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We report on global payments news and innovation in an increasingly digital economy. We’re on top of all payments and fintech news: payments infrastructure, payments systems, payments behaviours, ecommerce payments, Open Banking and Open Finance, Banking-as-a-Service, B2B payments, cryptocurrencies, fraud and financial crime prevention, along with breaking news on the digital economy. Follow us for the latest regulation updates, along with relevant company news on payments investments, product launches, partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions.

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Canada prepares for the next payment gamechanger – the Real-Time Rail (RTR)

Expert Opinion | Online Payments | Published Monday 04 Jul 2022 10:00 CET

John Cowan, Chief Technology and Operations Officer at Payments Canada, elaborates on the RTR and its benefits for consumers and businesses.

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Canada prepares for the next payment gamechanger – the Real-Time Rail (RTR)

Expert Opinion | Online Payments | Published Monday 04 Jul 2022 10:00 CET

John Cowan, Chief Technology and Operations Officer at Payments Canada, elaborates on the RTR and its benefits for consumers and businesses.

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BKN301 receives EUR 15 mln to boost its digital payments service

News | Ecommerce | 04 Jul 2022 16:17 CET

San Marino-based fintech company developing payment services and BaaS solutions, BKN301, has raised EUR 15 million in a Series A funding round.


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Derivative Path, Goldman Sachs to offer global payments to banks

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 04 Jul 2022 15:21 CET
US-based Derivative Path, a provider of capital markets technology has partnered with Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking (TxB) to offer an automated, digital-first payments platform.
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Russia to legalise crypto mining

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Jul 2022 15:07 CET
The Central Bank of Russia has announced it’s ready for the legalization of cryptocurrency mining, provided the proceeds from the activity are converted to fiat outside of Russia.
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OneCard to raise USD 100 mln

News | Payments General | 04 Jul 2022 15:01 CET
India-based credit card startup OneCard has planned to raise USD 100 mln in a new financing round at over USD 1.2 bln valuation.
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Cash App users can invest spare change in Bitcoin and stocks

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Jul 2022 14:54 CET
US-based Cash App has added a new feature that will allow users to invest their spare change in Bitcoin and stocks.
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Ripple to use XRPL ledger in Columbia's land registry system

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Jul 2022 14:48 CET
US-based payments platform Ripple has partnered with the Colombian government to use the XRP Ledger (XRPL) in the nation’s land registry system.
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Klarna to raise money at around USD 6.5 bln valuation

News | Online Payments | 04 Jul 2022 14:42 CET
Swedish BNPL provider Klarna has neared a deal to raise new money at around USD 6.5 billion valuation, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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Chargebacks911 augments its automated dispute response platform

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Jul 2022 14:19 CET

US-based post transaction fraud platform Chargebacks911 has enriched its data to facilitate dispute responses.


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YouTrip launches in-app travel insurance product

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 04 Jul 2022 14:18 CET
Singapore-based neobank YouTrip has launched an in-app travel insurance product backed by HL Assurance.
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DoorDash and Uber Eats Food Delivery enable crypto payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Jul 2022 14:11 CET
US-based food and mobility services DoorDash and Uber Eats Food Delivery have announced they will enable crypto payments on their platforms through BitPay.
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Personal income tax platform April raises USD 30 mln in Series A

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 04 Jul 2022 14:00 CET
April, a US-based personal income tax platform that embeds into digital financial apps, has raised USD 30 million in a Series A round.
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OneSpan goes live on the Open Identity Exchange

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Jul 2022 13:55 CET

US-based digital agreements security company OneSpan has joined the Open Identity Exchange (OIX) to participate in safeguarding trust in digital transactions.


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Mono expands to Kenya

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 04 Jul 2022 13:00 CET
Mono, a Nigeria-based fintech that builds Open Banking infrastructure that enables access to customer financial data and bank payments for digital businesses in Africa, has expanded to Kenya as it begins its post-funding continent-wide rollout.
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Chinese central bank to patent its digital renminbi ATM/CDM

News | Payments General | 04 Jul 2022 12:54 CET
The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has applied for a patent on an automatic teller machine (ATM)/ cash deposit machine (CDM) for the digital renminbi, according to China Banking News.

 


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Amazon delivers valU's BNPL offering in Egypt

News | Ecommerce | 04 Jul 2022 12:49 CET
Amazon has introduced instalment plans in Egypt through valU, a BNPL fintech platform in the MENA region.
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EBA adopts decision on reportion of payment fraud data

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Jul 2022 12:34 CET
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has adopted a decision on the reporting by competent authorities of payment fraud data under the Payment Services Directive (PSD2). 
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Limepay taps Google Cloud for its digital payments

News | Online Payments | 04 Jul 2022 12:18 CET
Australia-based payments platform Limepay has chosen Google Cloud to upgrade and run its technology platform.
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WeChat Pay and AliPay+ launch in Qatar

News | Mobile Payments | 04 Jul 2022 12:08 CET
Qatar National Bank (QNB), an important financial institution in the MENA region has announced the official launch of popular payment methods WeChat Pay and AliPay+.
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Digital banking YAP raises USD 41 mln

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 04 Jul 2022 11:28 CET
UAE-based digital banking startup YAP has raised USD 41 million in funding and aims to raise another USD 20 million to expand.
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