January 22, 2020. Helbiz and Alipay, the most widespread payment platform in the world with over 1.2 billion users, have entered into a new partnership in order to make the rental of electric vehicles even easier for the many tourists arriving in Italy and further spread the culture of the cashless economy. Added to this is the collaboration with Tinaba, the digital ecosystem for money management, supported by Banca Profilo's banking and financial services which will make mobile rental immediate for all users.
I am very proud to announce that today an important agreement has been signed in Milan that will facilitate the mobility of the millions of Chinese and Southeast Asian tourists arriving in Italy on the occasion of the Chinese New Year celebrations. An extraordinary innovation that also appears in the world of mobility in the year of Culture and Tourism Italy-China: the partnership with Helbiz will, in fact, allow millions of Chinese visitors to easily move around the Italian cities and enjoy even more the living room, always respecting the environment. We are convinced that this is the beginning of a transformation that Alipay is able to enable thanks to mobile payment services and now also to smart mobility
Rodrigo Cipriani Foresio
Country manager AliPay South Europe
Thanks to the new agreement, Helbiz and Tinaba start a co-branding strategy born from the highly innovative vision that inspires both companies, pioneers in their respective sectors. The strategy that will see them allied for the next three years with a series of operations.
In fact, there are many innovations introduced that will enrich the experience of the customers of the two companies. Helbiz users will be able to make payments via Tinaba for the first time, at no cost and with an integrated digital experience. A particularly advantageous operation for customers of the scooter and electric bike rental service, who will also be able to receive a cashback on Helbiz top-ups by registering on Tinaba.
The partnership also includes the creation of a virtual Helbiz showcase on the Tinaba app, which will illustrate and sponsor the service. The same initiative will be carried out in Chinese on the Alipay app which, through integration with the partner Tinaba, allows Chinese visitors to pay with the same app at Tinaba participating merchants.
The great agreement with taxis in 9 Italian cities, this agreement with Helbiz, the main operator of eco-sustainable micro mobility, demonstrate Tinaba's ability and versatility in integrating innovative services to its over 100,000 bank customers in Italy and to foreigners who own Alipay wallet that with Tinaba and Banca Profilo carries out a fruitful collaboration "- commented Matteo Arpe, founder and CEO of Tinaba.
CEO of Tinaba
So, as we remember HBZ coin is implemented in Helbiz app, and this partnership will affect to our favorite crypto-currency as well. Stay tuned and be patient. Helbiz coin will be most gained coin in 2020!