New Strategic Partnership between Digital Wallet Corporation and Agribank
July 2021 – Digital Wallet Corporation is thrilled to announce that it has entered a new strategic partnership with the Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam (Agribank). Agribank is one of the Big Four state-owned commercial banks. Currently, Agribank has the largest number of branches of 2,233 locations in 63/63 provinces, making Smiles Mobile Remittance the only remittance company in Japan, having the largest number of pick-up locations in Vietnam. The remitters from Japan to Vietnam using Smiles Mobile Remittance will be able to enjoy sending money to their beneficiaries anytime & anywhere. With an API (application programming interface) connection between Smiles Mobile Remittance and Agribank, beneficiaries can receive money by cash pick-up or credit to bank account 24/7, even on the weekends and holidays.
The bank was founded on March 26, 1988 by the former Council of Ministers of Vietnam as a specialized bank aimed at rural and agricultural development as Vietnam Bank for Agricultural Development. Agribank is the largest bank in Vietnam by most measures: capital, total assets, staff, operating network, and clients. Agribank has been one of the top 10 largest enterprises in Vietnam for many consecutive years and has won many awards given by international organizations. Additionally, Agribank was given the honor to receive the First Class Labor Medal – the highest award of the Party and the State of Vietnam for collectives who have contributed to the country’s construction and outstanding achievements – serving the economic development of agriculture, rural areas and farmers in the renovation period.
About Digital Wallet Corporation
Digital Wallet was established in 2014 by former Sony designers and engineers who created mobile wallet technology. Eventually, the company had visions to excel in and provide B2B application services as well as remittance services. In 2017, Digital Wallet combined the powers of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Financial Technology (FinTech) and used their expertise to carefully craft and develop a premium financial service that’s accessible to everyone known as “Smiles.” Since Smiles’ launch, Digital Wallet has made partnerships with major, well-known banks in the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia and Nepal and has been gaining strong communities of customers mainly in East Asia. As a result, Smiles has become the No.1 mobile remittance service in Japan.
About Smiles Mobile Remittance
Smiles Mobile Remittance is a state-of-the-art mobile money transfer service worldwide and the only one that offers mobile remittance with integrated loyalty and referral programs in Japan. Customers get to enjoy the convenience and an affordable and efficient service made possible by secured and high-tech systems to send money to their loved ones. After only being on the market since 2017, Smiles has been growing rapidly with the combination of outstanding quality in its service as well as an excellent customer service center, showing strong business success.