Tagged: global payments

Cross-Border Payment Group Zepz Reaches Profitability in H1 ’22

Zepz, the group making remittance payments fair, fast and affordable by powering global cross-border remittance brands WorldRemit and Sendwave, recently announced the 2021 financial results that will be “published in its upcoming Companies House Listing Annual Report as well as an H1 ‘22 performance update,… Read More

Payment Delays, Reconciliation Issues are Key Challenges Due to Supply Chain Disruptions: Accounts Payment (AP) Report

MineralTree, a Global Payments (NYSE: GPN) company and Accounts Payable (AP) and payment automation solution provider, recently released its seventh annual State of AP report. For the first time ever, MineralTree expanded its research “to include suppliers, reflecting the growing importance of vendor relationships to… Read More

Higlobe Acquires $14M to Eliminate Global Fund Transfer Fees for the Workforce

Higlobe, Inc., the U.S. based solution for international payment transfers, raised $14 million in funding “to expand its technology and launch into new markets.” The investment round was “led by global technology investment firm Battery Ventures, an investor in a number of U.S.-based fintech companies.”… Read More

CIBC to Offer No-Fee Same-Day Cash Pick Up Abroad with Assistance from MoneyGram

To help clients save time, increase convenience and remove barriers to sending and receiving funds abroad, CIBC announced the expansion of its Global Money Transfer (GMT) service “to include cash pick up through MoneyGram, a global leader in the evolution of digital P2P payments, enabling… Read More

Fintech Ripple Introduces Crypto-powered Enterprise Payments in Brazil

Ripple, the provider of enterprise blockchain and cryptocurrency solutions, announced the launch of RippleNet’s On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) in Brazil with Travelex Bank, “the first bank in Latin America to utilize ODL.” Travelex is the first bank registered and “approved by the Central Bank of Brazil… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Fintech LianLian Global to Expand Operations to the UK

LianLian Global, a cross-border payment service provider, announced the expansion of its cross-border digital payments platform to the UK, “with additional support for customers to secure financing through LianLian Global.” The LianLian Global cross-border digital payments platform is “designed to help UK ecommerce merchants and… Read More

UK Fintech Paysend Introduces 50 Additional Receiving Nations to Payments Network

Paysend, the UK-based Fintech with over 7 million customers, recently announced that 50 new receiving countries have been “introduced to its global payments network since the start of 2022.” These additional payments corridors “mean that Paysend customers can now send money to over 170 countries… Read More

Fintech BigPay Now Supports Remittance Corridors in 38 Nations Across Europe, UK

BigPay, a Capital A venture firm, recently revealed that it has added 38 new countries to its global remittance services network. This reportedly includes England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales in the UK, and 34 nations across Europe, including France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, and Spain…. Read More

Thailand’s National ITMX, NETS Enhance Cross-Border QR Payments

Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS), which is Singapore’s payment services group, and National ITMX, Thailand’s inter-bank payment infrastructure and central data processing system, recently confirmed the expansion of their cross-border QR payment partnership. This collaboration will aim to support inbound and outbound international payments between… Read More

Payset Selects Banking Circle for Cost-Efficient International Payments

Online payments platform, Payset, is utilizing bank accounts from Banking Circle to offer fast, “low-cost” global payments. Providing customers with multi-currency accounts, pre-paid cards and currency exchange services, Payset helps businesses “hold, exchange and move money around the world quickly, effortlessly, and affordably.” Working with… Read More

CBDCs: New Experiments Pave Way for Global Payments Using Central Bank Digital Currencies

  SWIFT, in collaboration with Capgemini, is conducting new experiments to test how we can interlink domestic CBDCs and “take the next step towards seamless cross-border payments involving digital currencies.” Interest in Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) is “on the rise.” A report from the… Read More

Global Payments Firm BPC Expands into Americas, Caribbean to Support Card and Payment Processing Services

BPC has announced its expansion into the Americas in order to support the payments and processing requirements of traditional financial institutions, payments processors, and Fintech firms. The company is launching its full suite of SaaS Cloud services “on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) from Ashburn, Virginia,… Read More

Global Payments to Acquire MineralTree, An Accounts Payable Automation Firm

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a provider of payment tech and software services, has entered an agreement to acquire MineralTree, a provider of accounts payable automation and B2B payments solutions, from an investor group that’s led by Great Hill Partners, .406 Ventures and Eight Roads… Read More

Fintech Acquisition: Global Payments Firm Nium to Acquire Ixaris, a Company Offering Travel Payments Optimization

Nium, an international B2B payments service provider, revealed on Monday (June 7, 2021) that it had signed a “definitive” agreement to acquire Ixaris, a company focused on travel payments optimization. As mentioned in a release shared with CI, the transaction is set to be finalized… Read More

Global Payments Platform Nuvei Set to Acquire Simplex For Approximately $250 Million

  Nuvei, a global payment technology provider based in Canada, recently announced it has acquired Simplex, an EU-licensed financial institution that provides the fiat infrastructure for the cryptocurrency industry, for approximately $250 million. Nuvei reported that the acquisition will provide it with an electronic money… Read More

UK Fintech SumUp, a Digital Payments Provider, Appoints Johannes Schaback as New CTO, Effective May 1, 2021

London-based SumUp, a global payments service provider, revealed on Tuesday (April 27, 2021) that it has appointed its new CTO, with Visual Meta Co-Founder and former CTO, Johannes Schaback, taking up the role as of May 1, 2021. As mentioned in a release shared with… Read More

Global Payment Network For Travel UATP Announces New Partnership With Nuvei

Universal Air Travel Plan (UATP), a U.S.-based global payment network for travel, announced on Wednesday it has joined forces with Nuvei, a global payment technology provider based in Canada, to begin offering full payment service provider (PSP) services. UATP reported that the collaboration enables it… Read More

Fintech Unicorn TransferWise’s Erik Kaju Reveals how Company Began Developing its Global Debit Card

Erik Kaju, Director of Engineering, Cards and Spend at Fintech firm TransferWise, notes that after the introduction of the money transfer service’s debit Mastercard back in 2018, they’ve taken the card to more than 30 countries on four different continents. TransferWise claims that more than… Read More

Expense Management Firm Emburse Launches Global Reimbursements Platform that’s Powered by TransferWise

Emburse, a company focused on providing expense management solutions and accounts payable automation, has introduced Emburse Global Reimbursements – which is powered by global money transfer service provider, TransferWise (which recently booked its 4th year of profitability while processing £67 billion in transfers in the… Read More

Payments Technology & Software Solutions Provider Global Payments Announces Multi-Year Agreement with Wells Fargo Bank

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, announced on Tuesday its Issuer Solutions business, TSYS, has renewed its agreement with Wells Fargo Bank. Through the agreement,  TSYS will continue to provide a range of processing and support services… Read More

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