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First Commercial Biometric Credit Card in Switzerland Issued through FPC, Gemalto, Visa Partnership

Swiss Corner Bank has launched a biometric credit card in partnership with Visa, Gemalto and Fingerprint Cards, which is the first limited commercial launch of its kind, according to an announcement from FPC.

Finnish fintech company Enfuce to track CO2e emissions of purchases.

Working in tandem with Amazon Web Services and Mastercard, Finnish fintech Enfuce has launched My Carbon Action, a digital tool that allows businesses to track and calculate the carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions of every purchase and provide insights into their climate change impact.

InfrasoftTech Plans Further Expansion in Global Banking Market

IT company Infrasoft Technologies is planning further global expansion in the Caribbean and Bahamas while focusing on opportunities in Europe, Japan and South Korea.

iZettle Launchd the World’s First Card Reader Made from Recycled Ocean Plastic

Swedish mPOS vendor iZettle has launched a recycled card reader made from fishing ropes and nets collected from the North and Baltic seas.

PayPal Invests in Cryptocurrency Compliance Startup TRM

PayPal has joined a $4.2 million funding round for cryptocurrency compliance and risk management platform TRM Labs.

Intelling White Paper and Speech at Trustech to Focus on Digital Identity

Intelling, a blog and analyst specializing in the secure transactions industry, is proud to announce it has published a new White Paper on the evolution of the relation between government identity and private identity.

Open Banking Expo Reveals Future for Open Banking

At the Open Banking 2.0 Panel, representatives from HSBC, TSB, Lloyds Banking Group, Standard Chartered and Dankse Bank stated that Open Banking has yet to be a commercial success for the majority of fintechs and banks.

CEE’s Biggest International Banking and Fintech Event – Monex Summit Europe to take place on 27th – 28th of November 2019, in Warsaw, Poland.

Monex Summit Europe to take place on 27th – 28th of November 2019, in Warsaw, Poland. This is the last chance to join Monex Summit Europe.

Preparing for 2020: The Impact of the Cloud on B2B Payments

By 2020, US business to business (B2B) payments are expected to reach $23.1 trillion according to Deloitte. This is driven by cloud technology, which is accelerating the digital transformation of the payments industry, providing customers with a myriad of convenient payment methods.

Turkey Government Passed New Legislation for Open Banking

The Turkish Government has passed new legislation paving the way for the introduction of Open Banking and full compliance with PSD2.

Alipay's Target is to Serve 10m European SMEs by 2024

Alipay has set a target of supporting 10 million small to medium sized businesses in Europe over the next five years with new payment innovations and partner programmes.

The 3rd GCC E-Payments and Online Banking Summit

The future of payments and banking industry. EastMed Ltd, announced the 3rd Annual E-Payments and Online Banking summit will be held under the patronage of Central Bank of Bahrain on 8-9 April 2020 in Manama, Bahrain.

Diginex Launches Digivault to Provide Institutional-grade Custody for Digital Assets

Diginex, a blockchain financial services and technology company, today announced the launch of Digivault, offering digital asset custody services to meet the rigorous requirements of institutions.

Invisible Payments to Take The Stage as The New Commerce Norm

Payvision released a new ebook exploring the future of commerce payments. The research looks into how the next generation of payments is reinventing the shopping experience, giving merchants clear insight into key strategic retail trends.

Euro Study Reveals Consumer Appetites for Open Banking

Survey confirms that banks are preferred suppliers of open banking services, but must fight to maintain position as TPPs evolve the category

How Can Click-Fraud be Prevented with Blockchain?

Synthetic fraud and clean fraud tactics employ stolen cardholder information to complete purchases. Account takeover attacks have the same goal, but target consumers’ account credentials instead of payment details. Click fraud, however, can prove to be a much more difficult threat source to identify.

Wirecard to Acquire China's Allscore Payment Services

Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, is investing in a comprehensive license portfolio for digital payments through an acquisition in China.

Merchant Payment Platforms Market Might Exceed $16 Billion by 2024

The various merchant and digital payment industry as a service market size is expected to grow from USD $5.7 billion in 2019 to USD $16.7 billion by 2024, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 23.9% during the forecast period according to a report by MarketsAndMarkets.

Revolut Opens Melbourne Office in Australia

The challenger bank Revolut will be operating as an electric money institution until gets an Aussia banking license

Singapore-based FinTech Firm – Thunes to Provide Payment Services Across ASEAN on CALISTA™

Global eTrade Services (GeTS) announced its partnership with Thunes – a leading Singapore-based global cross-border payments network for emerging markets. This partnership will facilitate better cross-border payments for customers using CALISTA™.