From 2016 – 2020



28 May

Got application number (PCT/CN2016/083225) for our Invention Patent of NFC Watch

31 May

Signing a Global MOU with Gemalto N.V.


25 Jul

Tappy Technologies Limited officially registered in Hong Kong



2 May

Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement signed with Expresspay Card allowing Tappy into the Chinese Market


1 Oct

Enabling 5 brands for bPay program in UK


2 Nov

Tappy is a Licensed Visa Technology Partner
Tappy’s Vendor ID is TAPP-86415

Compliance Recognition Granted
Tappy offers Visa Ready Wearables
Visa Reference Number: LBTAPY2880


13 Nov

Singapore Fintech Exhibition

Joint Press Release with MatchMove during the exhibition



24 Jan

Tappy get award from Trade Post "Technopreneur" Award 2017 which was held in Mumbai, on the eve of the 19th India International Watch & Clock Fair – Samaya Bharati 2018


19 Jun

Build recognition for VISA ready program submission

VDEP agreement with VISA signed


14 Oct

Tappy partners with Etisalat Digital to bring wearable payment & access technology to UAE


18 Oct

Thank you Gemalto for recognizing Tappy as their Banking & Payment Partner 2018 presented in Dubai


13 Nov

Money 20/20 Asia

Joint Press Release with MatchMove during the exhibition


15 Nov

Tappy was invited to display our wearable payment products at Gemalto's booth during Seamless exhibition


3 Dec

Official Agreement signed with Expresspay Card allowing Tappy into the Chinese Market



17 Jan

the Hong Kong Government has approved an amount under the BUD Fund (“Grant”) for Tappy Technologies to carry out and complete the Project over a period of 12 months.

The Dedicated Fund on Branding, Upgrading and Domestic Sales
(the BUD Fund) - Mainland Programme

Project Ref: 26-2018-12-157-A


22 Feb

joining NFCW Partner Program membership 2019

*NFC World is today rebranding as NFCW, moving to a new home at and switching on a new site design that lets readers easily access specialist news and knowledge on topics of particular interest, beginning with payments, transit ticketing and NFC technology


26 Feb

Wearable Payment Summit 1.0 Sponsored by Tappy Tech


29 Mar

Thank you Gemalto for recognizing Tappy as a registered vendor (authorized chip embedder)


11 Jun

LoA signed by China UnionPay on June 11, 2019


15 Aug

Today, UK Barclays Bank moves all wearables from bPay to PingIt, as the bank pushes mobile and wearable payments, giving 3.6 million users access to simple ways to pay on the go.


12 Sep

LoA signed by Mastercard on 12th September, 2019


16 Sep

It is our pleasure to demonstrate Tappy's wearable payment products in Visa Dubai Innovation Centre (IC)


11 Nov

Unlimited potential, unlimited possibilities. Celebrating the power of partnerships.

MDES Signing Ceremony between Mastercard & Tappy during Singapore Fintech Festival on 11 Nov 2019

Tappy has formed a strategic partnership with Mastercard to bring wearable payment technology to the fashion accessories market.

The patented technology of Tappy embeds contactless payment chips into virtually any fashion accessory, transforming them into payment-enabled wearables. By partnering with Mastercard, Tappy can integrate its technology platform with Mastercard Digital Enablement Service (MDES) tokenization platform for tokenizing payment credentials across mechanical and digital watches for use across contactless payments accepting Mastercard merchants.


20 Nov

Today a great milestone has been achieved by Tappy..we are now listed as an official MDES enabled partner on the MasterCard US website ...what’s more we are listed as Live in North America and Asia Pacific



25 Mar

NFCW’s first online conference - Wearable Payment Summit 2020

Leading innovators, adopters and technology suppliers from across the world explain the latest wearable payment trends and technologies

Each panel list also shares their insights into the current status of the market, the demand they are seeing from issuers, brands and consumers, and explores how soon we can expect wearable payments to achieve mass market adoption.

We also discuss the future of wearables, explaining how they see the market in five years’ time, how widely wearable payments will be adopted and the technical developments that can be expected.


24 Jun

Happy to inform that Tappy is now officially recognised by the Hong Kong Innovation & Technology Commission as an IT Service Provider - Digital Payments.

*** provider # 2384 for category 4 & 5 ***


Wearable Token Service Provider™