Payments

Standard Chartered and Huawei Partner to Develop Internet of Things Solution to Expand Ecosystem Lending

Standard Chartered and Huawei have announced that they are developing an Internet of Things (IoT) powered solution that could revolutionise the way corporates communicate with banks for financing or payments. Rather than corporates having to manually initiate these transactions through paper-based or emailed instructions, corporates’ and banks systems will be able to ‘speak’ to each other in real-time, triggering financing or payment... more Read more »

American Express Partners With Ethoca to Simplify Transaction Disputes for U.S. Merchants and Card Members

American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) and Ethoca, a leading provider of collaboration-based technology solutions for merchants and card issuers, today announced they are working together to help American Express U.S. merchants and card members more quickly resolve disputes related to card purchases. American Express has deployed the Ethoca Eliminator solution in its latest step to help merchants reduce time and costs spent handling disputes. Read more »

CryptoCompare publishes Cryptoasset Taxonomy

CryptoCompare, the global cryptocurrency market data provider, has today published the ‘Cryptoasset Taxonomy Report’. The taxonomy provides retail and institutional investors, regulators and the industry as a whole with an independent classification of cryptoassets, based on the depth, breadth and scope of CryptoCompare’s global datasets. Read more »

TransLink.iQ Will Manage More Than 250,000 POS Terminals in Uzbekistan

ASHBURN International, a company specializing in solutions for managing and monitoring POS terminal networks, signed a long-term strategic partnership agreement with the Common Republican Processing Center (CRPC) of Uzbekistan. CRPC organizes the complex and goal-oriented movement of the modern bank information technologies in the financial market of Uzbekistan. Common Republican Processing Center is responsible for processing transactions. It... more Read more »

SA’s first specialised developer of tokenised ecosystems and exchange goes live

DoshEx, the Johannesburg-based developer of tokenised ecosystemsand exchange, has formally launched following the listing of twovirtual assets by two financial service companies. The digital tokens registered and listed with DoshEx permit these pioneering enterprises to transfer value to third parties in a fast, cost-efficient and transparent manner that delivers built-in fraud protection and client peace of mind as all transactions are... more Read more »

Moneynetint and Ripple Presents: International Money Transfer Without an Intermediary Bank Involvement

Moneynetint, UK based electronic e-money institution which provides cross-border money transfers and currency exchange for corporate clients around the world, announced that it had completed the integration phase with Ripple, which offers blockchain solutions for payments. Read more »

ONPEX enables fast, transparent and cost-efficient payments with SWIFT gpi cross-border transaction standard

ONPEX, a leading provider of multi-currency IBAN accounts, has partnered with SWIFT to offer its clients instant access to SWIFT’s global payments innovation (gpi). The collaboration enables ONPEX clients to send and receive funds more quickly and securely to anyone, anywhere with end-to-end tracking. Read more »

IFC and Alipay Announce 10x1000 Tech for Inclusion Programme to Inspire Technology Leaders in Emerging Markets

International Financial Corporation (“IFC”), a member of the World Bank Group, and Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”), the world’s leading tech company and the operator of Alipay, jointly announced the 10x1000 Tech for Inclusion programme at the 2018 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group. The initiative will include a comprehensive programme that embraces interactivity and the exchange of ideas... more Read more »

Visa demonstrates Olympic payment experiences

On the heels of its renewal with the International Olympic Committee through 2032, Visa (NYSE:V), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today announced a commitment to enhancing the experience for fans of the Olympic and Paralympic Games around the world.  Read more »

UniCredit Hungary inks deal with Alipay

UniCredit Bank Hungary and Alipay have signed an agreement, the first in the country, making China's most widespread mobile payment method available to Chinese visitors coming to Hungary from 2019 The agreement signed by UniCredit Bank Hungary and Alipay Europe makes the start of a partnership that will allow the increasing number of Chinese visitors abroad to purchase goods and services in Hungary simply using the app they are accustomed to in... more Read more »

Theia Wallet Unveils 1.0 Version Beta Test

Theia Wallet, the world's first cross-chain wallet, recently announced open 1.0 version beta test, which supports BTC public chain. Theia Wallet is a multi-crypto asset management wallet based on cross-chain technology. Theia cross-chain wallet is used as a traffic portal to provide main chain and Dapp with solutions for user assets management and ecological landing applications. It is also the world's first user directed ICO launch platform. Read more »

Trustly: Sara Berg appointed Chief Operating Officer of Trustly

Trustly, the European payments company, announces today the appointment of Sara Berg to Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Trustly. Sara Berg joined Trustly in 2012 as Chief Legal Officer prior to which she was a Senior Associate at a Swedish law firm, focusing on mergers & acquisitions and commercial contracts. She holds a Masters of Law and has also served at the District Court of Stockholm. In 2017, she was recognized by Innovate Finance on... more Read more »

Caffè Nero and Monzo Bag Prizes at the Emerging Payments Awards 2018

  The UK’s leading FinTech organisations came together last night to celebrate innovation in the sector at the 11th annual Emerging Payments Awards. Read more »

Australia's Mint Payments rebrands

Australian-based Mint Payments (ASX: MNW) (‘Mint’ or the ‘Company’) has unveiled a new brand, new hires, and a bold promise to make payments more rewarding for merchants in the increasingly commoditised category. Following Mint’s announcement in April 2018 that it would increase focus on its Direct-to-Customer offering, the company commissioned a strategic deep-dive into the unmet needs and drivers of customers across its key verticals,... more Read more »

Caffè Nero and Monzo Bag Prizes at the Emerging Payments Awards 2018

The UK’s leading FinTech organisations came together last night to celebrate innovation in the sector at the 11th annual Emerging Payments Awards. Read more »

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