Payments

GoCardless and YayPay partner to address YayPay’s growing global customer base

GoCardless, the leading fintech for recurring payments, today announced a strategic partnership with YayPay, a leading predictive accounts receivable (AR) automation solution. This wide-ranging partnership will see YayPay integrate GoCardless’s global network with its AR offerings to provide direct debit payments to its expanding base of customers in North America and Europe.  Read more »

Bolero opens up Portugal with first use of its electronic trade digitisation platform by bank and corporate in the country

Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), Portugal’s leading bank, and Mibepa, an expanding Portuguese importer of raw materials for the plastics industry, have used Bolero’s trade digitisation platform to accelerate a major shipment of polythene from India. Bolero’s end-to-end digital presentation enabled the parties to achieve faster completion of the transaction by accelerating document flows despite all difficulties caused by the current coronavirus... more Read more »

bitFlyer Europe and Quazard partner on gamified trading competition

Leading cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer, is partnering with crypto-trading game developer Quazard, to bring the first ever gamified trading competition to the Botwars Ultimate Trading universe. The competition, which launches today, allows Botwars players to compete in a free to enter crypto-trading simulator to win real Bitcoin. This is the first trading competition to launch on Botwars, and the only live trading competition of its type.  Read more »

Mastercard, PFS and Starling Bank team up to offer a trusted alternative to cash to NHS volunteers

As National Volunteer Week gets underway, Royal Voluntary Service has identified two Mastercard issuers to provide trusted payment cards to NHS Volunteer Responders. These can be applied for by the critically vulnerable and those self-isolating to give to volunteers to pay for their shopping, in a safe and secure way. Read more »

Brazilians tend to increase spendings on ecommerce after the pandemic, EBANX study shows

A research launched by EBANX, on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the ecommerce market in Brazil and the post-pandemic perspectives, brings in the results an intention to increase or maintain spendings on international websites by Brazilians after the pandemic period. Read more »

Samsung integrates blockchain wallet with Gemini exchange

Samsung is integrating its blockchain wallet with the Winklevoss twins' Gemini app for buying and selling cryptocurrencies. The Samsung Blockchain Wallet lets people self custody crypto directly on newer models of the electronic giant's mobile phones. Gemini is the first US crypto exchange to integrate with the wallet, allowing users in America and Canada to connect to its app to buy, sell, and trade crypto. Read more »

Mastercard: Contactless payments have become the “new normal” across the UK

As Mastercard reveal that 66 per cent of all transactions across the UK are now contactless, new research released today identifies consumer habits and viewpoints that mean this is a consumer change that will stand the test of time. In the UK contactless adoption was already high and Mastercard has recently worked with the industry to enable the limit for contactless payments to increase from £30 to £45 to help people benefit from the fastest... more Read more »

South Africa’s Mama Money Expands Global Reach with Western Union

Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and Mama Money, a rapidly growing international money transfer company, have joined forces to enable Mama Money customers to send money to their loved ones around the world via Western Union's Global Network. Read more »

SatoshiPay Secures $550,000 investment from Stellar Development Foundation

The Stellar Development Foundation ("SDF") has made a strategic investment of $550,000 by way of convertible loan notes. This investment marks the third investment made by SDF through its Enterprise Fund and will support SatoshiPay to continue to develop its B2B solution for commercial, cross-border payments and its digital wallets. SatoshiPay was one of the first businesses to use Stellar commercially and has, to date, processed €650,000 in... more Read more »

Enfuce powers payments in MaaS Global’s revolutionary mobility app

Maas Global, the leading Mobility as a Service provider, has partnered with Enfuce – Finland’s largest fintech startup – to launch a card payment offering in Whim, MaaS Global’s all-inclusive mobility app. The partnership enables MaaS Global to issue Mastercard prepaid cards securely, and expand its offering to new markets. Read more »

Modern Card Issuing Leader Marqeta Valued at $4.3B in Latest Round

Marqeta, the global modern card issuing platform, announced today that it has raised an additional $150 million in new capital from a leading institutional investor, valuing the company at $4.3 billion. Read more »

Lockdown alters crypto trading habits - Revolut data

Today Revolut, the Financial Super App with over 10 million customers in the U.K and Europe, reveals figures outlining how the cryptocurrency market has changed on a week by week basis during the lockdown period. Read more »

Paysend calls for accelerated post-crisis FinTech innovation

UK-based FinTech firm Paysend has called for an industry-wide acceleration of innovation across FinTech and payments in response to the global coronavirus situation. Sweeping disruption to the daily financial habits of consumers has created a number of problems that Paysend sees as necessary to be solved by emerging FinTech innovators with the provision of simple, accessible and low-cost solutions. Read more »

PPRO publishes its 2020 Payment Almanac

Today, PPRO, the leading local payments platform-as-a-service, launches its 2020 Payment Almanac in partnership with Edgar, Dunn & Company. The product of thousands of hours of research, analysis, and insights from PPRO’s payments experts, the third edition of the almanac contains detailed information for more than 450 local payment methods and the latest e-commerce data from 60 countries around the world. Read more »

iPaytotal launches complete banking and payment solutions for high risk businesses

iPayTotal is very proud to introduce its Tier 3 Package to all clients, including but not limited to Company Registration, Registered/Virtual Office Address, Global IBAN/SWIFT Accounts, and Merchant account solutions to accept payments. iPayTotal was an idea started by three people three years ago, and their aims were clear: they were going to make it work. Read more »

Pages

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