Tagged: debit cards

India’s Payments Fintech Paytm Introduces Tokenization Solution for Online Credit and Debit Card Transfers

In order to ensure the safety and security of the payment system, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has expanded the tokenization facility from an earlier version/framework to Card on File Tokenization (COFT). Virtual payments Fintech Paytm has now introduced a tokenization solution for online… Read More

Nuvei and Visa to Introduce Crypto-Friendly Debit Cards

Nuvei Corporation (Nasdaq: NVEI) (TSX: NVEI), via its subsidiary Simplex, is introducing branded Visa debit cards for its partners across the European Economic Area and United Kingdom, “following a partnership with Visa.” Having provided crypto-friendly debit cards to blockchain finance ecosystem COTI in recent months,… Read More

NordVPN: 1.6M Stolen American Card Detail Sets For Sale on Dark Web

Americans are the most common target of payment card fraud, based on details for sale on the dark web, new research published this week by NordVPN shows. The company analyzed 4.5 million payment card details belonging to citizens of 140 countries that were found by… Read More

Digital Transformation: Bank of Queensland Continues Tech Modernization with Move to Cloud-enabled Debit Card Management from Fiserv

Bank of Queensland (BOQ) is bringing an improved set of capabilities to debit card holders as part of the banking institution’s extensive digital offering. With the migration of its debit cards to the FirstVision platform from Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a provider of payments and… Read More

London based ekko, a Climate Change Focused Fintech, Introduces Eco-Friendly Debit Card

ekko has introduced its eco-friendly debit card, app and ecosystem, which aims to empower clients with making a positive difference in an effort to combat the damaging effects of climate change. When using ekko for everyday or typical activities such as shopping, banking, or settling… Read More

Transact Payments Achieves Nearly 4x Growth in Just 4 Years

Transact Payments Limited, a provider of European BIN sponsorship and modular payment, debit, credit and prepaid services, reveals that it has experienced 380% growth in settlement volumes (EUR €) “from 2017/18 to 2020/21 across its expanding client base.” As mentioned in an update shared with… Read More

Digital Transformation: UK Fintech Modulr Explains how Contactless Payments have Evolved Over the Years

Over the years, technology has transformed the way we experience the world in ways that “few could have imagined,” the team at UK-based Fintech Modulr writes in a blog post. They’ve noted that technological advancements have consistently offered us faster and more convenient ways of… Read More

COTI Introduces Bank Accounts and Visa Debit Cards

COTI is pleased to confirm that its Visa debit cards and bank account are accessible to the public. With assistance from Simplex, both of these financial tools should help with addressing “economic inequality.” As noted in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider, COTI aims to… Read More

Entrust, a Digital Security and Credit Issuance Service Provider, to Acquire Paris based Antelop Solutions

Entrust, a US digital security and credential issuance service provider, reveals that it has entered a deal to acquire Paris-headquartered Antelop Solutions, a Fintech firm that supports financial institutions by allowing them to provide secure digital credit and debit cards to clients. As noted by… Read More

Point Card, the High-Reward Debit Card, Secures $46.5M via Series B Round led by Valar Ventures

Point Card, the “high-reward” debit card, reveals that it has finalized a Series B round that was led by Peter Thiel‘s Valar Ventures. Other investors in Point Card’s latest investment round include Breyer Capital, YC Continuity, and Human Capital. Point completed a $10.5 million Series… Read More

Pakistani Online Payments Fintech SadaPay Explains how to Use their Virtual Debit Card

The team at SadaPay, a Pakistani online payments Fintech, notes that one of the things they felt was “lacking” in the nation’s financial landscape was a “fantastic” virtual debit card. As mentioned in a blog post by SadaPay, there are some virtual cards currently available,… Read More

Chip Shortage Impacting Payment Card Industry: Report

More than one billion payment cards are at risk of not being issued over the next 18 months due to a chip shortage, ABI Research reports. That total includes 347 million in 2021 and up to 740 million in 2022 “Although not necessarily getting the… Read More

Reserve Bank of India Decides to Indefinitely Prevent Mastercard from Providing New Debit, Credit Cards to Locals

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) revealed on Wednesday (July 14, 2021) that it has decided to indefinitely ban Mastercard Inc (NYSE: MA) from providing any new debit or credit cards to local clients for allegedly violating data storage guidelines. This move appears to be… Read More

UK Fintech ikigai, which Combines Everyday Banking with Wealth Management, Adds Apple Pay

ikigai, the very first UK app to combine everyday banking and wealth management services, has decided to offer Apple Pay, a safe, secure and private way to make payments. Apple Pay helps clients maintain privacy and control by not requiring them to hand over their… Read More

Crypto Exchange CEX.IO Teams Up With FIS to Support Consumer Debit Cards Launch

CEX.IO, a global cryptocurrency exchange based in the UK, announced earlier this week it has selected FIS (NYSE:FIS) to provide card management and processing services for a new line of crypto-based consumer debit cards across Europe. Established in 2013, CEX.IO states it providers reliable services backed… Read More

UK Fintech VitraCash Secures £330,000 via CrowdCube with Nearly 1,000 Investors, Initial Product Launch Expected in Summer 2021

UK-based Fintech firm VitraCash recently finalized its pre-seed funding round with £330,000 in capital coming from nearly 1,000 different investors. The company is now planning to introduce its “first-of-its-kind” smart debit card during Q3 2021. As mentioned in an update shared with CI: “With their… Read More

Hong Kong based Digital Bank livi Is Offering New BNPL Product with a Mastercard Virtual Debit Card

livi bank, which is notably one of Hong Kong’s eight digital banks, is now offering a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) service with the introduction of livi PayLater that provides an instant installment option along with a virtual Mastercard debit card. The livi PayLater BNPL… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Marqeta Might Conduct IPO as Early As Next Month: Report

Fintech Unicorn Marqeta is reportedly planning to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) later this year, according to a report from BI. Oakland-based payments processor Marqeta is valued at around $4.3 billion. The company provides debit cards to firms such as DoorDash and Instacart. Marqeta… Read More

Starling Bank Unveils Recycled Plastic Debit Cards

UK-based digital banking group Starling Bank announced on Monday it is introducing a recycled plastic debit card to support its efforts to protect the planet. According to the fintech, the Mastercard debit card to be made from recycled plastic (rPVC), and the material, which makes… Read More

Verifi Reveals that Nearly $31 Billion Is Lost Yearly to Transaction Disputes, which May Be Reduced via “Proactive Management”

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Los Angeles based Verifi, a company that claims it has been leading the dispute management and payment protection sector for sellers and issuers since 2005, notes that in October 2019, Visa had acquired Verifi. The Verifi team points out that since the very first day,… Read More

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