Tagged: payments

WooCommerce B2B Stores May Add BNPL Options within E-Commerce Checkout via Kriya Payments Plug-in

WooCommerce B2B stores can now easily add business buy now, pay later options within their eCommerce checkout thanks to the Kriya Payments plug-in. As our planet sets off on another orbit, it is natural for our minds “to gravitate towards a lull of self-reflection on… Read More

Mastercard, EazyPay to Enhance Online Checkout Experience

Mastercard (NYSE: MA), a technology firm focused on the global payments industry, has partnered with Bahrain’s fintech and payment service provider Eazy Financial Services (EazyPay) that will now be powered by Mastercard Payment Gateway Services (MPGS). MPGS is a trusted platform that “provides financial institutions… Read More

Strike Expands “Send Globally” to the Philippines, Providing Lightning-Fast Money Transfers

Strike, which claims to be the world’s “leading” digital payments platform built on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, announced the expansion of its “Send Globally” product to the Philippines. Send Globally now “enables fast, secure, and low-cost money transfers between the U.S. and the Philippines, revolutionizing traditional… Read More

Fintech Paymentology, a Global Issuer-Processor, Welcomes Nadia Benaissa to Leadership Team

Paymentology, which claims to be the “first” global issuer-processor, announces the appointment of Nadia Benaissa as Global Head of Marketing, and member of its leadership team. Nadia is “a seasoned marketing expert with a passion for fintech, bringing with her more than 20 years’ experience… Read More

Checkout.com Looks to Challenge Stripe, Makes Leadership Changes in the US

Checkout.com announced leadership changes described as a “significant step” in its expansion in the US as it aims to challenge market leader Stripe. Based in London, Checkout.com launched in 2012, becoming an authorized payment institution. and then an electronic money institution (EMI) in 2017. In… Read More

Binance, Mastercard Introduce Prepaid Crypto Card in Brazil

Binance and Mastercard (NYSE: MA) are excited to announce the launch of Binance Card in Brazil. Brazil is among “the top ten markets for Binance globally and becomes the second country in Latin America to have the product, following its release last year in Argentina.”… Read More

Tempo France, Armenotech, Partner on Blockchain Powered Payments and Transfers

Stellar blockchain proponents Tempo France and Armenotech have announced a partnership on payments and remittances, according to a note from the firms. Tempo France is an international money transfer system that recently utilized Stellar to power transfers in Europe and the Asia Pacific region. Tempo… Read More

UK Fintech Paysend Remains Focused on Making Financial Services an Enabler to Business Growth

Large enterprises today are facing significant macroeconomic uncertainty across the world, according to an update from Paysend. Alexander Budyakov, Enterprise Business Executive, Paysend, notes that the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic continues “to disrupt markets and supply chains whilst inflationary pressures and fluctuating currency markets… Read More

Twitter Wants to Provide Payments and it Should

Multiple reports today indicate that Elon Musk wants to incorporate payments as a service within Twitter. The initial source of information was an article published in the FT today that indicated Musk would start with fiat currencies and perhaps add cryptocurrency in the future. Twitter… Read More

Credit, Charge Card Payments in Hong Kong to Exceed $100B by 2026: Report

The Hong Kong credit and charge card payments market is set “to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.9% between 2022–2026 to reach HKD 831.9 billion ($106.7 billion) in 2026, driven by a significant shift in consumer preferences towards non-cash payment methods… Read More

Worldline Introduces Buland Bharat Digital Payments Suite for a More Inclusive India

Worldline [Euronext: WLN], a key player focused on payments services, announced the launch of its Buland Bharat digital payments suite, which is designed specially “keeping in mind the needs and wants of small and medium businesses (SMBs) in India.” The Buland Bharat digital payments suite… Read More

Fintech Stripe Is Reportedly Looking into Launching an IPO

Stripe Inc., which is one of Silicon Valley’s most valuable Fintechs, is reportedly getting closer to what might be one of the largest public-market entries in recent times. Stripe co-founders Patrick and John Collison told company workers that the firm’s executives set a goal of… Read More

Integrated Payments Provider Bluefin Adds Network Tokenization through Visa Technology

Bluefin, which claims to be a leader in integrated payments and data and payment security, today announced it has teamed up with Visa for network tokenization. Through this collaboration, Bluefin will “integrate directly with Visa to provide network tokens across card brands.” Bluefin will “provide… Read More

Germany’s Fraud Prevention Firm Hawk AI to Focus on Global Expansion with $17M Series B

Hawk AI, Germany’s provider of anti-money laundering (AML) and fraud prevention technology for banks and payment companies, announced $17M in Series B financing “to accelerate product development and global expansion.” The investment round was “led by Sands Capital from Washington D.C., with participation from new… Read More

Fintech DailyPay Announces $260M in New Funding

DailyPay has announced it has secured $260 million of capital to fuel growth domestically, expand internationally and further invest in product innovation. DailyPay is a Fintech that enables employees to access their earnings in real-time. The funding is “divided between revolving credit facility capacity provided… Read More

Airwallex Expands into Lithuania

Payments and infrastructure Fintech Airwallex is expanding into Lithuania, according to a note from the firm. Airwallex currently operates in 19 locations around the world, including a presence in Asia Pacific, Europe, the UK and North America. Airwallex employes approximately 1200 individuals. After its last… Read More

Girts Straujums: CEO at UK’s WeavePay Says Fintech Platforms Are Still Not Addressing All Customer Needs

We recently caught up with Girts Straujums, CEO of WeavePay, a UK-based payment platform that helps businesses go borderless. Girts Straujums talked about the issues facing Fintech platforms and how certain customer needs are still not being met. Straujums also shared the main reasons why… Read More

Pismo, Sumsub to Offer Identity Verification in Banking Transactions

Managing compliance risks can feel intimidating, “especially because identity crime and fraud attempts jumped by 36% in 2021 relative to 2020,” according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. As global regulations and accessibility increase, so do compliance risks. To ensure secure operations and offer a… Read More

Touch ‘n Go Group Teams Up with Visa to Launch the CSR-Linked Touch ‘n Go Visa Card

Touch ‘n Go Group, via the Touch ‘n Go eWallet, has formed a strategic partnership with Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, in order “to launch the first corporate social responsibility (CSR)-linked Visa prepaid card in Malaysia.” The design of the new Visa card… Read More

Binance Pay Partners with DT One to Enable Crypto Mobile Top-Up Service

Binance Pay, a cryptocurrency payment service powered by Binance, announced its partnership with DT One, a B2B micropayments platform. DT One is powering cross-border transfers of mobile top-ups, data bundles, gaming pins, and gift cards. This partnership will “enable more than 90 million Binance users… Read More

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