Articles with tag: p2p payments

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Ziglu opens crowdfunding round

21 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Challenger and FCA-authorised Electronic Money Institution Ziglu have opened a crowdfunding round to the public. 

Ziglu, crowdfunding, challenger, FCA, authorisation, Electronic Money Institution, product development, global challenger, investors, crypto exchange, cryptocurrency, p2p payments, digital payments, UK account, digital assets, cyber-attacks, fiat currencies, 5th money laundering directive, crypto assets

Brazil's central bank announces CDBC rollout in two years

04 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The president of Brazil’s central bank has announced Brazilians could expect to see a central bank digital currency (CDBC) before 2023.

Banco Central, Brazil, open banking, PIX, central bank digital currency, CBDC, P2P payments, B2B payments

UK-based fintech BABB to offer cheaper remittances

01 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)-approved payment institution Bank Account Based Blockchain (BABB) has announced plans to offer better remittances to customers.

UK, fintech, BABB, Bank Account Based Blockchain, remittances, payment institution, FCA, Financial Conduct Authority, blockchain, traditional banking, third parties, peer to peer payments, P2P payments, international fundraising, banking technology, UK bank account, payment cards, banking licence

South Korean P2P payments operator Viva Republica raises USD 173 mln

28 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Viva Republica, the South Korea-based operator of peer-to-peer payment service Toss, has raised USD 173 million.

Toss Bank, South Korea, funding, banking, P2P payments, Viva Republica, banking, money transfer, dashboard, credit score, lending

Brazil's central bank authorises payment tests via Facebook's WhatsApp

03 Aug 2020 | Mobile Payments

Visa and Mastercard have announced that Brazil’s central bank has authorised testing of payments via Facebook’s messaging service WhatsApp in the country, according to Reuters.

Brazil central bank, payment tests, Facebook, WhatsApp, Visa, Mastercard, payments, mobile payments, P2P payments, Brazil

Swile raises USD 78.7 million to help employees manage corporate benefits

23 Jun 2020 | Payments General

French startup Swile, the startup formerly known as Lunchr, has raised a USD 78.7 million to manage all corporate benefits and improve team building in general for businesses.

fintech, payments, card, debit card, mobile app, payments, Swile, funding, corporate benefits, P2P payments

Square acquires P2P payment app Verse

17 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

US-based digital payments company Square has acquired Spain-based P2P payment app Verse

Square, US, Spain, Spark Capita, eVentures, Greycroft Partners, Cash App, P2P, P2P payments, UK, Europe, group expenses tracking, ticketing feature, Visa, debit card

Redstone Federal CU, Fiserv extend partnership for P2P payments and A2A transfers

25 May 2020 | Payments General

Redstone Federal Credit Union has extended its partnership with Fiserv to offer person-to-person (P2P) payments and account-to-account (A2A) transfers.

Redstone Federal, CU, Fiserv, US, partnership, P2P payments, A2A transfers, payments, real time payments, money transfers

Social P2P payments solution Ziina raises a pre-seed round of USD 850,000

21 May 2020 | Mobile Payments

Ziina, the UAE’s social peer-to-peer (P2P) payment application, has raised a pre-seed round of USD 850,000, led by US-based Class 5 Global with participation from Samih Toukan’s Jabbar Internet Group and other angel investors.

P2P payments, Ziina, pre-seed round, money transfer, payments, UAE

Indian crypto exchange selects Yoti for identity verification

15 May 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Indian cryptocurrency exchange, Shiftal, has teamed up with digital ID and credential management company, Yoti, for identity verification.

India, crypto exchange, Yoti, identity verification, digital identity, cryptocurrency, P2P payments

MoneyGram, Federal Bank to expand account deposit capabilities to consumers in India

14 May 2020 | Payments General

MoneyGram, a global cross-border P2P payments and money transfers provider, has teamed up with The Federal Bank, a private sector Bank in India.

MoneyGram, Federal Bank, cross-border P2P payments, money transfers provider, remittances, India

Infinito, Paxful to support crypto adoption globally

11 May 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Infinito, a multi-crypto wallet for investing in digital assets, has teamed up with Paxful, a peer-to-peer bitcoin (BTC) marketplace that aims to provide financial inclusion around the globe.

Infinito, Paxful, cryptocurrency, crypto wallet, P2P payments, partnership, blockchain, Vietnam

Mercado Pago launches feature to split payments between friends

01 May 2020 | Mobile Payments

Argentina-based fintech Mercado Pago has announced it will now be possible to share expenses and request money from people directly from the phone’s calendar. 

Mercado Pago, Mercado Libre, Argentina, Latin America, P2P payments, mobile payments, mobile payments, platform, online payments

OCBC launches PayNow fund transfers via Google Pay in Singapore

15 Apr 2020 | Online Payments

OCBC Bank has launched Google Pay's peer-to-peer funds transfer service to Singapore.

OCBC Bank, Google Pay, peer-to-peer payments, P2P payments, online payments, PayNow, Google Pay P2P service, Singapore, Asia, APAC

Visa and KyckGlobal partner to expand push payments in US

15 Apr 2020 | Online Payments

Visa has partnered with payment platform KyckGlobal to expand real-time push payments in the US commercial space. 

US, Visa, KyckGlobal, P2P payments, real-time payments, push payments

Online payment service Ordo makes P2P usage free for coronavirus crisis

02 Apr 2020 | Online Payments

UK-based payments service Ordo has launched Ordo Neighbour2Neighbour for those in need of help, or assisting others, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ordo, online payments, payments service provider, coronavirus, P2P payments, person-to-person, digital payments, UK, United Kingdom

US regulators to act against illegal use of crypto

19 Mar 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The US law enforcement and regulatory agencies have set a Cryptocurrency Intelligence Program.

Cryptocurrency Intelligence Program, stablecoins, illegal use of crypto, cryptocurrency, taxes, dark net, money laundering, Monero, US, Crypto exchanges, P2P payments

MoneyGram Online announces business growth

19 Mar 2020 | Payments General

MoneyGram International has reported nearly 60% year-over-year transaction growth for MoneyGram Online year-to-date through February 2020.

digital transformation, P2P payments, mobile payments, money transfers, API platform, MoneyGram Online, MoneyGram International, US

iSignthis processing instant payments within EEA

09 Mar 2020 | Payments General

iSignthis has been authorised by the Central Bank of Cyprus to enable ecommerce payments between any points within the European Economic Area (EEA).

iSignthis, EEA, SEPA, ecommerce, payments, P2P payments, B2B payments, Europe, instant payments

Verdigris launches white-label offering for community banks

04 Mar 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

US-based banking platform Verdigris Holdings has announced launching a white-label offering designed for small and medium-sized community banks.

Verdigris, bank-in-a-box, banking platform, US, United States, Verdigris Commercial, debit card, mobile deposit, P2P payments, domestic and international transfers, identify verification, KYC/AML,