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Financial technology (fintech) has been visibly evolving in front of our eyes ever since banks went online. With an increasingly cashless society, apps and platforms have been created to help us better understand and manage our finances, while new banks have been created that offer us a slicker experience.
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This is the time that will define the thinkers, movers, and shakers who will shape the rest of this century.
Is the European Union going to be the first major global economy to embrace the digital economy advancements, all the benefits it brings forward, and all the digital banking solutions that are coming along the evolution of tech services? What will the EU Single Digital Market bring up on the business horizon?
The transition to an almost purely digital economy is speeding up with every passing year and that is in part due to the leaps and advances in technology that are changing the way we live and conduct business.
Leading payments issuer processor, Global Processing Services (GPS), announces its appointment of three C-level executives: Richard Hodgson as Chief Financial Officer, Shaun Puckrin as Chief Product Officer, and Jerome Gudgeon as Chief Technology Officer.
The new hires bolster the executive leadership team of GPS, the payments processing partner for some of the most well-known and successful fintechs on the market, including Revolut, Starling Bank and Curve, as the business drives its global expansion plans forward beyond Europe and APAC. It’s also a great sign of confidence for the fintech sector.
First UK bank to use open banking to enable credit card holders to pay their balance Tesco Bank is to become the first UK bank
Mastercard and PFS partner with the Government of Jersey on the Spend Local cards Every Jersey resident will receive a £100 Spend Local pre-paid Mastercard
Throughout September OpenTable and Mastercard will be celebrating Dine Local, a month-long homage to dining out, with more than 200 restaurants offering special offers to
Square and Mastercard bring card payments to the Falkland Islands’ small businesses Launching today as part of London Tech Week, Square, Mastercard and the Falkland
As more companies move their core operations online, the questions of data privacy and data security and how to handle them from an institutional standpoint as well become even more critical for successful business growth.
Across the world, traditional banking is transforming into something else entirely and the full outline and scope of the future of the industry, while not yet fully understood, already presents some amazing opportunities for firms looking for an edge, business innovation and revenue growth.
Agile businesses adapt to the times, providing the market with needed services as they arise as well as new opportunities. This second aspect, helping clients realize new opportunities, is increasingly displacing the traditional model of banking facilitated capital allocation.
Few people have questioned whether e-commerce was the way of the future when it came to retail and shopping, but even fewer have asked what this brave new world will look like.
After all, as everyone moves online, other factors will play critical and distinguishing roles in determining who the winners and losers are from the e-commerce online future.
Grab your morning coffee and join us as we reveal insight from our flagship research of 2020. You’ll be joined by peers in the payments community as we uncover the latest opportunities and use-cases in the industry.
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Netcetera is Mastercard’s exclusive 3-D Secure testing partner to help retailers and other businesses ensure they are ready to comply with PSD2. Mastercard and Netcetera, the market leader for 3DS and EMVCo associate, are supporting merchants to improve their transactions and conversion rates. This is the first time that merchants are able to run tests in their live online shops.
EML and Laybuy are working together on Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL).
Ben Agnew brings a wealth of B2B events experience to lead the team at the UK’s premier payments industry member body London, UK. 1st September,
Relying on a single provider for essential banking services can be catastrophic for your fintech. So how can you ensure to keep the payment tap on and payments flowing in the times of crucial failure of your banking provider
FORM3 is delighted to announce it has raised $33 million in a strategic investment round with new investors Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide Building Society and VC 83NORTH.
Following our Series B funding round in November 2018, Form3 has trebled in size and increased its annual recurring revenue by 160%.
The funding will strengthen Form3’s market-leading cloud-native payment technology, building significant functional enhancements, and accelerating our global expansion plans in existing and new markets.
Michael Mueller, Chief Executive Officer at Form3 said, “Our latest equity round is a testament to our growth and maturity in delivering highly secure, best in class technology for major financial institutions globally.”
Interview with the CEO of Accomplish Financial, Guy el Khoury Director General of the Emerging Payments Association (EPA) Tony Craddock speaks with Guy Raymond El
We are pleased to announce that we are now 1 of 7 non-banks to have secured an e-money license from the Dutch Central Bank.
Mike Laven says of the recent news, “Covid-19 has accelerated the rush towards digital payments and Europe represents a tremendous opportunity for Currencycloud. The Netherlands possesses the perfect blend of factors to support our expansion in the EU…”
Trust Payments has established a new UK operations hub in Harrogate, with the opening of a new office on Station Parade which will create 10-15 new jobs in Harrogate by the end of the year.
Payments Giant EML is Creating a Better Tomorrow Through its Commitment to Reducing the Use of Plastic Cards in the Communities it Serves Worldwide by 50%.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the expected economic downturn will definitely shape the global fintech landscape. The fintech scene in Hungary is still in its early days but it has been growing rapidly over the last few years. We hopped on a Zoom call with some of them to learn how they deal with the current situation and hear their thoughts and predictions about the upcoming trends, challenges, and potential opportunities.
At Cybertonica, we believe that the success of our business depends on our diverse and multinational teams. We decided consciously focus on building both a more diverse management team and engineering group back in 2016.
Recently we’ve been lucky to be able to grow our team and bring nine new people aboard. Cybertonica now comprises 12 nationalities and more than 40% of our workforce are women. We’re pleased with the progress that we’ve made since the start of our business and want to thank all our partners and supporters!
In this blog post we tell our journey towards the gender parity in our organisation and compare it to the fintech industry average.
As brick-and-mortar firms come under increasing market pressure, eCommerce business models are starting to appeal to a larger segment of the global population and it is so for solid reasons. For one, they’re not only more nimble and agile firms when it comes to meeting customer demands and adapting to the market but also they are the first to take advantage of the latest innovations in B2B eCommerce solutions like virtual IBANs.
~70% of consumers have considered switching to technology-led banking products. Whether you’re an incumbent or a challenger how do you stack up against cutting edge technology and design? Well that’s where our new 5-week audio/eBook series comes in – sign up today to learn How to Build a Better Bank.
As the collapse of the Wirecard empire is making us all too aware, relying upon one banking provider for your business is not only a disaster waiting to happen but also it could be terminal for your business. The fintech company which is one of the biggest European payment processors and financial service providers is now in the spotlight.
We will now analyze the facts behind why is that so and what are the potential market consequences.
Recent trends in the online skill games industry bode well for its future and that’s not just because of the wider acceptance of online gaming.
The growth in the skill games business can primarily be attributed to virtual IBAN advancements and the ease with which international transactions take place. Not to mention last the recent shift en masse to online entertainment because of the novel coronavirus.
COVID-19 has a far-reaching effect on the global economy. It’s a fact. Companies are struggling to understand the full impact on businesses and how best to react to the new reality. ECommerce is one of the few areas currently showing signs of growth despite the overall economic breakdown.
In light of recent developments, we now have more questions than ever about the impact Brexit will have on businesses in terms of future development, certainty, and stability.
It may become harder to do business with long-standing partners, both for UK and EU businesses, with new barriers to trade and finance looking set to come into place.
The fintech industry is no stranger to a crisis. The financial crash in 2008 gave rise to fintech darlings such as Funding Circle, Seeders and
Opinion: Going cashless might be convenient for many, but for others, it risks causing misery. The COVID-19 pandemic has become a catalyst for change, with
The Emerging Payments Association (EPA), who represent 130+ members from across the payments industry, wishes to thank the CBI for inviting it to contribute to
Compass Plus has announced that it has teamed up with AWS to utilise the latest advancements of cloud-based deployment. The vendor of payments software and
The novel coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, in November of last year has since ignited a global pandemic that could permanently change the way business is conducted.
Not only that but, as with every economic crisis, there will be definitive winners from the aftermath of the economic fallout and these companies will help shape the future of e-Commerce in the USA/EU.
While many analysts could never have anticipated the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic on the world economy, there is a general consensus about what firms can do now and moving forward to build resilience against future “black swan” events such as the one currently roiling world markets.
When it comes to the future of banking and finance, forward-thinking firms are exploring the benefits of digital innovations, such as virtual IBANs and digital banking services.
The new Dos and Don’ts for any business looking to attract and keep new international customers.
Standing still is going backwards. That’s true for every business at all times, but especially in the harsh economic realities of 2020. A long-predicted downturn hit, ignited by the coronavirus pandemic, and no sector is free from its impact. But there are still opportunities out there, especially for online merchants looking to grow.
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The future is coming at us a lot more quickly than anyone anticipated. In light of the novel coronavirus and the pandemic it caused, keeping up with the technological advancement seems to be a top priority in most industries.
While many market analysts fingered digital banking as the wave of the future, nearly everyone is shocked at how fast these trends have accelerated in the past couple of months.
Tony Craddock, Director General of the Emerging Payments Association, spoke with ARYZE, to talk through some of the biggest payments developments taking place due to