Industry News

Privat 3 Money picks Napier for AML

The London based E-Money solution for global citizens Privat 3 Money (P3) has selected leading anti-money laundering and intelligent compliance software provider Napier, to integrate enhanced transaction monitoring into the core P3 platform.

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PPS Powers Yolt’s First Card

PPS, formerly PrePay Solutions and subsidiary of Edenred, has announced that it is powering the first card created by Yolt, the smart money app, following the companies recent launch of its contactless debit Mastercard. This partnership was formed thanks to PPS’ years of experience powering payments cards and Yolt’s desire to expand beyond the confines of the digital space and into the physical one.

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Tribe Payments and Currencycloud partner to bring new Banking-as-a-Service solution to Fintechs and digital banks

Currencycloud, the leader in providing B2B embedded cross-border solutions, and Tribe Payments, a tech company dedicated to deliver the future of payments technology across the ecosystem, have partnered to deliver complete transparency to foreign exchange costs charged on international card transactions, whilst also giving customers access to multi-currency wallets. 

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A deckless virtual payments experience like no other 

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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?

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EPAM Continuum 2020 Consumer Banking Report

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.

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PPS Powers Vybe, The fintech for Generation Z

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.

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Entersekt and ndgit partner on secure open banking

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.

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Lets not let COVID steal Christmas 2020!!

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.

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Europe First? The Future of the EU Single Digital Market

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?

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Global Processing Services Strengthens Executive Leadership Team with Trio of Appointments

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.

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The State of Digital Banking in 2020

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.

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The Future of Retail in the E-commerce Era

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.

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Netcetera and Mastercard launch 3DS testing platform for retailers

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.

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Modulr becomes first non-bank or building society to launch Confirmation of Payee

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.

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SIM swapping scams and behavioural biometrics

– 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

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Form3 raises $33 million in strategic investment round with new investors Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide Building Society and VC 83North

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.”

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