Moorwand wins duo of industry awards

Moorwand, a dedicated BIN sponsor that turns compliance into a competitive advantage, has won Mastercard ‘Market Shaker’ and  Emerging Payments Association awards. The company has also been nominated for the Fintech Power 50. Read more »

Wirecard and Libra Internet Bank team up with Rakuten Viber to bring instant messenger payments to millions of Eastern European consumers

Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, is working with Rakuten Viber and its partner NeoPay to launch a new money transfer service for users of Viber, the secure instant messaging app. With Moneytou – powered by Mastercard, users will be able to quickly and securely send money to each other via the popular messaging app, which has over one billion users worldwide. Wirecard will process these peer-to-peer (P2P)... more Read more »

Banking Circle and Konsentus crowned winners at the Emerging Payments Awards 2019

 Last night, some of the most influential fintech companies gathered at the InterContinental Hotel – The O2 to celebrate this year’s movers and shakers at the 12th annual Emerging Payments Awards. This year alone, the UK’s fintech sector attracted an impressive total of 123 deals, worth a record $2.9 billion – London even topped New York, coming out $200 million ahead on total deal value. This success is not just due to a buoyant market, but a... more Read more »

Bitcoin Economy Boosting Entrepreneurship in Africa

Blockchain technology and the role of entrepreneurship in driving Africa’s prosperity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), were some of the key topics taking centre stage at this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa which was held in Cape Town recently. Paxful (, a leading peer-to-peer global bitcoin marketplace, is excited about the improving economic outlook for Africa and entrepreneurial growth opportunities. Read more »

Sysnet Launches Tailored PCI DSS Solution for Payment Facilitators

Sysnet Global Solutions has announced the launch of its PCI DSS solution designed to help payment facilitators,  their sub-merchants, and their Acquirers increase PCI compliance and reduce risk. Read more »

NOVO BANCO Selects Fiserv to Modernize Payments Processing

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, announced today that Portuguese bank, NOVO BANCO, will consolidate their existing payments infrastructure and deploy end-to-end billing and payment capabilities using technology from Fiserv. This initiative, undertaken as part of the bank’s overall IT and payments transformation program, will allow the bank to decommission multiple... more Read more »

Samsung Pay and Finablr Announce Cross-Border Payments Partnership

 Finablr PLC, a global platform for payments, and Samsung Electronics America today introduced the Money Transfer feature in Samsung Pay. This new in-app international money transfer service, a first of its kind in the U.S., offers users seamless and secure cross-border payments to 47 countries through a variety of payout methods, all within Samsung’s native mobile wallet. Read more »

SABB the first bank in the Middle East, North Africa & Turkey to go live with SWIFT gpi for Corporates

The Saudi British Bank (SABB), one of Saudi Arabia’s leading financial institutions, and SWIFT, global member owned cooperative and the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services announce today that SABB is the first bank in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region to go live with SWIFT gpi for Corporates service (g4c). As part of the early adopters for g4c program, SABB and one of the leading global... more Read more »

Barclaycard Commercial Payments Hub Focuses on Smoothing Procurement Process

As businesses become increasingly concerned with paying their suppliers on time, Barclaycard Commercial Payments has launched an online hub designed to smooth the process. In a survey of 512 senior managers who make procurement decisions for businesses in the UK, Barclaycard found that nearly three quarters think their supplier relationships are more mutually beneficial than they were five years ago. Read more »

Volante Technologies Named Global Winner, Best Payments Solution, by Global Finance

 Volante Technologies Inc., a global provider of technology and software as a service to accelerate digital transformation and modernization in financial services, was named  Read more »

Mastercard Launches Threat Scan to Assess Bank Fraud Exposure

Mastercard today announced Threat Scan, a unique global service that helps banks proactively identify potential vulnerabilities in their authorization systems. The service was showcased this week at the Mastercard Cybersecurity Summit in Croatia. Read more »

Money20/20 Asia Announces Unique Agenda and Initiatives to Tackle the Most Critical Issues Shaping APAC's Thriving Money Ecosystem

Bringing together the most dynamic decision-makers and visionary leaders shaping the future of money across Asia Pacific, Money20/20 Asia will shine a spotlight on the most influential factors transforming the trajectory of money in the region. The three-day, action-packed and content-rich event will headline in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands Conference Centre on 24-26 March 2020, with over 3000 global decision makers having attended in 2019. Read more »

Airpay partners with InstaReM to power FX payments

Mumbai-based Airpay Payment Services, India’s only omni-channel payments platform, has announced a partnership with InstaReM, one of the world’s fastest-growing digital cross-border payments companies, to launch “FX Payment”, an international payments solution for its merchants.  Read more »

FCA grants ONPEX transitional UK-passporting rights in event of no-deal Brexit

 ONPEX, a leading provider of multi-currency IBAN accounts, has been awarded a temporary permission regime (TPR) by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). This status will allow the EEA-based payment institution to continue providing financial services to new and existing regulated businesses within its current passporting permissions in the UK. Read more »

Paysend launches Paysend Connect, the next-generation business account, powered by Crassula

Paysend, the Edinburgh-based fintech, launches Paysend Connect, a business account in collaboration with Crassula, an open banking software provider.  The collaboration also enables businesses to provide fintech solutions to their customers. Paysend Connect provides innovative technology to offer companies next-generation business banking and high-end embedded fintech services. The new platform enables companies to open multi-currency business... more Read more »


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