Local payment methods: Powering growth and agility in the wake of a global pandemic

Interviews | Online Payments | Published Wednesday 02 Dec 2020 09:42 CET

The Paypers caught up with Simon Black, CEO of local payments infrastructure provider, PPRO, to get his take on how the payments landscape changed in 2020 and what that means for the future

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Local payment methods: Powering growth and agility in the wake of a global pandemic

Interviews | Online Payments | Published Wednesday 02 Dec 2020 09:42 CET

The Paypers caught up with Simon Black, CEO of local payments infrastructure provider, PPRO, to get his take on how the payments landscape changed in 2020 and what that means for the future

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Authorised push payment fraud: How digital behaviour can uncover social engineering scams

Expert Opinion | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Dec 2020 08:06 CET
Gadi Mazor, COO of BioCatch, provides a refreshing take on how digital behaviour, and the right technology, can be used to detect advanced social engineering scams

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Zwipe, VeriTech partner to boost contactless payments in Kuwait

News | Mobile Payments | 03 Dec 2020 15:35 CET
Norway-based biometric fintech Zwipe and Kuwait-based payment and banking technology solutions provider VeriTech have partnered to address the growing demand for biometric payment solutions in Kuwait and across the Middle East.

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PayNearby, YES Bank, NPCI partner to launch the PayNearby Shopping Card

News | Cards | 03 Dec 2020 15:34 CET
India-based fintech PayNearby has partnered with YES Bank and National Payments Corporation of India to launch the PayNearby Shopping Card.

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Airopay launches digital payment app in Nigeria

News | Mobile Payments | 03 Dec 2020 15:33 CET
Nigeria-based payment infrastructure solution provider Airopay has launched a digital payment app that will allow users to make transactions locally and internationally from their mobile devices.

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SwatchPAY! launches in Portugal in partnership with Caixa Geral de Depósitos

News | Mobile Payments | 03 Dec 2020 15:31 CET
Swatch has launched the SwatchPAY! line of watches in Portugal, allowing users to make in-store contactless payments.
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6 million individuals downloaded a banking app for the first time during COVID-19

News | Payments General | 03 Dec 2020 15:26 CET
6 million individuals downloaded a banking app for the first time during COVID-19 and 4 million people use some form of high cost credit annually are some of the findings published in a new EPA report.

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Visa, Circle to launch USDC-based credit card

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Dec 2020 14:44 CET
Visa has partnered with Circle Internet Financial, the company behind the USDC stablecoin, to issue a credit card that lets businesses send and receive USDC payments directly.
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Razorpay, PayPal offer new payment options to MSMEs

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 Dec 2020 14:42 CET
India-based fintech unicorn Razorpay has partnered with PayPal to enable international payments for Indian MSMEs and freelancers.
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Worldline, P3 Financial Group partner to help payment ecosystems in Europe

News | Payments General | 03 Dec 2020 14:05 CET
Payment and transaction service provider Worldline has partnered with Finland-based fintech P3 Financial Group to make P3’s PSAAS (Payment System as A Service) operational in 13 European countries. 

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INETCO, ALTO to implement the INETCO Insight platform in Indonesia

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Dec 2020 13:27 CET
Indonesia-based ALTO has partnered with Canada-based INETCO to use the INETCO Insight software for performance and security monitoring.
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Visa starts Accelerator Program in Asia Pacific

News | Payments General | 03 Dec 2020 13:24 CET
US-based Visa has launched an accelerator program for startups across Asia Pacific that are looking to expand their businesses into new markets.
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Payoneer, TrueLayer partner for Open Banking in UK and Europe

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 Dec 2020 13:19 CET
US-based Payoneer has partnered with Open Banking API provider TrueLayer to launch its Open Banking service for customers in the UK and Europe.
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Link4 to offer e-invoicing for Australian Department of Treasury

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 03 Dec 2020 13:16 CET
Australia-based fintech Link4 has partnered with the Australian Department of Treasury to help with managing e-invoices.
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Libra Association to rebrand to Diem

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Dec 2020 12:56 CET

The Libra Association has announced rebranding plans to distance itself from the original Facebook-led vision rolled out in 2019, according to CoinDesk.


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Sysnet acquires ControlScan's division

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Dec 2020 12:42 CET
Fraud Prevention in Ecommerce Report 2020 / 2021

Sysnet Global Solutions has announced it has acquired the Managed Compliance Solutions (MCS) division of ControlScan, a US-based company specialising in compliance, detection and response.

Fraud Prevention in Ecommerce Report 2020 / 2021

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Kount, Snowflake partner to deliver actionable customer insights for ecommerce providers

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Dec 2020 12:41 CET
Kount has partnered with Snowflake, a provider of Data Cloud, to offer actionable customer insights via Snowflake Data Marketplace.

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Wintrust selects NCR for its Digital First Banking platform

News | Payments General | 03 Dec 2020 12:26 CET

Wintrust Financial Corporation, a bank holding company with 15 branded community bank subsidiaries, has selected NCR to provide its Digital First Banking platform.


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PhonePe raises USD 700 mln as it becomes a separate entity

News | Mobile Payments | 03 Dec 2020 12:04 CET
PhonePe has secured USD 700 million in a new financing round and is 'partially' spinning off into a separate unit.

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Enfuce selects W2 for KYB and KYC compliance

News | Payments General | 03 Dec 2020 11:43 CET
W2, a provider of real-time digital solutions for global regulatory compliance, has joined forces with Enfuce to provide a range of compliance solutions through its platform.
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