Tagged: digital transactions

Andrews Federal Credit Union Teams Up with Fintech Wise on Low-Cost Remittance Payments for Military Members

Andrews Federal Credit Union and Fintech Wise have announced a digital remittance integration, which could save a lot of money for members of the Armed Forces – particularly  those residing overseas – directly via their current Andrews Federal banking dashboard. Scheduled to launch later in… Read More

Veem Partners with Visa to Enhance Domestic and Cross Border Money Movement

Veem, the international payment network for SMBs, announced a partnership with Visa (NYSE: V), the leader in virtual payments. Now, more than 400,000 of Veem‘s clients will get access to a new SMB Visa card program and digital money movement capabilities via Visa Direct, which is… Read More

Nuvei Corp. Teams Up with Visa to Offer US Customers Access to Faster Payments via Visa Direct

Nuvei Corporation (Nasdaq and TSX: NVEI), the international payment tech partner of major brands, reveals that it’s teaming up with Visa, the leader in virtual payments, in order to offer Nuvei’s US customers with access to quick payouts via implementation of Visa Direct, which is… Read More

Blackhawk Network, Magstar Bring Expanded Virtual Payment Acceptance to Retail Outlets

As digital wallet usage accelerates, international payments provider Blackhawk Network and Magstar Inc., an ERP software provider for midsized retailers, have teamed up to expand digital wallet acceptance and improve virtual payments options in-store. Through this relationship, merchants and retailers are able to conveniently expand… Read More

OKCoin, the First US Licensed Exchange to Support Lightning Network Deposits, Withdrawals, Introduces LN API

OKCoin is reportedly the only US-licensed exchange to provide Lightning Network (LN) enabled deposits and withdrawals, and they’re doubling down on their commitment to the LN with their support for the recent ShellHacks hackathon and with the introduction of their Lightning API. As noted in… Read More

BNPL: Visa Installments Expands Services to Australia, Providing a New Way to Buy Now, Pay Later

Visa (NYSE: V), the leader in virtual payments, recently announced the expansion of Visa Installments in Australia in partnership with ANZ (ASX: ANZ), which is one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, and merchant payment provider Quest. As mentioned in a release, the Visa solution… Read More

As Alternative Payments Adoption Increases, Banks Must Also Offer Efficient Options: Report

Payments are entering a new “experience-driven” era (Payments 4.X1), “ushered in by an accelerated transformation timeline” because of the Coronavirus crisis and the increasing virtual appetite of clients, according to the World Payments Report 2021 released by Capgemini. As noted in a release: “With the… Read More

United Becomes First Airline to Offer PayPal QR Codes as Inflight Payment Method

United and PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) revealed that they’ve introduced a new way to carry out touch-free inflight purchases, even in areas that don’t have Wi-Fi. Starting next month, United clients on select flights may simply show a flight attendant the PayPal QR Code in the… Read More

Paddle Introduces Alternative In-App Purchasing System for iOS Devs

Paddle, the international revenue platform for software firms, has unveiled the first alternative In-App Purchasing (IAP) system for iOS developers. As mentioned in a release, the system is designed to bring innovation, competition and choice “to iOS in-app payments for the first time.” Paddle’s new… Read More

Cloud enabled Clearing Bank ClearBank Introduces Multi-Currency Solution for Fintechs

ClearBank, the Cloud-powered clearing bank, has announced the launch of a multi-currency solution that will aim to lower the friction for Fintech firms and financial institutions that provide cross-border payments and FX capabilities. ClearBank’s API-driven tech and Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) capabilities have created seamless payment solutions… Read More

Catherine Gu from Visa Explains How they Plan to Make Digital Currency Interoperable

Catherine Gu, Global CBDC Product Lead at Visa (NYSE: V) writes in a blog post that you should try imagining splitting the check with your friends, like when everyone at the table may be using a different “type of money” — some using a central bank… Read More

UK Fintech SumUp Appoints Michael Schrezenmaier as New CEO for European Operations

UK-based Fintech firm SumUp, an international leader in virtual payments, has confirmed the appointment of a new CEO for Europe, Michael Schrezenmaier. Schrezenmaier brings with him a “founder’s mentality” and a “hands-on” attitude, as well as being a “perfect cultural fit” for the London-based company,… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Revolut Explains How Consumers Can Save on Cross-Border Transfers

Digital banking platform Revolut notes in a blog post that as you might already know, sending funds abroad with traditional banks can be quite costly and very slow. The fees may be really high and transactions may often take at least several business days to… Read More

Neonomics Partners with Zavann to Simplify Electricity Billing Process by Enabling Open Banking Payments

Zavann, a Sweden-headquartered SaaS firm that’s owned by EG and offers data-driven offerings for electricity suppliers across the country, has teamed up with Neonomics, an Open Banking platform for improving the way in which clients receive and settle their electricity bills. As noted by its… Read More

Fintech Firm Verifone Partners with BitPay to Enable Consumer Crypto Payments via Digital Commerce Platforms

BitPay, an established provider of cryptocurrency payment services, and Verifone, an international Fintech platform and payment solution provider to major retail brands, have announced the extension of BitPay’s blockchain payment tech to enable consumer crypto  payments on Verifone’s in-store and eCommerce Cloud Services platforms in… Read More

BNPL: Mastercard Reinvents Installments to Provide Clients More Payment Options when They Make Purchases

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) says it’s “reinventing” installments in order to give clients more payment options wherever they make purchases. According to an announcement from the payments giant, Mastercard Installments BNPL program will be introduced in the US, Australia, and the UK markets. The payments company… Read More

Central Bank of Philippines and Local Payments Sector Introduce Digitalization, Financial Inclusion Initiatives

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the central bank of the Philippines, and the payment systems sector are preparing to introduce various initiatives that are set to promote payments digitalization and financial inclusion in the Southeast Asian nation. Benjamin E. Diokni, BSP Governor, stated (during… Read More

RCBC’s Financial Inclusion Fintech App DiskarTech Completes $230M in Digital Transactions in a Year Since Launch

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation’s (RCBC) financial inclusion app DiskarTech has managed to process gross transaction value of over P11.8 billion (appr. $230M) just a year after its launch (in July 2020). As mentioned in the announcement, this total transaction value includes money transfers performed via… Read More

Vesta Report: CNP Fraud Is Becoming Highly Sophisticated, Resulting in New Threats for Merchants Globally

Vesta, a transaction guarantee platform for digital or online purchases, has published its Global Card-Not-Present (CNP) Fraud Report, which features an analysis of millions of virtual transactions from Q1 2020 through Q1 2021 in order to track how CNP fraud has evolved during that particular… Read More

UK Fintech Payhawk Adds Apple Pay to Enable Seamless, Contactless Digital Transactions

Payhawk, the platform that brings together expense, payment and invoice management in one solution, reveals that it’s offering its clients Apple Pay, which is considered a safer, more secure and private way to make payments. As reported by Finextra, this option should assist clients with… Read More

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