Articles with tag: turkey

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Amazon Project Zero launches in seven new countries

11 Aug 2020 | Ecommerce

Amazon has announced the expansion of Project Zero to seven new countries – Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Turkey, and the UAE.

Amazon, Project Zero, Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Turkey, UAE, machine learning, intellectual property, counterfeits, authentic goods, Arduino, BMW, ChessCentral, LifeProof, OtterBox, Salvatore Ferragamo, Veet, counterfeit listings, product serialisation

Etsy expands its payments services to seven new markets

06 Aug 2020 | Ecommerce

US-based ecommerce website Etsy has launched its payments platform in Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, South Africa, Turkey, and the Philippines.

Etsy, ecommerce, launch, payments platform, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, South Africa, Turkey, Philippines, Etsy Payments, multiple payment options, payment methods, Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal, Etsy Gift Cards, credit card, Etsy Seller Protection Policy

WeChat Pay makes payments easier for Chinese tourists visiting Turkey

30 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

Tencent has launched WeChat Pay, its payment platform for transactions with third-party merchants, in Istanbul Airport.

WeChat Pay, launch, Turkey, China, tourists, merchants, mobile payments, online payment

Turkey plans to expand ecommerce to MENA region

16 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

Turkey has announced plans to increase its export market share in the Middle East and North Africa. 

Turkey, Middle East, North Africa, ecommerce, Turkish E-commerce Association, Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Boyner, So Chic, Paşabahçe, Noon, Jumia, Carrefour, Jeeblee, Danube, Lulu

Visa Token Service issues 1 bln tokens worldwide

23 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Visa has announced that the company issued more than one billion tokens worldwide through its Visa Token Service (VTS).

Visa, token, Visa Token Service, VTS, ecommerce, securing payments, cardholder, secure token, card number, merchants, retailers, tokenization, credential-on-file, COF, operational risks, data protection, mobile carriers, Token ID, Turkey, China, Token Management Service, CyberSource, token identifier, cards, bank accounts, local payment schemes, online shopping, Visa Cloud Token Framework, Brazil, WhatsApp, WhatsApp payments

PagoFX launches offerings for sole traders in UK

18 Jun 2020 | Payments General

Santander’s cross-border remittance service, PagoFX, has opened its international payment service for business purposes in the UK.

Standarder, PagoFX, UK, cross-border, remittance, payments, mobile app, Middle East, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Israel, Turkey, Romania, Croatia, SMBs

TPAY MOBILE acquires Turkey-based payment platform Payguru

10 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Middle East and Africa-based mobile payment enabler TPAY MOBILE has announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Turkey-based payment service provider Payguru.

TPAY MOBILE, Middle East, Africa, Payguru, Turkey, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, CBRT, Competition Authority, mobile payments, ATM cash payments, merchants, mobile network operators, Turkcell, Vodafone, Türk Telekom, Ziraat Bankası, direct carrier billing, mobile wallet, mobile money

DenizBank uses OneSpan's mobile app security solution

27 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Turkish bank, DenizBank, has selected OneSpan’s Mobile Security Suite to protect 2.6 million mobile customers across the bank’s mobile banking app MobilDeniz.

DenizBank, OneSpan, mobile security, mobile banking app, partnership, SCA, remote access, Turkey

Boku launches with Pearl Abyss to extend mobile payments and e-wallets services

21 May 2020 | Online Payments

UK-based carrier commerce operator Boku has launched Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) and e-wallet payment services for Korea-based game developer Pearl Abyss Corp.

Pearl Abyss, Boku, e-wallet, direct carrier billing, online payments, UK, game payments, Russia, Turkey, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, RabbitLinePay, GCash, GoPay, OVO, Dana, GrabPay.

Figopara secures USD 1 mln in financing round

11 May 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Turkey-based fintech Figopara has raised a million dollars in its second financing round.

Turkey, fintech, Figopara, IFC, The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation, Revo Capital, Endeavor Catalyst, SMEs, invoices, lenders, Akbank, Fibabanka, ING Turkey, Yapi Kredi Bank

Coronavirus changes buying habits in Turkey, InterBank Card Center says

13 Apr 2020 | Cards

InterBank Card Center (BKM) data has released research revealing that some 2.5 million contactless cards were used for the first time in March 2020 in Turkey.

InterBank Card Center (BKM), online payments, contactless payments, research, Turkey, coronavirus, COVID-19, debit cards, credit cards,

Binance, Akbank to enable Turkish customers deposit fiat

03 Mar 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Binance has launched a direct channel integration with Turkey-based Akbank, enabling users with a gateway that supports transfers between fiat currencies and digital assets.

Binance, cryptocurrency, crypto exchange, Turkey, lira, bank, fiat, Akbank

Huobi becomes a member of the Blockchain Turkey platform

20 Jan 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has become a member of the Blockchain Turkey Platform to cooperate with local players on blockchain efforts.

Huobi, Turkey, local ecosystem, blockchain, cryptocurrency, digital assets, banking, finance, venture capitalism, exchange

Clear Junction, Paladyum announce fintech service to help Turkish migrant workers

10 Jan 2020 | Payments General

Clear Junction has signed an agreement with Paladyum that will allow Turkish customers to receive remittance transfers from the Turkish diaspora living in the EU.

Paladyum, Clear Junction, SEPA, Turkey, cross-border transfers, remittance, the EU

Insha launches digital Islamic challenger bank in Germany

28 Oct 2019 | Online & Mobile Banking

Germany-based challenger bank Insha has launched with the aim of capturing Europe’s Muslim community.

Insha, challenger bank, digital bank, Germany, product launch, Albaraka Türk Participation Bank, solarisBank, Mastercard, ATM whithdrawal, Muslim, debit card, credit card, Turkey

Islamic challenger bank insha launches in Germany

21 Oct 2019 | Payments General

A new challenger bank has arrived on the scene in Germany with the launch of mobile-only insha, which focuses on interest-free Islamic banking, according to Alex Hamilton from  FinTech Futures, a digital and print publishing company based in the UK.

Banking, digital, Islamic, banking, mobile, challenger, banks, insha, Europe, Germany, Turkey

Wirecard, Enuygun to streamline purchasing experience in Turkey

20 Sep 2019 | Online Payments

Wirecard and Turkey-based online travel agency Enuygun have started working together to optimise digital payments for Enuygun customers.

Wirecard, Turkey, online travel agency, Enuygun, digital payments

Wirecard signs payments agreement with SunExpress

23 Aug 2019 | Cards

Wirecard has signed an agreement with SunExpress, a joint venture of Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, to process credit card payments in local travel agencies.

Wirecard, card, payments, airline, Turkey, Germany, SunExpress

Ecommerce in Turkey was worth EUR 5.7 bln in 2018

24 Jun 2019 | Ecommerce

Ecommerce in Turkey was worth around EUR 5.74 billion in 2018, with 38% growth compared to 2018, according to a report by Nielsen.

Turkey, ecommerce, online payments, online shopping

PayU acquires Turkish digital payments provider iyzico

11 Jun 2019 | Online Payments

PayU has acquired iyzico, a Turkey-based digital payment services provider, for USD 165 million.

PayU, Turkey, digital payments, iyzico, marketplace