Tagged: digital payments

Pakistani Online Payments Fintech SadaPay Appoints Muhammad Khalil as Head of Internal Audit

Pakistani online payments Fintech SadaPay reveals that they’ve welcomed Muhammad Khalil who’s joining them as their new Head of Internal Audit. As noted in an update from SadaPay, Khalil brings audit experience from “some of Pakistan’s leading corporates” including U Microfinance Bank, Wi-Tribe as well… Read More

Payments Fintech Banking Circle Chooses European Firm SIA to Provide Instant Payments

Banking Circle, the Payments Bank for the digital economy, has chosen SIA, an established European hi-tech firm in payment services and infrastructures, controlled by CDP Equity, in order to introduce its instant payments service in Europe “connecting to the TARGET Instant Payment Settlement (TIPS) service… Read More

Singaporean Government Driving QR Code Payment Methods

QR codes are helping Singapore continue on its road to a cashless society, data and analytics company GlobalData believes. Blessed with a strong payments infrastructure system, Singapore has both POS and QR code payment capability, and the latter is becoming a more trusted and preferred… Read More

Southeast Asia Super App GrabPay Extends Partnership with Fintech Adyen to Enable Flexible Payment Options

Southeast Asia’s Grab, the developer of a Super App, has decided to extend its partnership with Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), a leading payments platform, in order to enable merchants in Singapore and Malaysia to provide BNPL payment options. Available via the GrabPay wallet, merchants can offer… Read More

UK Fintech Modulr Secures Visa Ready Certification, which Helps Clients Access Seamless Digital Payments Solutions

UK-based Fintech firm Modulr reveals that they’ve managed to secure their Visa Ready certification, which supports customers in selecting the “best of breed payment solutions” that meet Visa’s international standards. As noted in an update from Modulr, the extended collaboration with Visa will help with… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Fintech Currencycloud Shares Insights on How Embedded Finance Is Streamlining Financial Services

As embedded finance continues to transform the financial services sector, Currencycloud questions how banks will shape that future. The cross-border payments Fintech notes that this is the question “on the minds of industry insiders — and with the rise of embedded finance, it’s never been… Read More

Kristo Käärmann, Co-founder and CEO of Global Fintech Wise, Reveals Company Continues to Lower Cross-Border Transfer Fees

Kristo Käärmann, Co-founder and CEO of Wise (previously dba TransferWise), which aims to make money work without borders, notes that they’re building the world’s most international account. 1/ @Wise Q2 Mission Update is here. Our team is 2,600 people now. How much progress did we… Read More

Aptys, a Virtual Payments Solution Provider, Reveals that Alloya Corporate Federal Credit Union has Converted its Unified Payments Platform

Aptys Solutions, an established provider of Cloud-powered, end-to-end, virtual payment services to more than 4,500 financial institutions (including quicker payments, mobile P2P, wire, ACH, and inclearing), reveals that Alloya Corporate Federal Credit Union, a major corporate credit union serving 1,400+ credit unions, has converted to… Read More

Indian E-Commerce Growth Continues

The COVID-19 pandemic helped drive further growth in India’s e-commerce sector, new research from GlobalData shows. According to the firm’s E-Commerce Analytics, e-commerce payments in the country grew by 12.2 percent in 2020 and should reach $61.5 billion this year. Between now and 2025 sales… Read More

India based Neobanking Fintech Razorpay Explains how RazorpayX Payroll Automates All Things Payroll

Indian neobank Razorpay recently shared payroll compliance mistakes that businesses should try to avoid. The RazorPay team explains that payroll compliance is one of the “most important” processes a business performs so that it can maintain operations. All businesses in India and globally have to… Read More

UK Fintech Weavr, an Embedded Banking and Payments Solution Provider, Acquires £7M via Seed Round

UK-based Weavr, a startup that assists businesses with embedding banking and payments solutions into their mobile or software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions, has finalized a £7 million seed round. Weavr’s investment round, which is an extension of a £3 million seed capital fundraise during 2020, has reportedly… Read More

Philippines Card Payment Use Surges as Economic Recovery Continues

Several factors will contribute to strong growth in card payments in the Philippines, a new report from GlobalData suggests. Gains of 15.4 percent are expected due to the gradual revival of the economy, easing of lockdown restrictions, and improving consumer spending. Those gains will leave… Read More

European Commission Approves Merger Request from P27 Nordic Payments Initiative to Form Pan Nordic Payments Platform

The European Commission reveals that it has approved the merger request from the P27 Nordic Payments initiative in order to form its pan-Nordic payments platform. This latest approval from the European Commission marks a key milestone for the project which is focused on working towards… 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

Real-time Payments Becoming Widely Adopted across Southeast Asia, with Consumers Preferring Digital Transactions: Survey

Real-time payments are becoming increasingly common as cash as a payment solution or method for consumers in Southeast Asia, according to research from ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW) and YouGov. Three out of five or around 60% of consumers residing in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore… Read More

BIS Says Volatile Cryptos like Bitcoin Failed as Payment Method, but Stablecoins, CBDCs May be Effective for Transactions

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), a global financial institution that’s owned by reserve banks and aims to “foster international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for central banks,” notes that advancements in technology, along with rising demand for digital payment methods… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum, 40 Other Cryptocurrencies Will be Accepted by Pavilions Hotels & Resorts via Coindirect

In the fast-evolving world of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts announces that it aims to improve its guest experiences by becoming the first international boutique hotel group to take virtual currency from any country as payment for hotel bookings. The… Read More

Contactless Payments: Fibank to Allow Clients to Use Mastercard Cards to Settle Digital Transactions

Virtual payments can provide improved security for our funds while enhancing the overall comfort of our daily activities. These days, in addition to convenience, there’s also the health concern (due to COVID-19 and other infectious/communicable diseases and viruses). Consumers across the globe are realizing that… Read More

UK Fintech Tomato Pay Introduces QR-Code Payments and Invoicing App for Small Businesses, Local Traders

Tomato Pay, a newly-launched QR-code payment and invoicing app, is currently available for use in the United Kingdom. The Fintech app is intended for small businesses and sole traders. As noted by the firm’s management: “Tomato Pay is a simple, QR-code based payments and invoice… Read More

Netherlands based Fintech Tinka to Offer Flexible Deferred Payments and Other Installment Plans

The spin-off of Fintech firm Tinka, a deferred payments provider, has initiated a new phase in the digital and business transformation of former Wehkamp Finance. Tinka aims to simplify customer purchases with deferred payment options and also by offering installment plans for retailers based in… Read More

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