Articles with tag: economy

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Payments Orchestration – A strategic bet for digital goods commerce

Interviews | Ecommerce | 19 Jan 2021

Peter Mollins, from Spreedly, highlights the pain points of selling digital goods in an increasingly online-connected society and how Payments Orchestration can streamline this process, while driving revenue 

Peter Mollins, Spreedly, payments orchestration, interview, PSP, digital goods, subscription economy, US, North America, streaming, ecommerce, gaming, gambling, smart routing, payment gateway,

Stay-at-home lifestyle drives online subscriptions market surge

News | Online Payments | 05 Jan 2021

Mercator Advisory Group has released its Subscription Economy Accelerates as Stay-At-Home Lifestyle Spurs Demand report, that sizes up the US online subscriptions market and its future direction.

Mercator Advisory Group, report, research, Subscription Economy Accelerates as Stay-At-Home Lifestyle Spurs Demand, US, online subscriptions, subscription payments, ecommerce, merchant acquirers, payment gateways

Zuora, Stripe partner to facilitate subscription experience

News | Online Payments | 09 Dec 2020

Subscription management platform provider Zuora has revealed a strategic partnership with Stripe to accelerate the growth of the Subscription Economy

Zuora, Stripe, partnership, subscription economy, payment methods, cards

Square adds DoorDash to its on-demand delivery platform

News | Ecommerce | 09 Dec 2020

Square has added DoorDash to its on-demand delivery platform, so now sellers can tap into DoorDash’s nationwide network of Dashers as a new fulfilment option. 

Square, DoorDash, delivery, on-demand, sharing economy, ecommerce

EBA reactivates relief measures for pandemic-hit banks, Reuters

News | Payments General | 03 Dec 2020

European Union regulator EBA has revived guidance to allow banks to grant a new round of loan repayment holidays to coronavirus-hit customers, according to Reuters.

EBA, relief measures, pandemic, banks, Reuters, EU, COVID-19, economy, loans, European Banking Authority

BitPay launched BitPay Send to support businesses payouts with crypto using

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Nov 2020

BitPay, a global provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, has launched BitPay Send to support businesses pay out with cryptocurrency.

payouts, BitPay, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, crypto payments, product launch, BitPay Send, affiliates, customers, vendors, gig economy

Mastercard, Stride partner to bring benefits to gig workers

News | Payments General | 16 Oct 2020

Mastercard has partnered with portable benefits platform for independent workers Stride to provide the ability to offer cardholders in the US access to affordable coverage plans.

Mastercard, Stride, gig industry, gig workers, benefits, independent workers, cardholders, US, United States, coverage plans, gig economy, payments, Portable Benefits Platform, fintech, MoCaFi, Jobble

OakNorth Bank approves GBP 1.1 bln in new loans

News | Payments General | 13 Oct 2020

UK-based OakNorth Bank has approved GBP 1.1 billion in new loans to support UK businesses through COVID-19, including over GBP 400 million through the CBILS and the CLBILS. 

OakNorth Bank, loans, UK, United Kingdom, businesses, covid-19, CBILS, CLBILS, lending, economy, Ultimate Finance, The Jade Hotel, Red Oak Taverns, Dewing Properties, Bluegem Capital Partners

The European Council welcomes a European strategy for data

News | Payments General | 05 Oct 2020

The European Council has welcomed the European strategy for data, which supports the EUʼs global digital ambitions to build a true European competitive data economy.

data economy, European Council, data security, data protection, privacy, cross-border digital services

Shopee, Visa partner to boost the digital economy in Southeast Asia

News | Online Payments | 02 Oct 2020

Shopee and Visa have announced a five-year regional strategic partnership to encourage greater participation in Southeast Asia’s digital economy.

Shopee, Visa, Southeast Asia, digital economy, digital payments, MSMEs, credit cards, CyberSource, payment management platform, transaction processing, fraud detection, online shopping

It`s all about customer centricity - Open Banking approach by Komerční banka

Voice of the Industry | Online & Mobile Banking | 29 Sep 2020

Martin Sladecek from Société Générale discusses Open Banking, how the "think platforms" mindset creates value for bank’s clients, Open Banking use cases and new business models

Martin Sladecek, Société Générale, Komercni banka, Open Banking, platforms, digitalisation, fintech, digital banking, SMEs, digital banking, customer experience, open economy

Modulr, My Digital Accounts to improve payments options for UK remote workers

News | Online Payments | 24 Sep 2020

UK-based cloud-based contractor payroll software provider My Digital Accounts has partnered with the fintech Modulr to provide payment options to the UK’s flexible workforce.

My Digital Accounts, Modulr, digital workforce, fintech, payment options, online payments, gig economy, remote workforce, payroll, contractor website, freelancing, UK, United Kingdom,

The subscription economy and recurring payments in Brazil

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 22 Sep 2020

Ralf Germer, CEO and Co-Founder of PagBrasil, brings into focus the proliferation of alternative payments methods for the subscription economy sector in Brasil

Ralf Germer, PagBrasil, Brazil, alternative payment methods, subscription economy, LATAM, Latin America, Associação Brasileira de Comérico Eletrônico, boleto bancario, PIX, instant payments, SaaS, StartSe, Wine, Tag Livros, Glambox, ecommerce, online shopping, Central Bank of Brazil, QR code, QR payments

DHgate introduces MyyShop for building a decentralised ecosystem

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 21 Sep 2020

China-based B2B cross-border ecommerce marketplace DHgate has launched MyyShop, a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product for decentralised cross-border ecommerce.

DHgate, MyyShop, ecosystem, decentralisation, China, B2B, cross-border, ecommerce, marketplace, SaaS, cross-border ecommerce, pandemic, international trade, local economy, SMEs, global trade, consumer-centric ecosystem, ecommerce infrastructure, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, TikTok, online store, dropship, traffic monetisers, social commerce influencers

allpay and Blocser confirm card contract for UK gig economy

News | Cards | 15 Sep 2020

Denmark-based fintech Blocser has partnered with UK-based card manufacturer allpay.cards planning to boost the UK gig economy.

Allpay.cards, Blocser, partnership, cards, card contract, gig economy EMV, UK, Mastercard, Visa, PCI compliance, digital business card

Factris, NN Investment Partners form European financing agreement

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 10 Sep 2020

Fintech Factris has closed a new EUR 50 million secured financing agreement with asset manager NN Investment Partners (NN IP).

Factris, NN Investment Partners, NN IP, Europe, financing, asset manager, fintech, secured financing, SMEs, SMBs, invoices, trade, liquidity, invoice finance, covid-19, pandemic, trade credit insurance, real economy, responsible investing

Dubai SME introduces smart dashboards to promote procurement programme

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 01 Sep 2020

Dubai SME has introduced two smart dashboards to enable local startups to benefit from the Government Procurement Programme.

Dubai SME, smart dashboard, procurement, Government Procurement Programme, startup, SME, local economy, supplier, government, GPP, UAE, equity, Emirati, companies, Dubai Government tenders

Nearly 1 in 4 female-owned businesses remain closed post lockdown in the UK, iwoca study shows

News | Payments General | 27 Aug 2020

Women business owners could be making even greater sacrifices than their male counterparts in 2020 as they contend with challenges from the pandemic, a new survey of small business owners has found.

small business, SMEs, lending, accounting, iwoca, UK economy, study, business loans

WorldRemit partners with Mexican neobanks albo and Klar

News | Online Payments | 14 Aug 2020

WorldRemit, an international payments company, has entered partnerships with two Mexico-based neobanks, albo and Klar.

WorldRemit, money transfer, remittances, partnership, albo, Klar, payments, Mexico, neobanks, banks, economy

Open51 launches

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 13 Aug 2020

Open51, an organisation that promotes the role of women developing open finance and the new data economy, has launched. 

Open51, open banking, banking, Open Banking Expo, Open Finance, data, economy, partnership