Tagged: card payments

Card Payments in Taiwan to Increase by 6.2% in 2022: Report

The Taiwanese card payments market will “grow by 6.2% in 2022 to reach TWD3.5 trillion ($127.5 billion), as the country’s economy gradually recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic,” forecasts GlobalData, a data and analytics company. According to GlobalData’s Payment Cards Analytics, the value of card payments… Read More

Card Payments in Malaysia to Increase by Over 15% in 2022: Report

The Malaysian card payments market is “set to record a robust growth of 15.2% in 2022, supported by the gradual rise in consumer spending, government’s financial inclusion measures, and increasing preference for contactless payments,” forecasts GlobalData, a data and analytics company. According to GlobalData’s Payment… Read More

Worldline, Casio to Support Cashless Shopping in Japanese Markets

Worldline [Euronext: WLN], which claims to be an international leader in payment services, and Casio Computer recently revealed that they have agreed to a business alliance to support card payments and cashless shopping in Japan, a market with significant potential to transform its conservative retail… Read More

MOCA Financial Appoints Ex-Visa Payment Professional to Its Management Team

MOCA, a provider of advanced mobile-first digital accounts featuring a “next-generation” card-based payment platform and unlimited cash-back rewards, is pleased to confirm that it has added Shawn Sinner, a former Visa Payment Executive and Issuer processing industry veteran, “as President and Chief Revenue Officer.” In… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Monzo Introduces Features to Give Consumers More Control Over Spending

UK-based digital bank Monzo notes that clients have been able to pay Direct Debits and “standing orders” from a Pot for a while, and now customers may complete card payments as well  – including via Apple Pay and Google Pay. As explained in a blog… Read More

London Fintech SumUp Teams Up with National Garden Scheme to Lead Digitalization of Charitable Donations

London-based Fintech firm SumUp has teamed up with the National Garden Scheme in order to lead the digitalization of charity by enabling “seamless” charitable donations via its card-reading tech, at an event supported by Dame Mary Berry, President of the National Garden Scheme, at Chilworth… Read More

SaaS Platform Datam, which lets Firms Take Card Payments in Minutes, Raises £560K+ via Seedrs

Datam, a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that allows companies or businesses to begin accepting card payments within minutes, has raised £560,920 of its £550,001 target from 224 investors (at the time of writing) via Seedrs. There are 24 days left in the company’s sale, as… Read More

Biometric Authentication, Contactless Payments, Digital Commerce Adoption Continues to Rise in Post COVID Environment: Report

Juniper Research recently published a whitepaper titled, “Cash is No Longer King: How Contactless Payments are Becoming the Norm.” The paper from Juniper Research notes that bricks-and-mortar retailers are now “under pressure” to provide increasingly “frictionless” shopping experiences. Consumers have started expecting quick, secured, and… Read More

Fintech QPS Global to Expand UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait Business Operations

Mumbai-based Fintech company QPS Global recently revealed that it will be expanding its business operations in the Middle East. The company confirmed that it will be allocating $10 million in capital into the region within the next 12 months. The B2B card issuance and processing… Read More

Airwallex Launches Online Card Payments Solution in Hong Kong

    Airwallex, a digital payments fintech, announced on Thursday the launch of its online card payment acceptance solution in Hong Kong. According to Airwallex, the solution will allow local merchants to accept online card payments made around the world using Visa and Mastercard. According… Read More

James Gibson, Head of Product at Revolut Business, Explains how to Receive Card Payments from Across the Globe via the Digital Banking Platform

James Gibson, Head of Product at Revolut Business, notes that it’s their goal or mission to assist clients with getting more from their business accounts with powerful tools that allow them to have complete control over their finances. That’s why digital bank Revolut will be… Read More

PayPoint Announces Acquisition of Card Payments Handepay

PayPoint, a UK-based store payment system for consumers and retail service, announced on Thursday it has agreed to acquire Handepay Limited and Merchant Rentals Limited, leading card payments and card terminal leasing businesses, from a consortium of private investors. PayPoint reported it is expected to… Read More

Airwallex Supports E-Commerce Growth By Announcing Card Payment Acceptance in the UK & Europe

Airwallex, an Australia-based fintech company, announced on Tuesday it has launched its card payment acceptance solution in the UK and Europe. Airwallex claims that the solution allows merchants to accept card payments around the world seamlessly and securely. The launch is notably a key part… Read More

UK’s NatWest Reports Significant Increase in Local Businesses Accepting Payment Cards, as they Move Away from Cash Due to COVID-19

Consumers across the globe continue to increasingly use digital payments options instead of physical cash, due to COVID-19. NatWest claims that it has witnessed a significant increase in UK businesses that are now ready to accept payment cards. The lender notes that 70% of local… Read More