Tagged: zelle

Fintech SoFi Announces Support for Zelle Transactions

SoFi (NASDAQ: SOFI) will be supporting Zelle which is being rolled out after requests from clients. Zelle is a bank-owned instant payments and transfer service that is broadly available in the banking world. SoFi states that Zelle is one of the most requested features for… Read More

DataVisor Unveils Instant Payment Fraud Solution

DataVisor, an AI-powered fraud and risk platform, this week released its instant payments fraud prevention solution. Real-Time Payments Fraud Solution leverages account life-cycle signals, advanced machine learning techniques and prebuilt rules for real-time payments fraud scenarios. It allows financial institutions safely access instant payment technologies… Read More

Travis Everett of the National Merchants Association: Industry Veteran Shares Perspective on Implementation of FedNow

  Travis Everett, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of National Merchants Association (NMA), has shared key insights with Crowdfund Insider on FedNow, the new instant payments and transfer service offered by the US Federal Reserve. The new service became operational this past week, with 35 financial… Read More

Zelle Says Not Our Fault Following Double Transfers by Chase

Last week, Chase (NYSE:JPM) experienced a significant problem as some online banking accounts saw Zelle transfers apparently sent out twice. For some smaller accounts, this led to overdrafts and a negative balance – something most consumers and businesses wants to avoid. After several hours of… Read More

Zelle Fails Again: Chase Experiences Double Transfers for Some Zelle Users with Some Accounts Going Negative

Zelle, a transfers and payments service utilized by many big banks as well as hundreds of smaller ones, stumbled once again today. Some customers woke up to discover that transfers completed via their Chase (NYSE:JPM) account – may have been sent twice. The duplicate transfers… Read More

Financial Institutions Joining the Zelle Network Increased by 40% Last Year

Early Warning Services, LLC, the network operator of Zelle, announced more than 1,800 financial institutions (FIs) are part of the Zelle Network. In 2022, 97% of FIs that joined the network “have under $10 billion in assets.” Al Ko, Chief Executive Officer at Early Warning,… Read More

Zelle Creators Look to Create Digital Wallet as Payments and Cash Become More Digital: Report

In a move that should come as no surprise – except for the delay in moving forward on the strategy – the big banks that helped to found Zelle are creating their own digital wall, according to a report. The seven banks, including Citi, Bank… Read More

Zelle Has Issues, Points Finger at Bank of America

Zelle, a payments and transfers service that was created by multiple big banks, has been having some issues today, according to multiple posts on Twitter. While Zelle has not issued a press statement reassuring users it is on top of things, it appears that Zelle… Read More

Digital Payments: Varo Bank Now Offers Zelle

Varo Bank — which claims to be the first all-digital, nationally-chartered U.S. consumer built from the ground up techbank — announced that it will offer Zelle® in its mobile banking app. Zelle is described as “a safe way to send and receive money with friends,… Read More

Sean Loosli from Zelle Shares Strategy to Bring Smaller Financial Institutions onto the Zelle Network

In the past five years, consumers and businesses, small and large, have sent more than five billion Zelle payments, “totaling nearly $1.5 trillion,” according to Early Warning Services, LLC, the network operator of Zelle. Zelle users have “leveraged the convenience and security of Zelle to… Read More

Zelle Reaches 5-Yr Milestone with Over 5B Digital Transactions

In the past five years, consumers and businesses, small and large, have sent more than five billion Zelle payments, “totaling nearly $1.5 trillion,” according to Early Warning Services, LLC, the network operator of Zelle. Zelle users have “leveraged the convenience and security of Zelle to gift… Read More

1,000 Banks, Credit Unions Now Live with Zelle via Fiserv

Nekoosa Port Edwards State Bank recently became the 1,000th financial institution to offer Zelle® via Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions. Zelle® allows consumers “to send and receive money directly from one U.S. bank account to another,… Read More

Bill Sytsma: Senior Vice President at Callsign Reveals How Authorized Push Payment Fraud Poses Threats for Consumers

We recently connected with Bill Sytsma, Senior Vice President at Callsign, a digital trust pioneer servicing some of the top banks in the US, to discuss authorized push payment (APP) fraud. Bill began working at Callsign in January 2021, where he is responsible for the… Read More

Arkansas Federal Credit Union Upgrades to Zelle via Fiserv, Experiences Surge in Digital Transactions

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), an international provider of payments and financial services technology, announced that Arkansas Federal Credit Union has upgraded from their prior person-to-person (P2P) payment solution “to the Zelle Network® via Fiserv.” In the first two months post-launch, Arkansas Federal has “seen P2P… Read More

Zelle at Point of Sale? Whaddya Think?

It was reported recently that Zelle, a payments platform put together by really big banks, was mulling over whether or not to incorporate payments services at the point of sale. If you are into Fintech, or just a normal consumer, it is a no-brainer. But… Read More

Fraudulent Activities are Reportedly being Ignored on Zelle by its Founders

Banking institutions appear to be ignoring the problem of fraudulent activities allegedly being carried out via Zelle, a new report reveals, with large financial service providers that founded the service not really caring or concerned about issues with the digital payments platform. Zelle has quickly… Read More

Almost Half a Trillion Dollars Sent by Consumers, Businesses with Zelle Last Year

Consumers and businesses reportedly sent 1.8 billion payments via the Zelle Network during 2021, an increase of 49% from a year prior, Early Warning Services, LLC, the network operator behind Zelle, confirmed on February 2, 2022. Those payments “totaled $490 billion, up 59%.” Al Ko,… Read More

Fintech Wise Explains Why their Payment Options Might Be Better than Other Service Providers

If you’ve sent or received a payment from a friend or family member, you might have used either Zelle or Venmo to complete the transaction. These Fintech payment services enable consumers to send and receive local personal payments easily, with simply an email address or… Read More

Community Banks: Payments Service Chuck Looks to Emulate Zelle, Alloy Labs Aims to Provide More Digital Banking Services Going Forward

Zelle is a peer-to-peer payments service that is now utilized by over 1000 banking apps across the US. As services like Venmo gained in popularity, traditional banks were compelled to compete and Zelle has emerged as a viable alternative for real-time transfers. Originally founded by… Read More

Jack Henry and Zelle Make Faster Payments Accessible to Minority Communities

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY), a provider of tech solutions and payment processing services mainly for the financial services sector, announced that it is teaming up with Early Warning Services, LLC, the network operator behind Zelle, in order to make faster payments “more… Read More