1. We’re excited to announce the full launch of our merchant service. If you have a website that needs to accept Visa, MasterCard, and Amex, Qwikwire has an API for integration with your shopping cart. We are waiving the set-up and monthly fees for our first 25 merchants. Qwikwire charges 3.9% + P15 per transaction. Please visit our site to learn more and sign up: www.qwikwire.com.

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  2. Qwikwire Partners with Metrobank

    We’re proud to announce our latest partnership with Metrobank. Soon our freelancers and merchants will be able to access their funds at one of Metrobank’s over 500 branches and over 800 ATMs. Learn more about our service at www.qwikwire.com.

    We are Looking for Beta Testers

    Experiencing issues receiving payments? Test our distribution with Metrobank and BDO, our merchant API, or our convenient invoicing system. If you are a merchant or freelancer located in the Philippines we want to hear from you:

    For merchant services - merchants@qwikwire.com

    For freelancers - freelance@qwikwire.com

     

  3. PINOY FREELANCERS: Want to try our invoicing feature? We’re looking for beta testers: freelance@qwikwire.com.

     


  4. Freelancing in Emerging Markets Can Suck

    Qwikwire co-founder Ray Refundo understands the frustrations of being a freelancer in the Philippines, especially when using US-based services like Freelancer and oDesk.”

    Read about Qwikwire in Tech In Asia.

     


  5. Just Froggin’ Do It

    Qwikwire is proud to announce our admission into the Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI)! Starting today Qwikwire will be working with 9 other talented teams to create some awesome companies. Check them out at www.jfdi.asia.

     

  6. FREELANCERS IN THE PHILIPPINES

    Do you work as an independent freelancer outside of marketplaces (e.g. oDesk, eLance, Freelancer.ph, etc.)? We’re interested in adding more freelancers to our pool of beta testers. Qwikwire is seeking faster payments for freelancers in emerging markets. Help us build our platform!

    Please contact us at freelance@qwikwire.com or send us a private message via facebook.

     

  7. We had a great chat with PhilAmTHropy today! PhilAmTHropy brings crowdfunding to projects all over the world. Looking forward to working with them in the future!

    They are doing awesome things for causes in the Philippines. Check them out: https://www.philamthropy.com/

     


  8. Employers Hiring Filipino Freelancers

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    Are your contractors in the Philippines asking to use Qwikwire as the preferred payout method? Here are the reasons why you should use Qwikwire to pay your freelancers:

    • Compliance - Qwikwire is both regulatory and industry compliant. This includes Anti-Money Laundering and Payment Card Industry compliance.
    • Access more freelancers - access more freelancers by paying through a service with vast distribution. Our service does not exclude talented freelancers without access to financial institutions.
    • Faster transactions - Qwikwire delivers payments to freelancers much faster than other services. No disputes over delays leaves more time to focus on the project at hand.
     

  9. PINOY FREELANCERS: How do you receive your money? Do you experience delays or account freezes? Are you still waiting for your account to be setup? 

    We want to help. Share your story: freelance@qwikwire.com.

     

  10. Qwikwire partners with BDO!

    We know freelancers everywhere are working hard and are eager to receive their hard-earned money faster. That is why we are proud to announce our partnership with Banco de Oro Universal Bank. Soon you will be able to withdraw your money from the nearest BDO location the same day. No need for a bank account!

    We have many more updates on the way. Keep checking this blog for exciting news.

    Visit us at www.qwikwire.com.