The mobile wallet solution created by mobile-commerce provider, EnStream, has been acquired by Paymobile, a financial services technology company providing programme management services for open loop prepaid and virtual card programmes (view press release). EnStream’s Zoompass is a mobile-based, stored-value payment service, which comes with a contactless payment card linked to the same account. Zoompass allows P2P money transfers and online transactions, while the companion card allows cash withdrawals and transactions at retail locations that accept card based payments.
The solution is available through iTunes, Google Play and Blackberry app stores.
Barclays has signed contracts with six of the fintech startups that just graduated from its second New York accelerator programme.
Company card killer Pleo has raised $3m in new funding as it prepares for public launch in the UK and Denmark.
Cheques are become less and less common in the UK according to new research from global market research firm Mintel which claims contactless card use has overtaken cheque payments in the UK for the first time.
Payments for digital and physical goods made mobile operating system-based payments platforms like Apple Pay and Android Pay are expected to boom in the next few years according to new analysis from Juniper.