November 27, 2020

Five Gold Wins! Global Processing Services (GPS) scoops up at the 2020 Emerging Payments Awards

The Emerging Payments Awards 2020 was a big success for leading issuer processor Global Processing Services (GPS), who took home five awards over the course of the evening.

The global company was recognised for the major launch of its APAC hub in Singapore and its work with fintech start-up Currensea, making it easier for customers to pay abroad. GPS has done a lot to support the fintech scene abroad this year and has also been paving the way for financial inclusion. It latter is why GPS’ group CCO, Neil Harris was also crowned as Industry Contributor of the Year.

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What is The Easiest Way to Build a 21st Century Digital Bank?

Have you ever wondered what makes a bank a 21st century bank? A small hint; it isn’t the ginormous rigid and extremely expensive mainframes, it isn’t the systems that have to shut down every night for maintenance, and it definitely isn’t the glued-by-hope hollowed out cores.

The list can go on and on. What a good 21st century bank needs is security, scalability, flexibility, availability, and adaptability. So, where do you get it all, nicely packed and with a bow on top at a low cost?

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When innovation in fintech fails to deliver

Nektarios Liolios has worked closely with corporates, startups and investors over the last ten years. He set up and led bootcamps, founded competitions for startups, and facilitated cooperations between fintech and financial institutions. How did this all turn out? In all honesty, it was both frustrating and difficult.

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A carefully calculated approach to climate change

Sometimes it’s the smallest pebbles that make the biggest splash. It’s particularly true when it comes to innovation; a simple idea can be the very thing that propels a business into the global arena. But like finding the perfect pebble on a large beach, it sometimes takes another pair of eyes to spot the ideas and features that have the most potential.

For Swedish fintech Doconomy, the collaboration with Vacuumlabs accelerated their journey to making a global impact. We recognized Doconomy’s tremendous potential, and helped it build its most crucial innovation into a world-class product: the 2030 Calculator.

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