A Card for Our Digital Era

Simplicity, security and ubiquity sit at the very core of some of the most progressive innovations of our generation. These innovations have challenged the notion of, “that’s how it was always done” to lead to transformational “can’t live without” products and services that have made our day to day experiences better, faster and more convenient. Just 10 years ago, you couldn’t have imagined a world where your car ride or your morning coffee... more Read more »

Airwallex achieves unicorn status, and expands operations in Europe with new office in London

The international payments startup has raised a new round of $100m USD investment led by DST Global, becoming a fintech unicorn Airwallex, an international payments fintech that specialises in low-cost, seamless cross-border payments, has today confirmed its unicorn status following successful series C funding of $100m USD, leading to a valuation at more than $1bn USD. Read more »

CIPD responds to BEIS report on executive pay: ‘It’s high time high pay is tackled’

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee report on executive pay, ‘Executive rewards: paying for success’ is being published on 26th March.  In response, Charles Cotton, senior reward and performance adviser for the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, comments: Read more »


Digital payment solutions provider, MeaWallet, today announces the completion of its transition into a refinanced independent entity, following a management buyout enabled by a substantial capital injection from venture capital firm Idekapital Fund 1.  Read more »

Andreas M. Antonopoulos Announced as Keynote Speaker for CryptoCompare Digital Asset Summit

CryptoCompare has announced its Digital Asset Summit 2019 along with an impressive roster of speakers - with Andreas M. Antonopoulos, a best-selling author, speaker, educator, and one of the world’s foremost bitcoin and open blockchain experts, delivering a keynote speech.  Read more »

Mastercard Brings Transit Into The Fast Lane To Speed Daily Commutes

Anyone rushing to catch the train, bus or subway knows that every second counts and Mastercard plans to make transit payments as simple as a flick of the wrist. The company today announced that new transit solutions are expected to be live in more than 20 cities in the United States within the next few years. Read more »

NetSuite Makes Support for UK’s Making Tax Digital Initiative Easy

Making Tax Digital (MTD), the HMRC initiative that requires UK businesses to submit their tax returns and payments online while also keeping digital records of their taxes, becomes mandatory from 1st April 2019 with businesses required to submit from a list of HMRC compliant software (of which NetSuite is one) or an API-enabled spreadsheet. Read more »

Solactive partners with CoinMarketCap to create Cryptocurrency Benchmark Indices

Solactive is pleased to announce that internationally renowned cryptocurrency information and data provider CoinMarketCap (CMC) joined forces with the German index provider to create new Cryptocurrency Benchmark Indices, labeled: CMC Crypto 200 Index – powered by Solactive. Initially, two indices are at the starting line covering 200 crypto currencies, with one index including the top cryptocurrencies by market capitalization and one subversion... more Read more »

Safeguarding Consumers from Counterfeit Goods

As e-commerce options have grown exponentially, consumers are increasingly buying everything from food to medicine, apparel to designer goods through online retailers and marketplaces. While the vast majority of purchases online result in a satisfied customer, occasionally cardholders inadvertently purchase an inferior “fake” product. Read more »

EMVCo to Host Open Education Session on EMV® Secure Remote Commerce at ETA TRANSACT Conference

EMVCo has announced it will host a free-to-attend, open education session on EMV® Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) during a half-day event co-located with ETA TRANSACT in Las Vegas. The session will take place on Thursday 02 May from 14:00 - 17:00 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and registration is available through the EMVCo website Read more »

Spain embraces gpi for cross-border payments

Six Spanish banks, accounting for 85% of Spain’s cross-border payments, have adopted the SWIFT global payments innovation (SWIFT gpi), the new standard for cross-border payments. SWIFT gpi dramatically improves the customer experience in cross-border payments by increasing their speed, transparency and end-to-end tracking. Read more »

InstaReM partners with First Data for digital payments and card issuance

 InstaReM, a fintech company that offers faster and cost-effective digital cross-border payment solutions for individuals and businesses across 55+ countries, has announced a partnership with First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions. Read more »

Exscudo to launch a debit card with higher cashback than any European bank

The blockchain startup Exscudo is planning to issue a debit card promising to deliver financial tools that no other banking product in Europe can match even remotely! By reengineering how modern payment systems work and minimizing the number of banks-intermediaries, Exscudo has achieved the ability to provide customers cashback of 0.1% for all payments within Europe and up to 0.2% on all payments outside of European countries. Read more »

APEXX solution arrives in Russia

APEXX, the first single marketplace for global payments, announces its award-winning solution is now available in Russia, with the ability to process payments through the national Mir payment system for the first time. Read more »

Do You Need Effective Platform for Payment Terminals Fleet Management? Then We Have a Solution for You

Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan are a few of the countries, where ASHBURN International implements its large-scale projects. The company specializes in the development, implementation and maintenance of EFTPOS terminal networks and loyalty program solutions. The plans for the next 3-5 years include several Asian countries, Germany, the United Kingdom, as well as the markets of the USA and... more Read more »


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