During his 2-week paternity leave, Heartland Boy relied heavily on online grocers and food delivery companies to save time (and his sanity). He became a “coupon man” as he shamelessly googled for promo codes to reduce his expenses. In what was a very time-consuming process, he had to manually key in every promo code to check its validity. Therefore, when Rate introduced him to RateX, his first reaction was, “gosh, why didn’t we meet a month earlier?”

What is RateX?

RateX is an internet browser extension offered by Rate, a Singapore-based fintech company. (Yay, support local start-ups!) RateX helps online shoppers save through promo codes, lowest currency conversions and cashback. Users have to first download and install it to Google Chrome or Firefox- the only 2 supported desktop browsers at this juncture. Once the browser extension is installed, the user will realise that he or she has suddenly …