Trustly wins Best PISP at the Merchant Payment Ecosystem Awards

Trustly is thrilled to announce that it has been recognized as the Best PISP, AISP at the Merchant Payment Ecosystem Awards (MPE Awards). Read more »

iSignthis and NSX Limited enter into ClearPay Joint Venture

iSignthis Ltd and NSX Limited are both pleased to announce that they have entered into a Shareholders Agreement to form a joint venture vehicle, ClearPay Pty Ltd (“ClearPay JV”), to develop a multicurrency, real-time, same day DvP platform (“ClearPay”), to be integrated with ISX’s ISXPay® and PaydentityTM. Read more »

Russia’s MIR payment network expands into Tajikistan

The acceptance of MIR National Payment System (MIR) cards has been announced in Tajikistan, opening up access to Russians who live in, or travel to, the country.  Amonat Bank, the operator of the Tajik national payment system, Korti Milli, has announced the launch as part of a nationwide Tajik strategy to encourage the use of card payments in place of cash. MIR cardholders will now be able to make transactions via Amonat Bank terminals... more Read more »

Worldline chosen by Subway® to provide omnichannel payment solutions

Worldline, the European market leader in payment and transaction services, has been selected to provide state-of-the art payment solutions to Subway® restaurants across Europe. Worldline’s solution includes POS and E-Commerce acceptance as well as payment terminals operating with the new NEXO retailer protocol. This sets the standards for easy interoperability with all NEXO-compliant cash registers. The roll-out is planned across multiple... more Read more »

Real Time Payment Engine (RTPE) digitalises transactions for commercial bank Česká spořitelna

Services in real time are already part of the customers’ everyday life – financial institutions also follow this trend. Česká spořitelna, the biggest commercial bank in the Czech Republic, is a company of the Viennese Erste Group Bank AG and, since autumn 2019, provides real-time payments for its customers. For this purpose, valantic’s Real Time Payment Engine has been implemented. For more than 20 years, the technology company develops software... more Read more »

The Emerging Payments Association Asia outlines how Asia Pacific can lead innovation in Open Banking

 The Emerging Payments Association Asia (EPAA), the leading pan-Asian payments association in Asia, has released a ground-breaking research report on Open Banking in APAC, outlining challenges, opportunities and recommended approaches for Asia-Pacific’s financial sector. The report was presented to ABAC (APEC Business Advisory Committee) in Sydney on February 14, 2020 to assist with APEC Interoperability policy.  Read more »

Rapyd and Visa partner on fintech business offering

Rapyd, a global B2B Fintech as a Service provider, today announced a new agreement with Visa (NYSE:V) that will help Rapyd expand its worldwide business operations. Read more »

Sage Intacct selects Yooz as its preferred AP Automation partner in the UK

 Yooz, the intelligent P2P automation software provider, today announced the expansion of its global strategic partnership with Sage Intacct, the leading accounting software, in the UK. The new partnership will increase the business value of companies’ Finance and Accounts departments by providing better visibility into payables at any time and make more informed decisions with real-time data. Read more »

iAxept Online Contactless brings SCA compliant contactless card payments for Internet shopping

UK FinTech company iAxept today launched the World’s first Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) compliant payment method using contactless payments cards for Internet shopping. iAxept Online Contactless is as quick, easy and secure as using a contactless card at a point of sale. One Tap. This revolutionary solution brings multiple benefits for everyone in the card payment value chain.  Read more »

SumUp and Mastercard partner to launch card for business payments

SumUp (, the UK-based financial technology company, has today announced the launch of its first-ever card for business payments, in partnership with Mastercard. The card will allow merchants easier and quicker access to their funds, give them the ability to closely monitor their finances, and help them make essential business payments in a quick-and-easy manner.  Read more »

Fiserv completes First-of-its-Kind PIN on Mobile Transaction with Visa

In a move that is expected to boost the worldwide use of smartphones and tablets as point-of-sale terminals, First Data, now part of Fiserv (NASDAQ: FISV), is enabling merchants to use their own devices to accept payments of any amount without any additional hardware. Read more »

Paysend’s multi-currency Global Account launches in Europe

Leading UK-based fintech Paysend launches fee-free mobile money account with multi-currency wallet and new payment features UK-based fintech Paysend has launched the Global Account, its international mobile money account. The Global Account aims to help consumers save up to £2bn in currency conversions when spending money abroad or on overseas websites. Analysis from Paysend reveals that consumers could save up to £1.25bn in fees when spending... more Read more »

PPS Wins Big at UK The Card and Payments Awards

PPS, formerly PrePay Solutions, and a subsidiary of Edenred, the everyday companion for people at work, is delighted to have been recognised three times at the Card and Payments Awards, the UK and Ireland’s leading industry awards.  Read more »

VR Payment and BMS Consulting bring fully automated payment to the point of sale with payfree

VR Payment, the payment specialist of the Volksbanken Raiffeisenbanken Cooperative Financial Network, presents a world premiere at EuroShop: ‘payfree’ is a payment method that is fully integrated into the purchasing process and does not require stationary checkouts. Read more »

Currencies Direct partners with Userlane to deliver optimised user help journey

Currencies Direct, the leading UK-based international payments service, has today announced the adoption of an innovative customer engagement platform, in partnership with German-based firm Userlane. Userlane is a cutting-edge user navigation system, providing clear and actionable directions directly to users. The solution will allow users to seamlessly navigate Currencies Direct’s range of online features without the need to move away from the... more Read more »


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