British consumers reluctant to swap passwords for biometrics for fear of identity fraud

Over half of consumers in the UK (53 percent) are worried that the shift to biometrics to authenticate online payments will dramatically increase the amount of identity fraud, according to new research conducted by Paysafe, a leading global payments provider. Read more »

Tribe Payments secures Mastercard certification

Tribe Payments, a team of industry experts dedicated to delivering the future of payments, has secured certification from Mastercard as an issuer and acquirer processor across Europe. The certification means that Tribe’s customers - banks, challengers and fintechs that offer payment services to merchants and consumers - can issue Mastercard cards and acquire Mastercard payments. These payment service providers can now benefit from access to a... more Read more »

Surecomp’s DOKA-NG Qualifies for SWIFT Certification

Surecomp®, the global trade finance fintech leader announced today that DOKA-NG®, a back-office trade finance solution, was granted the ‘SWIFT Certified Application – Trade Finance’ label for the 19th consecutive year.          Read more »

Adyen Announced the Expansion of Global Payment Offering to Africa

 Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, today announced the expansion of its payment network to a number of major African markets, further increasing its capability to offer key payment methods around the world through a partnership with Cellulant – Pan-Africa’s leading financial technology company. Read more »

Currencycloud Partners with Visa to Drive New Cross-Border and Travel Payment Experiences

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and Currencycloud, an enterprise-class payments platform, today announced a partnership to drive further innovation in cross-border and travel payments. The overall agreement is aligned with Visa’s broader mission to help people make secure and seamless digital payments, both at home and while travelling. Read more »

Splyt Partnering with Alipay to Provide Access to Global In-App Ride Hailing Inventory

Today, Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Service Group, announced that it is partnering with UK mobility start-up, Splyt Technologies, to give the payment platform’s hundreds of millions users access to a global ride-hailing inventory via its in-app mobility marketplace mini program. Read more »

SafeCharge Announces its Partnership with Maternia to Support Expansion Roadmap

SafeCharge (AIM: SCH), the partner of choice for businesses who demand more from payments technology, today announced it has partnered with Maternia - one of the biggest European e-Commerce sellers of contact lenses and sunglasses - in order to provide customers with a seamless payments experience across many regions, as well as higher conversion rates at checkout for the best shopping experience. Read more »

JCB International Achieves Global 45% Growth in Four Years and Reveals Exclusive European Spend Insights

JCB International, Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of major global payment brand JCB, today reveals a 63% growth in annual sales volume made by Asian cardmembers in Europe between 2017 and 2018, and a 45% global growth in total annual sales volumes in the past four years, now reaching over 130 million cardmembers worldwide. This news coincides with the release of exclusive JCB research into how European retailers can... more Read more »

TransferMate Launched the TransferMate API

TransferMate, one of the world’s leading cross-border B2B payments providers, today at Money2020 Europe in Amsterdam launched the TransferMate API, allowing software partners and business customers access to its globally regulated payments technology through direct integration. With the ability to securely embed same-day, cross-border payments in 162 countries and 134 currencies directly into treasury, accounts payable or ERP systems, the... more Read more »

Bankingblocks and Five Degrees Announced Partnership to Target Challenger Banks and Payment Companies

Today Bankingblocks; a wholesale banking provider for fintech and payment companies and Five Degrees; a digital core banking provider, announce its partnership at Money 2020 – one of Europe’s largest financial services and payments events. Bankingblocks is using Five Degrees’ Matrix solution as their digital core banking platform to launch, innovate and offer disruptive banking services to its global clients and partners including challenger... more Read more »

Klarna Announced the Launch of Tickets for Covent Garden

Today, global payments provider Klarna announced the launch of tickets for an immersive fun-filled week of activities in the retail store of dreams. Set in the heart of Covent Garden, with over 20 of Klarna’s retail partners and customer favourites, the week promises something for everyone. Read more »

Paybase to Join Startup Grind’s 2019 Accelerate Programme

Leading payments solution Paybase has been selected to be part of Startup Grind’s 2019 Accelerate programme. They join a host of Europe’s top startups from a spectrum of industries to discuss the future of startups, venture capital, FinTechs and much more. Paybase will also be featured in the 2019 Startup Grind Europe Conference, exhibiting in the Growth category for the Startup Exhibition on June 6th in London. Read more »

PelicanPay Partners with Starling Bank to Deliver pan-European Small Business and Merchant Payments Services

PelicanPay (, the innovative payments and financial crime compliance platform, today announced at Money2020 Europe a partnership with Starling Banking Services to deliver complete pan-European invoice to payables automation for small businesses together with online e-commerce merchant payment services. Read more »

Viva Wallet Offers New Android Payment App Supporting PIN on COTS

Viva Wallet, the European payments disruptor to offer a revolutionary PIN on COTS payment solution targeting small businesses, announces further expansion to 12 new markets at Money 20/20 Europe Viva Wallet, the first European cloud-based digital payments provider that is entirely based on Microsoft Azure, introduces a new payments app to support PIN on COTS solution offering small businesses a new way to accept payments on the go, 24/7 from any... more Read more »

Tribe Payments Announces Partnership with Chinese Fintech Giant UnionPay International

Tribe Payments, a team of industry experts dedicated to delivering the future of payments, launches today and has already achieved a key milestone with UnionPay International. Tribe is among the first issuer processors in Europe to be certified to allow banks to issue UnionPay cards which have the world’s largest cardholder base. Tribe is founded by payments veteran Suresh Vaghjiani, who has worked with a host of fintechs - including Curve,... more Read more »


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