PelicanPay Partners with Starling Bank to Deliver pan-European Small Business and Merchant Payments Services

PelicanPay (, the innovative payments and financial crime compliance platform, today announced at Money2020 Europe a partnership with Starling Banking Services to deliver complete pan-European invoice to payables automation for small businesses together with online e-commerce merchant payment services. Read more »

Viva Wallet Offers New Android Payment App Supporting PIN on COTS

Viva Wallet, the European payments disruptor to offer a revolutionary PIN on COTS payment solution targeting small businesses, announces further expansion to 12 new markets at Money 20/20 Europe Viva Wallet, the first European cloud-based digital payments provider that is entirely based on Microsoft Azure, introduces a new payments app to support PIN on COTS solution offering small businesses a new way to accept payments on the go, 24/7 from any... more Read more »

Tribe Payments Announces Partnership with Chinese Fintech Giant UnionPay International

Tribe Payments, a team of industry experts dedicated to delivering the future of payments, launches today and has already achieved a key milestone with UnionPay International. Tribe is among the first issuer processors in Europe to be certified to allow banks to issue UnionPay cards which have the world’s largest cardholder base. Tribe is founded by payments veteran Suresh Vaghjiani, who has worked with a host of fintechs - including Curve,... more Read more »

SWIFT Achieved License to Provide ESMIG Connectivity Services as Network Service Provider for TARGET Services

SWIFT announces today that it has been awarded a license to provide ESMIG connectivity services from November 2021, as a Network Service Provider for the Eurosystem’s TARGET Services. SWIFT’s appointment through the Eurosystem’s public tender process evidences both trust and confidence in SWIFT’s services as well as SWIFT’s own commitment to supporting Market Infrastructures and in driving modernisation. SWIFT supports 254 domestic and pan-... more Read more »

Digix Launches Smart Assets with Pundi X

Digix (DigixGlobal Pte. Ltd.) announces the official launch of its smart assets with Point-of-Sales solutions provider, Pundi X. This vision is made more possible and practical by the recent partnership between Digix and Pundi X, which will allow users of the Pundi X card to pay for their transactions using DGX at any XPOS-enabled counters. Read more »

Mastercard Receives Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Privacy Certification

Mastercard has received certifications under the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules system and the Privacy Recognition for Processors system. Mastercard is now one of the few companies that have both implemented Binding Corporate Rules approved by the EU data protection authorities, and achieved the APEC certifications. Read more »

FSB Reports on Work Underway to Address Crypto-Asset Risks

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) today published a report on crypto-assets, which considers work underway, regulatory approaches and potential gaps. The report is being delivered to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors for their meeting in Fukuoka on 8-9 June. Read more »

Button Wallet First Company to Offer Fiat Buy-in Capability on Telegram

Button Wallet, the Venmo app for cryptocurrency, today announced U.S. customers can use fiat currency to quickly and securely buy digital assets, making Button the first company or bot to enable users to buy-in with fiat on Telegram. Button’s multi-currency crypto wallet is built and comes pre-installed on Telegram messenger. The fiat capability, which makes crypto even more accessible to a larger swath of the population, has been made possible... more Read more »

Klarna Partners with Omni-Channel Occasion-Wear Brand QUIZ

Leading global payments provider Klarna has today announced a new partnership with omni-channel occasion-wear brand QUIZ. From today, customers shopping online at QUIZ will be able to benefit from Klarna’s Pay later in 30 days payment option. Read more »

FSS Expands Footprint for European Operations

FSS (Financial Software and Systems), a global payments technology company, confirmed today its expansion strategy for its European operations, which includes the creation of a regional headquarters in Amsterdam.  Servicing 100+ leading financial institutions globally, FSS has a presence in the UK, and is making significant investments in the   region to expand its footprint in mainland Europe to strengthen customer delivery capabilities and... more Read more »

P20 Global Payments Conference Returns to London

The annual P20 conference, which convenes business leaders, government officials and regulators from across the global payments industry, is returning to London in October 2019. P20 is the voice of the global payments industry and applies a wealth of collective expertise to guide and implement change, with the aim of improving the industry’s effectiveness. Read more »

Banking Circle wins FSF Award

Banking Circle has been awarded the Judges’ Special Award for B2B in the 2019 Financial Services Forum Awards for Product and Service Innovation. The business was also commended in both the Financial Inclusion and Payments categories. Read more »

Newly Unveiled PXP Financial Boasts Impressive Q1 Results

PXP Financial, the global experts in acquiring solutions, is celebrating record results from its first full quarter as a new company.   Delivering omni-channel integrated payments solutions for in-store and e-commerce, bolstered by best-in-class risk management and data analytics, PXP Financial is a new Financial Service provider as the result of the merger from former Kalixa and PXP Solutions. The company has gone from strength to strength, in... more Read more »

Trustly Launches Pay Your Invoice

Swedish FinTech company Trustly is pleased to announce the launch of its latest product, Pay Your Invoice, which simplifies and automates invoice payments. For consumers, it means they never have to think about OCR numbers ever again. For e-commerce merchants, it decreases administrative costs while letting them maintain ownership of the consumer relationship. Read more »

TransferMate Gains Singapore Licence

TransferMate, one of the world’s leading cross-border B2B payments providers, has secured its first regulatory approval in Asia with a new payments licence in Singapore. This marks a major milestone on the company’s global growth journey, providing its global client base with new inroads into the region’s high-growth markets. Read more »


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