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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.

What is a virtual bank and what does it mean for Hong Kong?

Following HKMA’s passing of the first virtual banking licenses this March, there are now 8 virtual banks in Hong Kong. So what is a virtual bank and what does it mean for Hong Kong?

Rabobank IDB is PSD2 compliant thanks to Sopra Banking Software’s Digital Experience Platform

Sopra Banking Software announced that Rabobank International Direct Bank is using its “Digital Experience Platform” (DxP) in order to comply with PSD2 regulations.

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.

How Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) threatens conversion rates?

Cost of payment fraud growing 50% faster than the amount transacted through online payments. How Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) threatens conversion rates with the introduction of PSD2?

UiPath raises $568 million series D funding round

UiPath, a RPA company, is blazing a path to an “automation first” era, closing its Series D investment round, raising $568 million at a post-money valuation of $7 Billion.

Bitcoin holds above $7,000 after hitting nine-month high

Bitcoin hovered above $7,000 on Monday, close to nine-month highs, as the biggest cryptocurrency’s 2019 rally gathered steam.

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.

Klarna boasts huge profits from spend-before-you-earn payments

Klarna has revealed that the challenger’s buy-now-pay-later service continues to resonate strongly with its young user base, merchants and partners.

Facebook said to be seeking $1 billion in funding for crypto project

Social media giant Facebook is said to be seeking to raise as much as a billion dollars in outside funding for its cryptocurrency project.

Key takeaways from our Industry Meetup: Open Banking

On April 24, 2019, Payments & Cards Network held a very successful new edition of its Industry Meetup in Spaces Herengracht near its Amsterdam HQ. Here're some key takeaways.

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.

LATTICE80 announced its Top 100 Fintech Southeast Asia Influencers 2019

Following up on their first edition published last year, LATTICE80 presents the complete list of Top 100 Fintech Southeast Asia Influencers who are charting the path for fintech in the region for 2019.

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.

LATTICE80 has released the Top 100 Fintech for SDG Influencers

LATTICE80, in collaboration with FinTech4Good, presents this list who are leveraging the power of fintech and blockchain technology to create a positive impact on the future.

Nethone raised over $1 million from Innovation Nest

The company will provide its cybersecurity solutions to new foreign clients.