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NALA launches pay bills feature for the Kenyan diaspora

News | Mobile Payments | 14 Oct 2022

Tanzania-based fintech NALA has launched a feature that allows Kenyans in the diaspora to pay local bills in their home country.

product launch, mobile money, mobile payments, payment methods, payments

Real-time payments platform BI-FAST from Indonesia and improving financial inclusion

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 30 Sep 2022

Zennon Kapron, Director at Kapronasia, talks about Indonesia’s latest real-time payments platform and how can it be used to drive financial inclusion for over 90 million underbanked people.

SMEs, online payments, QR code, QR payments, digital payments, digitalisation, financial inclusion, mobile payments, mobile money, cross-border ecommerce, cross-border payments, e-wallet, e-money

Ebanx expands to Africa

News | Mobile Payments | 15 Sep 2022

Ebanx, a Brazil-based fintech, has expanded into Africa, where it aims to place a greater emphasis on the digital payments side of its business.

expansion, mobile money, fintech, digital payments, startup

PayPal adds crypto features to app

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Aug 2022

US-based fintech PayPal has added cryptocurrency features to its mobile app. Starting from 15 August, the application users can buy, sell, and transfer several cryptocurrencies.

mobile banking, mobile money, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange

Paysafe's viafintech and Pecunpay to boost cash deposits and withdrawals in Spain

News | Mobile Payments | 16 Aug 2022

Germany-based viafintech, a brand pertaining to payments platform Paysafe, has teamed with Pecunpay to launch a new cash deposit and withdrawal network in Spain. 

cash management, ATM, mobile payments, mobile money, money transfer

Plum rolls out personal finance app in Belgium

News | Mobile Payments | 20 Jul 2022

Smart money app Plum has expanded to a new market in Europe, announcing its official launch in Belgium.

mobile money, e-money, investment, mobile payments, expansion, financial services, financing , financial inclusion

Central Bank of Nigeria grants AIP licence to RoutePay

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 19 Jul 2022

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has granted an Approval In Principle (AIP) licence to RoutePay Fintech to provide digital payment products and services in Nigeria, to ensure financial inclusion.

digital payments, digital banking, mobile money, online platform

Affinity Credit Union sues Apple Pay over anti-competitive behaviour

News | Mobile Payments | 19 Jul 2022

US-based not-for-profit company Affinity Credit Union has filed an official complaint against tech giant Apple for illegally profiting from Apple Pay and breaking antitrust laws.

Android, Issuer, Tap-to-Pay, digital wallet, e-wallet, mobile payments, mobile money, scheme fee, contactless payments

India's OneCard raises USD 100 mln, becoming unicorn

News | Cards | 14 Jul 2022

India-based credit card fintech OneCard, has joined the unicorn club following a new round of funding worth upwards of USD 100 million, bringing the company to a USD 1.4 billion valuation.

funding, investment, credit card, debit card, mobile money, startup, Unicorn

Planet and accesso Technology Group partner for simple on-site payments for leisure venues

News | Mobile Payments | 13 Jul 2022

Global tech and software provider Planet and publicly listed tech company accesso Technology Group have entered a strategic partnership to connect payments, technology, and software for leisure venues and attractions.

partnership, FX , mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallet, digital wallet, interchange fee, embedded payments, ecommerce

Enabling the next generation of urban mobility payments

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 13 Jul 2022

Embracing the next generation of urban mobility payments can help cities and public transit operators (PTOs) create more inclusive, sustainable, and efficient urban mobility experiences, says Fernando Souza, VP, Global Head of Transit and Travel Solutions at Cybersource.

Open Banking, local payment method, card scheme, cryptocurrency, crypto, contactless payments, online payments, mobile money, tokenization, ecommerce

Crypto/fiat exchange platform hi introduces personal Iban

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Jul 2022

hi, a next-gen fiat/crypto mobile banking platform, has introduced personal International Bank Account Numbers (IBANs) for EUR and GBP deposits and withdrawals.

IBAN, Virtual IBAN, SEPA, crypto, mobile money

Apple rolls out contactless in-vehicle fuel payments

News | Mobile Payments | 06 Jul 2022

Tech giant Apple has announced that its Apple CarPlay users can activate fuel station pumps and make contactless in-car payments directly via their vehicle’s navigation screen, through third-party fuelling apps.

Apple Pay, product launch, product upgrade, contactless payments, mobile payments, mobile money, digital payments

KongaPay, Bibimoney to help 65 mln Nigerians with financial inclusion

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 05 Jul 2022

Nigeria-based KongaPay, a mobile money platform, has signed a deal with Bibimoney, a UK-based mobile wallet provider to onboard 65 million Nigerians to access financial inclusion.

partnership, financial inclusion, P2P, mobile payments, mobile money

Cash App users can invest spare change in Bitcoin and stocks

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Jul 2022

US-based Cash App has added a new feature that will allow users to invest their spare change in Bitcoin and stocks.

cashback, Bitcoin, investment, mobile money, crypto asset

WireBarley partners Visa to expand cross-border payments

News | Online Payments | 01 Jul 2022

Payment solution provider WireBarley has partnered Visa to expand its overseas remittance-focused service to a cross-border payment solution that targets the global market.

partnership, remittance, cross-border payments, virtual card, mobile money

Abeg rebrands to Pocket, gets approval as Mobile Money Operator in Nigeria

News | Mobile Payments | 28 Jun 2022

Nigeria-based fintech Pocket has gained an approval in principle (AIP) to drive digital payments and inclusion for micro-entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallet, social commerce, digitalisation

The essential ecommerce payment requirements you need to acquire and convert customers

Voice of the Industry | Ecommerce | 28 Jun 2022

Truevo’s Nick Dobson, EVP of Sales and Business Development, breaks down the ideal payments process in the ever-competitive ecommerce space.

ecommerce, mobile money, SCA, NFC, checkout optimisation , one-click payments

Adyen and McDonald's expand partnership in the US

News | Online Payments | 23 Jun 2022

Global fintech platform Adyen has announced the expansion of its mobile app partnership with fast food chain McDonald’s to the US.

partnership, expansion, retail, online payments, mobile payments, payments , payment methods, mobile money

Visa launches crypto cards in LATAM

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Jun 2022

The payments player Visa has launched its first crypto cards in the Latin America region – and will debut its new products in Brazil and Argentina via several new partner firms.

crypto, digital assets, virtual card, cashback, mobile money