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Payments Firm Volt Hires Former Thunes Executive

Payments Fintech Volt has announced the appointment of Irina Chuchkina as Chief Marketing Officer. Chuchkina was previously at Thunes. Prior to Thunes, Chuchkina held executive marketing roles at Rapyd,  super-app Grab, and Visa. She has also served on the board of the Singapore Fintech Association…. Read More

Real-Time Payments Fintech Volt Teams Up with Embedded Sustainability Firm ekko

Volt, the global real-time payments platform, has recently announced its partnership with embedded sustainability fintech, ekko. The collaboration enables consumers and retailers “to support the removal of plastic bottles from the ocean at checkout, which are then tracked in real time to measure the environmental… Read More

UK’s Real-Time Payments Fintech Volt to Expand Operations into Australian Markets

Volt, the global real-time payments platform, announces its expansion into Australia following a period of sustained growth for the UK-headquartered fintech company. Following Volt’s $60m funding round earlier this year, this development “marks the latest step in its ambitious growth plans to meet market demand… Read More

Real-Time Payments Fintech Volt Welcomes Matt Henderson as Special Advisor

Volt, the global real-time payments platform, recently announced that Matt Henderson, former CEO of Stripe Europe, ex-Google, ex-Amazon, has now “joined as a Special Advisor to the Board.” Henderson reportedly joins Volt at a critical inflection point “for the company, following the successful completion of… Read More

New York State Department of Financial Services Provides Guidance on Virtual Currency, Makes Recommendations for Coin Listing

The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has published “guidance” for the US digital asset industry building upon its already widely utilized Bit Licence rules. Superintendent Adrienne A. Harris issued a statement explaining her goal of prioritizing regulations for “virtual currency policy” to… Read More

Payment Automation Fintech Primer, Volt to Enable Instant Bank Payments

Primer, the payments automation platform offering the infrastructure for effortless commerce experiences, today announces its new partnership with Volt, the company building the global infrastructure for real-time payments, “enabling access to instant bank payments to Primer’s customers.” The tough economic climate in the UK, “driven… Read More

Payments Fintech Volt Raiss $60 Million Series B

Payments Fintech Volt has raised a $60 million Series B funding round. The company said the backing was indicative of the confidence in the UK Fintech sector. The additional capital will be utilized to expand into new markets, including Asia Pacific and the Americas. At… Read More

Payments Orchestration Provider BR-DGE, Volt to Support Merchants in Preventing Payment Fraud

Payment orchestration provider BR-DGE has announced today its latest partnership with global real-time payments gateway Volt to support merchants countering payment fraud. Through a single point of integration, BR-DGE’s merchants can “access a world of payment providers, fraud capabilities, and alternative payment methods.” This new… Read More

Open Banking, Crypto Transfers: Yield App Enhances Digital Assets Accessibility with Volt Real-Time Payments

Digital wealth platform Yield App has partnered with Volt, the global real-time payments gateway, in order “to offer additional GBP and EUR on-ramps via FPS and SEPA Instant.” Yield App customers “can now buy cryptocurrency in real time directly with their bank, thanks to the… Read More

Singapore’s Tazapay Teams Up with Volt to Add Open Banking Payments in UK, Europe

Tazapay, a Singapore-based cross-border payments provider, has partnered with leading global real-time payments gateway Volt “to add open banking to its growing stack of payment offerings, as it accelerates its international growth plans across the UK and Europe. The partnership will enable Tazapay’s customers “to… Read More

London based Volt Launches Real-Time Payments for Crypto Exchange Kriptomat

Volt, the global gateway for open banking payments in Europe, the UK and Brazil, and Kriptomat, one of the “fastest-growing” European cryptocurrency exchange platforms, are announcing a partnership “to enable Kriptomat customers throughout Europe to make real-time account-to-account payments to buy, sell and exchange cryptocurrencies.”… Read More

Digital Bank Volt Fails, Will Return Banking License

Volt, a high-profile digital bank operating in Australia, has taken the extraordinary measure of announcing it will close its business, and return its banking license to regulators. In a post on the digital bank’s website Volt announced: “Volt has made the difficult decision to close… Read More

Open Banking Fintech Volt Introduces “Ultrafast” Account Ownership Authentication

Open Banking Fintech Volt, a UK-based company powering the growth of real-time payments in the UK and Europe, is launching Verify, which is described as “an ultrafast bank account authentication service for online merchants and businesses.” As confirmed in the update, Volt is launching Verify… Read More

Open Banking Fintech Volt Introduces Transformer to Help Merchants Bypass High Interchange Fees

Open Banking Fintech Volt has introduced a product aimed at helping merchants save on excessive debit card (interchange) fees by encouraging shoppers “to seamlessly switch to an open banking payment AFTER choosing to pay with a debit card at the checkout.” After recognizing the banking… Read More

Open Banking Fintech Volt Continues Steady Growth with CRO Appointment

Volt, which claims to be the leading Open payments gateway, has recruited payments veteran Matt Komorowski as its Chief Revenue Officer . Matt joins Volt after nearly a decade with PayPal, where for the past three years he has “been leading the payments giant’s channel… Read More

Parpera, Railspay Introduce Embedded Finance Business Debit Card in Australia

Parpera, a money management platform for sole traders, freelancers, and startup founders, has launched Australia’s “first” embedded finance business experience “using a debit card linked directly to deposit accounts,” in partnership with Railspay (the Australian arm of Railsbank) and Volt. The Parpera Business Debit Mastercard… Read More

LatAm Fintech Volt Reveals that Pix Launch Allowed Clients to Access Major Latin American Markets

Volt, the open payments gateway, has reportedly appointed Nathan Marion as General Manager LATAM, in order to lead its strategic expansion in Latin America (LatAm). This follows the Fintech firm’s integration of Brazil’s instant payments system, Pix. Marion joins from e-commerce platform VTEX. There, in… Read More

Open Banking Could Become a Key Part of Brazilian Consumers’ Financial Lives: Report

Open Banking in Brazil marked its first anniversary on February 1, 2022 – and the South American nation is looking set to strengthen its position as a (maybe unlikely) open banking pioneer. The Brazilian reserve bank’s phased approach is considered to be a success, through… Read More

Volt Crosses the Atlantic to Operate in Brazil

European payments firm Volt has entered Brazil. Volt states that it has now integrated Brazil’s domestic instant payments network Pix – and established its physical presence in São Paulo. Volt states that it currently works with over 5000 banks in Europe on the PSD2 Open… Read More

Railsbank Partners with Douugh to Launch Fintech Super App

Railsbank (Railspay in Australia) and Douugh (ASX: DOU) have partnered to launch a “responsible financial super app.” The app is said to offer an embedded finance experience including bank accounts, payments, cards, money management, stock investing, crypto and more. The app will launch in Australia,… Read More

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