Press Releases

Curve launches new crowdfund to bring customers closer to its growth journey

Curve launches new crowdfunding round to enable its 2m+ customers to be part of the super app’s exciting growth journey. Potential investors can now pre-register to receive early access to the campaign ahead of its public launch. New crowdfund follows Curve’s successful £72.5m Series C fundraise. Funds will be used to support product innovation and Curve’s expansion into the US and deeper into Europe

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West Africa’s challenger bank, the Vista Bank Group, selects paytech provider Radar Payments by BPC to drive its digital payment strategy

Vista Bank Group in West Africa has chosen Radar Payments for its processing activities and to drive digital payment adoption in the region. The solution will include SmartVista’s card issuance and lifecycle management, payment switching, ATM and point-of-sales management as well as providing digital channels such as mobile banking and e-wallet; personalised to both retail and corporate clients.

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Trust Payments recognised as one of the “Best Companies to Work For” in the UK

Trust Payments is proud to announce its recognition as one of the “Best Companies to Work For” in several categories in the UK.

The payments group has received several employee-recognition awards, including one of the top 30 Financial Services firms to work for in the UK, as well as regional awards in London and Wales. It also received a 1 Star rating signifying ‘very good’ levels of workplace engagement.

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Tink and Tribe partner for open banking payments

Open banking platform Tink partners with payments technology provider Tribe for open banking payment initiation and account check services.

Blog post below –

https://tink.com/tink-tribe-payments-partnership/?utm_content=165197139&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin&hss_channel=lcp-2735919

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Blocser card launch tells gig workers: “You’re worth it”

Ambitious Danish fintech Blocser and top UK card manufacturer allpay.cards are ready to let ‘Butterfly’ take flight.

allpay.cards are providing their unique end-to-end card manufacturing solution to Blocser who are launching an app, with a payment card, to support the ever-growing number of UK gig economy workers.

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Revelock Forms New Advisory Board to Advance Fight Against Online Bank Fraud

Revelock, the pioneer in behavioural biometric-based online fraud prevention (formerly buguroo) has announced the formation of its Advisory Board.

Six prominent industry experts – Monica Pal, Selim Aissi, Janet Rathod, Doug Dangremond, Millicent Tracey and Al Pascual – come together to bolster the company’s ability to proactively protect banks, fintechs and their own customers from ever-evolving fraud.

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Revelock Unveils New Fraud Detection & Response (FDR) Platform For Financial Institutions to Continuously Protect Against Fraud

Revelock, the pioneer in behavioural biometric-based online fraud prevention (formerly buguroo) has launched its new Fraud Detection & Response platform for financial institutions.

The platform uses behavioural biometrics to continuously verify identities, protect web and mobile banking apps from account takeover, malware attacks RATs and phishing.

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buguroo becomes Revelock as it Changes the Game of Online Fraud Prevention

buguroo, a pioneer in behavioral biometric based online fraud prevention, has become Revelock after undergoing a major rebranding process as it enters a new era of online fraud prevention.

Spanish cybersecurity company also unveils the Revelock Fraud Detection & Response (FDR) Platform – updating and enhancing its capabilities to protect against more threats and further reduce the operational costs of fighting fraud – as well as a new Advisory Board made up of industry veterans.

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SAFENETPAY AND BANKING CIRCLE TAKE THE COMPLEXITY OUT OF CROSS BORDER PAYMENTS

One stop business payment solution provider, Safenetpay, has joined forces with ground-breaking payments specialist, Banking Circle, to further enhance its cross border payment offering. Utilising Banking Circle’s multi-currency accounts, SEPA and SWIFT transactions solutions and foreign exchange (FX) capabilities, Safenetpay’s business customers can now access additional currencies, competitive FX rates and quick, reliable transactions within SEPA.

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Modulr receives strategic investment from the venture arm of FIS

Modulr receives strategic investment from the venture arm of FIS
• FIS Ventures invests in leading UK FinTech Modulr, as it drives real-time payments solutions and capabilities at a global scale.
• Modulr, the payments platform, is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Central Bank of Ireland, with the EMI also benefiting from direct access to the Bank of England.  
• The corporate and business payments market, in which Modulr operates, is considered to be worth $2 trillion, nearly five times as large as consumer payments.

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Checkout.com Targets $100bn Real-Time Payments Opportunity with Payouts Product Launch

Checkout.com, the leading cloud-based global payment solutions provider, has announced the launch of its Payouts Product, which enables merchants to make seamless payments directly to eligible recipients’ cards and bank accounts.

The solution will enable merchants to make payouts in real-time to over four billion cards in over 174 countries and seamless payments to local bank accounts in over 40 countries around the world. It also leverages market-leading scheme and interbank FX rate sources, leaving global merchants with minimal exposure to currency fluctuations.

Payouts will enable the remittance, digital wallet, travel, insurtech and the gig economy industries to deliver more efficient, faster payments as a competitive differentiator. Checkout.com is the only payment service provider to have built a completely new infrastructure that spans the entire payouts value chain.

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Privat3 Money announces launch of a new Mobile App

The London based E-Money solution for global citizens Privat3 Money (P3), is pleased to announce the launch of its new Mobile App available for both Apple IOS and Android devices. This milestone is P3’s latest step to provide its global citizen clients a completely seamless user experience and ultimately greater control over their finances.

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PPS set to Power pockid, Germany’s first Gen Z fintech

PPS, payments and banking-as-a-service provider, has officially announced that it is powering the first Gen Z fintech for the German market. pockid is the first German Neobank specifically designed for Generation Z (15-24-year olds), providing a much-needed solution to the payment spending issue facing German youths. PPS enables pocked to achieve this through its scalable solution, utilising years of experience powering banks and fintech across the globe.

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Allstar adds Plug-N-Go to its fast growing EV charging network

Allstar Business Solutions has partnered with the electric vehicle (EV) fast charging point provider Plug-N-Go.

Allstar will be integrating Plug-N-Go’s 18 EV charging sites into its multi-branded Allstar One Electric network, which now consists of over 1,700 sites across the UK.

For customers, the partnership will:

• Provide greater access to charging points, lowering range anxiety – a barrier for businesses adopting EV
• Ensure that they have full control over their drivers’ refuelling and spending habits, capturing where and how company money is being spent

For Allstar, the partnership is the latest in a string of strategic deals that are enabling it to work towards its goal of creating an EV charging network equivalent to its traditional fuelling points.

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FCA grants Authorised Payments Institution License to Trust Payments

Trust Payments is pleased to announce that the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has granted its subsidiary, TrustUK Payments Ltd, an Authorised Payment Institution (API) License. The license permits the company to engage in payment services directly in the UK without the need to rely on its existing EU licensing structures, or transitional arrangements in the wake of Brexit.

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Banking Circle enhances frictionless cross border payments with purpose-built, cloud-based payments platform

Banking Circle, the financial infrastructure provider, today announces that it is now completely cloud-based, with all aspects of its infrastructure hosted within Microsoft Azure. This includes its purpose built, cloud-first, cross border payments platform, which delivers greater speed, enhanced functionality, and a more intuitive user experience to its clients.

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Nuapay announces major expansion of its Open Banking platform across Italy and Germany

Nuapay, powered by Sentenial, announces it is extending its open banking payment capabilities to German and Italian banks. This expansion will enable German and Italian partners to offer open banking payment solutions, powering seamless account-2-account payments for their customers.

This rollout connects 308 banks in Italy and 435 banks in Germany to Nuapay’s Open Banking platform, connecting 134 million European accounts and reaching 98% and 70% of payers in each country.

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