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Paytech, Retail

Astound Digital and Shopify partner to augment retail commerce

May 20, 2024

Via: ThePaypers

US-based digital consultancy company Astound Digital has partnered with Shopify to improve customer experiences, reduce costs, and increase conversion rates for retail. Astound Digital, a company creating digital experiences for brands, has established itself as a key player in digital […]


Paytech, Retail

Finastra launches online retail lending solutions marketplace

April 19, 2024

Via: ThePaypers

UK-based Finastra has rolled out its Solution Store, an online platform that offers customers retail lending solutions. The Solution Store provides customers with the ability to buy retail lending solutions seamlessly, eliminating the necessity for meetings, emails, phone calls, or […]


Paytech, Retail

What Should We Expect to See From Embedded Finance in 2024?

April 3, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

According to recent the latest Juniper Research report, the global embedded finance market currently boasts a total transaction value of around $92billion. By 2028, it forecasts this value to hit around $228billion, estimating 148 per cent growth across just four […]


Invest tech, Trading

BTC price spikes to $53K, but resistance catches up with Bitcoin bulls

February 20, 2024

Via: Cointelegraph

Bitcoin spawned flash volatility at the Feb. 20 Wall Street open as a classic “fakeout” burned traders. Bitcoin sellers quickly snuff out $53,000 push Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC price action as it briefly pierced $53,000 […]


Banking Tech, Digital Lending and Credit

‘Transformative’ or ‘Tough’: What Sort of Year Will BNPL Have in 2024?

February 15, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

With this in mind, it can be difficult to predict what kind of year BNPL is likely to have in 2024. To find out more, we reached out to some industry experts. BNPL trajectory ‘still points upward’ Barbara Vega, payments […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

It’s time for core banking to get real

February 9, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

However, it was pointed out to me that I took something for granted, and in hindsight, it was a great observation. In today’s world, where we are used to online shopping and mobile payments, many are not only carrying less […]


Invest tech, Markets

EU tightens AML rules for crypto and luxury markets

January 18, 2024

Via: ThePaypers

The European Union has reached a provisional deal to improve how national authorities collaborate to combat money laundering. It’s worth noting that the new deal aims to combat money laundering in the cryptocurrency and luxury sectors. Following negotiations that concluded […]


Paytech, Retail

Ravelin Finds 37% of Consumers Will Take Advantage of Retail Loopholes

January 16, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

“It’s telling that a significant proportion of fraudsters think retailers themselves enable the practice. “Retailers must strike a delicate balance between facilitating sales and minimising fraud risks, but it’s clear from our findings that many don’t get it right. One […]


Paytech, Retail

BitPay adds new cryptocurrencies for retail transactions

January 9, 2024

Via: Investing.com

BitPay, a leading cryptocurrency payment service provider, has expanded its digital currency offerings, enabling transactions with several new cryptocurrencies at high-end retailers. The company now supports Uniswap (UNI), Chainlink (LINK), Binance Coin (BNB), and Basic Attention Token (BAT (LON:BATS)), alongside […]


Invest tech, Markets

US fintech Talus Pay acquires Jobox and Clarus Merchant Services

January 8, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

Financial terms of both the acquisitions were not disclosed. Jobox, founded in 2016 and based in Florida, operates a mobile app that enables home service professionals across the US to book jobs and manage their businesses from their phones and […]


Paytech, Retail

2023: Top five payments stories of the year

December 28, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

Trade credit insurance provider Allianz Trade, B2B e-commerce payments platform Two and Santander Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) teamed up in January to offer the first global B2B buy now, pay later (BNPL) solution for corporates. The solution enables corporates […]


Invest tech, WealthTech

Fintech Funding 2024 Predictions With Outward VC, Bud, SmallChange, Percent, Class35

December 8, 2023

Via: The Fintech Times

We’re excited to share the thoughts of fintech CEOs and industry leaders from across the globe to 2023’s key takeaways and what we should expect to be top of the agenda in 2024. The European tech industry has stabilised after […]


Invest tech, Markets

Global Call Centers Strategic Business Report 2023: Market to Reach $494.7 Billion by 2030 from $314.5 Billion in 2022 – U.S. is Estimated at $110 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 6.6% CAGR

December 7, 2023

Via: Fintech News

The global market for Call Centers estimated at US$314.5 Billion in the year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$494.7 Billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 5.8% over the analysis period 2022-2030. In-House, one of […]


Banking Tech, Digital Lending and Credit

The opportunity for banks to bring BNPL to small, medium-sized enterprises

December 6, 2023

Via: Fintech News

According to the U.S. Small Business Association, small businesses make up 99.9% of the nation’s business landscape. With such a large pool, one would expect that seamless access to financial services would be fairly easy to come by. But that […]


Paytech, Retail

The role of generative AI in shaping the e-commerce landscape

November 29, 2023

Via: Fintech News

Generative AI is rapidly altering the landscape for e-commerce professionals with applications ranging from effective supply chain management to tailored client experiences. The application of generative AI has transformed e-commerce and offered cutting-edge fixes to improve almost all facets of […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Payoneer partners with Etsy

October 26, 2023

Via: ThePaypers

US-based commerce technology provider Payoneer has partnered with Etsy to support the latter’s expansion into emerging markets and simplify payments. Through this collaboration, Etsy can streamline payments to sellers and help develop economic opportunities for more entrepreneurs in emerging markets. […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

Amazon Payment Services obtains Retail Payment Services licence

October 18, 2023

Via: ThePaypers

Amazon Payment Services, a digital payments provider operating across the MENA region, has been granted a Retail Payment Services licence by the UAE Central Bank. The press release states that this licence enables Amazon Payment Services to unlock a better […]


Banking Tech, Mobile Banking

National Bank of Greece deploys Infosys Finacle core banking system

October 18, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

The deployment forms part of the bank’s core banking replacement project ‘Cosmos’. In its first phase, the new cloud-native platform will power all of the bank’s corporate and SME loan operations and will see the migration of about 60% of […]


Paytech, Retail

Bitcoin holds firm above $28,000 amid U.S. retail sales surge

October 17, 2023

Via: Investing.com

Bitcoin continues to trade above $28,000 on Tuesday, maintaining its position near a two-month high. The cryptocurrency’s resilience is attributed to an unexpected 0.7% rise in U.S. retail sales for September. After a dip from Monday’s peak of $30,000 to […]


Paytech, Retail

Lloyds Bank develops digital trading solution

October 10, 2023

Via: ThePaypers

UK-based retail banking company Lloyds Bank has developed a digital trading solution that aims to support businesses to transact more efficiently. The new solution allows clients to request digital Direct Guarantees or Standby Letters of Credit, aiming to help them […]