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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,

Tech giants could face bans if they breach EU rules

News | Online Payments | 16 Nov 2020

Technology companies’ services could be banned from the European market if they do not respect EU regulation, Europe’s industry chief Thierry Breton told German weekly Welt am Sonntag.

Thierry Breton, bigtechs, Google, Europe, anti trust, Digital Services Act, Digital Markets Act

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

ESMA finds deficiencies in BaFin supervision of Wirecard's financial reporting

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Nov 2020

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has published the results of its Fast Track Peer Review which involved Wirecard and BaFin.

ESMA, BaFin, Wirecard, supervision, EU, securities markets regulator, Fast Track Peer Review, FREP, GLEFI, financial reporting

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

KGI Asia, Itiviti partner for global markets' trading

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 19 Oct 2020

Electronic trading provider Itiviti has announced that Hong Kong-based equity broker KGI Asia has selected its multi-asset order management solution for high and low-touch trading

KGI Asia, Itiviti, trading, global markets, Hong Kong, electronic trading, equity broker, multi-asset, order management solution, OMS, trading, Care, DMA, customer flows, onboarding

Trading 212 to use TrueLayer's Open Banking platform

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 16 Oct 2020

Fintech TrueLayer has announced that UK-based investment platform Trading 212 has implemented its platform to deliver an improved investment experience.

Trading 212, TrueLayer, UK, open banking, platform, fintech, investment platform, financial markets, commission-free investing, apps, API, data, bank, Payments Initiation

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

Deutsche Boerse publishes consultation on expanding DAX to 40 companies

News | Payments General | 05 Oct 2020

Deutsche Boerse has proposed that the number of companies included in Germany's blue-chip DAX. GDAXI index should rise to 40 from 30.

DAX. GDAXI, Deutsche Boerse, Wirecard, investment, financial markets, Germany

The European Commission releases legislative package for crypto assets

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Sep 2020

In September 2020, the European Commission has published a legislative package for crypto assets in the EU. 

European Commission, legislative, crypto assets, cryptoassets, Digital Finance Strategy, Regulation on Markets in Crypto Assets, Pilot Regime for Market Infrastructures, DLT, regulations, best practices, national frameworks, CASPs, Crypto Asset Service Providers, Single Market, EU legislation, standardisation, crypto regulations

Singapore-based Syfe secures USD 18.6 mln Series A funding

News | Payments General | 23 Sep 2020

Digital wealth manager Syfe has successfully closed a USD 18.6 million Series A funding round led by Valar Ventures, a VC fund for high potential fintech companies.

Syfe, Singapore, Series A, funding, digital wealth manager, Valar Ventures, VC, fintech, capital injection, investing, saving, Asia, technology platform, Presight Capital, Unbound, UK, investment firm, digital wealth management, platform, Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS, Capital Markets Services License, CMS license, license, retail fund management, institutional fund management

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

Citi, JP Morgan, and State Street invest in fintech Capitolis

News | Payments General | 11 Sep 2020

JP Morgan, Citigroup, and State Street have invested USD 11 million in Capitolis, a US-based technology startup that seeks to help banks use capital more efficiently, according to Reuters.

Citi, JP Morgan, State Street, Spark Capital, Index Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Capitolis, fintech, startup, Reuters, US, United States, banks, capital, software, capital markets, liquidity, financial institutions, trading, financial crisis, risky trades, capital banks, residual trades, derivatives portfolios, investors

SmartStream creates derivatives component for MiFID SI Regime to meet September deadline

News | Payments General | 10 Sep 2020

SmartStream has announced derivatives is supported in its Systematic Internaliser (SI) Registry service, to help clients meet the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) deadline of September 15, 2020.

SmartStream, financial software, Systematic Internaliser, SI, Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, MiFID II, derivatives, assets

EVO, OTI partner to provide contactless payment solutions for unattended retail

News | Online Payments | 27 Aug 2020

EVO Payments has partnered with On Track Innovations (OTI) to provide payment solutions to independent software vendors (ISVs) and merchants focused on unattended retail. 

EVO Payments, On Track Innovations, OTI, payment solutions, independent software vendors, ISVs, merchants, unattended retail, kiosks, automated retail, vending machines, micromarkets, EV, cashless payments, contactless payments

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