CoinCorner partnered with Quinn Legal become the first Isle of Man law firm to accept Bitcoin payments

Bitcoin exchange, CoinCorner, has partnered with leading legal firm, Quinn Legal, to enable clients to make Bitcoin payments directly via the legal firm’s website, becoming the first Isle of Man based law firm to do so. Read more »

Sprint and Wirecard drive new innovation in IoT and Unified Commerce to deliver the Internet of Payments

Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, and Sprint (NYSE: S), a leading US communications services company, today announced a new relationship that will integrate Wirecard’s unified commerce solutions into Sprint’s Curiosity™ Internet of Things (IoT) platform to deliver the “Internet of Payments”. The announcement was made at CES 2020. The two companies, brought together by SoftBank Investment Advisers, are... more Read more »

3C Payment appointed new CEO

3C Payment, a global Payment Service Provider, announced today that Michele Ferraris, will step down as CEO of the company effective 1st January 2020. He will be succeeded by Tim Goodwin who has been COO since 2016. Michele Ferraris, founder of 3C Payment in 2016, will take the role of Chairman of the board at 3C Payment Group.   Read more »

Adyen signs a Michelin starred restaurant chain, Hakkasan

Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, has today announced it is working with Hakkasan’s Michelin starred restaurants to deliver innovative payment experiences to its locations in the UK, as well as its authentic Japanese restaurant Sake no Hana in Mayfair. Read more »

Klarna appoints Francine Ereira as General Manager for ANZ

Klarna, one of the world’s leading smooth shopping and payment providers, is pleased to announce that Francine (Fran) Ereira has been appointed to the role of General Manager for Australia and New Zealand. Starting February 3, she will be responsible for Klarna’s launch and growth in Australia, as well as lead the company’s daily operations and expansion across the region. Read more »

Tribe Payments announces Telleroo as first Bankbox customer

Tribe Payments, a team of industry experts dedicated to delivering the future of payments, has announced the first implementation of its new Bankbox service. With technical integration completed in under one month, Telleroo has rapidly streamlined its bulk payment service for accountancy firms and bookkeepers, creating a single unified workflow for payroll and supplier transactions on behalf of their SME clients. Read more »

MYPINPAD achieves PCI SSC SPOC approval for IOS devices

 MYPINPAD (“MPP”), the global leader in secure personal authentication for payment solutions, has achieved Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council certification for its iOS Software based PIN entry on a Commercial off-the-shelf (SPoC) solution. Read more »

MoneyGram Achieves Record Online Transaction Growth over the Holidays

MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) announced record-breaking online transaction growth during the holiday shopping season from its MoneyGram-branded online platforms. Between December 1 and December 25, MoneyGram-branded online platforms reported transaction growth of more than 70 percent on a year-over-year basis, with 80 percent of online transactions initiated on a mobile device. Read more »

Robokassa recognised for ‘outstanding contribution’ to Russian tech Payment service wins Runet Award for ‘Economy and Business’

Robokassa, a payment service and part of the Paysend Group, has been recognised for its outstanding achievement in information technology and electronic communication. The business, a universal tool for accepting and processing online payments, has won the Runet Award for ‘Economy and Business’. A portmanteau of the words ‘Russia’ and ‘internet’, Runet is the country’s most prestigious technology award. It celebrates companies, organisations and... more Read more »

PPRO sells issuing business Crosscard

Leading local payments platform PPRO has sold its former issuing business unit, now called Crosscard S.A., to investors, in a transaction led by existing PPRO investor HPE Growth. Crosscard issues e-money accounts with integrated prepaid credit and debit Mastercard cards for consumers (under the brand name VIABUY) and businesses (under the brand names Crosscard and Fleetmoney). Read more »

Curve Introduces Money Send Feature

Card consolidation app Curve has launched a new feature for users to send money in over 25 different currencies to friends and contacts. Operating from within the app, Curve customers choose a contact and amount before selecting any of their bank cards from which to send the money. Read more »

Paysend expands into Turkey

Paysend, the UK-based fintech business, has expanded its global reach by launching its money transfers service to Turkey.  Users are now able to transfer money to any bank account or card issued in Turkey. Europe and Central Asia is an important growth market for global money transfers.  Global money transfers to the region grew almost 11 percent to $59 billion in 2018, according to the World Bank. Read more »

CryptoCompare Publishes November Exchange Review

CryptoCompare, the global leader in digital asset data, today released its November 2019 Exchange Review which provides analysis of key developments in the cryptocurrency exchange-traded market. Charles Hayter, Co-Founder and CEO of CryptoCompare, said: Read more »

Worldpay From FIS Opens New Doors for JCB Card Acceptance in Japan

FIS™ (NYSE: FIS) today announced an agreement with JCB, the leading issuer and acquirer in Japan and a global payment network. Worldpay, FIS’ global eCommerce platform, will allow businesses operating in Japan to accept payments by JCB cards. With this agreement, Worldpay now provides a comprehensive eCommerce solution for enterprise merchants operating in Japan. Read more »

Intesa Sanpaolo to Offload Merchant Acquiring Business to Nexi

Intesa Sanpaolo is to sell its merchant acquiring business at 380,000 points of sale across Italy to local payments processor Nexi for €1000. Under the deal, the Italian bank will spend €653 million to acquire a 9.9% stake in Nexi, maintaining its interest in the business. Intesa will also retain the sales force dedicated to acquiring new customers under a long-term partnership with the vendor. Read more »


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