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Mobile payments, Paytech

DNA Payments Integrates Alipay+ to Improve Tourism, Hospitality and Travel Sectors in the UK

May 29, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

DNA Payments has integrated the suite of cross-border mobile payment and digitalisation tech solutions operated by Ant Solutions into its point-of-service (POS) terminals to accept more direct payments. This will greatly improve successful payment transactions with global tourists, especially those […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Revolut Bridges Europe and Africa with New Mobile Wallet Payment Routes

May 28, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

After enabling customers in the UK and most European countries (EEA) to send money to Bangladesh (bKash) and Kenya (M-Pesa), now Revolut boosts its portfolio with payment corridors between Europe and Africa (Airtel, Orange Money, MTN). Customers can send money […]


Invest tech, Mobile payments, Paytech, RegTech

Visa and Mastercard Reaction as UK Payments Regulator Plans Crackdown on Fees

May 21, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

The report reveals that over the past five years, scheme and processing fees have surged by more than 30 per cent in real terms, without corresponding improvements in service quality. Mastercard and Visa cards account for 95 per cent of […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

How Will the Cross-Border Payments Space Evolve in 2024? With Swift, OpenPayd, Chargebee and More

February 21, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

Having reflected on what the top priority is for businesses looking to enter the cross-border payments space, we now turn our attention to the future, and how the sector will evolve in 2024. Practical improvements await Rachel Levi, global head […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Post Investment: Can Fintech Rebuild on Value, Not Hype?

February 12, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

In the middling science fiction novel Those Who Remain, author G. Michael Hopf said: “Hard times create strong men, strong men create good times, good times create weak men, and weak men create hard times.” This quote (which in modern […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

NovoPayment Takes Next Step in Mexico With Mastercard Certification

February 6, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

The Network Enablement Partner (NEP) programme is a Mastercard initiative that enables service providers — the vendors of Mastercard-licensed issuers and acquirers who typically have a fully indirect relationship with Mastercard — to play a pivotal role in expediting product […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Top 7 use cases of GenAI in FinTech

February 1, 2024

Via: Fintech News

In 2024, the fusion of AI and financial technology is not just a wave of the future – it’s a rapidly evolving present. Artificial Intelligence, especially the latest generation (Gen AI), is revolutionizing the FinTech sector, reshaping how we interact […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

State of play: payments

February 1, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

This month, Philip takes an in-depth look at payments. It’s no secret that payments is my favourite aspect of fintech. Judging the PayTech Awards is one of the highlights of my year as I get an early glimpse at how […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

US Cross-Border Payments Channels to Africa Bolstered by Onafriq and Alviere Partnership

January 19, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

The importance of remittances and cross-border payments cannot be understated in Africa. According to the World Bank, remittance flows to sub-Saharan Africa are expected to have increased by about 1.9 per cent in 2023 to $54billion. Onafriq selected Alviere for […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Tulip launches Tulip Pay powered by Stripe

January 16, 2024

Via: ThePaypers

Cloud-based retail solutions provider Tulip has announced the launch of Tulip Pay to support in-person retail transactions. Tulip Pay is a self-contained payment system powered by Stripe, a business financial infrastructure platform designed to be simple and quick to deploy, […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

How fintech is expanding the borders of financial inclusion

January 16, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

However, while many firms seek to provide accessibility to basic financial services to the masses, not quite so many have sharpened their focus and risen to the challenge of making financial services more accessible and easier to use for disabled […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

B2B payments should have the same convenience as B2C payments

January 9, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

It is well known that the propensity to pay is inextricably linked to the convenience of payment. Card payments offer payers convenience, but being subject to high fees, slow settlement times and chargebacks remain unattractive to B2B merchants, often operating […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

US paytech Kindcard eyes up OpenTransact acquisition

January 3, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

Founded in 2010 and based in New York, OpenTransact offers a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform that facilitates payments and provides risk management solutions for high-risk industries such as CBD and gaming. Compatible with cryptocurrency, ACH, debit and credit card-based payments, the […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

As Apple Enters Open Banking a Dangerous Paradox Comes to Light

December 28, 2023

Via: The Fintech Times

Some 10 years ago, EU lawmakers started to take issue with the stale world of payments, which had seen little innovation since the introduction of credit cards. The position of banks, payment processors and credit card companies was so entrenched […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

How Europe’s PSPs are bracing for SEPA instant payments

December 4, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

Despite the industry’s constant longing for anything and everything instant, this scenario has struggled to play out in what is still a highly fragmented market. So much so that right now, only around one in 10 of all euro credit […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

How Important is Access to Cash? With Paymentology, Unlimit, Fujitsu, Dojo and Paysafe

November 30, 2023

Via: The Fintech Times

Throughout the month, we have focused on the latest payment innovations, upcoming payment trends and the overall future of payments. But now, we turn our attention back to the most well-established forms of payment and money: cash. As the world […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Ireland’s Synch ditches plans to roll out mobile payments app

November 17, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

Founded in 2020 by AIB, Bank of Ireland, Permanent TSB and KBC, Synch had ambitions of rivalling challengers such as Revolut and N26, by launching an account-to-account mobile payment service, allowing customers to purchase goods online and in stores, as […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Dutch payment processor Silverflow lands $16.3m funding

November 17, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

Picus Capital, Coatue, Crane Venture Partners, Inkef, and a number of angel investors also participated in the round, with Silverflow claiming its valuation is now “substantially higher” than its Series A in 2021. Launched four years ago, Silverflow operates a […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

US business payment platform Bill reportedly closing on $1.95bn deal to acquire Melio

November 9, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

The deal, which is thought to be in the final stages of discussions according to Bloomberg, would reportedly value Melio, a B2B payments platform provider for small businesses, at $1.95 billion. This figure is less than half of the paytech’s […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

US CFPB proposes supervising digital app providers, including crypto wallets

November 7, 2023

Via: Cointelegraph

The United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has proposed a rule to allow it to supervise large non-bank digital wallet and app providers. The rule is part of a larger move by the agency that has seen it extend […]