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Raylo raises GBP 110 mln

News | Ecommerce | 01 Feb 2023

UK-based fintech Raylo has raised a GBP 110 million debt financing facility from NatWest and Quilam Capital to fund growth, product expansion, and increase access to tech.

funding, investment, debt financing, capital, ecommerce, payments , instalment payments, BNPL, financial inclusion, circular economy, sustainability

Nigeria launches national payment card

News | Payments General | 30 Jan 2023

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement Systems (NIBSS) have launched a national payment card aimed at boosting financial inclusion in the region.

product launch, partnership, payments , card scheme, payment methods, financial inclusion, transactions , FX , banking

GCash, Grab Philippines to offer cashless payments

News | Payments General | 27 Jan 2023

Mobile wallet GCash has partnered with superapp Grab to enable direct cashless payments option when using the app’s transport and delivery services in the Philippines.

partnership, cashless, payments , online payments, mobile payments, digital wallet, super app, ecommerce, financial inclusion, digitalisation

ZoodPay, Mastercard to launch virtual instalment card

News | Payments General | 27 Jan 2023

Digital lending platform for ecommerce ZoodPay has partnered Mastercard to launch a prepaid virtual instalment card in the Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EEMEA) region.

partnership, payments , virtual card, BNPL, instalment payments, payment methods, financial inclusion, financial services, digitalisation, digital payments, SME lending, expansion

AstroPay launches Visa prepaid card in Peru

News | Online Payments | 25 Jan 2023

Online payments solution handling digital payments, AstroPay, has recently announced the launch of a Visa prepaid card in Peru issued by Tebca Peru, which will allow users to make purchases at any ecommerce store accepting Visa. 

prepaid card, debit card, partnership, ecommerce, ecommerce platform, online shopping, online platform, cashback, product launch, expansion, digital payments, digital wallet, e-wallet, local payment method, digitalisation, financial inclusion, payment methods

The state of Open Banking in APAC today

Voice of the Industry | Online & Mobile Banking | 20 Jan 2023

Joe Jelinek, Research Director at Kapronasia, discusses the Open Banking progress made in Asia Pacific and the opportunity for greater financial inclusion in Southeast Asia.

Open Banking, regulation, financial inclusion, Open Finance

Mastercard partners Citizens

News | Payments General | 20 Jan 2023

US-based financial institution Citizens has partnered Mastercard as its exclusive payments network across its credit, debit, and commercial portfolios and its US services provider.

partnership, payments , financial inclusion, B2B payments, P2P, Open Banking, banking, digitalisation

Fly Now Pay Later partners with UK operator Eastern Airways

News | Online Payments | 18 Jan 2023

BNPL provider focusing on the travelling industry, Fly Now Pay Later, has recently announced a new partnership with fellow UK airline operator, Eastern Airways.

instalment payments, BNPL, ecommerce, ecommerce platform, online payments, payments , payment methods, digital payments, partnership, financial inclusion, travel payments

BillEase partners with Alipay+ to equip Filipino consumers with flexible payments

News | Online Payments | 18 Jan 2023

Philippines-based consumer finance app BillEase has partnered with Alipay+ to allow Filipino consumers to use Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) when shopping online.

instalment payments, BNPL, digital wallet, online shopping, financial inclusion

Aleta Planet integrates payment solutions with DiMuto's AgriFood platform

News | Ecommerce | 17 Jan 2023

Global fintech Aleta Planet has launched B2B cross-border payment services for DiMuto’s AgriFood trade solution that can track the movements of perishable goods through a global supply.

partnership, supply chain finance, financial inclusion, digital payments, online payments, FX , digitalisation, QR code, marketplace, financial services

TransUnion launches credit monitoring service packages for consumers

News | Payments General | 17 Jan 2023

Hong Kong-based global credit reference agency, TransUnion, has recently announced the launching of a new suite of Credit Monitoring Service Packages, aiming to promote financial inclusion across the territory.

financial services, financial data, financial inclusion, credit scoring, financial sanctions, lending

TOD announces partnership with TPAY for mobile payments services

News | Online Payments | 16 Jan 2023

Streaming platform TOD has announced its partnership with mobile payments platform TPAY, allowing customers to subscribe to their services using phone numbers.

partnership, online payments, cross-border payments, financial inclusion, compliance

SIBS develops card certified by ACAPO for the visually impaired

News | Cards | 11 Jan 2023

Portugal-based payments company SIBS has launched a card certified by ACAPO, to increase financial inclusion for the visually impaired.

debit card, credit card, product launch, financial inclusion, sustainability

UK and SEC Thailand sign new MoU

News | Payments General | 11 Jan 2023

The UK Government and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand (SEC Thailand) have signed a new MoU on financial services to promote inclusive economic growth.

partnership, financial services, financial inclusion, regulation, fintech

Dubai Parks and Resorts partners Tabby for BNPL solution

News | Payments General | 09 Jan 2023

UAE-based Dubai Parks and Resorts has signed a multi-year partnership with shopping and payments app Tabby to launch a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) payment option.

partnership, payments , payment methods, BNPL, financial inclusion, instalment payments

KreditBee closes tranche 2 of a USD 200 mln Series D funding

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 06 Jan 2023

India-based fintech platform KreditBee has closed its second tranche of a USD 200 million Series D funding with an USD 100 million in primary funding from Advent International.

funding, investment, lending, financial inclusion, underwriting, credit scoring, banking

China Mobile launches PayMax

News | Mobile Payments | 05 Jan 2023

China Mobile has showcased its first digital payments solution PayMax, aiming to offer a financial solution that ensures inclusion in the unbanked sector of Pakistan.

digital payments, product launch, financial services, financial inclusion, unbanked

ACI Worldwide helps India1 Payments expand its ATM network across India

News | Payments General | 05 Jan 2023

ACI Worldwide has completed in installation upgrade with ATM operator India1 Payments to increase delivery of payments and financial services to India’s financially excluded.

ATM, partnership, financial inclusion, real-time payments, digitalisation

Alternative payments reach 39 per cent of ecommerce in LatAm

News | Online Payments | 23 Dec 2022

Beyond Borders 2022/2023, a study by EBANX, has shown that alternative payment methods (APMs) have reached a 39% share of total digital-commerce volume.

payments , ecommerce, study, payment methods, financial inclusion

TransUnion, Fiinu Bank offer plugin overdraft solution

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 20 Dec 2022

Information and insights company TransUnion has partnered Fiinu Bank to enable its overdraft solution with TransUnion’s Open Banking capabilities and credit reference data.

partnership, banking, Open Banking, financial data, data analytics, financial inclusion, overdraft