Articles with tag: pandemic

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Zilch, Credit Kudos partner for Buy Now Pay Later credit assessment

15 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) provider Zilch has partnered with challenger credit reference agency and Open Banking provider Credit Kudos to better assess affordability of its customers. 

Zilch, Credit Kudos, Buy Now Pay Later, BNPL, credit assessment, challenger, credit reference agency, open banking, affordability, alternative credit, instalments, credit, UK, pandemic, BNPL Mastercard, online retailer, payments

Fintech Laybuy partners with Manchester United

14 Oct 2020 | Payments General

New Zealand-based Laybuy has teamed up with Manchester United to become the football club’s official buy-now-pay-later partner, according to AltFi

Fintech, Laybuy, Manchester United, New Zealand, United Kingdom, UK, buy now pay later, partnership, football club, interest-free, payments, retail platforms, Premier League, Australia, stock exchange, IPO, coronavirus, pandemic

E2open to reportedly go public, Reuters

14 Oct 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

US-based supply chain management software company E2open has planed to go public through a merger with blank-check acquisition company CC Neuberger, according to Reuters.

E2open, US, United States, supply chain, CC Neuberger, acquisition, supply chain management, pandemic, Insight Partners

44 percent of US-based citizens to apply for store credit cards during the holidays, report

13 Oct 2020 | Cards

LendingTree has released a report showcasing that more Americans say they're likely to apply for a store credit card this holiday season (2020) than did in either of the previous two years.

US, United States, store credit card, holidays, LendingTree, cards, pandemic

Four ways analysing digital behaviour can improve account opening fraud detection

13 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Ayelet Biger-Levin, VP of Product Marketing at BioCatch, allows us to gain insight over how account opening fraud can be detected and/or avoided through studying digital behaviours

BioCatch, behavioural biometrics, fraud, account opening, fraud detection, digital behaviour, financial institutions, pandemic, fraud attacks, digital onboarding, fraud risk

Corporate payments without corporate cards

08 Oct 2020 | Cards

As the pandemic is forcing people to work from home, corporate financial infrastructures are rapidly changing. The implications of this could be radical and long-lasting, so Mesh is working to create solutions for the new corporate environment. We sat down with Oded Zehavi, founder and CEO of Mesh, to discuss the future of corporate payments without corporate cards.

Mesh Payments, Oded Zehavi, corporate cards, payments, fintech, COVID-19, pandemic, corona virus, digital wallets, subscription, subscription payments

Citigroup invests in fintech Genesis

05 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Citigroup has invested in UK-based fintech Genesis, a startup that develops technology for financial firms to build applications such as trading systems, according to Reuters.

Citigroup, fintech, Genesis, investment, financial firms, trading systems, applications, application platforms, banks, financial institutions, coding, IT operations, pandemic

UK digital banking surge fuelled by Brexit and pandemic

02 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Digital banking has experienced an unprecedented surge since Brexit and the pandemic, according to deVere Group staff cited by FinTech Magazine.

UK, digital banking, Brexit, pandemic, online banking, surge, deVere Group, cashless banking, post-Brexit, climate change, pandemic, challenger bank apps, digital banking apps, currency changes, money transfer, deposits, disruption

Goldman Sachs to acquire GM's credit card unit for USD 2.5 bln, WSJ

02 Oct 2020 | Payments General

Goldman Sachs has announced the buying of General Motors’s credit card business for about USD 2.5 billion (GBP 1.94 billion), according to the Wall Street Journal cited by Reuters.

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The Global Open Banking Report 2020 – Beyond Open Banking, Into the Open Finance and Open Data Economy

01 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

The Global Open Banking Report 2020 follows the journey from Open Banking to Open Finance and Open Data Economy and provides key insights about the benefits of Open Finance for different areas of financial service

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JP Morgan improves payment fraud protection for SME clients

30 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

US-based lender JP Morgan has boosted payment fraud protections for its small and mid-sized business customers, according to Reuters.

JP Morgan, payment fraud protection, SMEs, fraud, SMBs, scammers, covid-19, pandemic, payment fraud, suspicious payments, bank, fraud hub, legitimate-looking emails, email fraud, FBI, fraudsters

SWIFT rolls out fresh payments strategy

30 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Global payments consortium SWIFT has announced a new plan and strategy for securities processing and cross-border payments infrastructure, according to CPI. 

SWIFT, payments strategy, payments, payments consortium, securities processing, cross-border payments, infrastructure, pandemic, digital transformation, real-time payments, API, open banking, incumbents, financial institutions, end-to-end transactions, reconciliation, reporting, asset servicing

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. 

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Responding to the pandemic: future trends in global payments

28 Sep 2020 | Ecommerce

Wei Zhihong of UnionPay International takes a close look at the ecommerce trends that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic and how will the industry look like from now on.

Wei Zhihong, UnionPay International, Payment Methods Report, ecommerce, online payments, ecommerce payments, lockdown, online transactions, on-demand delivery, pandemic, ecommerce platform, electronic payments

ClearBank, Tide partner to grant GBP 25 mln to SMEs

23 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Cloud-native clearing bank ClearBank and UK-based business banking platform Tide have been awarded GBP 25 million to help UK-based SMEs grow after the coronavirus pandemic.

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EBA to gradually stop loan repayments guidelines

22 Sep 2020 | Payments General

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has made plans to phase out its Guidelines on legislative and non-legislative payment moratoria in accordance with its end of September 2020 deadline.  

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DHgate introduces MyyShop for building a decentralised ecosystem

21 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

China-based B2B cross-border ecommerce marketplace DHgate has launched MyyShop, a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product for decentralised cross-border ecommerce.

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E-invoicing market to grow during 2020-2024, report

11 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Tech research company Technavio has released a report concerning the e-invoicing market and it is poised to grow by USD 6.93 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 19%.

e-invoicing, technology research, Technavio, invoicing, CAGR, trends, covid-19, pandemic, outbreak, industries, mobile payments, e-invoicing market, market vendors

Covid era causes defaults on invoices, survey

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

Fintech Onguard has released a survey on finance professionals, 48% of whom observing an increase in late payments since the pandemic started.

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Contactless trends to grow 8X from non-contactless payments, USAT study

10 Sep 2020 | Payments General

USA Technologies has released a survey taken on businesses during the peak of the pandemic which showcased changes in behaviour and payment method.

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