Articles with tag: fintechs

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SIBS launches pan-European instant payments in Portugal

15 Oct 2020 | Payments General

The Instant Payments Solution platform from SIBS has started supporting making pan-European instant payments from Portugal to other markets.

SIBS, instant payment, open banking, Portugal, payments, digitalisation, banks, fintechs, SEPA Instant Credit Transfer

UK-based taxpayers face GBP 26 bln loss due to BBLS fraud and defaults

08 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The National Audit Office (NAO) has raised concerns that taxpayers might lose up to GBP 26 billion due to fraud and defaults on the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS).

UK, taxpayers, BBLS, fraud, defaults, National Audit Office, NAO, Bounce Back, Loan Scheme, Starling Bank, Tide, covid-19, small businesses, fintechs, sole trader business accounts

IDEMIA rolls out Global Fintech Accelerator Card Programme for fintechs and neobanks

07 Oct 2020 | Cards

Augmented Identity service provider IDEMIA has launched the Global Fintech Accelerator Card Programme to support fintechs and neobanks.

IDEMIA, Global Fintech Accelerator Card Program, fintechs, neobanks, programme, cardholder, onboarding, card issuance, card packaging, metal cards, biometric cards, cards, recycled cards

ID Exchange rolls out Open Banking platform for fintechs

29 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Australia-based privacy and data-sharing tech firm ID Exchange has provided access to a plug-and-play data-sharing Open Banking platform to help fintechs.

ID Exchange, Open Banking platform, fintechs, Australia, open banking, data-sharing, utility platforms, digi.me, New Zealand, app developers, hyper personalised services, data flow channels, banks, super funds, social channels, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Spotify

Visa considering partnering with crypto businesses

28 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Visa, a large payments processor, has announced it is considering partnership proposals from an increasing number of crypto companies.

Visa, fintechs, cryptocurrency, Visa fast track program, blockchain, crypto lending, partnerships

The UK Chancelor of the Exchequer extends CBILS

28 Sep 2020 | Payments General

The UK’s Chancelor of the Exchequer has reported intentions to extend the government loan schemes that have been helping SMEs stay afloat throughout the coronavirus pandemic. 

UK, Chancelor of the Exchequer, CBILS, government loan schemes, SMEs, coronavirus, pandemic, financial aid, fintechs, alternative lenders, accredited lenders, banks, CLBILS, Bounce Back Loans, loans, Future Fund, convertible loans, repayment, Pay As You Grow

FIS, The Clearing House bring real-time payments to US financial institutions

28 Sep 2020 | Payments General

FIS, a US-based financial services provider, has teamed up with The Clearing House to bring real-time payment processing (RTP) and settlement to small-to-mid-sized banks and credit unions along with their customers.

FIS, The Clearing House, real-time payments, banks, fintechs, RTP network, US, core banking systems, financial software

Credit Suisse to roll out digital banking app

10 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Credit Suisse has announced plans to launch a digital banking app in October 2020 to challenge fintechs like Revolut in the Swiss bank’s home market.

Credit Suisse, digital banking, digital banking app, Revolut, N26, Switzerland, Swiss, banks, fintechs, challenger, digital wealth management, foreign transactions, CSX, banking app, online banking, traditional banking, incumbents

Amid Brexit and Covid fears, fintechs optimistic about international expansion

09 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Over two thirds of fintechs plan to expand internationally in next 18 months according to a survey of fintech executives by Newfound.

Brexit, Covid, payments, banking, talent, study, Newfound, fintechs, international expansion

How has the payment landscape changed in the past decade?

03 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Jukka Yliuntinen from Giesecke + Devrient agrees that technological revolution and enhanced payments infrastructure are major events that have transformed the payment landscape in the past decade

Giesecke+Devrient, G+D, Jukka Yliuntinen, card-on-file, CoF tokenization, SCA, mobile payments, Convego CloudPay eCOM, merchants, online payments, user experience, fintechs, shopping

MYHSM, EFTLab to deliver cloud-based payment solutions

19 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

MYHSM, a global provider of cloud-based Payment Hardware Security Modules (HSM) as a Service, has teamed up with EFTLab, a payment technology company, to deliver cloud-based payment solutions.

MYHSM, EFTLab, fintechs, banks, merchants, PCI, Payment HSM, Thales, payShield, payments

Younger generations drive UK alternative payment methods adoption, PPRO reveals

11 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

A new study from PPRO has revealed that younger generations feel confident using or have used alternative payment methods.

PPRO, study, alternative payment methods, APMs, UK, bank transfers, e-wallets, Millennials, Generation Z, credit cards, debit cards, local payment methods, LPMs, ecommerce, digital payment methods, PayPal, mobile wallets, Apple Pay, Google Pay, security, online merchants, PSPs, fintechs, checkout

Bond gets 32 mln to connect digital brands to banking partners

20 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Bond Financial Technologies, a company building an enterprise-grade financial technology platform, has raised USD 32 mln to connect digital brands to banking partners.

APIs, SDKs, fintechs, banks, Bond Financial Technologies, funding, financial technology platform, bank brand

GT Software launches Open Banking SmartBridge

15 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

GT Software has launched the Open Banking SmartBridge, which will provide banks with a way to connect their legacy IT systems to third-party apps and services.

GT Software, open banking, SmartBridge, technology, banks, IT, TPP, mobile app, APIs, fintechs, transactions, COBOL, PL/I, KYC, AML, fraud

Canada's prepaid industry reaches USD 5 bln in loads in 2019; drives fintech sector

14 Jul 2020 | Payments General

In Canada, prepaid has been harnessed by incumbents and new fintech entrants as a platform to introduce new and innovative digital banking and payment products and services.

prepaid cards, SMEs, fintechs, cards, banks, gig workers, challenger banks, Canada, Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization, CPPO

Mastercard supports remitters in MENA region with Cross-Border Services

14 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Mastercard has rolled out Mastercard Cross-Border Services to enable people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to transfer money amid COVID-19 times.

banks, fintechs, mobile network operators, exchange, remittances, cross border payments, MENA, Mastercard

Fintechs from UK, Europe, Australia, Canada targeted through malware by Evilnum, report

13 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Evilnum, an advanced and persistent threat group, has been targeting UK-based fintechs and others throughout Europe since 2018, according to ESET, an online security company.

fintechs, UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, malware, Evilnum, ESET, online security company, cyberattacks, phishing emails, spear-phishing, covid-19

SoFi files application to become a national bank

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

SoFi, an online lender, has filed an application for a national bank charter with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

SoFi, banks, online lender, lender, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, SoFi Bank National Association, OCC, Federal Deposit Insurance, Federal Reserve, fintechs, banking

Open Banking – making advantages visible

09 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Christian Wolf, Head of Strategic Partnerships & Ecosystems in Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI), shares with our readers best practices on Open Banking, APIs, and innovation from RBI

Christian Wolf, Raiffeisen Bank International, RBI, fintechs, banks, Open Banking, APIs, innovation, PSD2, CEE, eIDAS, EBA

KPMG rolls out crypto asset management tools

23 Jun 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

KPMG has developed a suite of tools that aims to assist both traditional financial companies and fintech startups offer tightly managed crypto-asset services.

KPMG, financial companies, startups, fintechs, advanced analytics, blockchain, crypto assets, auditing