Currency site XE.com, has partnered with London-based Currency Cloud to launch XE Money Transfers (XEMT), an speedy and transparent international payments service for business users.
Former Google Wallet head Osama Bedier is set to change the payments landscape again with his latest startup Poynt.
Senior Google Executive Claire Hughes Johnson has been hired by San Francisco based payments company Stripe to lead its business operations.
BBVA Compass is now the largest bank to partner with Dwolla, opening up its technology platform to the Iowa payments startup.
Azimo, the online money transfer service, today announced that customers across Europe can now send money instantly to the mobile “eWallets” of M-PESA’s 19 million subscribers in Kenya.
Global payments provider Elavon, a subsidiary of US Bancorp, is expanding its online payment gateway for small and medium-size businesses into the Irish market.
Southeast Asian white-label MPOS platform maker Soft Space has announced the acquisition of Fasspay, a Malaysian payment service provider.
North American Bancard has acquired Electronic Payment Exchange in a bid to strengthen its position in the payments space by better deploying and supporting payment solutions to merchants, sales partners, and financial institutions.
Onyx Payments, a major international payment processor for hotels and travel agencies, has announced the acquisition of its long-time strategic partner, the Spain-based Worldwide Payment Service (WPS).
Data driven digital banking company D3 Banking has raised $7 million in equity capital from Route 66 Ventures, LLC, a private investment firm providing funding to emerging financial services companies.
Kartrocket, an ecommerce enablement platform for SMEs and retailers, has announced a Series A investment led by the technology venture investor Nirvana Venture Advisors.
Point-of-sale mobile payments solution Flint Mobile has raised another $9.4 million in funding led by new investor Verizon via its Verizon Ventures arm.
The taxi-hailing and payment app Uber has been given a one month extension to bring it its Indian operation in line with compliance requirements after coming under fire from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in July.
Digital Payments has implemented two of several new services on its proprietary multi-function wallet platform.
goSwiff, a mobile commerce and marketing company, has launched an integrated platform of m-commerce payment solutions to help businesses to streamline their mobile and online transactions.
The Royal Bank of Scotland has re-hired Martin Knott as head of trade in its global transaction services division.
Skrill Group’s chief commercial officer David Sear will take on the role of CEO from 1st January, as current CEO Siegfried Heimgaertner takes an advisory position on the Group's board.
Financial services veteran Mohamed El-Erian has left investment management to become the lead investor in a $12million funding round for Californian peer-to-peer lending company Payoff.
The Future of Fintech is Now event on 26th November in London offers an evening of insightful presentations from category-leading tech players, including Transferwise, Funding Circle and Barclays.
Virtual currency processor Epiphyte and virtual credit cards company Matchmove have been named the winners of the Innotribe Startup Challenge, one of the best known fintech startup competitions in the world.
Bitcoin, NFC, mobile banking, cloud computing – technology is moving forward, and so should payments security. Or so was the consensus at this year’s Payments Knowledge Forum.
Starbucks has dominated the mobile payments market over the last year, with 90 per cent of mobile transactions made in its stores. But according to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, the coffee company is just getting started.
Banks all over the world are planning to invest around 16 million dollars in branch transformation and the new technologies this requires in 2017.
Australia’s central bank chief urged the industry to continue building an efficient and competitive payments infrastructure to support future innovation.
Profits at the world’s foremost card companies, Visa and MasterCard, exceeded expectations this quarter, with MasterCard seeing shares rise to August 2011 levels and Visa reporting the biggest single day jump since June 2011.
A publisher based in Illinois has found that a security vulnerability in its shopping card software allowed hackers to access the personal information and card details of thousands of customers.
Only 9 per cent of corporate treasurers are satisfied with their ePayment solutions, according to research, leaving banks vulnerable to loss of custom.