Tagged: virtual cards

Embedded Finance, Alternative Underwriting Options Allow BNPL Services to Support Easy Checkouts: Report

Since 2020, and the recent global pandemic, digital commerce has seen “exceptional growth,” according to an update from Juniper Research. Although the impact of COVID-19 certainly forced an increase in online shopping and eCommerce usage, it is clear that it is “a continuing trend,” the… Read More

X1 Card, the Challenger Credit Card, Secures $25M in Funding

X1 Card, the “smartest” credit card “ever made,” recently announced $25 million in Series B funding and will be “opening applications to the general public in the U.S. in the coming weeks.” The investment round has been “led by FPV Ventures, the new venture firm… 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

American Express and Billtrust to Offer Suppliers a Solution to Accounts Receivable Challenges

American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) has announced a collaboration with Billtrust (NASDAQ: BTRS), a B2B accounts receivable automation and integrated payments firm, in order to “enable suppliers to streamline acceptance of American Express virtual cards.” With this integration, suppliers will have the ability “to automate… Read More

Malaysia Debt Ventures (MDV) Establishes Pilot Fund with Assistance from Funding Societies

Malaysia Debt Ventures (MDV), a subsidiary of the Minister of Finance (MOF) and dedicated tech financier, is reportedly establishing a pilot fund valued at RM500,000 to be invested through Funding Societies, a Southeast Asia-based SME digital financing platform. This move intends to reach underserved companies,… Read More

Funding Societies Introduces Elevate, a Virtual Card to Address SME Digital Payment Requirements

Since the start of the Coronavirus crisis, both digital-service use and the digital market have grown significantly in Southeast Asia. According to the e-Conomy SEA 2021 Report by Google, Temasek, and Bain & Company, there are now around 350 million digital consumers in the region… Read More

Brex Partners with 1Password to Make Online Payments Secure and Frictionless

Silicon Valley Fintech Unicorn Brex and 1Password have teamed up to make online payments secure and a lot less frictionless. As mentioned in the announcement, 1Password clients may now use Brex virtual credit cards to “check out online with just two clicks.” Brex is a… Read More

Business Spend Management Fintech Coupa to Provide HSBC Virtual Cards to European Firms

Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a company specializing in business spend management, has announced a collaboration with HSBC under its Coupa Pay offering. Commencing with virtual cards, the collaboration will offer European firms with access to a quick, seamless, and secure way to manage payments as… Read More

Hong Kong’s Currenxie Introduces Visa Card for Convenient, More Secure International Payments

Hong Kong-based Currenxie, a cross-border payments platform, reveals that it has introduced a Visa card to offer businesses with a more convenient and secure way to  handle international  transactions. As mentioned in the announcement, the Currenxie Visa Business Card is presently available to the firm’s… Read More

Amount, Marqeta Debut BNPL Virtual Card, Loan Origination Tools

Amount, a technology provider for financial institutions, and global modern card issuing platform Marqeta  (NASD:MQ) announced today a virtual card and loan origination partnership to help banks rapidly enter the buy now, pay later (BNPL) space. The partnership alleviates the digital tools gap that prevents… Read More

One Inc, a Digital Payments Network for Insurance Sector, to Issue Claims via Mastercard Virtual Cards

To ensure that individual consumers, families, and companies have near-instant access to insurance funds to deal with unexpected situations or emergencies, One Inc, a digital payments network for the insurance sector, reveals that it intends to disburse claims via Mastercard virtual cards and Mastercard Send…. Read More

UK Payments Fintech Paysend, the Card-to-Card Pioneer, Introduces New Digital Money App

UK’s Paysend, the card-to-card pioneer and global payments platform, has introduced Paysend 4.0, which is described as a new digital money app designed to manage all payments requirements from a single location. As noted in the announcement, the latest version offers global transfers, a multicurrency… Read More

Hong Kong based Digital Bank livi Is Offering New BNPL Product with a Mastercard Virtual Debit Card

livi bank, which is notably one of Hong Kong’s eight digital banks, is now offering a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) service with the introduction of livi PayLater that provides an instant installment option along with a virtual Mastercard debit card. The livi PayLater BNPL… Read More

Former Mastercard Exec Javier Perez Invests €8M in Danish Fintech Cardlay, Investment via Global Paytech Fund

Cardlay has secured €8 million in capital from a venture fund that’s managed by former Mastercard executive Javier Perez, according to a release. As mentioned on its official website: “Cardlay is a world leading Fintech partner of commercial card services and payment infrastructure. We supply… Read More

Digital Banking Fintech Revolut Reveals its Virtual and Physical Debit Cards are Widely Accepted, Shares Tips to Avoid HMRC Scams

Digital banking challenger Revolut notes that whether you are just opening your doors to clients, growing a company or investing in a new initiative, let’s “launch into action” during this spring season. Revolut writes in a blog post that Revolut‘s virtual and physical debit cards… Read More

Crypto.com Launches Virtual Cards in Europe

  Hong Kong-based Crypto.com announced on Tuesday its virtual cards are now available in Europe. Crypto.com reported its app users may now apply for a Crypto.com Visa Card and once approved, make online purchases before their physical cards arrive. The card is issued by PayrNet Ltd… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Divvy, a Payment and Expense Management Platform, Reveals that Virtual Cards are Becoming Widely-Adopted

Divvy, a modern payment and expense management platform for businesses, which notably secured $165 million through its Series D funding round, notes that as businesses have started moving away from legacy spending methods such as ACH or paper checks, the virtual credit card has become… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Divvy, a Payment and Expense Management Platform, Claims 9,000+ Clients Across Every US State

Divvy, a modern payment and expense management platform for businesses, which notably secured $165 million through its Series D funding round, making it one of only 14 Fintechs this month to raise a mega-round ($100M+ or more) in January 2021, notes that during the last… Read More

CIMB Bank Vietnam and Viva Republic have Launched New Debit Card after Success of their Virtual Payments Card

CIMB Bank Vietnam and Viva Republica, the operator of the Toss app (a payments service), have launched the CIMB-Toss debit card after the success of the CIMB and Toss virtual card – which was introduced in July of this year. Launched earlier this month, the… Read More

American Express and Coupa to Expand Partnership to Bring Virtual Card Payments to US Markets

American Express (NYSE:AXP) and Coupa have announced that they’ll be expanding their existing partnership in order to bring virtual card payments to the US. According to a release, the American Express virtual Card payment option within Coupa Pay is now available globally, allowing companies to… Read More

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