Payments

ONPEX Provides Wirex with IBANs for Effective Cross-Border Payments

 ONPEX, a leading provider of multi-currency IBAN accounts, has partnered with UK-based digital money solutions provider, Wirex. The partnership will help Wirex offer International Bank Account Numbers (IBANs) to deliver effective cross-border payments. Read more »

Cryptomathic Announces Acquisition of Aconite Technology

Cryptomathic, the global specialist in secure server and payments solutions, today announces the strategic acquisition of end-to-end EMV® card lifecycle, transaction processing and PIN management provider, Aconite Technology. Both Cryptomathic and Aconite Technology are widely respected for their long standing and deep expertise in the provisioning of secure infrastructure for EMV payments. The acquisition will enable the two firms to leverage... more Read more »

SWIFT Tests GPI Cross-Border Payments through TARGET Instant Payments Settlement

SWIFT today announces that a group of banks are to trial instant gpi cross-border payments in Europe using the TARGET Instant Payments Settlement (TIPS) platform. The European Central Bank (ECB) and SWIFT have launched this initiative to extend the reach of instant cross-border payments deeper into the European market by enabling gpi in the TIPS system. Banks will carry the cross-border legs of the payments, which they will then settle through... more Read more »

ACI Worldwide Transforms Payments and Security for Chile’s Largest Acquirer

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that Transbank, the largest acquirer in Chile and an existing ACI customer, is now taking advantage of ACI’s UP Retail Payments solution to offer differentiated services to businesses, maintain a competitive edge in the market and better comply with local card scheme mandates. Read more »

CRYPTOCOMPARE Releases April 2019 Exchange Review

CryptoCompare, the leading provider of cryptocurrency data and indices, today released its April 2019 Exchange Review, offering investors, analysts and regulators analysis of key developments in the cryptocurrency exchange market.   Read more »

TransferMate and Wells Fargo Announced Strategic Cooperation

TransferMate, one of the world’s leading cross-border B2B payments providers, has today announced a strategic relationship with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (“Wells Fargo”) to deliver Global Invoice ConnectSM – the go-to platform for U.S.-based international businesses looking for a simpler, more cost-effective solution for receiving payments from their global customers. Read more »

Worldwide Demand for ATMs Dropped for the First Time

China’s ATM numbers continue rapid fall According to a brand-new report from RBR, Global ATM Market and Forecasts to 2024, ATM numbers dropped in four of the five largest markets in 2018. More than half the world’s ATMs are found in just five countries; of these China, the USA, Japan and Brazil saw a decrease in ATMs, whilst in India, growth slowed considerably. Read more »

areeba Partners with Wallet Factory to Enable Mobile Payment Services in the Middle East

areeba, a leading Lebanese financial technology company that provides payment solutions for banks, governments and merchants in the Middle East, has signed an agreement with Wallet Factory for the supply of Mobile Wallet platform. Wallet Factory will provide areeba with technology to enable mobile payment services in the region. Read more »

Deutsche Bank Reveals Ultimate Guide to ISO20022 Migration

The decision by major central banks and SWIFT to migrate to ISO 20022 is an opportunity for banks and corporates to improve operational efficiency and reassess existing business models, but will require CEO commitment and allocation of appropriate budgets. Read more »

Adyen selected by Uber

Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, announced today that it has been selected by Uber to be its initial solutions provider for3D Secure (3DS). Read more »

Visa Partners With EBANX in Brazil to Expand the Program 'Cities of the Future' in Paraná

Cascavel and Paranaguá are the cities chosen to begin the expansion in the Brazilian state of Paraná of Cities of the Future (Cidades do Futuro in Portuguese), a Visa program in Brazil whose objective is to encourage the use of electronic payments in places where the use of paper money still predominates, seeking local development. Read more »

PPRO and HighRadius Partner to Expand B2B Payment Options for Global Clients

PPRO, the leading global e-payments specialist, has partnered with HighRadius, a fintech enterprise software-as-a-service company, specialising in automating the order-to-cash and treasury management processes, to offer merchant clients a faster and easier way, and more options, to accept payments from their buyers. The integrated offering from HighRadius and PPRO allows for the discovery and support of local payments in key markets. Read more »

Chinese Tourists Can Now Pay with Alipay at More Than 300,000 Merchants in Japan

Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial, has connected more than 300,000 Japanese merchants as of early 2019 with tourists from Chinese mainland paying through the Alipay app. This was an increase of about 500 percent compared with the beginning of 2018, when 50,000 merchants in Japan accepted Alipay, amid a push by the Japanese government to drive greater adoption of mobile payments. Read more »

Paysend Group Launches New Global Stablecoin on the Stellar Network

With the new stablecoin, over one million Paysend users will be able to send instant global payments without the traditional cross-border fees. Paysend Group, a global London-based fintech company is launching a new global stablecoin on the Stellar network. The global stablecoin will provide a consistent store of value that users can hold, or seamlessly trade and transact with in real time. The Paysend stablecoin, will be available in June 2019. Read more »

Childly Launches Its Global Crypto Wallet Service Dove Wallet

Childly announced that it has launched its global crypto wallet service, Dove Wallet. Dove Wallet provides cryptocurrency trading markets, and transfer service currently. Read more »

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