Articles with tag: unicredit

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Major Eurozone banks start the implementation phase of the European Payments Initiative

02 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

Today, a group of 16 major European banks from five countries (Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain) have paved the way for the future launch of the European Payments Initiative (EPI). 

European Payments Initiative, EPI, payments, banks, digital payments, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Groupe BPCE, CaixaBank, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Crédit Mutuel, Deutsche Bank, Deutcher Sparkassen- und Giroverband, DZ BANK Group, ING, KBC Group, La Banque Postale, Banco Santander, Société Générale, UniCredit

UniCredit taps Taulia's technology to develop working capital solutions

18 Jun 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Italy-based UniCredit Bank has partnered with US-based fintech Taulia aiming to develop its working capital solutions. 

UniCredit, US, fintech, Taulia, Italy, banks, partnership, supply chain finance, SCF, ERP, payments

Meniga raises 8.5 mln in funding round

29 May 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

UK-based Meniga, a fintech that provides digital banking technology has closed EUR 8.5 million in additional funding. 

Meniga, digital banking, digital, banking, France, banks, BPCE, UK, fintech, technology, Portugal, Grupo Crédito Agrícola, UniCredit, Velocity Capital, Industrifonden, Frumtak Ventures, data, API

IBM becomes shareholder of European blockchain initiative we.trade

25 May 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

IBM has become a shareholder in we.trade, a trade finance platform jointly owned by 12 European banks.

IBM, we.trade, supply chain finance, blockchain, banks, CaixaBank, Deutsche Bank, Erste Group, HSBC, KBC, Nordea, Rabobank, Santander, Société Générale, UBS, UniCredit

UniCredit provides faster payments to its suppliers

20 Apr 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

UniCredit has announced it will support its suppliers in Italy by accelerating how quickly they get paid, reports Electronic Payments International.

UniCredit, payments, suppliers, invoice, working capital

Meniga, UniCredit to launch upgraded version of the Smart Banking app in the Czech Republic

17 Apr 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Meniga, a provider of digital banking technology, has partnered with global banking and financial services company UniCredit to launch an enhanced version of the Smart Banking app in the Czech Republic.

Meniga, UniCredit, Smart Banking, app, the Czech Republic, digital banking

FinDynamic develops discounting tool for UniCredit's clients

24 Mar 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

UniCredit has partnered FinDynamic, an Italy-based fintech company, to provide a discounting solution to Venchi, a local chocolate and ice cream company.

Italy, UniCredit, fintech, FinDynamic, Venchi, invoice, SMEs, supply chains, payments, working capital, supplier

EIF signs new pilot guarantee instrument with three banks in Bulgaria

28 Feb 2020 | Payments General

The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed three new guarantee agreements with Unicredit Bulbank, United Bulgarian Bank, and ProCredit Bank (Bulgaria) to support documentary finance activity in Bulgaria.

European Investment Fund, EIF, Unicredit Bulbank, United Bulgarian Bank, ProCredit Bank, financing, Bulgaria, credit

equensWorldline partners with UniCredit

27 Feb 2020 | Online Payments

equensWorldline, a subsidiary of Worldline, European provider of payments and transactional services, has signed a long-term strategic partnership with UniCredit, a financial institution in Europe. 

equensWorldline, UniCredit, payments, instant payments

Association of German Banks demands a digital Euro

04 Nov 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

The Association of German Banks has published its position on digital currency, saying a ‘crypto-based digital Euro’ should be launched.

Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, FinLeap, UniCredit Bank, cryptocurrency, stable coin, digital euro, central bank digital currency

Italian client records of UniCredit affected by data breach

28 Oct 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

UniCredit has announced its cyber security team had identified a data breach involving a file created in 2015 and containing approximately three million records, all regarding Italian clients.

data breaches, UniCredit, fraud prevention, online security, banking, hackers, Italy

Harmonising the instant payments landscape

19 Sep 2019 | Payments General

With SWIFT gpi making strides in the correspondent banking sphere, we must consider how the service can be built upon, says Cédric Derras, UniCredit

Cédric Derras, UniCredit, expert opinion, instant payments, correspondent banking, SWIFT gpi, cross-border payments

HSBC finances transaction on blockchain platform we.trade

28 Aug 2019 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

HSBC has reportedly become the first bank to finance a transaction on European blockchain trade platform we.trade.

HSBC, we.trade, blockchain, DLT, trade finance, trade finance platform, UK, Netherlands, Europe, Hyperledger Fabric, banking, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Rabobank and Société Générale, Nordea, Santander, UniCredit,

Metinvest carries first transaction through we.trade blockchain trade platform

14 Aug 2019 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Ukraine-based mining group Metinvest has signed its first smart contract on we.trade blockchain trade finance platform supported by UniCredit.

Metinvest, blockchain trade platform, we.trade, Ukraiine, blockchain, DLT, transaction, payments, cross-border payments, B2B payments, e-procurement, Europe, UniCredit

Unicredit chooses FinDynamic to offer dynamic discounting

11 Jun 2019 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

UniCredit Bank has announced taking a minority stake in FinDynamic, an Italy-based fintech startup offering dynamic discounting programs.

UniCredit Bank, FinDynamic, partnership, Italy, Europe, dynamic discounting, supply chain finance, SCF, fintech, fintech startup, BFF Banking Group, B2B payments, buyer, supplier

European banks sign up to gpi trial on TIPS

22 May 2019 | Payments General

A group of banks are to trial gpi cross-border payments in Europe using the Target Instant Payments Settlement (TIPS) platform.

Europe, banks, payments, instant payments, cross-border payments TIPS, Banque Internationale à Luxembourg, BBVA, Deutsche Bank, Natixis, Santander, Sberbank, UniCredit.

UnionPay, UniCredit strengthen partnership on card issuing

01 Apr 2019 | Cards

UnionPay International and UniCredit have signed a letter of intent to strengthen their existing partnership.

UnionPay, UniCredit, Italy, card issuance, UnionPay card, merchant

UniCredit completes first transaction in Italy via we.trade blockchain platform

25 Mar 2019 | Payments General

UniCredit has announced the completion of its first Italian transaction via blockchain-based trading platform we.trade.

UniCredit, transaction, we.trade, blockchain, trade, SMEs, payments, financing

Five banks and two companies investigated over diamond scam

21 Feb 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Banco BPM, UniCredit, Intesa Sanpaolo, MPS, and Banca Aletti, along with companies IDB and DPI, have been involved in an investigation for fraud and money laundering.

Banco BPM, Unicredit, Intesa Sanpaolo, MPS, Banca Aletti, IDB, DPI, banks, scam, fraud, money laundering, Italy, fees, tax police

Hungarian banks start testing instant-payments system

04 Jan 2019 | Online Payments

Several Hungarian commercial banks have begun testing a domestic instant-payment system expected to go live on July 2019.

Hungary, banks, GIRO, instant-payments, OTP Bank, Erste Group Bank, Raiffeisen, KBC Groep, UniCredit, Intesa SanPaolo