SEA. On behalf of our company, I would like to thank Alibaba for this recognition of SoPa’s paradigm shifting, game changing business model. With the digital platform we are building, Society Pass looks forward to closely working with Alibaba in the months and years ahead.”
About Society Pass Inc
Founded in 2018 as a data-driven loyalty, fintech and e-commerce ecosystem in the fast-growing markets of Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, which account for more than 80% of the SEA population, and with offices located in Angeles, Bangkok, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Manila, and Singapore, Society Pass Incorporated (Nasdaq: SOPA) is an acquisition-focused holding company operating 6 interconnected verticals (loyalty, digital media, travel, telecoms, lifestyle, and F&B), which seamlessly connects millions of registered consumers and hundreds of thousands of registered merchants/brands across multiple product and service categories throughout SEA.
Society Pass completed an initial public offering and began trading on the Nasdaq under the ticker SOPA in November 2021. SOPA shares were added to the Russell 2000 index in December 2021.
SoPa acquires fast growing e-commerce companies and expands its user base across a robust product and service ecosystem. SoPa integrates these complementary businesses through its signature Society Pass fintech platform and circulation of its universal loyalty points or Society Points, which has entered beta testing and is expected to launch broadly at the beginning of 2023. Society Pass loyalty program members earn and redeem Society Points and receive personalised promotions based on SoPa’s data capabilities and understanding of consumer shopping behaviour. SoPa has amassed more than 3.3 million registered consumers and over 205,000 registered merchants and brands. It has invested 2+ years building proprietary IT architecture to effectively scale and support its consumers, merchants, and acquisitions.
Society Pass leverages technology to tailor a more personalised experience for customers in the purchase journey and to transform the entire retail value chain in SEA. SoPa operates Thoughtful Media Group, a Thailand-based, a social commerce-focused, premium digital video multi-platform network; NusaTrip, a leading Indonesia-based Online Travel Agency; Gorilla Networks, a Singapore-based, web3-enabled mobile blockchain network operator; Leflair.com, Vietnam’s leading lifestyle e-commerce platform; Pushkart.ph, a popular grocery delivery company in Philippines; Handycart.vn, a leading online restaurant delivery service based in Vietnam; and Mangan, a leading local restaurant delivery service in Philippines.
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Twitter at https://twitter.com/society_pass or
Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/societypass/.
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