Payments

Fidesmo Launches Wearable Payments Service in Switzerland With Cembra

Swedish tech company Fidesmo is expanding its wearable payments service to Switzerland through a collaboration with Cembra, a Swiss provider of consumer finance products. This allows for customers with payment cards issued by Cembra to connect with wearables that support

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Fidor Solutions Partners SIA to Launch Instant Payments Service in Europe

Fidor Solutions, a subsidiary of Sopra Banking Software, has signed a partnership agreement with SIA, a European company in payment services and infrastructures, to launch its new instant payments service in Germany and in other European countries. With this agreement,

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SETL Hires Former SWIFT and Ripple Exec as Head of Payments

SETL, a London-based settlement and payments infrastructure provider, announced the appointment of Marjan Delatinne to its executive management team as the Head of Payments. Marjan will have the overall responsibility for growing SETL’s payments business, alongside its market infrastructure and

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PayPal Goes Galactic to Make Universal Space Payments a Reality

PayPal announced the launch of PayPal Galactic, an initiative that addresses the issues to help make universal space payments a reality. PayPal Galactic brings together leaders in the scientific community, including the SETI Institute and Space Tourism Society, to prepare

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Former Governor of the Bank of England Joins Stripe’s Board of Directors

Stripe, a US-based payment processing platform, announced that Mark Carney, the former Governor of the Bank of England and the Bank of Canada, has joined the company’s board of directors. Regulated in multiple jurisdictions and partnering with several dozen financial

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Web Browser Opera Launches E-Wallet Dify for Its European Users

Web browser Opera with 380 million monthly active users globally and 50 million in Europe, has announced the launch of a new European e-wallet Dify. Opera plans to first offer an in-browser cash back service for online shopping and to

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TransferGo Forges Partnership With Thought Machine to Fuel Global Expansion Plans

TransferGo, London-based money transfer company, announced a partnership with Thought Machine, a cloud native core banking technology company, to propel its ongoing product innovation and drive global expansion into new markets. TransferGo said that it will focus on enhancing its

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Payoneer Poised to Go Public With US$3.3 Billion Merger Deal

Payoneer announced that it plans to go public by merging with FTAC Olympus Acquisition Corp. (FTOC), a special purpose acquisition company in a US$ 3.3 billion deal. Payoneer has been backed by investments from TCV, Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE), Viola

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PPRO Teams up With Banking Circle to Streamline Cross Border Real-Time Payments

PPRO, a London-based payments infrastructure provider has partnered with financial infrastructure provider Banking Circle to enhance the former’s service offering by supporting payment service providers (PSPs) working with cross border e-commerce merchants. With this partnership, PPRO is capitalising on the

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Licensed in Turkey, Ozan Reshapes E-Payments

Entering the sphere of financial super apps isn’t an easy task. Companies need to spend months, years even, getting the proper licenses and developing products and services that meet the stringent requirements of governing bodies. While this process inevitably slows

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