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ACI Worldwide, the Internal Revenue Service to offer new tax payment options for taxpayers

News | Payments General | 03 Mar 2021

ACI Worldwide has announced that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will allow taxpayers to make cash transactions through a new digital barcode feature using ACI Payments.

ACI Worldwide, unbanked, QR code

Moneygram, Lightnet to offer payout services in SEA area

News | Payments General | 18 Feb 2021

Sigapore-based blockchain firm Lightnet has announced its collaboration with MoneyGram, a provider of cross-border P2P payments and money transfers.

MoneyGram, Lightnet, partnership, P2P payments, blockchain, MTO, unbanked, underbanked

Innovative Payment Solutions partners with Golden Money Transfer

News | Online Payments | 02 Feb 2021

Innovative Payment Solutions (IPSI) has announced an agency agreement with Golden Money Transfer (GMT) to facilitate its money transmission service to Mexico.

Innovative Payment Solutions, Golden Money Transfer, subisenn partnership, global money transfers, cross-border payments, unbanked, underbanked, remittances

Universal Sompo General, NPCI to offer special health insurance cover

News | Payments General | 18 Jan 2021

India-based Universal Sompo has partnered with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to offer a special health insurance cover.

Universal Sompo General, NPCI, India, cashless hospitalisation, RuPay, UPI, insurance inclusion, unbanked

Green Dot launches GO2bank in the US

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 12 Jan 2021

US-based Green Dot has launched its GO2bank, a mobile bank app designed to help the Americans living paycheck to paycheck.

Green Dot, unbanked, mobile banking, paycheck, GO2bank, product launch, online banking, overdraft, credit score

i2c to power Pakistan's digital-native financial super app in 2021

News | Online Payments | 07 Jan 2021

i2c Inc. has been selected to power Pakistan’s TAG, the nation’s first digital-native financial super app due to launch in Q1 of 2021.

i2c, tag, Pakistan, financial super app, partnership, instant payments, unbanked, ATM, bill payments

i2c powers TAG, a Pakistan digital financial app

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 07 Jan 2021

i2c, a provider of digital payment and banking technology, has announced that it has been selected to create Pakistan’s TAG, one of the nation’s digital-native financial apps.

i2c, tag, Pakistan, digital banking, SBP, EMI, unbanked, ATMs, Pakistan

Tracking Asia's progress with Open Banking

Voice of the Industry | Online & Mobile Banking | 07 Dec 2020

Joshua Chong, Analyst at Kapronasia, discusses the journey that Asia has been through on its road to Open Banking and the steps and hurdles it needs to get over in the future

Kapronasia, Joshua Chong, Open Banking, Asia, Australia, legislation, India, account aggregator, data sharing, MAS, APIX, fintechs, financial inclusion, lending, payments, unbanked, SMEs, Singapore, API, incumbents, innovation

6 million individuals downloaded a banking app for the first time during COVID-19

News | Payments General | 03 Dec 2020

6 million individuals downloaded a banking app for the first time during COVID-19 and 4 million people use some form of high cost credit annually are some of the findings published in the Emerging Payments Association's new report.

EPA, UK, Europe, COVID-19, fintech, unbanked, underserved

Visa starts Accelerator Program in Asia Pacific

News | Payments General | 03 Dec 2020

US-based Visa has launched an accelerator program for startups across Asia Pacific that are looking to expand their businesses into new markets.

Visa, startups, fintech, Visa Accelerator Program, banks, merchants, unbanked, SME, Open Data

Airtel Payments Bank expands footprint in West Bengal

News | Payments General | 01 Dec 2020

Airtel Payments Bank has expanded its footprint in India’s West Bengal to take banking services to unbanked villages in remote areas, as Financial Express presents.

Airtel Payments Bank, India, banking, financial inclusion, unbanked, financial services

TransferWise enables Indonesians to sent remittance payments to 80 different countries

News | Online Payments | 01 Dec 2020

TransferWise has announced that Indonesians and ex-pat workers will be able to send money to 80 different countries.

TransferWise, Indonesia, money transfer, online payments, unbanked, remittances, Cross-Border Payments Regulation, CBPR2, cross-border payments

The blueprint for financial inclusion – Mojaloop's vision for solving the unbanked problem

Interviews | Payments General | 20 Nov 2020

The Paypers interviewed Paula Hunter from the Mojaloop Foundation to learn how financial inclusion can happen in vital regions across the world when an open source approach is embraced

Mojaloop, Mojaloop Foundation, Paula Hunter, financial inclusion, charitable nonprofit, digital finance, Open Finance, interoperability, real-time payments, transactions , mobile money, Central banks, unbanked, SME, credit score, lending, central bank digital currency, CBDC, blockchain, KYC

Jack Henry joins ABA to assist bankers promote financial inclusion

News | Payments General | 21 Oct 2020

Jack Henry & Associates, a provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry, has become part of an American Bankers Association (ABA) initiative.

Jack Henry & Associates, American Bankers Association, ABA, US, partnership, unbanked, financial inclusion, banking, underbanked

SEON, Sun Finance to explore how consumer risk changed during the pandemic in emerging markets

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 20 Oct 2020

SEON has teamed up with Sun Finance, an Europe-based online lender working with unbanked and underbanked customers to discuss how consumer risk shifted during the pandemic.

SEON, Sun Finance, unbanked, underbanked, fraud, risk management, COVID-19

Spotify Premium trusts dLocal to offer new payment alternatives in LATAM

News | Online Payments | 02 Sep 2020

dLocal has announced that it is enabling new payment methods for Spotify Premium customers in LATAM, through the use of its payments platform. 

dLocal, payment methods, Spotify, Spotify Premium, LATAM, alternative payment methods, unbanked, credit card, checkout, Rapipago, Pagofacil, Servipag, Baloto, Efecty, OxxoPay, Pago Efectivo, prepaid payment method, Webpay, cash

SEBA Bank, Lightnet Group partner for joint venture

News | Payments General | 25 Aug 2020

Switzerland-based FINMA licensed SEBA Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Lightnet, a Singapore-based fintech company.

SEBA Bank, Lightnet Group, joint venture, Switzerland, FINMA, SEBA Bank, Memorandum of Understanding, Lightnet, Singapore, fintech, settlements, remittances, fiat currencies, settlement banking network, account, custodian, digital currencies, MTOs, money transfer operators, unbanked, fragmentation

Philippines pilots pre-registration for biometric national ID programme

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 11 Aug 2020

The Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) has initiated a project to collect all information for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) national ID programme.

The Philippines Statistics Authority, PSA, Philippine Identification System, PhilSys, national ID programme, biometric information, unbanked, digital ID, Kumu, element, artificial intelligence, AI, millennial, Gen Z

Venio launches nano-credit mobile app in Philippines

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 29 Jul 2020

Venio, a mobile app providing nano-credit facilities to consumers in emerging markets, has begun offering credit facilities to unbanked consumers in Philippines. 

Venio, lending, mobile app, nano-credit, unbanked, Philippines, World Bank Group, loans, retail, network

Venio launches 'nano-credit' lending app to boost financial inclusion in emerging markets

News | Mobile Payments | 28 Jul 2020

‘Nano-credit’ mobile application company Venio has begun offering credit facilities for the unbanked consumers in the Philippines. 

Venio, credit, unbanked, Philippines, emerging markets, retailers, nano credit