Tagged: international payments

Visa Launches $100M Generative AI Ventures Initiative

Visa (NYSE: V), a global firm focused on payments, announced a new $100 million generative AI ventures initiative in order “to invest in the next generation of companies focused on developing generative AI technologies and applications that will impact the future of commerce and payments.”… Read More

iBanFirst, the European Alternative for International Payments, Appoints Luis Miguel García de Águeda to Key Role

One year after the launch of its Spanish office, iBanFirst, the European alternative for international payments with 13 offices in 10 countries, has “appointed Luis Miguel García de Águeda as the country manager for Spain, marking an important milestone in the company’s operations on the… Read More

Fintech Currencies Direct, Transact Payments to Provide Improved Way to Pay Overseas

Currencies Direct, an international payments provider, has partnered with Transact Payments, the firm focused on cards and payments. The partnership has enabled Currencies Direct “to launch a multi-currency debit card, giving customers the ability to spend seamlessly in over 200 countries (wherever Mastercard is accepted).”… Read More

Checkout.com Research Reveals US Firms Lag Behind in Payment Performance

Checkout.com, the global payments provider, releases its latest research on the disparities in payment performance in the digital economy. The ‘High-Performance Payments: The hidden billion-dollar opportunity’ whitepaper, supported by research from Oxford Economics, finds “that US businesses lose, on average, 2.1% of global revenues due… Read More

“Airwallex for Startups” Launches in Hong Kong to Assist Firms with Business Operations

Airwallex, a global payments and financial platform for modern businesses, today announced the launch of “Airwallex for Startups”, a business readiness campaign “exclusively for Hong Kong entrepreneurs to support their global growth ambitions.” With the support of Hong Kong flagship incubators, and in collaboration with… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Fintech Clear Junction Gets ISO 27001-Certified

Clear Junction, the global cross-border payments solution provider, has announced it has been granted ISO 27001 certification, the highest global standard that corporates can achieve for information security. With this globally trusted stamp of approval, Clear Junction assures clients and their customers that their transaction… Read More

Global Fintech Adyen Teams Up with Australia’s Burger Brand Grill’d

Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, announced its expanded partnership with Australian home-grown healthy burger brand Grill’d, “to enhance the brand’s customer experience by optimizing its payments strategy, developing a frictionless omnichannel experience for customers,… Read More

Airwallex, Public to Lower FX Costs for UK Investors Acquiring US-based Equities

Airwallex, a global payments and financial platform for modern businesses, today announced its partnership with Public, a U.S.-based multi-asset investing platform, to minimise conversion costs for UK investors when purchasing U.S.-based equities on the Public app. The news comes on the heels of Public’s entry… Read More

Fintech Currencycloud Partners with South Korea-based Cross-Border Payments Firm MOIN

Currencycloud, which claims to be the experts in simplifying business in a multi-currency world, has partnered with South Korea-based cross-border payment company MOIN in order to expand its global coverage “while delivering faster processing times, lower transaction costs, and enhanced security measures to its customers… Read More

Fintech Trustly, SlimPay to Enhance Recurring Payments Experience

Trustly, a global payment method, today announces that it is joining forces with SlimPay, a European firm focused on recurring payments, to set “a new standard in recurring payments for merchants and consumers across Europe and the UK.” SlimPay’s platform combined with Trustly’s proprietary technology… Read More

Fintech Justworks Introduces International Payments to Help SMBs Expand Global Workforce

Justworks, the technology company leveling the playing field for small businesses, is announcing an International Contractor Payments solution “to help small businesses attract and retain contractors outside of the U.S, furthering its mission to help fuel small businesses’ growth.” With these new international capabilities: All… Read More

Crypto-focused Fintech Bitso to Connect Latin America with Firms Across the Globe

In order to make it possible for companies from all over the world to connect with Latin America to do business, Bitso —the financial services company powered by crypto in Latin America, with more than 1,500 institutional clients globally— announced “that it is expanding its… Read More

London’s Ecommpay Announces US Local Acquiring with Insurance from Chargebacks

Ecommpay, an international payment service provider and UK and European direct bank card acquirer, now offers local acquiring in the US, enabling UK and EU merchants the ability to expand into North America. Additionally, Ecommpay will offer protection “from fraud-related chargebacks to ensure merchants do… Read More

CBiBank, Visa to Streamline Cross-Border B2B Payments

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and CB International Bank (CBiBank) announce the launching of an innovative cross-border B2B payments solution for businesses worldwide. CBiBank has officially “joined the Visa B2B Connect platform, ushering in a new era of faster, more cost-effective, and secure B2B payment services.”… Read More

Fintech Firm Nium Announces 2022 Net Revenue Grew 2.7x YoY to $82M

Nium, which claims to be the leader in real-time global payments, has published its 2022 audit, “showing US$82M in net revenue which grew 2.7x YoY and ended at more than $100M net revenue run rate.” Nium says it is Singapore’s first global Fintech “focused on… Read More

Checkout.com, a Payment Solution Provider, Partners with NetEase Games, the Online Gaming Unit of NetEase

Checkout.com, a global payment solution provider, announced today a partnership with NetEase Games, the online games division of NetEase, Inc. and a leading global developer and publisher of video game IP “for their international payment operations.” Leveraging Checkout.com’s extensive experience in cross-border payments and global… Read More

Fintech Firm Airwallex Scales Money Movement, Collaborates with Brex

Airwallex, a global payments and financial platform for modern businesses, today announced a partnership with Brex, a U.S.-based financial technology company, to support its global expansion. Airwallex continues to “assemble a rapidly growing ecosystem of customers and partners, validating its position as a catalyzing force… Read More

European Payments Fintech Inpay Secures EMI License from Danish Financial Supervisory Authority

Inpay, the international payments firm, has secured an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licence from the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA), “becoming the first Scandinavian fintech to combine EMI, PSP, and TPP.” The new license will enable the company “to issue electronic money, facilitate digital payments… Read More

Global Payments Fintech Nium Establishes Singapore Headquarters, Announces US IPO Plans

Nium, which claims to be the leader in real-time global payments, recently announced the opening of its new headquarters in Singapore. The ceremony was officiated by Mr. Heng Swee Keat, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore. The new facility, located strategically at Capital Tower in the… Read More

Checkout.com Introduces Intelligent Acceptance, an AI-powered Optimization Engine that Increases Merchant Revenue

Checkout.com, the global payments solution provider, launches Intelligent Acceptance, its latest product to help merchants optimise acceptance rates and grow revenues. Intelligent Acceptance is “an AI-powered optimization engine, trained on billions of transactional data points from Checkout.com‘s global network and insights from the business’ domain… Read More

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