Payments

Mastercard to Extend Real-Time Payments to Latin America With Arcus Acquisition

Mastercard has acquired Mexico-based Arcus Financial Intelligence to support bill pay solutions and other real-time payment applications across Latin America. Arcus provides bill pay and cash-in, cash-out services for billers, retailers, fintechs and traditional financial institutions in the US and

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Deep Dive: Digging Into The Short-Term Opportunities For Global Banking

Market dynamics in the financial services business rarely come on with an urgency attached. After all, the first Open Banking project in the UK dates back to 2016. Formal PSD2 discussions started in 2013. Therefore, it’s difficult to argue that

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Revolut Acquires Point-Of-Sale System Nobly to Expand Its Services Into Hospitality

London-headquartered fintech giant Revolut announced the acquisition of ePOS software provider Nobly POS to expand its offering to serve the restaurant and hospitality sectors. Nobly has developed a comprehensive ePOS system for the restaurant and hospitality industry enabling hospitality businesses

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Banking Circle Appoints New Head of Institutional Banking DACH

Luxembourg-headquartered payments bank Banking Circle has appointed Timo Florian Zwez as the new Head of Institutional Banking for the DACH region. In his new role, Zwez will be looking to drive growth for the company in the DACH region. More

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Zahlungsmittel – ein unterschätzter Faktor für wirtschaftlichen Erfolg

Wenn man darüber nachdenkt, weshalb sich Kunden für bestimmte eCommerce-Angebote entscheiden, kommen einem zunächst ein Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis der angebotenen Waren und Dienstleistungen, die Lieferkonditionen und natürlich auch die Vertrauenswürdigkeit des Anbieters in den Sinn. Oft ignoriert werden hingegen die angebotenen Zahlungsoptionen.

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FINMA Extends YAPEAL’s License to Now Include Cross Border Services

Swiss digital challenger bank YAPEAL announced that the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has granted it a license extension to offer cross border services to international customers. The services include national payments, international transfers, a VISA debit card for

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Bottomline Acquires Bora Payment Systems for US$15 Million

Bottomline, a provider of financial technology that makes complex business payments simple, smart and secure, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Bora Payments Systems for US$15 million in cash. Bora Payment Systems is a B2B card payment platform

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JP Morgan Study: Global Embedded Payment Volume Reached US$1.1T in 2020

In 2020, of the US$240 trillion in global payment flows, approximately US$1.1 trillion came from embedded payments, a new research by JP Morgan found. Wearables (US$347 billion), the Internet-of-Things (US$240 billion) and virtual worlds (US$182 billion) made up for most

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PayPal Launches Mobile POS Solution “Zettle Terminal” for Small Businesses

PayPal announced the launch of the Zettle Terminal, its new, all-in-one point of sale solution that offers increased mobility in-store for small businesses. The Zettle Terminal will now be available in the UK beginning and will continue to roll-out across

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Stripe Partners Klarna to Enable Businesses to Offer BNPL Services

Swedish Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform Klarna announced a strategic partnership with Irish-American payment processing platform Stripe. The partnership will allow millions of businesses across the US and 19 countries in Europe running on Stripe to offer Klarna’s flexible

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