Tag "Visa"

Quid Launches Multi-Currency Wallet for SMEs With Visa’s Currencycloud

UK business banking platform Quid Global and cross-border payments platform Currencycloud have partnered to launch Quid’s multi-currency global wallet for businesses. The integration with Currencycloud will provide Quid’s SME clients with a multi-currency wallet that can convert between EUR, GBP,

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Finastra Partners Fragmos Chain to Digitalise OTC Derivatives Post-Trade

Finastra is collaborating with French blockchain platform Fragmos Chain to provide out-of-the-box integration with Finastra Summit, its over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market solution. The API-first integration via FusionFabric.cloud enables banks globally to digitalise their OTC derivatives products to reduce the costs

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UK’s Banked Gets US$15M Series A Extension to Fuel US Expansion

London-based payments company Banked has raised over US$15 million in a Series A extension round, led by global software investor Insight Partners, following a Series A earlier this year led by Bank of America. Citi, National Australia Bank Ventures, and

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Finastra Integrates With Visa Direct for Cross Border Payouts

Financial services software and cloud solutions provider Finastra and Visa will co-develop new functionality to enable banks and financial institutions to offer their SME and individual clients cross-border payout solutions in multiple currencies and countries. The collaboration integrates Finastra’s Payments

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Alpian Partners With Visa to Issue a Metal Debit Card in Switzerland

Digital private bank Alpian announced that it is now a Principal Member of Visa, allowing the company to issue its exclusive metal debit card in Switzerland. The pairing of the metal debit card with a multi-currency current account (CHF, EUR,

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poinz: Lancierung von Schweizer Cashback-Währung «Swiss Loyalty»

Der Schweizer Loyalty Netwerk«poinz» lanciert umfangreiche Innovationen für das Portemonnaie und macht den Schritt zum Fintech Unternehmen. Das grosse Update der poinz App bietet Kundinnen und Kunden ab sofort ein einzigartiges Cashback-Ökosystem, mit welchem sie beim Bezahlen Geld direkt in

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Visa Invests in LATAM Open Finance Platform Belvo’s US$43 Million Series A

Visa has invested in Mexico City-headquartered open finance API platform Belvo through its US$43 million Series A. The two companies have also signed a strategic partnership to jointly develop open finance solutions in Latin America, a statement from Belvo said.

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Visa Teases Plans for an Interoperable Hub for Crypto Payments

Visa announced that it is currently developing the “Universal Payment Channel” (UPC), a hub that connects multiple blockchain networks and allowing for secure transfer of digital currencies. The payments giant calls it a a “universal adapter” among blockchains, allowing central

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Visa To Acquire UK Payments Startup Currencycloud

Visa has signed a definitive agreement to acquire London-based payments startup Currencycloud, Visa announced today. The acquisition builds on an existing strategic partnership between the two companies. Visa had led an $80 million investment round for Currencycloud at the beginning

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Visa Customers Spent More Than US$1 Billion on Crypto-Linked Cards in 2021

Visa revealed that its customers had spent more than US$1 billion on its crypto-linked cards in the first half of 2021. The payments giant reported that it had partnered with 50 leading crypto platforms on card programmes that make it

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