About EMQ

Headquartered in Hong Kong, EMQ is building a financial settlement network across Asia with a focus on remittance, providing secure and affordable money transfer options for businesses and individuals.

With our assets anchored in Asia, we have established a resilient and regulatory-approved network, that provides access to the diverse Asia markets and the necessary infrastructure to support the remittance requirements. Given the fast-changing finance ecosystem, we always strive to create new value and innovative solutions that empower businesses and individuals to thrive in the global economy while accelerating financial inclusion. Today, our footprint covers across Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines, and we continue to expand across the fastest growing trade corridors and economic zones.

Leveraging our strong partner ecosystem of financial institutions, telecommunications service provider, messaging platforms and payment processors, we offer our customers a seamless cross-border remittance experience with immediate access to thousands of distribution points across North and Southeast Asia‎.

EMQ received its Money Service Operator license from the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department in September 2014 and its Fund Transfer Operator license from Bank Indonesia in March 2017.

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EMQ Milestone

2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Received Money Service Operator License from the HK Customs & Excise Department
Partnership with Shanghai Commercial Bank (Hong Kong) for cross-border remittance
Deloitte-commissioned tech audit certified EMQ a ISO 27001 compliant company
Became a Jetco merchant, accounts for 70% of HK’s ATM market
Partnership with Cebuana Lhuillier, the Philippines’ leading and largest non-bank financial services provider specializing in pawning, remittance, and microinsurance
Raised Series A fundraising from Asia & US-based VCs
Partnership with Tencent/Wechat for HK-Philippines remittance
Received Indonesia remittance license
Partnership with GCash to boost remittance services across the Philippines
Partnership with QFPay to enable real-time merchant settlement across Indonesia
Partnership with Tencent/Wechat for HK-Indonesia remittance
Network expansion across India with Kotak Bank

Leadership

Max Liu
Co-founder and CEO
John Kang
Chief of Staff
Lawrence Low
Head of Operations
Steven Liu
General Manager, China
Matthew Chang
Senior Legal Counsel
John Quinlan
VP of Engineering
Sara Ko
Business Development Lead
Genevieve Li
Director of Marketing Communications
Maggie Lin
Senior Compliance Manager