Payments

BC Vault joins forces with PARSIQ to offer the most complete, secure cryptocurrency vault system that leaves nothing to chance

Today, blockchain monitoring platform PARSIQ announced a new partnership with BC Vault, a state-of-the-art hardware wallet with industry-defining features for secure crypto storage. By commencing this partnership, and in using PARSIQ’s features, BC Vault will become first crypto hardware wallet with active blockchain monitoring abilities, providing additional security to users and ensuring transparency of transactions. Read more »

Western Union Expands Its Global Platform Now to New Partners in Asia

Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today further expanded its white label offerings* to Asia enabling customers of third-party money transfer companies to pay out through Western Union. Read more »

Wayfair and Klarna bring flexible payments home for UK shoppers

Klarna, the leading global disruptor of payments and banking and provider of smoooth retail experiences, announces the expansion of its partnership with Wayfair, one of the world’s largest online destinations for home. From today, Klarna’s range of flexible payments are available to shoppers online at Wayfair.co.uk, with additional new features on Wayfair.de.  Read more »

NatWest increases flexibility around Capital Repayment Holidays and Pay As You Go Overdrafts for Business Owners

According to a recent survey by NatWest, over half of female business owners (56%) with childcare or other family caring responsibilities saying it presents challenges to the smooth running of their business – compared with 36% of men.   Read more »

European Card-based Payments Industry Forms New Association: PAYMENTS EUROPE

European and global card-based payment solution providers are coming together to strengthen the voice of the industry and to form a new association: Payments Europe. The new body represents card issuers, card acquirers, card schemes and other stakeholders involved in card-based payment solutions. Read more »

Flywire Expands Availability of New Payment Solution for Adventure Travel

Flywire, a company that solves complex payment problems for leading businesses and institutions, today announced the general availability of a new offering for adventure travel. The solution targets the significant inefficiencies and points of friction that exist in the payment and disbursement process in the travel segment for offerings such as experiential activities and tours to exotic locales. Read more »

Revolut to launch first U.S. cards with Mastercard in new deal

Mastercard (MA) and Revolut, today announced a partnership to launch Revolut cards in the U.S. by the end of the year, as part of an expansion of their relationship enabling the issuance of cards in any market around the world where Mastercard is accepted. Mastercard has built a strong partnership with Revolut since its launch in 2015 and participation in the global payments company’s accelerator program, Start Path. Read more »

ETHoutlet.com To Provide Almost Instant Fiat to KEY Token Conversions

The digital asset and utility token exchange ETHoutlet.com has committed to listing SelfKey's native utility token, KEY, in pair with HKD and joining the SelfKey Marketplace, effective on Oct 25, 2019. Read more »

Cardpay builds global footprint to support eCommerce boom in the US, Asia and LATAM

Cardpay – global fintech provider and fast-growing payment processor serving the needs of eCommerce businesses selling internationally announces its further expansion into 5 new major markets including United States, Mexico, Brazil, China and Singapore. Read more »

CryptoCompare Publishes September Exchange Review

CryptoCompare, the global leader in digital asset data, today released its September 2019 Exchange Review which provides analysis of key developments in the cryptocurrency exchange-traded market. Charles Hayter, Co-Founder and CEO of CryptoCompare, said: Read more »

The 16th JCB World Conference Held in Hawaii

JCB Co., Ltd. held the 16th JCB World Conference in Ko Olina, Hawaii on 16 and 17 October. First held in 1988, the JCB World Conference is a biennial event where JCB partners from all over the world share JCB business strategy and strengthen partnerships. In the past the conference has been held in such locations as Tokyo, Kyoto, Vienna, San Francisco, Bali, and Taiwan. A total of 500 people representing around 150 partner companies, primarily... more Read more »

JGOO reveals UK retailers and tourist industry set to benefit from Chinese buying more British goods online and making more visits to the UK

New research from JGOO, the next generation mobile payments platform, reveals the fall in Sterling could see a surge in Chinese citizens buying British goods online and visiting the UK. JGOO’s research with Chinese citizens reveals that of those currently buying British goods online, 85% intend to purchase more because of Sterling’s fall in value.  15% intend to increase their expenditure here by over 10%, and 4% plan to spend over 20% more. Read more »

bitFlyer makes cryptocurrency trading even easier with launch of bitFlyer app

Today, leading cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer has announced the launch of the bitFlyer app across Europe and the USA. The app, available for free on both iOS and Android, will allow users to buy and sell Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Monacoin (MONA) and Lisk (LSK). Read more »

Wirecard powers new Swiss Post China cross-border e-commerce marketplace

Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, is providing the payment solution for Swiss Post's “Your Gateway to China” service. Thanks to the “Your Gateway to China” service, Swiss retailers can easily offer their products directly to Chinese consumers through major virtual marketplaces. Read more »

W H Smith and Funky Pigeon partner with Mastercard to launch online payments via ‘Pay by Bank app’

Mastercard has entered into an agreement with WHSmith.co.uk, Funky Pigeon, Cult Pens & The Card Gallery to offer ‘Pay by Bank app’ to online shoppers. Read more »

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