Tagged: payments

BNPL: Affirm Recommends Longer Payment Plans to Minimize Supply Chain Challenges

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM) notes that with supply chain blockages leading to new challenges every day, you might be facing difficult decisions regarding increasing prices while preserving margins. Although significantly higher prices might discourage customers just as the holiday shopping season arrives, you could soften the overall… Read More

Singapore based Fintech YouTrip Raises US$30 Million Series A

  YouTrip, a digital financial services platform and aspiring neobank, has raised US$ 30 million in Series A funding, according to a company statement. YouTrip is a Major Payment Institution licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) that launched in Singapore in 2018 and… Read More

Survey by UK Fintech Modulr Reveals that Most Consumers Trust Brands that Invest in Customer-Friendly Payments Processes

The ability to establish and maintain trust with clients is the foundation of “every successful business,” according to UK-based Fintech Modulr. And, while customer trust might be one of the more “intangible” corporate assets, it’s one that can be “felt keenly on the bottom line,”… Read More

Fintech Klarna Reports Significant Losses, while Demand for BNPL Products Continues to Surge

Sweden’s Fintech Unicorn Klarna has seen its losses increase significantly during the first 9 months of this year, as costs surged considerably amid growing demand for flexible payment options like Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) services. The Stockholm-headquartered company is reporting a pre-tax loss of… Read More

Payables Automation Fintech Tipalti Looking to Expand Professional Team in 2022

Tipalti, a global, scalable payables automation solution provider for high-velocity companies, is reportedly recruiting talent for its new location, looking mainly for Account Executives, Sales Development Reps, Solutions Consultants, Alliances and Sales Operations. Tipalti claims to be the only international payables automation solution for enhancing all… Read More

Worldline to Offer Core Components for Austria’s National Digital ID Solution “ich.app”

Worldline (Euronext: WLN) is supporting PSA Payment Services Austria GmbH on its journey towards becoming a smart transaction provider beyond just payments. Via its products WL ID Center and WL Trusted Authentication as well as experience in various infrastructure initiatives, Worldline is offering the tech… Read More

BNPL Fintech Credova Teams Up with Cornerstone Bank

Credova, a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) solution emerging in the outdoor recreation, farm, home and ranch markets, has announced an agreement with Cornerstone Bank. Credova says that it exists because a group of people were “given an opportunity to create something that hadn’t been… Read More

Queen Bee Capital and Nium Team Up to Streamline Cross-Border Payments via Japan

Global payments and card issuance platform Nium and Japanese payments firm, Queen Bee Capital (QBC) have teamed up to improve international transfer offerings for corporate and individual QBC clients across Japan. Through this partnership, QBC will leverage Nium’s advanced pay-out capability to offer real-time, cost-efficient,… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Monzo Introduces Pay Later and Flexible Payments Options with Monzo Flex

UK-based digital bank Monzo notes that since bringing clients a better way to pay later with their new product, Monzo Flex, they have seen significant demand from customers asking to be among the first to use it. Monzo is now inviting people who’ve asked for… Read More

Mastercard Enhances Support of Latin America Real-Time Payments with Acquisition of Arcus

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announces that it has acquired Arcus FI, an alum of the firm’s Start Path program, in order to help support the delivery of bill pay solutions and “other real-time payment applications across Latin America.” As mentioned in the announcement: “With offices in… Read More

Regal Partners with Flexa to Support Digital Currency Payments for Movies

Regal has teamed up with Flexa to support virtual currency payments for movies and more. Using Flexa, Regal patrons are able to purchase tickets and concessions using dozens of digital currencies at more than 500 theatres. Regal, which operates as a subsidiary of Cineworld Group… Read More

Cross Border Payment Firm Thunes Hires Multiple Executives in Global Push

Thunes, a payments Fintech that operates globally, has hired multiple executives as part of a move to boost international expansion. While based in Singapore, Thunes has offices around the world. According to a company release, Thunes has hired four executives to guide the firm in… Read More

BNPL Fintech Afterpay Introduces Buy Now, Pay Later Subscriptions In the US

Afterpay (ASX:APT), a provider of Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) payments, has announced its subscription solution – giving US consumers the option to pay for their recurring purchases in installments. Merchants such as IPSY, BoxyCharm, Savage X Fenty, and Fabletics will be among the first… Read More

Contactless Payments: TransLink, Interac Corp., Cubic Transportation Systems to Integrate Interac Debit Option

TransLink clients should soon be able to use Interac Debit to “hop on transit.” As mentioned in the announcement, TransLink, Interac Corp., and Cubic Transportation Systems are working cooperatively to “integrate Interac Debit onto the system to give customers more contactless payment options.” By the… Read More

Global Fintech Klarna Introduces “Pay Now” Option in the US

Klarna, an international retail bank, payments, and shopping service provider, has announced the addition of “Pay Now” to its range of payment options available in the United States. As noted in the update, this payment method should allow clients to make payments immediately and in… Read More

Fintech Stripe Expands Stripe Terminal to Ireland, France, Germany, UK, Netherlands

Stripe, a tech firm establishing key economic infrastructure for the Internet, has announced the expansion of Stripe Terminal to Ireland, France, Germany, the UK, and the Netherlands. As European consumers return to in-person shopping, Terminal “extends Stripe’s payments infrastructure to the physical world.” International businesses… Read More

Payguru Has Partnered with Iyzico to Offer Digital Wallet Top Ups in Turkey

Payguru has introduced a new use case for Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) in partnership with Iyzico, a provider of virtual Point of Sale solutions (POS) in Turkey.Payguru is a TPAY MOBILE company – a firm that provides payments across the Middle East, Africa and Turkey…. Read More

Payments and Financial Services Tech Provider, Fiserv, Finalizes BentoBox Acquisition

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), an international provider of payments and financial services tech solutions, has announced the completion of its acquisition of BentoBox. Frank Bisignano, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fiserv, stated: “Closing this transaction further expands our Clover dining solutions and industry-leading commerce… Read More

Payments Fintech Banking Circle Appoints Timo Florian Zwez as Head of Inst Banking for DACH Region

Payments Fintech Banking Circle, the tech-focused payments bank, has appointed an experienced banker as its new Head of Institutional Banking for the DACH region. Timo Florian Zwez has reportedly joined Banking Circle from commercial wholesale bank, Bayerische Landesbank (BayernLB), where he spent around 6 years… Read More

Money Transfer Firm Azimo Partners with Open Banking Platform Trustly

Azimo and Trustly have partnered to facilitate cross-border payments in Europe. Azimo is a money transfer service that aims to be the best way to send money to more than 190 different countries around the world. Trustly is an open banking platform targeting the payments… Read More

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