Afterpay Selects Marqeta as its U.S. Issuing Partner

Marqeta announced today that it has been selected to partner with Afterpay, the leader in “Buy Now, Pay Later” payments, to help accelerate its growth in the U.S. market and support new innovative product offerings for its customers. Read more »

Truevo Launches Point of Sale Solution in UK, Ireland, Malta

Full-service card acquirer and payment service provider, Truevo, has announced the launch of their point of sale solution into the United Kingdom, Ireland and Malta today. Previously, Truevo has specialised in online, mobile and push payment solutions, so this offering marks the broadening of their product range into the card-present industry. Read more »

Mastercard Commits to Reaching 1 Million Women Entrepreneurs Through Path to Priceless Initiative

A desire to problem-solve lies at the heart of young women entrepreneurs and this desire starts at a young age. In fact, a recent study* commissioned by Mastercard found that fifty two percent of Gen Z and 44 percent of Millennial women cited being able to help others as an important factor in determining their future or current career path. Mastercard knows that women have the ideas and passion that can Start Something Priceless, but sometimes... more Read more »

All banks in Aruba now offer Instant Payments through IP-infrastructure of the Central Bank of Aruba implemented by equensWorldline

Aruba’s entire banking community has switched to Instant Payments (IP) using the Clearing and Settlement Mechanism (IP CSM) of the Centrale Bank van Aruba (CBA), which was implemented by equensWorldline SE, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. The implementation of this new payment infrastructure – which is led by the CBA – is unique because the Caribbean island... more Read more »

Equifax partners with rent reporting innovator CreditLadder to improve tenants’ access to credit

Equifax, the business and consumer insights expert, is partnering with, the UK’s largest rent reporting platform, to include rental payment data in Equifax credit assessments. Read more »

HPS introduces QR-based National Payment System to Saudi Arabia

To enhance the electronic payment sector throughout Saudi Arabia and reduce the dependence on cash, HPS has been appointed by Saudi Payments, a fully owned subsidiary of Saudi Arabia Monetary Authority (SAMA), to provide a unified QR code platform to enable banks, wallet providers and FINTECHs to interact seamlessly within an interoperable platform. This initiative is based on the joint partnership between the two parties, and it aims to support... more Read more »

FIS enables secure seamless online payments with new Worldpay 3DS Flex Solution

As merchants prepare for new regulatory requirements to employ Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) by December 31, 2020  in the European Economic Area and by March 14, 2021 in UK, FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, launches its new 3D Secure (3DS) authentication service, 3DS Flex. Read more »

Klarna research reveals UK millennials turn to tech & talking to manage money

Today, new research from global payments provider Klarna reveals that although consumers in the UK are less likely than their global counterparts to openly discuss money, there are signs that younger Brits are becoming increasingly more willing to discuss financial matters with friends and family. Read more »

EMVCo Supports Security Evaluation for IoT Products

Global technical body EMVCo has confirmed its security evaluation methodologies and processes support IoT payment use cases, enabling emerging solutions and devices to be evaluated quickly and efficiently. Read more »

Fiserv to Deepen and Expand Merchant Services Business with Acquisition of MerchantPro Express

Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, today announced that it has acquired MerchantPro Express as part of a broader strategy to expand the Fiserv merchant services business and grow the company’s partner-based distribution. Read more »

Evarvest Selects Judopay to Improve Financial Inclusion Among Investors

Judopay, a leading mobile-first payment provider, has today announced its partnership with Evarvest, a Lithuania-based start-up providing an easy to use, transparent and low cost way to access global stock markets, to deliver a frictionless and best-in-class payment experience for its mobile app investors. Read more »

FIME launches Smartspy+ to evaluate any transaction, anywhere

FIME has launched its new Smartspy+ solution to support the adoption of contact and contactless transaction technologies for payments, transport and access control. Enhanced portability and performance allow product developers and system integrators to check, debug and validate their products wherever they are. This accelerates time to market for smart cards, NFC tags, ePassports, mobile devices and readers by identifying interoperability issues... more Read more »

I2C Expands Presence in Middle East and Africa

i2c Inc., a leading provider of payment and open banking technology, today announced it is expanding its presence in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) due to high demand in the region for its solutions. i2c partners with financial institutions, fintechs and governments using its unique i2c agile processing technology and APIs to bring innovative credit, debit, prepaid, and multi-currency solutions to market quickly. Read more »

PPS Enables Best-in-Class Real Time Payments for UK and European Fintechs via Pay.UK’s Faster Payments Scheme and Strategic Partnership with Form3

PPS, formerly PrePay Solutions, and subsidiary of Edenred, the everyday companion for people at work, has today announced its direct participation in Pay.UK’s Faster Payments Scheme, the service that enables UK domestic mobile, internet, telephone and standing order payments to move quickly and securely. Read more »

Ecommpay Integrates with Paypal Commerce Platform

PayPal has confirmed integration with ECOMMPAY to pilot the PayPal Commerce Platform. Launched in 2019, the platform is designed to work with other tech platforms, payment networks, banks, and merchants - all of whom share a similar vision to make payments easy, reduce friction, and create hassle-free experiences for merchants and customers. The partnership between PayPal and ECOMMPAY offers clients a broader selection of payment options and... more Read more »


Free Newsletter Sign-up
+44 (0) 208 819 32 53 +44 (0) 173 261 71 47
Download Our Mobile App
Financial It Youtube channel