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Cross-Border Payments Are Becoming Increasingly Important to Global Economies – Report

Cross-border payments are becoming increasingly important to international economies. Around 63% of global consumers use international real-time payments (RTPs) services to send money to family and friends and 51% use them only to pay for goods and services, according to the 2024 Financial Services Consumer… Read More

Shell Box and NuPay to Simplify Fuel Payments Across Brazil

Nubank (NYSE: NU) customers across Brazil now have access to a new alternative for fuel payment transactions. Users of the Shell Box app, Shell’s platform for experiences, “can now enjoy the convenience of paying for their fuel using NuPay, an online payment method for Nubank… Read More

Airwallex Research: Majority of Travel Firms See Fragile Margins Eroded by “Inefficient” Payments Systems

Research has revealed 66 percent of travel companies are seeing their profit margins impacted by outdated or complicated payment systems, with nine in 10 expected to prioritize modernising their financial operations this year. In a report released by global payments and financial platform, Airwallex, and… Read More

Fintech Fave Obtains In-Principle Approval for MPI License from Monetary Authority of Singapore

Fave Singapore, operating under the registered entity name Beeconomic Singapore Pte. Ltd. and part of the Pine Labs group today announced that it has received an in-principle approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for a Major Payment Institution (MPI) Licence to offer account… Read More

Alchemy Pay Announces Support for Cash Payments via Crypto On-Ramp Service for Taiwan Consumers

Alchemy Pay, the fiat-payment gateway, now supports cash payments on its On-ramp service for Taiwan users that enhances the convenience of purchasing crypto-assets. Users can now place the order and pay with cash in Taiwan’s local fiat currency, TWD, at popular offline convenience stores “such… Read More

Cross River and MassPay Enhance Instant Payment Access, Streamlining Real-Time Payments Operations

Cross River Bank, a technology infrastructure provider that offers embedded financial solutions, and MassPay, a provider of payment solutions for businesses, are expanding access to domestic instant payments. The collaboration is set to significantly “benefit industries facing complex real time payment requirements including the gig… Read More

Payments Canada Announces Matthew Parker-Jones and Kevan Cowan as New Board Members

Payments Canada is pleased to announce the election of Matthew Parker-Jones and Kevan Cowan to its Board of Directors. Payments Canada confirmed that Matthew will serve as a Member Director and Kevan as an Independent Director on the board. Payments Canada further noted that Matthew… Read More

Azqore Selects Volante Technologies Payments as a Service to Deliver SEPA Instant Payment Services

Volante Technologies, the global enabler of payments as a service, announced that Azqore, a business and technology partner for wealth managers, has selected Volante’s Payments as a Service (PaaS) to deliver SEPA instant payments and ISO 20022 messaging services to its customer base. Azqore and… Read More

Kenny Chan from StraitsX Explains How Stablecoins Could Impact Global Financial Ecosystem

  Kenny Chan, GM at StraitsX, recently shared key insights with Crowdfund Insider. StraitsX is a payments infrastructure for the digital assets space in Southeast Asia. The company is also a Major Payment Institution licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and is part of… Read More

Tangem to Introduce Crypto Visa Payment Card with Hardware Wallet

Tangem AG, the global provider of secure hardware wallet solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership with Visa (NYSE: V), a global enabler of digital payments, to support an innovative self-custodial payment solution for hardware wallets. This development introduces a Visa payment card “that is… Read More

Kestronics and DNA Payments to Assist Merchants with Simple Unified Payments

DNA Payments and Kestronics have recently launched a strategic partnership. This collaboration not only equips merchants across the UK with DNA Payments’ payment devices and solutions, but also offers them “enhanced security, faster transaction processing, and a seamless payment experience.” Fintech DNA Payments and Kestronics,… Read More

Handelsbanken Norway Enters Agreement with Tietoevry Banking, Focused on Payment Services, Wealth Management

Handelsbanken Norway has entered into a new agreement with Tietoevry Banking for the delivery of a complete solution portfolio, including core banking, card and payment solutions, wealth management, as well as solutions for combating financial crime. The agreement has a duration of five years, and… Read More

Fintech Marqeta Announces New Client, Swiss4, Providing Real-Time Digital Payment Services for Customers

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), the global modern card issuing platform that enables embedded finance solutions for the world’s innovators, announced a new client, Swiss4, providing real-time and personalised digital payment services for their customers. This is part of Swiss4’s recently launched application “that combines financial services… Read More

MultiSafepay Now a Subsidiary of Ant International, Will Provide Payment Solutions to European SMEs

MultiSafepay (MSP), an Amsterdam-based payment service provider, and Antom global merchant payment services, a payment and digitization services provider under Ant International, announced that MultiSafepay has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ant International and will integrate with Antom to promote convenient, secure and accessible payment… Read More

BNPL Fintech Klarna Teams Up with Adobe Commerce to Enable Buy Now Pay Later Services

Klarna, the AI-powered global payments network and shopping assistant, announced it’s partnered with Adobe Commerce in order “to enable merchants to easily implement Klarna’s Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) services, along with other flexible payment options.” This allows Klarna to expand payment flexibility to consumers…. Read More

Real-Time Cross-Border Payments Fintech Nium Announces Spencer Hanlon as COO

Nium, the global enabler of real-time cross-border payments, announced the appointment of Spencer Hanlon to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Previously, Hanlon served as Nium’s Global Head of Travel, “spearheading one of the company’s fastest-growing business units.” Hanlon joined Nium in 2021 via… Read More

Payments Canada Welcomes Susan Hawkins as New President and CEO

The Payments Canada Board of Directors announced the appointment of Susan Hawkins to President and CEO of Payments Canada, effective August 12, 2024. Garry Foster, Chair of the Payments Canada Board of Directors said: “We are thrilled to appoint Susan Hawkins to lead Payments Canada… Read More

Airwallex Australia and New Zealand Report Steady Growth with Significant Increase in Revenue

Global payments and financial platform for modern businesses, Airwallex, has continued on its growth trajectory, delivering a 93 percent increase in year-on-year (YoY) revenue across Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). Airwallex also reports that it recorded strong global revenue growth, “up 84 percent YoY, while… Read More

UK Consumers Are Reportedly Struggling with Financial Terminology, It’s Costing Nation Over £6B Per Year

Klarna, the AI-powered global payments network and shopping assistant, released the results of a national survey exploring financial language understanding across the UK. The report, part of Klarna’s commitment to “improving greater transparency in the financial industry, reveals millions of UK adults (40 per cent)… Read More

Alchemy Pay Enters New Partnership for Global Payments Expansion

Alchemy Pay, a fiat-crypto payment solution provider, Danal, an integrated payment business company, and Danal Fintech, the Korean domestic specialist in virtual asset payments, announced the signing of a partnership agreement on June 25. This Memorandum of understanding (MOU) aims “to enhance the competitiveness of… Read More

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