Payvision celebrates its 1st anniversary with ING with over 50% growth and a brand-new visual and sonic identity

Payvision celebrates its one-year partnership with ING, one of the largest European banks, with a brand-new visual and sonic identity, marking the company’s shift into a new era.

LendMN partners with Thunes to serve underbanked customers in Mongolia

Thunes has extended its network in Mongolia adding LendMN – the first Mongolian “fintech”, in an effort to promote financial inclusion and smarter payment solutions.

Three world-leading payment companies announced a partnership

AliExpress adds Klarna’s market-leading ‘Pay later’ option through the world’s leading payment platforms Alipay and Adyen.

Payments start-up Thunes closes $10 million series A investment from global VC GGV Capital

Thunes (previously TransferTo), a global cross-border payments network, announced that it has successfully completed its $10 million Series A financing led by GGV Capital, a leading global venture firm.

Seamless Middle East 2019 brought the world’s leading experts on fintech, payments, retail and ecommerce to Dubai

Took place on April 10-11, 2019, Seamless Middle East is the region’s most comprehensive exhibition, with over 350 exhibitors and 400 speakers from the payments and commerce industries.

European third-party provider association established

The non-profit organisation has been established by the founding members PPRO, Bankin’, Eurobits, Klarna/Sofort, Trustly.

NatWest pilots biometric payment card

UK bank NatWest is piloting in-card biometric technology that lets customers verify point-of-sale transactions with their fingerprints.

Audrey Ottevanger takes the helm at ECOMMPAY APAC

Leading payment service provider ECOMMPAY is proud to announce the appointment of Audrey Ottevanger as Director and Head of APAC.

Volt announces launch of its agnostic Open Banking payments platform

Volt will enable access to more than 4,000 European banks through its single API and is the first platform of its kind built from first principles.

Ant Financial launches distributed core banking platform

Ant Financial, Alibaba’s financial arm, partners with Jiangsu-based Hoperun Information Technology to launch a next-generation banking product.

Leading Chilean processor and OpenWay to power Banco Consorcio’s credit card business

Banco Consorcio has successfully launched a credit card business with Nexus, the major processor in Chile. The Nexus platform is built on WAY4, a top-ranked digital payments software provided by OpenWay.

Infographic - Mobile Payment Development

Do you know how mobile payment is changing the world? We present this infographic by summarizing some key developments.

SPS introduces anti-skimming function to reassure contactless payment cardholders

Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS) introduces Press & Pay, a patented, original and validated solution for financial institutions.

NCR showcases banking’s most complete solutions at Money 20/20 Asia 2019

NCR Corporation showcases its latest range of digital transformation solutions at Money 20/20 Asia, 2019 that create connected experiences and improve end-to-end efficiency for financial institutions.

Apple Pay and Google Pay enabled on Worldline payment terminals in Germany

Worldline now supports the modern mobile payment solutions Apple Pay and Google Pay on its payment terminals which allows users to pay easily via smartphone or smartwatch.

PayPal lets users instantly transfer funds to bank accounts

PayPal is rolling out an Instant Transfer feature in the US, allowing consumers, and soon businesses, to instantly move money via the service into their bank accounts.

China's Ant Financial in 'advanced talks' to buy UK fintech firm World First

China's Ant Financial is in 'advanced talks' to buy London-based currency exchange World First for $700m (£550m). The takeover could be completed in a matter of weeks, making it the most significant acquisition of a UK-based fintech firm by a Chinese financial services company.

Visa and SiriusXM team up to fast track the future of in-vehicle commerce

SiriusXM to enable Visa account holders to pay for coffee, gas, parking, movie tickets and more in-vehicle. The first collaboration between the world's leader in digital payments and the broadly adopted connected vehicle services provider in North America.

Alipay awarded e-money licence in Luxembourg

Alipay, the mobile payment arm of Chinese behemoth Alibaba, has been granted an e-money licence in Luxembourg. Boasting more than a billion users worldwide, Alipay already holds a licence issued by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority.

Mastercard tops Visa's offer to buy British payments firm Earthport

Mastercard Inc made a 233 million pound ($305 million) bid to take over payments firm Earthport Plc on Friday, as it looks to head off rival Visa Inc’s attempts to buy the British company. .