Business opportunities in the pandemic and the road ahead

Thought leader insights | | Ecommerce | Published | Tuesday 26 May 2020 08:55 CET

To face a post-COVID-19 world with confidence, businesses are advised to modify their current processes, culture, and customer experiences. Harvey Chan from Payment Asia has some ideas

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Business opportunities in the pandemic and the road ahead

Thought leader insights | | Published Tuesday 26 May 2020 | 08:55 CET

To face a post-COVID-19 world with confidence, businesses are advised to modify their current processes, culture, and customer experiences. Harvey Chan from Payment Asia has some ideas

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The democratisation of payments in Brazil – PIX national instant payments system (II)

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UBS to invest in fintech projects

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 26 May 2020 11:47 CET
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Ghana launches Digital Financial Services Policy

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 26 May 2020 11:42 CET
The Ministry of Finance led the development of the National Financial Inclusion and Development Strategy (NFIDS) has launched the Digital Financial Services (DFS) Policy.

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12CM and NBP to implement a SaaS solution

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 26 May 2020 11:37 CET
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Free trade ecommerce project Dubai CommerCity to open by the end of 2020

News | Ecommerce | 26 May 2020 11:10 CET
The Dubai CommerCity project, a free trade zone for ecommerce that aims to be a hub for online retailers, has announced plans of opening by the end of 2020.

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COVID-19 accelerates the move to digital payments across Canada

News | Online Payments | 26 May 2020 10:58 CET
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News | Payments General | 26 May 2020 10:58 CET
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ACI Worldwide announces upgrades to its UP Immediate Payments solution

News | Payments General | 26 May 2020 08:31 CET
ACI Worldwide, a global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, has announced the launch of a series of new capabilities in its UP Immediate Payments solution. 

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PayMyTuition unveils facial recognition tech for international tuition payments

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 May 2020 08:25 CET
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Samsung to expand its mobile payments platform with a new payment card

News | Mobile Payments | 26 May 2020 08:23 CET
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Blockpass reveals the WebID version of its digital identity protocol

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 May 2020 08:21 CET
Blockpass has revealed the launch of the WebID version of its identity verification protocol, KYC Connect.

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Mastercard sees 200 percent surge in India's contactless payments

News | Mobile Payments | 25 May 2020 15:33 CET
Mastercard has reported a 200% surge in India’s contactless payments over the last 30 days, due to the pandemic’s restrictions.

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PayMe sees massive increase in usage due to consumers shifting to online payments

News | Online Payments | 25 May 2020 14:43 CET
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Group Dynamite teams up with PayBright to offer buy now, pay later option

News | Payments General | 25 May 2020 13:50 CET
Canada-based fashion retailer Groupe Dynamite has partnered with installment payment solutions provider PayBright to offer the latter’s buy now, pay later option at checkout.

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News | Ecommerce | 25 May 2020 13:38 CET
Australia-based financial technology company Afterpay has partnered with Thread Together organisation, to help fund its sustainable services.

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News | Mobile Payments | 25 May 2020 12:00 CET
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RBI extends EMI moratorium

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 25 May 2020 11:36 CET
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