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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.

We report on global payments news and innovation in an increasingly digital economy. We’re on top of all payments and fintech

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The fallout from the crisis in Ukraine brings alternative payment networks front and centre

Interviews | Online Payments | Published Thursday 26 May 2022 11:05 CET

Eli Shoshani, Head of APAC at Bottomline, shares his predictions for the future of alternative payments networks. 

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The fallout from the crisis in Ukraine brings alternative payment networks front and centre

Interviews | Online Payments | Published Thursday 26 May 2022 11:05 CET

Eli Shoshani, Head of APAC at Bottomline, shares his predictions for the future of alternative payments networks. 

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PayU launches Checkout for Bharat

News | Online Payments | 27 May 2022 15:48 CET
Netherlands-based fintech PayU has rolled out Checkout for Bharat, offering payment flow and checkout in major Indian languages.
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21Shares and ByteTree introduce gold and Bitcoin hybrid product 

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 May 2022 15:10 CET
Switzerland-based crypto ETP-issuer 21Shares has announced partnering with UK-based asset management company ByteTree to introduce a gold and Bitcoin hybrid product.
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FlexID receives funding from Algorand for its blockchain-based identity system

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 27 May 2022 15:04 CET
Singapore-based digital identity company FlexID has gotten funding form Algorand to offer self-sovereign ID’s to Africa’s unbanked.
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PingPong Payments partners with BNP Paribas to boost acquiring service capabilities

News | Online Payments | 27 May 2022 14:49 CET
End-to-end payment solution for global cross-border businesses, PingPong Payments, has agreed to acquire services from one of the biggest European banks, BNP Paribas, as part of their strategic partnership.
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Marvin secures USD 15 mln Series A to unlock B2B payments in Brazil

News | Cards | 27 May 2022 14:41 CET
Brazil-based fintech Marvin has received USD 15 million in Series A funding to to allow SMBs to pay suppliers using their own credit card receivables.
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MAS, SIF to promote data connectivity for financial services

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 27 May 2022 14:27 CET
In recognition of the importance of data connectivity in financial services, the Swiss State Secretariat for International Finance (SIF) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have jointly issued a statement of intent.
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Freightos launches WebCargo Pay solution for forwarders and airlines

News | Payments General | 27 May 2022 14:18 CET
Spain-based digital freight booking platform Freightos has gone live with digital forwarder and airlines payments on the WebCargo platform.
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Anyfin and Minna Technologies partner for subscriptions management

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 27 May 2022 13:58 CET
As the cost-of-living rises, Swedish fintech companies Anyfin, a smart finance app, and Minna Technologies have partnered to offer a subscription management service for consumers, according to FF News.
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eSales launches Theke, a platform focused on Open Finance

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 27 May 2022 12:34 CET
eSales, a specialist in technological solutions for the business chain, has planned to launch Theke, a complete platform for financial management and banking integration, according to Portal ERP
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PSR announces plans to extend Confirmation of Payee adoption

News | Online Payments | 27 May 2022 12:17 CET
UK-based regulator Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has announced its plans that will see around 400 more financial firms provide Confirmation of Payee (CoP). 
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Bloom raises GBP 300 mln

News | Payments General | 27 May 2022 12:16 CET
Bloom, a UK-based revenue-based lending business, secured GBP 300 million in funding.
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Onfido expands its Real Identity Platform

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 27 May 2022 12:13 CET
British identity verification platform Onfido has announced the expansion of its Real Identity Platform.
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National Australia Bank to launch its BNPL offering

News | Online Payments | 27 May 2022 12:11 CET
National Australia Bank has invited its customers to pre-register for the forthcoming launch of a new Buy Now, Pay Later offering named 'NAB Now Pay Later'.
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Fruugo teams with Adyen to enhance payments for its customers

News | Ecommerce | 27 May 2022 12:07 CET
UK-based Fruugo, a technology company operating a global online marketplace, has teamed with payments platform Adyen to streamline the payments process for its customers.
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Zumo launches Crypto-as-a-Services

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 May 2022 12:07 CET
Germany-based crypto wallet and payments platform Zumo has launched a B2B ‘Crypto-as-a-Service’ solution that enables companies to offer crypto products and services to their customers.
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BitMEX launches BitMEX Spot Echange

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 May 2022 12:04 CET
BitMEX, a crypto trading platform, has launched its Spot Exchange for retail and institutional traders as the company looks to expand its product offering in the continent and globally.
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xpate launches its core banking solution

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 27 May 2022 12:02 CET
UK-based xpate, a cross-border payments platform, has launched its disruptive core banking solution, which links merchant and acquirer systems to offer payment processing and help them to bypass legacy IT platform limitations. 
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Loan comparison platform Lenders partners with Nordigen

News | Payments General | 27 May 2022 11:54 CET
Lenders has tapped into Nordigen’s Open Banking network to improve their loan comparison services.
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First Atlantic Commerce joins Fintech Association of Trinidad and Tobago

News | Online Payments | 27 May 2022 11:42 CET
Online payment solutions provider for Central America and the Caribbeans, First Atlantic Commerce, has announced its alliance with Fintech Association of Trinidad & Tobago (Fintech TT), a not-for-profit organisation.
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