Mastercard extends payment network with acquisition of Transfast

Mastercard has announced the completion of the acquisition of Transfast, a global payments company with significant cross-border network reach.

Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico

Uber is partnering with BBVA and Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, the company’s latest gambit to promote banking in a country that runs on cash.

IXOPAY partners with digital fraud prevention solution provider Kount

IXOPAY is an independent and PCI-DSS certified payment platform, and this partnership will allow its clients to use Kount to protect their digital innovation from fraud.

PayPal launches its first UK debit card with unlimited cash back for businesses

The PayPal Business Debit Mastercard gives UK business owners instant access to their PayPal funds around the world.

SPS CMI® on Dual 6 brings new customization options to banking card issuers

SPS is introducing CMI® to allow banking card issuers and the whole banking card ecosystem to develop an even more customized card solution.

equensWorldline becomes Eurozone’s largest processor of instant payments with Dutch launch

Seven Dutch banks have recently started to introduce instant payments using the CSM (Clearing and Settlement Mechanism) system of equensWorldline.

Trustly merges with Silicon Valley-based PayWithMyBank to deliver transatlantic online banking payments coverage

The merged group to create a unique transatlantic payment network based on next-generation online banking payments.

How can traditional financial institutions stay in the ever competitive banking market?

According to Gartner, most banks will be made irrelevant by 2030. One of the key reasons is that they are not meeting market needs and keeping up with the pace of digitalisation.

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink

PayPal has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and fintech startups to access financial data more easily.

Global Payments nearing $20 billion deal to buy TSYS, according to source

Global Payments is nearing a deal to acquire peer Total System Services Inc (TSYS) for about $20 billion in an all-stock deal, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Adyen selected by Uber to roll out 3D Secure globally

Adyen, the payments platform, has announced that it has been selected by Uber to be its initial solutions provider for 3D Secure (3DS).

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation

The round was led by growth capital investors Lead Edge Capital, Lone Pine Capital and Vitruvian Partners.

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.