- 17.05.2021 06:54 pm
ADYEN (AMS: ADYEN), the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, today announced the launch of Planet, the company’s latest addition to its Impact product suite. Planet allows Adyen’s merchants to offer their shoppers the opportunity to offset the carbon footprint of their purchases at the end of the checkout process.
Covid Lockdown Roadmap: How Businesses Should Prepare for Ongoing Restrictions of Rules That Are Changing From Today
In light of the news that England enters step three today, pubs and restaurants will be able to open indoors, and groups of six people or two households will be able to mix indoors. With this in mind, Angus Burrell SVP Retail at global payments service provider, emerchantpay, predicts that both in-store and online sales will see a significant increase. He advises that businesses and payment providers should focus on optimising their payment... more
Finzly, a fintech provider of modern banking applications for payments, foreign exchange, trade finance and digital account opening, announced the addition of new digital deposit core capabilities to its BankOSTM platform, notably an Infinity AccountTM functionality powered by a multi-asset, real-time general ledger that enables financial institutions to offer customizable digital accounts so customers can track virtually any asset including... more
Spice Money Brings in ATM Services for the First Time to India’s last village, Chitkul, Himachal Pradesh
Spice Money, India’s leading rural fintech, extends financial services in Chitkul, India’s last inhabited village in Himachal Pradesh with no ATM facility till date, by introducing Spice Money Mini-ATM services. The company has converted one of the only two Kirana Stores in the village into a Spice Money ‘Digital Dukaan’ to offer cash-in cash-out services to the residents and tourists. This move furthers Spice Money’s vision of financial... more
- 17.05.2021 10:50 am
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a leading financial institution, has partnered with FIS, a leading global provider of technology solutions, to modernize its digital payment services and to provide instant payment to its customers.
12 Awards in 12 Months: Card & Payments Win Rounds Up Outstanding Year for Global Processing Services (GPS)
- 17.05.2021 10:47 am
Leading issuer processor, Global Processing Services (GPS), announces that it has wrapped up its 2020 awards season with a 12th major award win in 12 months, scooping the highly coveted title of Best Processing Programme at the recent Card and Payments Awards.
- 14.05.2021 03:06 pm
Mastercard announced today that it is joining the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) as an official partner, strengthening the brand’s commitment to women’s soccer and its fanbase. Mastercard and the NWSL will work together to elevate the experience for fans, with one of the top NWSL players, Crystal Dunn, joining the all-star roster of soccer players who serve as Mastercard Global Brand Ambassadors.
- 14.05.2021 02:33 pm
Wirex, a leading digital payments platform, has appointed Jenny Kong as the new Global Head of Marketing, where she’ll manage the Marketing team from New Zealand. The news follows her work co-founding the successful ‘Rising Women in Crypto Power List’ last year, and aligns with Wirex’s mission to show that crypto is open to all, and inclusion starts from within.
- 14.05.2021 11:30 am
Mr Mandar Agashe, Founder and MD, Sarvatra technologies,” Covid-19 has not just pushed digitisation but it has also significantly influenced the manner in which people transact. Consumer demands and expenditures have shifted to minimum, mostly towards essentials and emergencies. In addition with the lockdown measures and social distancing norms people are not venturing out to banks and ATM as frequently.
A leading e-wallet firm has revealed that cryptocurrency deposits increased by 48% in the first quarter of this year while fiat (official government) currency use remained flat. STICPAY figures show Bitcoin is the leading cryptocurrency of choice for its e-wallet users, dwarfing Ethereum, Litecoin and Tether by 38 times their combined usage.
Banking Circle joins P27 initiative as a front-runner bank to support consolidation of currently fragmented Nordics payments ecosystem
Global financial infrastructure provider, Banking Circle, has joined the P27 Nordic payment initiative as a front-runner bank in creating bulk-clearing for the Danish Krone, underlining its commitment to building a global payments infrastructure. P27 has been acknowledged as a vital initiative to address the disparate clearing systems currently operating across the Nordic region. Banking Circle sees its membership of P27 as a crucial piece in... more
- 13.05.2021 03:11 pm
According to RBI --- Cash in Circulation at a Decadal High even when Digital Payments have soared. At nearly a sixth of the gross domestic product (GDP), currency in circulation is at its highest in a decade, pointing to the likelihood of cash storage in anticipation of medical emergencies, even as much of India is shut down and mobility curbs imposed to prevent the coronavirus from spreading. From12% of the GDP in FY16, currency usage slumped... more
- 13.05.2021 02:31 pm
Google Cloud and PayPal today announced they are deepening their relationship to further accelerate PayPal’s digital transformation and evolving customer needs. Under this expanded relationship, Google Cloud will provide both infrastructure and analytics capabilities to support PayPal’s growth, helping the company process transactional data at a massive scale.
- 13.05.2021 01:50 pm
Stephen Kelso, Head of Markets at ITI Capital comments:
PPRO Announces New Appointments to Executive and Leadership Teams, Preps for Another Year of Hypergrowth
Following rapid expansion spurred on by a global e-commerce boom,