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YBEX旗下平台正式由「YBPay」易名為「YBEX」! YBEX Formally Changes Name Of FX Marketplace Platform From YBPay To YBEX!

We’re Focused; We’re FX; We’re YBEX.

香港,2018年2月6日- 以香港為基地的新創公司YBEX Limited.(「YBEX」或「本公司」)今天公佈將旗下找換店比較平台「YBPay」易名為「YBEX」(音:「Y/Bex」),與本公司同名。有關改動於2月1日起正式生效。本公司將以YBEX平台之名,繼續將服務擴展至海外。

2018年將是本公司重要的一年。緊隨其後YBEX將作出更多變革,推出更多產品及服務,並積極拓展海外市場。平台正名為「YBEX」,一方面能突顯出公司著重「兌換(Exchange)」服務;亦能強化YBEX品牌的一致性,有助加深客戶對公司宗旨及服務承諾的了解。

YBEX行政總裁李振寧表示:「2018年是YBEX發展的重大里程碑。我們已著手推動拓展香港及海外業務。由YBPay易名為YBEX,更象徵本公司將走向多元化發展,亦為公司發展奠定基礎。」

Hong Kong, 06 February 2018 - Hong Kong based startup company YBEX Limited (“YBEX” or the “Company”) announced today the formal name change of its marketplace platform for foreign exchange services. The platform changed its name from “YBPay” to “YBEX” (pronounced ‘Y-BEX’). The above change became official on February 1st. The company will begin its international expansion under the name YBEX.

2018 is a significant year for YBEX with the name change marking just the beginning of a significant geographic and product push. The Company believes that the change will make clear its emphasis on money exchange services, its role as a platform for exchange service providers and pays homage to the roots of its founders.

Andrew Lee, YBEX Chief Executive Officer, said, “2018 marks a new and exciting phase for YBEX. We have a lot of big initiatives coming up here in Hong Kong and abroad as we launch internationally. The change of name will set the foundation for those.”

本地Startup YBEX首次衝出香港,找換店比較平台登陸南韓首爾!Local Startup YBEX Goes Beyond Hong Kong For The First Time. The Marketplace Platform For Currency Exchange Services Goes Live in Seoul!

- We’re Focused, We’re FX, We’re YBEX -

香港,2018年2月5日- 專營找換店比較平台的香港Startup公司YBEX Limited. (「YBEX」 或「本公司」)欣然宣佈,在2月5日正式將服務擴展到南韓首爾。首階段邀請到數間當地知 名找換店加入YBEX平台,主要集中在明洞區。 踏足南韓是YBEX成立以來首次將業務拓展至香港以外地區。此舉一方面能吸引更多國際用戶使用平台;亦能方便前往南韓旅遊的香港遊客,尋找當地最適合的找換店,甚至可在出發前率 先比較兩地兌匯率,以便作出最佳的「唱錢」決定。

YBEX行政總裁李振寧表示:「YBEX希望帶給用戶最好的『唱錢』體驗,讓海外消費如本地 消費般方便。所以南韓只是YBEX衝出香港的第一步,我們未來除了會繼續擴大在南韓的網絡 ,短期內將在日本、越南等地提供服務。」

Hong Kong, 05 February 2018 - Local startup company YBEX Limited (“YBEX” or the “Company”), which operates a marketplace platform for currency exchange services, announced today that the company has launched its service in Seoul, South Korea on February 5th. There are some famous money services operators in Myeongdong joining YBEX at launch.

Launching currency exchange services in South Korea is YBEX’s first move to expand into overseas markets. With this geographic push, YBEX is looking to broaden its user base to all international travellers, and to bring more convenience to Hong Kong travelers visiting South Korea. Hong Kong travelers can easily look for the most suitable money service operators on the spot with YBEX, or check and compare rates between money exchangers in Hong Kong and Seoul before they travel.

Andrew Lee, YBEX Chief Executive Officer, said, “YBEX wants to give our users the best money exchange experience, anywhere in the world. Access to cash abroad should be as easy as back at home. South Korea is just the first country on our list of markets identified for international expansion in 2018. We will continue to expand our network and services in South Korea to make it a great experience for our users. At the same time we’re working hard to launch YBEX in Japan and Vietnam in the very near future.”

外幣平台App YBPay 推出網頁版!Foreign Currencies Marketplace App YBPay Launches Web Version!

YBEX是一間提供外幣兌換及匯款服務交易平台的金融科技機構。 新穎、創新和便利 – 一直是YBEX期望給予用家,同時亦致力推進的目標。

YBEX旗下的手機應用程式YBPay為客戶比較最佳匯率及尋找最合適的外匯商,服務包括外幣兌換和海外匯款。基於匯率價格有一定程度的波幅及地域限制,傳統服務較難讓客戶比較不同找換店的匯率走勢。YBPay平台集合了全港超過50間外匯商的報價及資訊,例如地址、營業時間及用戶評分,方便客戶尋找最合適自己的外匯商。此外,客戶不但能比較地點、服務收費和匯率,更能搶先一步預訂及留貨,不用再擔心商户缺貨問題,輕鬆省時。

為優化服務品質及令其普及化,YBPay推出了網頁版,更能有效地為用家帶來最方便省時的兌匯體驗。不需要下載應用程式,便可隨時隨地透過手機、電腦或平板電腦的網頁瀏覽器使用YBPay服務。此外,網頁版更支援連結分享,獲得連結的親友可以直接查看匯率資料,甚至馬上登記及預訂。

最後,YBEX的業務亦將會發展至十個亞洲熱門旅遊城市,更方便各位旅遊達人。

YBEX is a Hong Kong based financial technology company, delivering an online marketplace for foreign exchange services. We strive to bring the best user experience in the financial services industry through continuous innovation.

With YBPay for Apple and Android, users can find, compare and choose the most suitable money service providers for their money exchange and remittance needs. Traditionally, it was difficult and time-consuming for consumers to find a good money service providers, as the retail foreign exchange market is extremely fragmented, the rates update constantly and are very hard to understand. YBPay changed all that by providing real-time rates from over 50 financial institutions in Hong Kong, together with location, opening hours and user ratings, to help users get what they need easily and quickly. Besides providing comparison of distances, fees and rates, the best part is our users can book directly on the platform to lock in the rate and reserve the foreign currency notes - a real peace of mind.

To help even more people to enjoy the convenience our users had grown accustomed to, YBEX has launched a web version of YBPay. Without the need to download an app, users can now easily access YBPay on a browser through their smartphones, computers and tablets. The web version also features social network sharing, which allows great rates to be shared with friends and families so everybody can also enjoy the benefit brought by YBPay.

YBEX is continuously expanding to cover 10 more popular tourist destinations in Asia, to bring even more seamless money service experiences for travellers worldwide.

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