Simon Hu, chief executive of Ant Financial Services, unveils the three-year plan to open up the Alipay platform at the Alipay Partner Conference held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on March 10. Photo: Handout Simon Hu, chief executive of Ant Financial Services, unveils the three-year plan to open up the Alipay platform at the Alipay Partner Conference held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on March 10. Photo: Handout
Simon Hu, chief executive of Ant Financial Services, unveils the three-year plan to open up the Alipay platform at the Alipay Partner Conference held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on March 10. Photo: Handout

Alipay opens platform to become one-stop gateway for 40 million service providers across China

  • The three-year plan involves working with 50,000 independent software vendors to help service providers adopt Alipay technologies
  • Alipay has encouraged developers to create mini programs to enable partners to access Alibaba’s ecosystem

Topic |   Mobile payments
Simon Hu, chief executive of Ant Financial Services, unveils the three-year plan to open up the Alipay platform at the Alipay Partner Conference held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on March 10. Photo: Handout Simon Hu, chief executive of Ant Financial Services, unveils the three-year plan to open up the Alipay platform at the Alipay Partner Conference held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on March 10. Photo: Handout
Simon Hu, chief executive of Ant Financial Services, unveils the three-year plan to open up the Alipay platform at the Alipay Partner Conference held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on March 10. Photo: Handout
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