Tagged: remittance payments

Rewire to Offer Financial Services to Lebara UK Clients

Rewire, which claims to be the first digital financial services platform for migrant workers, has entered a partnership agreement with value SIM provider Lebara. The collaboration should give Rewire access to Lebara’s UK client base, the opportunity to fast-track its growth in the United Kingdom… Read More

Paysend Enhances Real-Time Money Transfer Services for US Clients

Paysend, the card-to-card pioneer and international payments platform, announced that its U.S. customers may send funds “directly to eligible Mastercard cards in over 60 countries, including Mexico, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Honduras, El Salvador and Colombia, as well as within the U.S.” Recipients will generally see… Read More

Remittances: Sber Introduces Fund Transfers to China by Using Phone Numbers

Sber has reportedly marketed money transfers to Alipay wallets in mainland China by using phone numbers. In order to make a remittance payment, users simply need to indicate the phone number and full name of the intended recipient via SberBank Online, and the funds will… Read More

Ripple, through its Payments Network RippleNet, Serves as Viable Alternative Offering Efficient Global Transfers

The term “gray market” might conjure up images of “nefarious” actors exchanging cash in “shadowy alleys,” the team at American Fintech Ripple writes in a blog post. In reality, however, gray markets have become an “unfortunate necessity” for those entities that may lack the financial… Read More

UK based Fintech Paysend Strengthens Americas Operation with Jairo Riveros as MD of the US, LatAm

Paysend, the card-to-card pioneer and international payments platform, has announced the appointment of Jairo Riveros, as MD of the United States and Latin America, “effective 01 January, 2022.” Paysend has maintained an active presence in the US since September 2020 and “helps American residents securely… Read More

Remittance Payments Expected to Grow Almost 5% in 2022, Paysend Reports

The team at Paysend notes that “remittance” is defined (according to Merriam Webster) as a transmittal of money to a distant place such as another country. As noted in an update from Paysend, this transmission of money may be done via traditional money management methods like… Read More

Cloud enabled Currencycloud Platform Enables Real-Time FX and Payments As Remittances Market Continues to Expand

Ned Barker, who has considerable experience in the payments sector, notes in a blog post published by UK-based cross-border payments Fintech CurrencyCloud that remittances are one of the “single most powerful financial forces in existence today, with workers sending hundreds of billions of dollars to their… Read More

Ruben Salazar Genovez from Visa Direct Predicts that Demand for Digital Remittances May Continue to Rise in Post COVID World

Ruben Salazar Genovez, Global Head of Visa Direct, notes that when he was growing up in El Salvador during the 1980s, people living in “extreme” poverty were defined as those “who spend their daily purchasing power on food and still go to sleep hungry.” Now,… Read More

UniTeller, a Remittance Payments Provider, Extends Services to APAC Clients with Assistance from Tranglo

UniTeller, a global remittance payments processor with head offices in the US, has reportedly extended its remittance services to more clients residing in the Asia Pacific by teaming up with Malaysia’s cross-border payments Fintech Tranglo. UniTeller’s partnership with Tranglo will enable UniTeller to continue expanding… Read More

Stellar Development Foundation Reveals that Flutterwave has Introduced New Remittance Corridors

The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) reveals that Flutterwave, an international payments tech firm, has introduced new remittance corridors between Europe and the MENA region on the Stellar network. Working with TEMPO, Flutterwave is focused on leveraging the Stellar network and Stellar USDC to simplify the… Read More

Al Ansari Exchange Leverages RippleNet Cloud to Streamline Cross-Border Remittance Payments to Malaysia with MoneyMatch

The team at Fintech firm Ripple is pleased to confirm that UAE-headquartered foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer firm, Al Ansari Exchange has joined RippleNet. Via RippleNet Cloud, which is Ripple’s international Cloud-powered financial network tech, Al Ansari Exchange will be connecting with major money… Read More

OneFor Teams Up with Moorwand to Introduce New Remittance Service

Moorwand, a BIN sponsor and issuer that aims to transform compliance into an “enabler of innovation,” has been chosen by OneFor, a digital wallet and money transfer and payments service for the remittance market. Moorwand is offering issuing, acquiring and digital banking solutions that will… Read More

Fintech and Banking Software Firm Velmie Launches FX and Cross-Border Transfer Service in Middle East

Velmie, a Fintech and banking software service provider, has launched an FX and cross-border transfers module that is connected to providers like Currencycloud, Rapyd, and Nium. Velmie’s white-label platform is currently capable of supporting international payments and funds transfers with customized integration. Global payments and… Read More

Personal Finance Products Firm Crediverso to Effectively Serve Hispanic Consumers in the US

Crediverso, the Hispanic-owned personal finance products firm, reveals that it has introduced a bilingual platform and a financial products marketplace tool “to serve the 62M+ Hispanic consumers in the U.S., who are 2-3x more likely to be underbanked than the rest of the population,” according… Read More

PERA Hub Teams Up with Brankas to Introduce Digital Remittance Platform in Southeast Asia

Philippines-headquartered financial services center PERA HUB has teamed up with Brankas, an Indonesia-based open API tech provider, in order to introduce a digital remittance platform, called PERA HUB Conex. As noted by its management: “PERA HUB is the country’s foremost urgent transaction center for money… Read More

Steady Fintech Investments in MENA Region Now Fueling Growth of Digital Economy: Report

Fintech investments are fueling growth in the MENA region’s digital economy as consumers increasingly begin to conduct cashless transactions, following the Coronavirus outbreak. The region’s financial technology space is also benefitting from updated regulatory guidelines that may be more conducive for growth, according to consultancy… Read More

Singapore Cross-Border Payments Fintech Thunes Partners Bank Alfalah to Enable Remittances to Pakistan

Singapore-based Thunes, a Fintech firm and an industry leader in global cross-border payments, reveals that it has teamed up with Bank Alfalah, which is one of Pakistan’s largest banking institutions. Through the partnership, the organizations aim to support real-time, cost-effective international  payments made to consumers… Read More

Fintech Sokin Introduces Subscription-based International Payments Service in the UK and Europe

Sokin has introduced its “new generation” fixed fee payment service for “cost-effective” currency exchange without any hidden fees in order to make payments “more open” and transparent, according to a release. At present, consumers are being taken advantage of “when it comes to the total… Read More

UK’s Cross-Border Payments Fintech WorldRemit Introduces Money Transfer Services in Malaysia

WorldRemit, a UK-based digital cross-border payments firm, recently introduced its money transfer services in Malaysia’s markets through its app and web-based platform. Clients are now able to send funds from Malaysia, in addition to 50 other nations including the United Kingdom and the US, to… Read More

Mobile Wallet Provider GCash Partners Philippines based Fintech Ayannah to Provide Accessible Financial Services

Mobile wallet provider GCash has teamed up with Fintech firm Ayannah, a Philippines-based startup that aims to offer affordable and more accessible digital financial services. Through the partnership, the companies will be introducing GCash Padala. GCash Padala, a new remittance service, should enable GCash’s 40… Read More

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