A recent blog post in the Financial Times, closely examined the progress of Mpesa, the digital money system launched in Kenya by Vodafone-owned Safaricom, and used it to trace out a larger picture of the mobile money systems.
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BBVA, Spain's second-largest bank, has invested £45m in Atom Bank, UK's first digital-only financial institution, to become the Durham-based lender's biggest shareholder.
US ATM manufacturer Diebold is in talks to acquire its European peer, Wincorf Nixdorf, for $1.8 billion in a move that will see the creation of a company that will be the world's largest maker of cash machines, overtaking NCR.
Bitcoin is set to get a mainstream boost as Coinbase, one of the largest bitcoin wallet firms in the US, has partnered with Shift Payments to release a Bitcoin Visa debit card.
E-commerce retailers must up their game if they are to live up to people's mobile shopping expectations, with 50 per cent of millennials smartphones/tablets users saying they would shop elsewhere if a mobile site or app failed to load in three seconds or less.
Blenheim Chalcot and portfolio company Contentive acquire HR Directors Business Summit and Pan European HR Summit from World Trade Group (WTG)
Recent research found that 94% of banks see small and medium-sized businesses as vital. So why do 70% of these businesses have no contact with their bank relationship manager, and how can the financial services rebuild loyalty with this important sector?
Blockchain technology has in recent times been attracting a significant amount of interest from large financial institutions and venture capitalist firms, as Blockchain payments company Align Commerce secures a $12.5m Series A funding round.
Barclays has decided to rebrand its current London and Manchester accelerators from Escalator to Rise, a network of physical spaces and a virtual global community that focuses on the future of FinTech.
With recent figures revealing that contactless technology is becoming more and more popular, PaymentEye caught up with Nick Mackie, head of Contactless at Visa Europe, to explore the reasons behind the technology's success and how it will evolve in the future.