Tagged: debit cards

Barclays Reveals that Value of Contactless Payments Is Up Nearly 50% in 2022

New data from Barclays, which sees nearly half of the nation’s debit and credit card spending, reveals that “a record 91.2 per cent of all eligible card transactions were made using contactless payments last year – a sign that consumers and businesses are continuing to… Read More

European Payment Fintechs SumUp, Netcetera Team Up on ACS

As online purchases have soared in the last few years, so has the level of online fraud. In 2021, e-commerce fraud in the UK “jumped to GBP 1.3 billion.” As many merchants make the transition to online stores, “ensuring their transactions are protected is crucial.”… Read More

Huobi, Solaris to Introduce Crypto Debit Card in Europe

Huobi, which claims to be one of the world’s leading virtual asset exchanges, has announced a partnership with Solaris, in order “to deliver a crypto-to-fiat debit card that will enable Huobi users to spend digital assets at the point-of-sale globally.” The Visa-approved program will be… Read More

Commerzbank Choses Nets, Part of European PayTech Nexi Group, to Develop Solution for Payment Card Processing

The agreement with Commerzbank is a key milestone for the issuing solutions business of Nexi in Germany. Commerzbank has chosen Nets, part of the European PayTech Nexi Group, in order “to develop a streamlined and scalable solution for processing credit, debit, and prepaid cards which… Read More

AMBA, MOCA Financial Launch Patriot Card

The Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA), the nation’s “only” military bank trade association, in partnership with MOCA Financial, a key player in advanced digital accounts and payment processing, launched The Patriot Card, a debit card designed to provide our Veterans “a safe, flexible,… Read More

Brazil’s Nubank Expands Offer for Clients Under 18 Years Old

Nubank (NYSE: NU) announced to all its eligible customers the possibility of “opening an account with a debit card for those under 18 years of age.” The novelty, which passed through an initial phase of testing which started in June and has already “registered a… Read More

Uphold Introduces Crypto-Linked Debit Card Offering Rewards in XRP

Uphold, a digital money platform, has announced the launch of its new debit card for UK customers that pays rates of “up to 4% rewards in XRP.” Unlike other comparable cards, the Uphold Card will “not charge non-sterling transaction fees, making it ideal for travel… Read More

UK Fintech GoHenry Secures $55M for European Expansion

GoHenry, the UK-headquartered provider of a pre-paid debit card and financial education app for kids, has secured $55 million in capital in order to fund its move into new markets. GoHenry has raised growth capital on a crowdfunding platform, pursuing multiple funding rounds on Crowdcube,… Read More

Federal Reserve Board Makes Updates to Board’s Rule for Debit Card Transactions

The Federal Reserve Board announced that it has finalized updates to the Board’s rule concerning debit card transactions. Pursuant to statute, the updates “specify that debit card issuers should enable at least two payment card networks to process all debit card transactions, including ‘card-not-present’ transactions,… Read More

Payhawk to Offer UK Firms a Choice between VISA Business Credit and Debit Cards

Payhawk, the “fast-growing” spend management platform combining company cards, reimbursable expenses, and accounts payable in one solution, recently announced the launch of a business credit card in the UK. This new release “follows its launch of credit cards for US businesses in September this year,… Read More

Atomic, Hydrogen to Help Workers Tackle Financial Stress with Personal Finance Platform

Atomic, the provider of payroll connectivity is announcing today its partnership with Hydrogen, a Fintech platform that “enables businesses to quickly launch white label debit cards with no coding and one, all-inclusive platform.” By partnering with Atomic, Hydrogen “enables organizations to seamlessly integrate payroll connectivity… Read More

GiveCard, Highnote Introduce Prepaid Debit Card to Streamline Direct Giving for US Non-profits

GiveCard, a nonprofit organization that uses financial technology to power direct giving to the most vulnerable communities, has partnered with Highnote, which claims to be the world’s most modern card issuance platform, “to launch a new prepaid debit card program.” This enables shelters, non-profits, and… Read More

Astra, Visa to Support Faster Funding for New Accounts

Astra, a provider of instant card-to-card funding as a service in the US, recently announced it is using Visa Direct – which is Visa’s real-time payments service – “to provide fast payments to millions of its end-users who can fund cards, wallets, and other accounts… Read More

Hong Kong based Bloom Teams Up with Web 3.0 Service Providers to Support Crypto Rebates

Tech firm Bloom recently announced that their members may get spending rebates in the form of virtual currency. This move should see the Bloom App become one of Hong Kong’s first-ever spending apps that supports digital currency rebates for Visa card transfers made in Hong… Read More

London based Plutus Card to Launch in the US, 8% Crypto Cashback Offered to Clients

Plutus, the Visa debit card offering 3-8% in crypto cashback, recently announced its plans to further expand into the US neobanking sector. Plutus is a London-based Fintech providing crypto cashback rates and 20+ Perks “such as 100% back on Netflix, Spotify, and Prime.” Its user… Read More

Canada’s Debit Network Interac Adds Backup Supplier After Massive Rogers Outage

Canada’s debit network Interac is reportedly adding a backup network provider after this past week’s large-scale outage at Rogers, which had left millions of clients unable to complete payments. In statements shared with Reuters, the company’s management noted: “We are adding a supplier (besides Rogers)… Read More

i2c to Support Marygold Contactless Debit Mastercard, Savings Platform

i2c Inc., a provider of digital payment and banking tech, announced its partnership with Colorado-based financial tech firm Marygold & Co., in order to power the platform’s Tap to Pay Debit Mastercard and new “customer-centric” savings program. Leveraging i2c’s “plug-and-play” payment APIs, Marygold & Co…. Read More

SaaS Banking Platform Mambu Enters Partnership with Visa

Mambu, a Cloud banking platform, announced a partnership with Visa (NYSE: V) to utilize Visa DPS – one of the largest processors of Visa debit transactions. The partnership will aim to give Mambu clients a connection to Visa DPS for end-to-end card issuing as well… Read More

London Fintech Plum Introduces Debit Card Supporting Budget Control

  London Fintech Plum, Europe’s personal finance app, has introduced a debit card “to help its customers take control of their finances.” The card is Plum’s first move into spending, “consolidating its position as a comprehensive money app.” Designed to complement Plum’s budgeting features and… Read More

Kasheesh, a Platform that Splits Online Payments Across Multiple Cards, has Launched

Kasheesh, a “first-to-market” digital payment platform, allows people to split payment for online purchases “across multiple combinations of debit and credit cards in any way they want, without added cost or interest hikes.” As part of its launch, Kasheesh has also announced it has raised… Read More

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