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CoinCola - a P2P Bitcoin platform in Nigeria

Blockchain Technology is rapidly growing in different continents and many more people beginning to see the importance and relevance of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology in their different fields of life. Nations and companies are gradually adopting cryptocurrency in exchange for goods and services instead of fiat. However, the African continent seems to be lagging behind in the adoption of this upcoming technology resulting from the lack... more Read more »

InstaReM signs Thailand’s KASIKORNBANK

InstaReM, a leading digital cross-border money transfer company with a global presence,has announced that it will now power cross-border payments for the clients of KASIKORNBANK(KBank), Thailand’s leading banking group, across select markets. InstaReM already powers payments for three of the top ten Southeast Asian Banksand leading financial institutions across the globe. This partnership with KASIKORNBANKhelps InstaReM further entrench itself... more Read more »

Wari Integrates with WhatsApp to Enable Customers Request Financial Services

More than 1-billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. It is this very reason that has driven Wari (www.Wari.com) to integrate with the WhatsApp Business solution to enable customers – through strategic partnerships - to request its financial services around the world on WhatsApp. Read more »

Currencycloud provides scalable platform for Evarvest launch

International payments platform Currencycloud has today ann Read more »

Modulr Announced Additional £14m Investment from Frog Capital

Modulr, the Payments as a Service API Platform for digital businesses, today announced that it has completed an investment of £14m.  The investment round has been led by new investors Frog Capital as well as further investment from existing investors including Blenheim Chalcot.  Read more »

Klarna “Pop-up” Sets New Standard to Trial Retail

Having transformed how consumers see ‘payments’, Klarna the Pay later company has turned its sights on the high street. It aims to show retailers how building a positive ‘play-area’ for buyers can inject new life into bricks and mortar outlets. At the same time, it wants to create new opportunities for pure-play digital brands to get hands-on with customers and create even closer engagement. Read more »

PXP Financial Appoints New Chief Commercial Officer

PXP Financial, a global payments expert delivering frictionless acquiring solutions built for merchants by merchants, has strengthened its expert team by welcoming new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), Sumit Arora. Read more »

CULedger Will Use R3’s Corda to Support Domestic and Cross-Border Transactions

CULedger has expanded its partnership with enterprise software firm R3 to further support domestic and cross-border payments for credit unions, also known as financial cooperatives, worldwide, on the Corda blockchain platform. Corda will serve as the underlying basis for CULedger’s new electronic funds transfer (EFT) product, CU Pay. Read more »

FSS Payment Trends 2018 Report Released

FSS (Financial Software and Systems), a global payments technology company, today, released a report titled – India Payment Trends 2018, that highlights key Indian consumer payment trends in 2018 and analyzes their spending habits and patterns.  FSS Payment Gateway processed 58% of India’s e-commerce transaction value amounting to USD 32.7 Billion. The key highlights from the report include: Read more »

Tangem & Cyclebit Signed a Global Partnership Agreement

The Swedish company, Cyclebit, has signed a global partnership agreement with Tangem. Tangem smart note holders will soon be able to use their crypto for retail payments through more than 200,000 POS terminals within Cyclebit network. The terms of the agreement will simplify purchase of  Tangem notes for individuals, and reload crypto into Tangem notes via the Cyclebit payment terminals and network. This will lead to a global increase in crypto... more Read more »

Wall Street Strategist Thomas J Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors to Give Keynote at CryptoCompare Digital Asset Summit

CryptoCompare, the leading provider of cryptocurrency data and indices, today announced that Thomas J Lee, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Fundstrat Global Advisors, will be giving the afternoon keynote speech at this year’s CryptoCompare Digital Asset Summit, taking place on the 12th June in London. Read more »

PrePay Solutions Announced Cooperation with England Rugby to Power Union’s Gift Card Programme

 PrePay Solutions (PPS), subsidiary of Edenred, the global leader in payment solutions for the working world, is powering the Rugby Football Union’s (RFU) gift card programme. In partnership with Voucher Express, a specialist gift card provider, PPS is launching a one-stop closed loop gift card that can be used for purchases at the England Rugby Store. The new gift programme includes both physical and digital cards. Read more »

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 »

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