Tagged: digital payments

Sionic Introduces Suite of Trust-Based Services for Bank-to-Bank, Verified Rapid Payments

Sionic, a provider of omni-commerce, faster digital payments solutions, today announced it is launching a suite of new, trust-based services “to address the significant challenges facing faster payments in the U.S. whether on The RTP® Network or upcoming FedNow™ bank rails.” The services are “designed… Read More

Strike Expands “Send Globally” to the Philippines, Providing Lightning-Fast Money Transfers

Strike, which claims to be the world’s “leading” digital payments platform built on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, announced the expansion of its “Send Globally” product to the Philippines. Send Globally now “enables fast, secure, and low-cost money transfers between the U.S. and the Philippines, revolutionizing traditional… Read More

UK Fintech Paysend Remains Focused on Making Financial Services an Enabler to Business Growth

Large enterprises today are facing significant macroeconomic uncertainty across the world, according to an update from Paysend. Alexander Budyakov, Enterprise Business Executive, Paysend, notes that the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic continues “to disrupt markets and supply chains whilst inflationary pressures and fluctuating currency markets… Read More

Worldline Introduces Buland Bharat Digital Payments Suite for a More Inclusive India

Worldline [Euronext: WLN], a key player focused on payments services, announced the launch of its Buland Bharat digital payments suite, which is designed specially “keeping in mind the needs and wants of small and medium businesses (SMBs) in India.” The Buland Bharat digital payments suite… Read More

Touch ‘n Go Group Teams Up with Visa to Launch the CSR-Linked Touch ‘n Go Visa Card

Touch ‘n Go Group, via the Touch ‘n Go eWallet, has formed a strategic partnership with Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, in order “to launch the first corporate social responsibility (CSR)-linked Visa prepaid card in Malaysia.” The design of the new Visa card… Read More

Fintech Qolo Processed Over $1B in Total Payouts in Q4 2022

Qolo recently revealed that it processed more than $1 billion in total payouts in Q4 of 2022. As the world’s “first” and “only” fully cloud-based payments and card issuing processor, Qolo powers various Fintechs and banks “with flexible, scalable payout solutions.” Qolo delivers direct access… Read More

Paysend Business to Help Clients Accept Payments Anywhere at Any Time

Product innovation, growth and increasing profit – these are all things small business owners and entrepreneurs need to focus on, “particularly at the early stages of their company,” according to an update from Paysend. Paysend asks why is their attention being diverted by “trying to… Read More

Fintech CLOWD9, Netcetera to Help Combat Global Payments Fraud

CLOWD9, which claims to be the world’s first cloud native and decentralized payments processing platform has partnered with Netcetera, a global software company for secure and convenient digital payment solutions, as its payment security provider. CLOWD9 will “use its 3-D secure issuer service for transaction… Read More

Fintech Firm NorthOne Introduces Real-Time Payments

NorthOne is pleased to announce they’re breaking new ground in the Fintech space “by joining The Clearing House’s Real-Time Payments network in partnership with The Bancorp Bank, N.A.” With The Clearing House’s innovative Real-Time Payment network, NorthOne will help businesses “receive payments instantly 24 hours… Read More

Alipay+ to Provide Cash-Free Travel Experiences for Tourists in Chinese Mainland

Alipay+, a provider of global cross-border digital payment and marketing solutions, is striving to provide cash-free and mobile-friendly travel experiences for Asian tourists in the Chinese mainland “as it seeks to partner with more merchants and enable greater QR code connectivity.” Starting from January 8,… Read More

Visa Invites Malaysian Startups to Join Accelerator Program

Visa (NYSE: V), which claims to be a world leader in digital payments, is announcing an open call for startups across the APAC region in order to apply for the Visa Accelerator Program 2023 and applications will close on January 10, 2022. Currently in its… Read More

PayMax to Empower Consumers in Pakistan with Secure Financial Services Platform

China Mobile, the parent firm of Pakistan’s telecommunications network, Zong 4G, showcased its first digital payments solution ‘PayMax,’ during an exclusive product showcasing event at Zong HQ in Islamabad. This initiative aims to empower the consumers of Pakistan with a financial solution that is secure… Read More

Virtual Payments Infrastructure Provider PPRO Adds MB WAY to Portuguese Payment Method Offering

PPRO, which claims to be the leading provider of digital payments infrastructure, has announced that it has expanded its coverage of the Portuguese market by integrating MB WAY, Portugal’s leading mobile wallet provider, onto its platform. This development comes “as a result of PPRO’s long-standing… Read More

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Introduces ADIB PAY, Region’s First Token Payment Enabled Wearables

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a financial institution, announced the launch of the region’s first tokenized, contactless payment methods “through the options of clasp and ring ‘ADIB PAY’, in partnership with token enablement service provider Tappy Technologies and global digital payments leader, Visa.” ADIB Visa… Read More

UK’s Bondsmith Becomes Principal Member of Visa Network

Bondsmith, the UK’s provider of cash management and savings solutions to the wealth management industry, has become a principal member of Visa, a key player in digital payments, “to further its mission of improving the wealth management industry through embedded banking services.” “Super-apps” and fintechs… Read More

Digital Payments Platform Paycell Teams Up with Nium for International Money Transfers

Paycell, Türkiye’s next-generation digital payment platform, announced a strategic partnership with Nium, the platform for global money movement, to offer international money transfers from account to account using Nium’s leading business payments infrastructure. The partnership “makes life easier for Paycell users to perform fast, safe,… Read More

GoCardless Reportedly Becomes the “First” ‘PayTo Ready’ International Payments Firm

GoCardless, which claims to be a global leader in direct bank payment solutions, has  announced it is “officially live in the market with PayTo, an instant account-to-account payment method that has been designed to replace Australia’s traditional Direct Debit network in approximately three to five… Read More

Digital Transformation: Philippines SEC to Accept Only Virtual Payments After Feb 2023

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the Philippines revealed that it will be making a full shift towards all-digital payments by February 1, 2023. The general public residing in the Southeast Asian country will be using the eSPAYSEC that was introduced in March 2022,… Read More

Cashfree Payments CEO Shares Insights on Digital Payments, BNPL, Other Fintech Trends

Akash Sinha, CEO & Co-Founder, Cashfree Payments has provided a brief evaluation of the year 2022 and the anticipated trends in 2023, with respect to fintech, digital payments, BaaS, among other sectors. Sinha noted: “India is in a strong position to become the global leader… Read More

Removing Transaction Disputes Has Risen to the #1 Concern for Sellers: Report

According to a survey, removing disputes from the payments ecosystem has “become the number one concern for sellers, with a tertiary concern of first-party-misuse1.” As noted in an update from Verifi, the question is – how do you stop disputes and still do right by… Read More

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