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Incomlend secures USD 20 mln in funding round

11 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Incomlend, a Singapore-based startup that operates a trading platform to connect exporters and importers with investors, has raised USD 20 million in a new financing round.

Singapore, trade finance, startup, Incomlend, Sequoia Capital India, CMA CGM Group, Europe, Southeast Asia, North Asia, technology, invoice, AI, artificial intelligence, supply chain, payments

Paynetics, phyre, VIVACOM unveil the Mastercard Digital First card

07 Aug 2020 | Cards

Fintech payment service provider Paynetics, digital banking platforms provider phyre, and Bulgaria-based telecoms provider VIVACOM have launched the Mastercard Digital First card. 

Mastercard, digital card, launch, Europe, Paynetics, fintech, digital banking, cardholder, PAN, online payments, cards, digital wallet

TaxScouts secures GBP 5 mln funding to expand to Europe

05 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

UK-based tax preparation startup TaxScouts has raised GBP 5 million in Series A funding for European expansion.

TaxScouts, funding, Europe, Octopus Ventures, SpeedInvest, Seedcamp, Finch Capital, Clocktower Technology Ventures, tax filing, Spain, UK, tax system, web app, invoices

Planet, 3C Payment launch digital payments service for Europe-based hospitality businesses

05 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

Payments company Planet has launched an integrated digital payments service for merchants operating across Europe in the hospitality and food and beverage sectors. 

Planet, 3C Payment, launch, digital payments, merchants, Europe, hospitality, acquiring, FCA, merchants, hospitality payments, acceptance, gateway processing, contactless payment methods, Alipay, WeChat Pay, PAX A920, payment terminal, wallet, spending behaviour, reward programmes

Amazon to launch a dedicated Amazon website in Sweden

05 Aug 2020 | Ecommerce

Amazon has announced the upcoming launch of a dedicated Amazon website in Sweden.

Amazon, launch, Amazon Sweden, Sweden, Europe, online shopping, ecommerce

Fraud attacks double as COVID-19 transforms the digital economy, reveals Arkose Labs

05 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Arkose Labs has revealed new data showing the impact of the rapidly evolving nature of online fraud, during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Arkose Labs, report, online fraud, COVID-19, cybercrime, retail, cross-border attacks, fraudsters, human-driven attacks, in-game abuse attacks, application fraud, mobile attacks, Europe, North America

Viva Wallet acquires banking licence of Praxia Bank

05 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Viva Wallet has acquired the banking license of Praxia Bank after the completion of the share purchase agreement with AMC Oak.

Europe, fintech, Viva Wallet, banking, banking licence, Praxia Bank, AMC Oak, loans, ecommerce, partnership, WooCommerce, Pan-European, payments, merchants, IBAN, BIN, debit cards, cards

Fintech Wiserfunding enters Indian market

05 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

UK-based fintech Wiserfunding has entered India market by launching an AI-backed credit risk assessment tool for SMEs.

UK, Wiserfunding, India, SMEs, fintech, AI, artificial intelligence, credit risk, technology, Europe, partnership, banks, non-banking financial companies, NBFCs

Forex trading increased by 300% during the pandemic

05 Aug 2020 | Payments General

The FX trading have seen an increase by approximately 300% during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Forex, trading, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, Africa, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, brokers

EDPIA welcomes SIA as a new member

04 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

The European Digital Payments Industry Alliance (EDPIA) announced that SIA, a European hi-tech company in payment services and infrastructures, has joined the Alliance.

European Digital Payments Industry Alliance, EDPIA, SIA, payments, Ingenico Group, Nets, Nexi, Wordline, digital payments, Europe

ZenBusiness acquires SME-directed fintech Joust

03 Aug 2020 | Payments General

US-based platform for micro businesses ZenBusiness has announced the acquisition of US-based fintech platform Joust

ZenBusiness, Joust, SME, fintech, partnership, platform, micro businesses, ZenBusiness Money, financial tools, Sensibill, solopreneurs, business bank account, United States, US, America

USD 26 mln in grants to help recovery of small businesses

31 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government has announced that smaller businesses in UK will benefit from USD 26 million of new government funding.

Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government, UK, SMBs, funding, technology, Kickstart Scheme, England European Regional Development Fund, Growth Hubs

European Commission launches public consultation for eIDAS Regulation

31 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The Commission has launched a public consultation on the revision of the the eIDAS Regulation, involving electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions.

European Commission, public consultation, eIDAS regulation, electronic identification, trust, electronic transactions, e-signatures, digital identity, Europe, European Digital Identity, cross-border legal framework, authentication, EU

VTB and Burger King launch QR-code payments

31 Jul 2020 | Mobile Payments

VTB Bank and the Burger King restaurant chain have implemented the ability to pay for orders in restaurants through the Bank of Russia's quick payment system using a QR code. 

VTB Bank, Burger king, restaurant, ecommerce, mobile payments QR payments Eueope

Worldline launches offer for Ingenico shares

30 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has announced that the Worldline’s offer for Ingenico's shares and OCEANEs will open on July 30, 2020.

OCEANE, Worldline, Ingenico, European Commission, AMF, Autorité des Marchés Financiers, merger, acquisition, France, Europe

Gateway diversity. How to win customers and influence transaction success

30 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

Meredith Tomblin, business analytics manager at Spreedly, makes a compelling case for gateway diversity as a sound way of ensuring customer retention and increasing transaction success rates 

Spreedly, Meredith Tomblin, payment gateway, payments, payment orchestration layer, online payments, payment service provider, Europe, US, payments orchestration platform,

Trust Payments, SPOKO partner for money transfer solution for immigrants in Poland

29 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

Trust Payments has announced a partnership with SPOKO (previously known as Pay Ukraine) to enable it to offer its money transfer service to customers in Poland. 

Trust Payments, SPOKO, money transfer solution, Poland, immigrants, Pay Ukraine, multi currency payments, app, instant money transfers, bank account, Europe, UK, mobile payments, point of sale outlet

Paymentology partners with Finartix

29 Jul 2020 | Cards

UK-based fintech Paymentology has partnered with Finartex to bring data powered payments solutions to financial institutions in Greece, South Eastern Europe, Eastern Africa, Belgium, and Luxembourg.

UK, fintech, Paymentology, partnership, Finartix, data, payments, Greece, South Eastern Europe, Eastern Africa, Belgium, Luxembourg, cloud, cards, credit cards, debit cards, prepaid cards, banks, digital banks, digital, retail banks, EMIs, transactions, AI, challenger banks, technology

Samtrade FX obtains FCA licence

29 Jul 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Samtrade FX, an online trading brokerage, has been registered and authorised as an Appointed Representative by the FCA.

Samtrade FX, Financial Conduct Authority, FCA, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, ASIC, trading, brokerage, Appointed Representative, Australian Financial Services, AFS, Australia, Europe, Asia, International Business Companies, IBC, Financial Services Authority of Saint Vincent, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, FINTRAC, Canada, Money Services Business, MSB

China and the US to generate 65 percent of all digital payments in 2020

28 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

BuyShare has revealed that digital payments are set to reach USD 4.4 trillion transaction value in 2020, while China and the US are expected to generate 65% of that value.

China, US, digital payments, mobile payments, UK, South Korea, Europe, digital payments industry