Latest Payments & Fintech News And Insights

The Paypers covers the latest global news and analyses on payments, ecommerce, fintech, and the digital economy

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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Providing cryptocurrency as a payment option for digital goods

Interviews | Cryptocurrencies | Published Monday 23 May 2022 10:51 CET

Irene Skrynova, Chief Customer Officer at Unlimint, explains why providing cryptocurrency as a payment option for digital goods is key in the current ecommerce ecosystem.

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Providing cryptocurrency as a payment option for digital goods

Interviews | Cryptocurrencies | Published Monday 23 May 2022 10:51 CET

Irene Skrynova, Chief Customer Officer at Unlimint, explains why providing cryptocurrency as a payment option for digital goods is key in the current ecommerce ecosystem.

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Merchant Acquiring 2.0

Thought leader insights | Ecommerce | 24 May 2022 09:10 CET

How can Merchant Acquirers up their game to deliver value-added services to existing customers and create new business in the SME market? Peter Theunis, Head of Payments, EMEA, Endava, reveals more.


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Fraud and payments management: key findings for 2022

Thought leader insights | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 23 May 2022 08:36 CET
Mark Strachan from Cybersource discusses the latest findings on fraud and payments management, identifying the main types of fraud attacks experienced by merchants, and the steps they must do to keep their businesses protected.
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Mastercard partners with i2c and One Global to boost presence in MENA

News | Online Payments | 24 May 2022 15:34 CET
Global payments processor Mastercard has announced a strategic partnership with two fintechs, i2C and One Global, to enhance its presence in the Middle East and North Africa region.
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Splitit and BlueSnap to simplify Buy Now, Pay Later for merchants

News | Online Payments | 24 May 2022 15:13 CET

US-based fintech Splitit has partnered with BlueSnap to augment the Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) checkout experience and jointly target key verticals.


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JPMorgan warns British digital bank arm could top USD 1 billion in losses in the next years

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 May 2022 14:36 CET
JPMorgan Chase has announced it is expecting to lose more than USD 1 billion in the next few years on its new digital-only international consumer bank that began operations in the UK in 2021.


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China's central bank and regulators encourage banks to increase lending

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 May 2022 14:17 CET

People's Bank of China and regulators have urged the nation’s lenders to step up support for the real economy and meet credit demand.


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clicOH secures USD 25 mln for shipping tech

News | Ecommerce | 24 May 2022 13:55 CET

Argentina-based clicOH has received USD 25 million in funding to provide logistics support to small ecommerce companies in LATAM.


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6 out of 10 Germans are already paying with a mobile or contactless card, study shows

News | Mobile Payments | 24 May 2022 13:17 CET

A Postbank digital study has shown that 6 out of 10 Germans are already making contactless payments with their smartphone or card.


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Pakistan's National Savings connects with Raast payment system

News | Payments General | 24 May 2022 13:10 CET
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced the integration of Central Directorate of National Savings (CDNS) with Raast payment system.
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ING Germany and Amazon expand cooperation with flexible credit line

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 May 2022 13:01 CET
Banking and financial services company ING Germany and ecommerce company Amazon have announced expanding their partnership in order to offer a flexible credit line.
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EML Open Banking expands into 20 new countries

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 May 2022 13:01 CET
Nuapay (EML Payments Limited's Open Banking business), has connected to banks in another 20 countries in Europe.
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Sweden finalises first stage of migration to TIPS

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 May 2022 12:48 CET
Sweden-based Sveriges Riksbank has completed the first phase of the migration to TARGET Instant Payment Settlement (TIPS).
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Rakuten expands cashback programme to UK, Spain, and Germany

News | Ecommerce | 24 May 2022 12:46 CET

Japan-based online commerce and retailing company Rakuten Europe has announced the launch of a new cashback programme in the UK, Spain and Germany. 


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Valor PayTech integrates with EPI and EPX platforms

News | Payments General | 24 May 2022 12:37 CET
Fintech Valor PayTech has announced platform integrations with Electronic Payments Inc. (EPI) and Electronic Payments Exchange (EPX), are currently underway. 
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aifinyo and Billomat complete merger to offer smart billing solutions

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 May 2022 12:35 CET
Germany-based cloud accounting software and invoicing programme provider Billomat and smart billing company aifinyo have announced completing their merger which was announced in March 2022.
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allpay teams with Payzone to augment cash collection offering

News | Payments General | 24 May 2022 12:30 CET
UK-based payments specialist allpay has partnered with Payzone to add an additional 12,500 stores across UK where customers can pay bills using cash.
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Yapily, Two to tackle Europe's EUR 400 bln SME finance gap

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 May 2022 12:26 CET
Open Banking platform Yapily has partnered with B2B Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) startup Two, enabling merchants to offer BNPL services to their business customers instantly at checkout.
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Salt Edge secures ISO 27001 certification

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 May 2022 11:56 CET
Salt Edge has successfully passed the international ISO/IEC 27001:2013 information security surveillance audit, a standard regarding the reliability in protecting data from any threats.

 


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equipifi secures USD 12 mln to equip FIs with Buy Now, Pay Later

News | Online Payments | 24 May 2022 11:04 CET
US-based fintech equipifi has secured USD 12 million to provide financial institutions (FIs) with BNPL capabilities through their debit cards and banking apps.
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