Global Processing Services Continues International Growth with Visa Investment
Global Processing Services Continues International Growth with Visa Investment
Wayne Mckenzie appointed Head of Business Development by xpate, bringing over 14 years of payments expertise to the up-and-coming fintech
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For one afternoon only, receive a generous dose of high value payments entertainment. For CTOs, COOs, CFOs, Product Managers. If you like payments, this is what you should be doing on an early December afternoon.
No decks. No awful webinar platforms. Just pure payments discussion. The theme this year: Where’s the hidden cost in payments?
Two technology leaders join forces: Giesecke+Devrient invests in Netcetera
EPAM’s latest Consumer Banking research uncovered five audience segments based on key behaviour patterns and summarises the motivations, attitudes, needs and expectations for each segmen.t These research insights will help the banking industry better understand the evolving needs of their customers and how to better serve them.
Today, PPS is announcing its partnership with France-based payment expert and card provider for teenagers, Vybe.
Due to the systems in place across France when it comes to banking and owning your own account, around five million teenagers (between 13 to 18 years old) have been left with no access to financial services.
This is a problem that Vybe aims to solve and is working with PPS to make it happen, thanks to the company’s well-tested technology infrastructure and PPS-powered Mastercard virtual cards.
Industry award announcement
With the financial pressures from COVID-19 still unclear for many, new research commissioned by payments provider, PayPoint, throws the spotlight on small adjustments landlords and lettings agencies could make to help tenants manage their finances during this uncertainty and beyond.
Judopay, a leading mobile-first payments provider, today announces its partnership with Mastercard, which will further increase Judopay’s network with a direct route to Mastercard’s Payment Gateway Services global acquiring ecosystem.
Entersekt, a leader in device identity and omnichannel authentication, has announced a strategic partnership with ndgit, a Munich-headquartered open banking platform provider. The agreement makes Entersekt’s state-of-the-art strong customer authentication and smart messaging solutions available on the ndgit Marketplace, where financial services providers can access a carefully curated set of fintech products in a secure hosting environment.
Entersekt, a leader in device identity and omnichannel authentication, today announced a partnership with NuData Security, a Mastercard company. This agreement allows the fintech to tightly integrate NuData’s behavioral analytics solution NuDetect with the Entersekt Secure Platform.
For Good Causes clients are taking the fight back to COVID-19, with an alternative approach to celebrating Christmas 2020.
Steve Wilks describes a campaign that means companies can feel good about Christmas, and feel good about helping others feel better about it too.
British fintech Currensea is today launching a first-of-its-kind open banking debit card for small businesses, enabling them to make international transactions through their existing bank account without any of the charges and with low fees competitive with the leading challenger banks.
We’re delighted to announce that Currensea been placed 3rd among 100 UK companies in BusinessCloud’s 100 FinTech Disrupters list for 2020.
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
A look at the use cases driving investment in open banking.
Financial infrastructure provider, Banking Circle, has been named Best E-Commerce Initiative for its Banking Circle Marketplaces solution in the 2020 PayTech Awards.
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.
Date 1st October 2020 Time 09:30 – 10:30
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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.
Modulr is the first non-bank or building society to join the Confirmation of Payee service.
Confirmation of Payee allows users to check if the payment details they’ve entered for a person or business match the details held by the recipient’s bank.
This provides reassurance that payments are being sent to the right recipient and protects Modulr customers from certain types of payment fraud.
UK-based end-to-end accounts and payments solutions provider Contis has forged a partnership with global payments platform Currencycloud.
Through this partnership, Contis can now offer foreign exchange and international money transfer services to its clients and account holders.
EML and Laybuy are working together on Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL).
– How does SIM swapping work?
– SIM swappers struck – what next?
– The role of the bank in stopping SIM swapping fraud
– Behavioral biometrics analysis overcomes the failings of two-factor authentication
– Profiling cybercriminals, one simjacker at a time
– How unauthorized fraudsters use compromised customer data and phishing techniques to attack online banking platforms
– Leverage behavioral biometrics and AI to make real-time decisions
– Assess the risk of entities holistically, not only relying on PII
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.”
Blue Train Marketing is very excited to be shortlisted in the Emerging Payments Awards for Marketing Campaign of the Year with Fintech Finance.
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…”
Last year the pilot programme for our newest offering, Currencycloud Spark went live.
Over 30 Fintechs around the world, including Starling Bank, Remitr and TranSwap , signed up to benefit from the functionality, which gives businesses and their customers – the ability to receive, store funds and make payments in more than 30+ different currencies, almost anywhere in the world.
We’re pleased to now announce the wider rollout of Currencycloud Spark, our multi-currency wallet infrastructure!
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%.
xpate, a fintech services platform for both retail and business customers, launches xPP [xpate Partnership Program] to emphasize its major commitment to grow through and with its partners. xPP makes it fast and simple to refer businesses that will get access to a global payments platform along with the opportunity to expand their operations with value added services, local payment and wire transfer options across the globe.
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.
Privat3Money (P3) a UK E-Money Institution who offers global citizens and corporates an intuitive digital platform to manage their financial needs, has selected Vilnius (Lithuania) based FintechLab to power its core payments platform and mobile app.
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.
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