Tagged: global payments

Nestle Grocery Store in Spain Introduces New Facial Recognition Payment System Designed By CaixaBank

A Nestle grocery store based in Spain has introduced a facial recognition payment system designed by CaixaBank and the institution’s Payment Innovation Hub alliance. Samsung, Global Payments, Visa, and Arval are members of the alliance. Nestle’s Face to Pay Market application can be downloaded from… Read More

Wirecard Announces Expansion of Cooperation With lastminute.com For Global Digital Payments

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Tuesday it is expanding its collaboration with lastminute.com and is taking over payment acceptance for the online travel and leisure retailer as one of its acquiring partners. Wirecard reported that in addition to the… Read More

Australia-Based Payments Provider Verrency Appoints Beam Wallet Co-Founder Shezan Amiji to Global Advisory Board

Australia-based global payments provider Verrency announced on Wednesday it has appointed Beam Wallet co-founder Shezan Amiji as a new global advisory board member. Verrency reported that prior to Beam Wallet, Amiji founded EcoVentures, a Greenhouse Gas reduction and management firm. While sharing more details about… Read More

Global Payments & Foreign Exchange Solution Finablr Now Seeking to Raise $200 Million

Finablr, a global platform for payments and foreign exchange solutions, is reportedly seeking to raise $200 million as it prepares to list on the London Stock Exchange. Finablr describes itself as a global platform that brings together full-service Payments and Foreign Exchange solutions underpinned by… Read More

Global Payments Provider Klarna Announces New Partnership With Canadian Instant Financing Provider PayBright

Global payments provider Klarna announced last week it has formed a new partnership with Canada-based instant financing provider, PayBright. Klarna and PayBright are reportedly joining forces to give Klarna’s 100,000 global retailers the ability to turn on a consumer finance solution for their Canadian shoppers… Read More

Ant Financial Reportedly in Talks to Acquire UK Payments Firm WorldFirst For $700 Million

Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial), a China-based tech company and the operator of Alipay, is reportedly in talks to acquire UK payments firm, WorldFirst, for $700 million. According to Sky News, Ant Financial has been in talks to purchase WorldFirst for the past several months. … Read More

Global Payments & Foreign Exchange Solution Finablr Acquires Major Stake in Digital Gifting Platform Swych

Finablr, a global platform for payments and foreign exchange solutions, announced on Monday it has increased its stake in Swych, a digital gifting platform, with a follow-on Series B investment to become a majority shareholder. Finablr reported that through its stake it will leverage its network’s leadership and… Read More

Mobile Payment Specialist CANCAN Partners With WorldFirst to Launch Alipay & WeChat Payments Across Europe

Mobile payments specialist CANCAN announced on Monday it has teamed up with international payments specialist WorldFirst to launch payments and marketing platform that enables Chinese payments methods Alipay and WeChat Pay across Europe. Founded in 2015, CANCAN enables payments and promotions globally through its omnichannel platform,… Read More

Hacker-Powered Security Platform HackerOne Starts Accepting Bitcoin Payments Through BitPay

HackerOne, U.S.-based hacker-powered security platform, announced on Friday it now accepts bitcoin payments through global blockchain payments provider BitPay. According to the duo, BitPay enables HackerOne to receive international payments faster and more economically than traditional bank wires. HackerOne reported that its customers may skip costly, complicated cross-border wire… Read More

Global Payments Firm Flywire Secures $100 Million Through Series D Funding Round Led By Temasek

Flywire, a U.S.-based fintech firm that provides global payment and receivable solutions for education, healthcare, and commercial enterprises, announced on Thursday it secured $100 million through its Series D funding round, which was led by Temasek, an investment company headquartered in Singapore, and with participation from… Read More

Dash Teams Up With AloGateway to Facilitate B2B Payments Globally

Dash, the top digital currency for payments, announced on Wednesday it is teaming up with global payments provider AloGateway to facilitate B2B payments globally. According to Dash, through the new partnership, merchants around the world can now send, receive, and hold Dash and other major cryptocurrencies,… Read More

PayStand Announces Expansion Into Canada: Now Offering New Domestic Payments Infrastructure

B2B payment platform PayStand announced on Tuesday it has expanded its digital platform in Canada in order to support domestic B2B commercial payments and continue the growth of its global payments infrastructure. The expansion into Canada comes less than one year after PayStand secured $6… Read More

VersaPay Forms New Partnership With First Data To Offer Global Payment Processing

VersaPay (TSXV: VPY),  a provider of cloud-based invoice-to-cash solutions including electronic invoice presentment and payment, automated accounts receivable, cash application and collections management, announced on Friday it has entered into a Global Payments Facilitator partnership with First Data. According to VersaPay, First Data serves over 6 million customers… Read More

21 Banks Initiate SWIFT’s Global Payments Pilot Initiative: Opting for Speed, Transparency and Predictable Cross-Border Payments

SWIFT, a global member-owned cooperative and a leading global provider of secure financial messaging services, announced that 21 banks have started the pilot for its global payments innovation initiative, intended to improve the customer experience in correspondent banking by increasing the speed, transparency and predictability of cross-border payments. The… Read More

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