Interview

Video interview @Money20/20 Europe with Thunes and Limonetik – a Thunes Company

Wednesday 13 October 2021 10:12 CET | Editor: Raluca Constantinescu | Interview

At Money20/20 Europe, The Paypers talked to Tamer El-Emary, COO at Thunes, and Christophe Bourbier, CEO at Limonetik – a Thunes Company, about cross-border payments and why this topic is still very relevant for the industry

Money20/20 Europe provided us with the opportunity to catch up with some of the payments industry’s most revered experts, explore relevant topics and key developments, and exchange ideas on what lies ahead. 

As cross-border payments is one of the key topics discussed across the industry, we took the opportunity to approach it with Thunes and Limonetik – a Thunes Company. Some of the main aspects discussed include: 

  • the key ingredients making cross-border payments a hot topic; 

  • the size of the cross-border payments market and the opportunity represented by this space; 

  • the main challenges that need to be solved when providing services in cross-border payments; 

  • the coming together of Limonetik and Thunes and the main difficulties this move aims to address. 

 

Check the latest news about Thunes and Limonetik – a Thunes Company and an exclusive interview with the two companies on the strategy behind the recent acquisition. 

About Tamer El-Emary 

A seasoned global business development executive, El-Emary has more than 20 years of experience delivering accelerated growth and increased revenue performance with Fortune 50 companies as well as successful start-up enterprises. Tamer holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, a Master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy and a Bachelor of Arts in History and International Relations from Tufts University. 


About Christophe Bourbier 

Graduated from the University of San Diego in California with a Master’s degree in Business and International Relations, Christophe Bourbier is a born entrepreneur and an executive with over 20 years of experience in competitive and disruptive strategy. Competitor at heart and captivated by international affairs, Christophe before he founded Limonetik in 2007, had created different companies in High Tech and Communications. 


About Thunes 

Thunes is a B2B company that powers payments for the world’s fastest-growing businesses. Thanks to a single API connection, customers reach new markets and multiple payment options in over 100 countries without the need for countless integrations to multiple systems. Today, more than 100 banks, payment service providers (PSPs), money transfer operators (MTOs), mobile wallet operators, platforms, and fintech companies around the world use us to process cross-border payments in a cheaper, faster, more transparent, and more secure way. 

About Limonetik – a Thunes Company 

Limonetik is a full-service payment aggregator that offers, via a unique API connection, acceptance of more than 285 international payment methods and advanced services – from collection and settlement management to reconciliation and account management – to enable new payment experiences (marketplaces, omnichannel model). After the announcement of the acquisition by Thunes, the solution will be known as Thunes Collections.


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Keywords: Thunes, Limonetik, cross-border payments
Categories: Payments & Commerce | Online Payments
Countries: World
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