Payments

Snoop Dogg invests in Klarna Swedish fintech unicorn

Snoop Dogg, the famous rapper has more lately reinvented himself as an investor, playing a role in specialist cannabis venture capital firm Casa Verde Capital. Snoop, who was born Calvin Broadus, said the deal was part of his European investment strategy. "I've been looking for an opportunity to expand my tech investment portfolio to Europe and seeing the way Klarna operates and how they challenge the status quo, I think it’s a match made in... more Read more »

PrePay Solutions Partners with PayQuicker in USA

PrePay Solutions (PPS), Europe's leading digital banking and payments provider, has officially partnered with USA- based global payout processor, PayQuicker. The partnership represents continued PPS growth in the support of payroll management programmes and PayQuicker’s commitment to local currency Corporate Payout Solutions across the globe. Read more »

CryptoCompare Publishes Monthly Exchange Review for December 2018

CryptoCompare, the global cryptocurrency market data provider, today published its December 2018 Exchange Review, offering institutional and retail investors insights into the cryptocurrency exchange industry. Read more »

Better Mortgage Launches Emergency Refinance Program to Help Government Workers Currently Furloughed or Working without Pay

Better Mortgage, one of the leading digital mortgage lenders in the U.S., today announced that it has launched a mortgage refinance program called Shutdown Relief Emergency Refi that allows federal employees to tap into their home equity for living expenses and delays loan payments for impacted federal government employees for up to 30 days after the end of the furlough. Read more »

BitGo Collaborates with Genesis on Global Trading

BitGo, Inc., the market leader in institutional cryptocurrency financial services, today announced that it has partnered with Genesis Global Trading, an industry pioneer and leader in over-the-counter digital currency trading, to provide clients with the ability to trade digital assets directly from BitGo custody.  Through a seamless integration, BitGo Trust clients can easily execute buy and sell orders without having to manage keys or move... more Read more »

BitPay hits $1bn in 2018 transactions

BitPay, the largest global blockchain payments provider, today announced another record year along with key accomplishments and expansion of the payment processing platform for 2018 after more than seven years in business. Read more »

New Global Partnership Between NYC & Company and Mastercard Will Enable People to Experience All That is Priceless About New York City

New York City is one of the most visited cities in the world, delivering unrivaled experiences and events across culinary, theatre, music, sports, arts and more. In a move to enable people to further experience all this unique city has to offer, NYC & Company and Mastercard today announced a new global, multi-year partnership. Read more »

Companies Can Now Pay Payroll Taxes In Bitcoin

Since Bitwage (https://www.bitwage.com) started in 2014, there have always been conversations regarding “Closing The Loop” in the Bitcoin financial cycle.  The financial loop works as such: Individual obtains Bitcoin, Individual pays merchant in Bitcoin for goods and services.  Merchant pays employees with Bitcoin.  When Bitwage first launched, we wanted to close this loop, by allowing workers to receive any Read more »

FIME boosts payment strategy on security and consulting with key hires

As part of the ongoing expansion of its banking and payments security and consultancy offering, FIME has confirmed the appointments of Arnaud Crouzet and Edouard Baroin. Read more »

NGA Human Resources Partners with Gospel Technology to Pilot Blockchain in HR & Payroll Processes

NGA Human Resources, the global HR and payroll services company, has announced a partnership with Gospel Technology, who were recently recognised as Salesforce Ventures first global investment in blockchain technology. Read more »

ABN AMRO unveils wearable payments

ABN AMRO launched a pilot earlier this year in which 500 clients were asked to make payments using wearables. Of these clients, an impressive 78 per cent now prefer the wearables, and only 19 per cent prefer their debit cards. On average, clients make six payments a week for amounts under 25 euros. ABN AMRO is extending the pilot to test new functionalities with this pilot group.  Read more »

SWIFT publishes new ‘Pay Later’ API standard

SWIFT has today published a standard for ‘Pay Later’ APIs in a key step toward enabling the rapid adoption of an innovative new consumer payment model. Read more »

Kiwi.com take off towards a smoother payment experience with SafeCharge

SafeCharge (AIM: SCH), the payments partner of choice for businesses who demand more from payments technology, today announced it has partnered with Kiwi.com, the fast-growing online travel business providing flight and vehicle transportation services. The collaboration will enable Kiwi.com to provide a smooth payment experience for travellers worldwide and accept a full range of traditional and alternative payment methods. Read more »

Bank Leumi (UK) selects Volante Technologies’ VolPay Open Banking PSD2 solution

Volante Technologies Inc., a global provider of software for accelerated end-to-end payments processing and financial message integration, today announced that Bank Leumi (UK) has selected VolPay Open Banking to implement PSD2 compliance and enable open banking business models.   Read more »

UnionPay International gives global developers open access to its APIs

UnionPay International today announced the launch of the UPI Developer, an open platform that gives global developers access to 18 of UnionPay’s UnionPay cross-border mobile Internet payment products and services in the first phase.  Through the platform's application programming interface (API), developers can integrate UnionPay's technical services into their products efficiently and cost-effectively, thus providing UnionPay cardholders with... more Read more »

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