Wirecard and Brightstar sign MOU to digitize financial processes globally

Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, and Brightstar, a worldwide leader in device lifecycle management, have signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with the goal of collaborating in the areas of digital consumer lending, payment acceptance processing and card issuing. Read more »

Trustly to provide’s European customers with online banking payments via Ingenico

Trustly, the online banking payments company, announces today a partnership with, a business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce platform that serves more than 10 million buyers in over 190 countries and regions. Trustly’s payment solution is enabled for through Trustly’s partner, Ingenico, the leading global payment service provider, and will provide an additional payment method for’s European buyers. During its... more Read more »

EWPN and Emerging Payments Association work together on diversity and inclusiveness research

The European Women Payments Network (EWPN) and the Emerging Payments Association (EPA) are working together to bolster understanding of the diversity issues that exist in the financial services sector. The first output of this partnership is a new white paper published by the EPA today – “Women in Changing Times” – which sets out a baseline in gender equality issues that will allow for the measurement of change over time. Read more »

Flywire and VPBank Partner on International Tuition Payments for Vietnamese Students

Flywire and Vietnam Prosperity Bank (VPBank) today announced a new partnership that will simplify international tuition payments  for Vietnamese students. Working together the companies are addressing the unique requirements and nuances of the Vietnamese market and ensuring compliance with local regulations while offering students and their families greater convenience and choice. Read more »

Bitwala Launches Bitcoin Banking App

For the first time, mobile users can open a German bank account with an integrated bitcoin wallet and trading on their smartphone within minutes. Bitwala, Germany’s cryptocurrency flagship, makes this possible with the launch of its new Bitcoin banking app for iOS and Android. What is more, the account opening process is reduced to just a few minutes. It was never safer, easier, and faster to manage Bitcoin. Read more »

equensWorldline extend service agreement by Landesbank Baden-Württemberg

equensWorldline, a subsidiary of Worldline, European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, announces the early renewal of its service agreement by Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW). Under the agreement, equensWorldline will provide SEPA payment services for LBBW and process more than 1 billion transactions per year. Read more »

Ingenico ePayments enables YOOZOO Games Global Expansion

Ingenico ePayments, the ecommerce division of Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), the global leader in seamless payment, announced that it will provide payment services to YOOZOO Games, the distributor of popular games such as Game of Thrones Winter is Coming and Saint Seiya Awakening: Knights of the Zodiac. Ingenico’s payment systems will support the global gaming company to expand internationally. Read more »

LINK Protects Free Access to Cash for Every UK High Street

Responding to the rapid and unprecedented decline in cash usage by UK consumers, LINK, the country’s main cash machine network, has announced that funding will be made available to protect free access to cash for every high street in the UK. From today, should a high street be threatened with the loss of an ATM or Post Office, LINK will step in to ensure that an ATM is made available and paid for with funding from all the UK’s main banks and... more Read more »

PayActiv Streamlines Earned Wage Access with Fiserv

Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, announced today that PayActiv will enhance employee financial wellness by streamlining access to earned wages with money movement capabilities from Fiserv. Read more »

PPRO rebrands signifying a look to the future of payments

PPRO, the cross-border e-payments specialist has rebranded, marking a shift in both the future of the company and the payments industry. Read more »

Financial Data Exchange welcomed Visa and Mastercard

The Financial Data Exchange welcomed eight new members between May 1 and July 31, 2019, bringing the total membership to 55 organizations spanning the full breadth of financial services ecosystem, from financial institutions to data aggregators, banking core processors and fintechs. Read more »

Women are key to the future of the Crypto-Economy

 Paxful planning to expand presence in South Africa. Plans Africa-wide recruitment drive with a focus on women; The global bitcoin marketplace also becomes the first bitcoin peer-to-peer marketplace to launch an app. As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month in August, global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, Paxful, supports the important role that women are playing, and should continue to build on, in the innovative blockchain technology and... more Read more »

MiFinity and UnionPay International strengthen partnership to launch a new consumer money remittance service to mainland China

MiFinity, a global payments provider, today announced the launch of a new consumer focused cross-border money transfer service to UnionPay card holders in mainland China. This service allows consumers to send money from the UK and Europe back into mainland China via the UnionPay network. With over 7 billion cards issued accumulatively, UnionPay is the market leader in China. Here are some of the key benefits for consumers: Read more »

Consumers urged to prepare for changes to online and mobile banking as PSD2 deadline approaches

Banking & Payment Federation Ireland (BPFI) is today alerting consumers to prepare for changes in how they access and use their online and mobile banking services with the rollout of PSD2 (the second Payment Services Directive). PSD2 is a new European law coming into full force on September 14th. The upcoming changes aims to provide better protection for consumers and businesses by enhancing security for online banking and thereby reducing... more Read more »

InstaReM Enables B2B Payments into China from the UK and Europe

Digital money transfer provider InstaReM now enables the UK and European businesses to make payments into China. The payment facility comes into fruition with immediate effect with payments to Chinese businesses being faster and more efficient to allow stronger business ties to be built. Read more »


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