JCB and Wex to issue virtual cards in Japan

JCB International, Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., today announced a new partnership with WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX), an industry-leading global provider of corporate payments solutions, to enable WEX virtual payments technology in Japan.  The agreement makes WEX the first B to B issuer of JCB's virtual cards and enables new functionality on the JCB network. The program will launch in the second half of 2019. Read more »

Braintree Partners with Samsung Pay for in-app payments

At Braintree, we’re focused on helping drive the future of commerce by offering our merchants the tools they need to succeed in today’s -- and tomorrow’s -- global economy.  This means constantly innovating to stay ahead of the curve, working with the right partners to provide the most diverse set of capabilities for our customers, and offering the most popular -- and most relevant -- payment methods around the world. And most importantly, we... more Read more »

TicketSoft Leads the Race Supporting Disney's Daily Pricing Rollout

 TicketSoft Inc. leads the way as the first online, e-commerce solution to offer ticket resellers a full-service solution to Walt Disney World's new uniform, single-day ticket pricing. TicketSoft has enabled major ticket resellers like Kissimmee Guest Services (KGS) in Orlando, Florida, as well as several others, to be able to launch their online web properties, including a box office solution for concierge desks and remote onsite locations.... more Read more »

deVere launches actively managed cryptocurrency solution as Bitcoin turns 10

A pioneering actively managed cryptocurrency solution has today been launched by one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations. deVere Group has founded the deVere Digital Asset Funds, a suite of digital currency solutions for experienced investors, in association with Dalma Capital Management Limited, a prominent hedge fund manager in the Dubai International Financial Centre.  It comes a day after Bitcoin, the world’s... more Read more »

Volante Technologies releases Designer version 6.0

Volante Technologies Inc., a global provider of software for accelerated financial message integration and end-to-end payments processing, today announced the release of Volante Designer version 6.0. This major release allows banks and financial institutions to address the increasing industry demand for API, cloud and microservices enablement. Read more »


 Mistertango, the first crypto-friendly payment company, today announced the launch of its partners “Offers” platform. The new platform, which is integrated into Mistertango’s website and mobile application, provides customers with access to a range of services and solutions offered by Mistertango’s partners. Mistertango customers will benefit from new, often exclusive offers, and partners have a new channel to market for their products. Read more »

Western Union and Amazon to Launch New Way to Pay

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, today announced it is has been engaged by Amazon to launch a new payment option that allows international shoppers to pay in person, in local currency where available, for their online purchases. Read more »

IronFX and IronX Welcome PumaPay Token to Their Trading Platforms

IronFX, the global leader in online trading, announces that it will add the PumaPay Token (PMA) as a funding method as well as a base currency on its trading platform, hence now PMA holders can fund and manage their trading accounts in PMA on the IronFX platform. PMA will also be available on IronX, a highly regulated cryptocurrency exchange that is a joint venture between IronFX and EmurgoHK. Read more »

Earnings Review: Solid Strategy, Strong Performance

This morning, we reported Mastercard’s financial results for the third quarter of 2018. We are pleased to deliver another very strong quarter, delivering EPS growth of 36 percent versus last year. Read more »

Banks & merchants – the omnichannel payments puzzle

Banks and merchants are experiencing unprecedented change. And while this presents significant opportunities, it also requires stakeholders to overcome a range of challenges to ensure the pieces of its strategic puzzle are all in the right place.  Read more »

Integrated payment for the hotel industry: Concardis creates interface to the Infor Hospitality Management Solution

Full-service payment provider Concardis now offers hotel operators an interface between its solution for the hotel and restaurant industry – Concardis Payment Gateway (CPG) – and the hotel management software solution from Infor. Through the connection with Infor Hospitality, the Eschborn-based payment service provider further cements its position as the preferred payment partner for the hotel industry: Integrated solutions for automated... more Read more »

CryptoCompare Launches Mobile App for Digital Currencies

CryptoCompare, the global cryptocurrency market data provider, today announces the launch of its mobile application, in response to demand from its crypto trading community. The CryptoCompare app gives traders and investors the ability to monitor live bitcoin and altcoin pricing data, track cryptocurrency investments through multiple portfolios and get the latest news in the crypto space while on the move. Users of the mobile app can also stay... more Read more »

The case of was shared at the fintech forum FINOPOLIS in Russia

The Russian largest forum for discussion and analysis of existing trends and future challenges in the financial industry FINOPOLIS 2018 took place in Sochi on 17-19 October 2018.  One of the speakers was Founder of the “peer-to-platform” platform Sergey Sedov who shared the experience of implementing robotized p2p investing in Europe to overcome the issue with funding shortage.   Read more »

Bridging the gap between Financial Access and Usage

A new white paper outlines lessons learned in banking the unbanked and creating a path to prosperity. Read more »

Nordea brings Google Pay to customers

Nordea expands its digital payment offering by adding Google Pay, a mobile payment solution for Android phones. Nordea customers in all Nordic countries can now use Google Pay at contactless payment terminals and in apps and online stores. - We want to make everyday life easier for our customers. Mobile payment is a very convenient way to make everyday purchases without carrying your wallet with you, at all times. Mobile payment is easy,... more Read more »


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