Tagged: Payment Cards

Cryptocurrency Purchases with Bank Cards Now Supported by MEXC Global

MEXC Global, which claims to be a leading digital asset and cryptocurrency trading platform, reveals that it has taken steps towards improving the process of crypto purchases by offering investors in 180 countries the option of buying cryptocurrencies using Visa or Mastercard. Visa and Mastercard… Read More

Kasheesh, a Platform that Splits Online Payments Across Multiple Cards, has Launched

Kasheesh, a “first-to-market” digital payment platform, allows people to split payment for online purchases “across multiple combinations of debit and credit cards in any way they want, without added cost or interest hikes.” As part of its launch, Kasheesh has also announced it has raised… Read More

Fintech Northmill Introduces Apple Pay, a Debit Card and Account

  Fintech firm Northmill, which has the vision to improve financial life, launches Apple Pay for all its card users. It gives users “a safe and simple way to pay with iPhone and Apple Watch.” Northmill has also “introduced an account and a card –… Read More

UK Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) Sets Out Details for Work on Card Fees

The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) in the UK has set out its plans showing how it proposes “to carry out two market reviews focusing on card fees.” As noted in the update from PSR, one “looks at scheme and processing fees, and the other at… Read More

Credit Karma Money Brings Cash Back Rewards for US Consumers

Credit Karma Money™, a single destination within Credit Karma for spending and saving, has announced the launch of cash back rewards, “giving its more than 110 million members in the U.S. the chance to earn cash back when they spend money at certain merchants using… Read More

Visa Introduces Bitcoin (BTC) Cashback Cards in Brazil, Argentina

Visa (NYSE: V) has introduced Latin America’s first crypto cards, through partner firms based in Brazil and Argentina. Working cooperatively with Fintech startups and other companies in the region, Visa will reportedly issue cards that allow consumers to receive Bitcoin (BTC) cashback with each  payment… Read More

Discover and BANCOMAT to Increase Acceptance for Payment Cards in Italy

BANCOMAT S.p.A and Discover signed a strategic agreement that “increases acceptance for Discover, Diners Club International and network alliance cardholders, all part of the Discover Global Network.” This new partnership will “give cardholders the ability to use their cards and mobile payment products on the… Read More

MENA Region’s NymCard, a BaaS Provider, Acquires $22.5M in Funding

NymCard, the MENA-based Banking as-a-Service (BaaS) provider and card issuer, has raised $22.5 million in its latest funding round. This will help NymCard “enable MENA-based Fintechs with the infrastructure required from BIN Sponsorship, Card Issuing, Program Management, Compliance, FX, and Treasury, leverage its over 150+… Read More

Thames Technology to Provide Dual Interface Metal Payment Cards in Europe

Thames Technology is pleased to confirm that its Fusion Card will “become the first metal card with a dual interface to be manufactured in Europe.” Thames Technology, based in the UK, outside of London, has “achieved this momentous break-through utilizing Amatech IP, the de facto… Read More

BNPL: NAB Introduces Buy Now, Pay Later Option with No Late Charges

NAB has introduced a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) solution that it says will not hit consumers with late charges, account fees or interest payments. The banking institution will reportedly allow clients to spend as much as $1,000 through a virtual credit card that’s embedded… Read More

Fintech Revolut Introduces Expense Management Product

Fintech firm Revolut is now entering the fast-growing spend management sector with a new in-app product that allows companies to issue payment cards with a quick tap and set up time and category-based spending limits. After the roll-out of Payroll for UK clients this February… Read More

UK’s Optimus Cards Introduces Flexible, “Responsible” Credit Card Products

In a UK Credit Union “first,” Optimus Cards, the UK’s provider of white label card and banking solutions for traditional and new forms of currency, has introduces a flexible and “responsible” Credit Card product to Credit Unions at the Annual ABCUL conference. As mentioned in… Read More

BNPL Fintech Scalapay Acquires $27M from Poste Italiane via Series B Extension

Scalapay, a European Buy Now – Pay Later provider, has announced a $27 million investment from Poste Italiane, which is Italy’s largest service infrastructure network and claims to be one of the largest payment card issuers in Europe, in a Series B extension. Scalapay is… Read More

Kard Finalizes $23M Series A to Support Card Rewards After a Year of Steady Growth

Kard, the rewards-as-a-service API that connects modern card issuers to the brands their cardholders really love, recently announced that it has secured $23 million via a Series A round led by Tiger Global. Also participating in the investment round are Fin Capital, s12f, and existing… Read More

Digital Banking: C6 Bank Clients May Now Add Payment Cards to Samsung Pay

C6 Bank clients are now able to use Samsung Pay in order to make purchases “without the physical card.” C6 Bank customers can now “register their C6, C6 Platinum, C6 Carbon and C6 Business cards in Samsung Pay.” Samsung’s service “allows users to make contactless… Read More

Bank of America to Transition to Recycled Plastic for Plastic Credit, Debit Cards in 2023

Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) recently confirmed that it will transition all plastic credit and debit card products to be “made from at least 80% recycled plastic starting in 2023.” The company claims to be “the first U.S. based bank to make this commitment across… Read More

UK Fintech VitraCash Secures £242,984 from 335 Investors via Crowdcube

With mobile wallet transactions expected to surge to $708 billion in Europe by 2025, we may  need to simplify the payments process, according to VitraCash. The Fintech firm has launched a smart debit card & app that “selects the best card for every transaction.” With… Read More

Indian Fintech Unicorn Razorpay Explains How RazorpayX Corporate Cards Can Help Businesses

During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, many businesses either started their first online marketing campaigns or scaled them “to make them more consistent,” the team at Razorpay notes. Not only that, many businesses “scaled the usage of SaaS tools and cloud servers that make operations… Read More

Parpera, Railspay Introduce Embedded Finance Business Debit Card in Australia

Parpera, a money management platform for sole traders, freelancers, and startup founders, has launched Australia’s “first” embedded finance business experience “using a debit card linked directly to deposit accounts,” in partnership with Railspay (the Australian arm of Railsbank) and Volt. The Parpera Business Debit Mastercard… Read More

AirPay Digital Teams Up with Enfuce to Provide Smart Business Cards

Empowered by Enfuce’s payment platform, AirPay Digital is able to provide smart business cards featuring automated bookkeeping. AirPay, which claims to be the first card payment solution to cover the transaction journey from point-of-sale to company accounting, has selected Enfuce, one of Europe’s Fintech firms,… Read More

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