The new programme aims to offer an advanced, aggregated mobile payments solution to merchant service providers (MSPs), referral sources, credit unions, and community banks by providing a self-serve customisable channel registration portal to their merchants and customers.
An extension of Flint Mobile’s core application, which enables mobile businesses to accept credit cards by scanning the number instead of relying on additional external card reader hardware, the new Flint+ seeks to ease customer management.
FIDANO’s CEO, Thomas Nitopi, commented on the new features: “There is no external card reader, no waiting for days for a reader to turn up in the mail, no more frustration of swiping a card multiple times before it reads, or having to pay a higher rate because you had to enter the number manually. It’s all integrated and completely swipe-free.”
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.