Articles with tag: emerging markets

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UBS in talks to invest USD 400 million in Paytm: Report

News | Online Payments | 15 Jan 2021

UBS Group is in talks to invest USD 400 million in Paytm, a valuable Indian startup, according to Business Standard.

UBS, Paytm, India, fund, banking, fintech, startup, online payments, mobile payments, emerging markets

Pix goes live: updated numbers on the new instant payment method in Brazil

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 15 Dec 2020

Ralf Germer, CEO and Co-Founder of PagBrasil, outlines the successful start of Pix in Brazil, and its potential of driving mobile payments in the country, now that PagBrasil’s platform enables this instant payment method

PagBrasil, Pix, instant payments, emerging markets, mobile payments, online payments, payment infrastructure, fintech

PayFuture's payment gateway offers local payment options across emerging markets

News | Online Payments | 07 Dec 2020

PayFuture has launched a new payment gateway connector that delivers online access to popular local payment options across numerous emerging markets.

PayFuture, launch, payment gateway, local payments, emerging markets, merchants, cart abandonment, fraud protection

The journey to managing payouts in Brazilian ecommerce – Interview with Boacompra

Interviews | Ecommerce | 04 Dec 2020

The Paypers interviewed Alain Delcourt from BoaCompra on ecommerce development and the market impact of the disruptive BoaCompra Payout Solution

BoaCompra, Alain Delcourt, PagSeguro, interview, Latin America, ecommerce, payout, Brazil, prefunding, emerging markets, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, BoaCompra Payout Solution, PagBank, POS, digital onboarding,

Microsoft teams up with dLocal to reach new customers in Nigeria and other emerging markets

News | Online Payments | 11 Nov 2020

Microsoft has teamed up with dLocal, an Uruguay-based cross-border payments platform to reach new customers in emerging markets with local payment methods.

Microsoft, dLocal, partnership, Nigeria, Africa, emerging markets, online payments, subscriptions, cards, Visa, Mastercard

Ria Money Transfer, Thunes enable cross-border payments in emerging markets

News | Mobile Payments | 22 Oct 2020

Ria Money Transfer has partnered with global cross-border payment provider Thunes, enabling customers across the globe to send funds directly to consumers from emerging markets.

Ria Money Transfer, cross-border payments, Thunes, emerging markets, mobile wallets, M-Pesa, MTN Mobile Money, mobile money, alternative payment solutions

dLocal expands emerging markets payments platform in the Caribbean, LATAM

News | Online Payments | 08 Oct 2020

dLocal has announced it has expanded its payments network to include three markets in LATAM and the Caribbean: Costa Rica, Panama, and the Dominican Republic.

dLocal, LATAM, the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Panama, the Dominican Republic, payment methods, credit cards, merchants, Visa, Mastercard, ecommerce, Tucán Cash, emerging markets

dLocal achieves USD 1.2 bln valuation after securing new USD 200 mln investment

News | Online Payments | 16 Sep 2020

dLocal has announced up to USD 200 million in new investment, led by existing investor General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm with a presence across North and South America, Europe and Asia.

dLocal, investment, General Atlantic, LATAM, merchants, Addition, emerging markets, ecommerce, Spotify Premium, Zara, local credit card payments, instalments, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Google Pay, digital wallet

Zara picks dLocal to support ecommerce operations in Uruguay and Paraguay

News | Online Payments | 27 Aug 2020

dLocal has announced that it is supporting Zara’s ecommerce operations in Uruguay and Paraguay through the use of its payments platform. 

dLocal, Zara, ecommerce, Uruguay, Paraguay, payments platform, local payments, credit card payments, instalments, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, OCA, merchants, emerging markets, local currency

Remitly doubles mobile wallet offerings and global consumer reach

News | Mobile Payments | 26 Aug 2020

Independent provider of remittance and financial service products for immigrants Remitly has announced the expansion of its mobile wallet network.

Remitly, remittance, immigrants, mobile wallet, mobile wallet network, M-PESA, MTN Mobile Money, bKash, Gcash, Airtel Mobile Money, GoPay, Ovo, Thunes, emerging markets, COVID-19, digital purchases, home delivery, cash pickup, bank deposit

Venio launches 'nano-credit' lending app to boost financial inclusion in emerging markets

News | Mobile Payments | 28 Jul 2020

‘Nano-credit’ mobile application company Venio has begun offering credit facilities for the unbanked consumers in the Philippines. 

Venio, credit, unbanked, Philippines, emerging markets, retailers, nano credit

WhatsApp launches digital payments, starting in Brazil

News | Mobile Payments | 16 Jun 2020

WhatsApp has launched digital payments enabled by Facebook Pay in Brazil, after testing a beta version of the service in India.

WhatsApp, digital payments, launch, Brazil, Facebook Pay, Mastercard, Visa, Mastercard Send, Visa Direct, push payments, credit card, debit card, Google Pay, PhonePe, Unified Payments Interface, UPI, emerging markets

Global online retail transaction values to reach USD 4.8 tln by 2024

News | Ecommerce | 24 Mar 2020

A new report from Juniper Research has found that total online retail transaction values will reach USD 4.8 trillion by 2024, up from USD 3.3 trillion in 2020. 

Juniper Research, online retail, report, emerging markets, China, mobile access

mCommerce disruption in Latin America: what's next

Voice of the Industry | Ecommerce | 24 Mar 2020

As Latin America has increasingly started to focus on ecommerce, Geoffrey Michener, CEO and Founder of dataPlor, explores mobile commerce disruption in LATAM

ecommerce, Geoffrey Michener, dataPlor, mobile commerce, LATAM, Mercado Libre, digital marketplace, smartphone, Contactless payments, fintech, Cabify, Despegar, emerging markets

Mastercard partners Samsung to deliver pay-on-demand tech

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 17 Mar 2020

Mastercard and Samsung have partnered to deliver pay-on-demand technology and enable secure payments to consumers and smaller businesses.

Mastercard, Samsung, pay-on-demand, secure payments, partnership, emerging markets, transactions, SME, Knox security platform, equipment manufacturers, financial institutions, telcos

dLocal expands emerging markets payments platform in Africa

News | Online Payments | 21 Jan 2020

dLocal, a fintech company that specialises in cross-border payments for emerging markets, has expanded its payments network to include Nigeria and South Africa.

dLocal, Nigeria, South Africa, merchants, cross-border payments, Africa, emerging markets

Standard Chartered, IFC create USD 1 billion trade finance facility

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 24 Oct 2019

Standard Chartered and US-based International Financial Corporation have established a USD 1 bln facility to boost trade finance in emerging markets.

International Financial Corporation, Standard Chartered, US, UK, trade finance, partnership, emerging markets, trade finance facility, banking, lending, trade facilitation

Standard Bank launches digital trade solution for South-African SMEs

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 06 Jun 2019

South Africa-based Standard Bank has launched SimplyBlu, a digital solution powered by Mastercard that provides e-trade solutions to SMEs.

Standard Bank, SimplyBlu, product launch, South Africa, Africa, emerging markets, digital trade, e-trade, e-invoicing, e-receipt, electronic invoice

Interview with BPC on the potential of emerging markets to drive digital transformation

Interviews | Interviews | 09 May 2019

The Paypers sat down with Evgenia Loginova, BPC Banking Technologies, and discussed BPC’s work in boosting fintech adoption in emerging markets

Evgenia Loginova, BPC Banking Technologies, interview, fintech, digital transformation, emerging markets, fintech industry, Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia, urban markets, payments methods, access to capital

UNICEF fuels SME funding for emerging markets

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 11 Dec 2018

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has announced its first cohort of blockchain investments in emerging markets.

UNICEF, SME funding, emerging markets, fintech