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22 NOVEMBER 2017
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Thursday, 16 November 2017

Cryptocurrency card enables in-store payments
Platform launches with five initial currencies Read more ...

 
     

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Money 2020 report: Getting ready for the reinvention of payments

Prime focus on blockchain, cryptocurrencies, AI and AR

Trying to sum up the main trends and discussion points from a conference as massive as Money 20/20 is not an easy task but as always, there are some subjects that gain the biggest audiences and yet again, blockchain was one of them.
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Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 15 November 2017

Malaysia Instant Payments rollout
Plans to go crossborder with payments to other countries Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 25 October 2017

Symbiont Joins Wall Street Blockchain Alliance
The blockchain community is beginning to organise itself, and one example of this is the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA). Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 23 October 2017

Mastercard opens up blockchain API access
Tech to be used for B2B and cross-border payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 20 October 2017

GPS boss tops Payments Power 10
Rankings of industry innovators and game changers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 19 October 2017

Less than half global financial services firms have a fintech strategy
FIs continue to lack an overall vision Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 17 October 2017

Fintechs hit out at bank data sharing practices
Even regulated entities struggling for access, claims Monese CEO Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 12 October 2017

Amazon targets voice payments
New Alexa devices take step forward with voice recognition
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Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 09 October 2017

EC investigates bank data sharing practices
Raids in Poland and Netherlands
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 06 October 2017

Singapore claims blockchain payments breakthrough
MAS and FI consortium develops inter-bank payments software  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 05 October 2017

Dubai to develop sovereign cryptocurrency for payments
Systems will use NFC phones Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 29 September 2017

HSBC pilots Open Banking
Customers can see accounts from 21 banks Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 28 September 2017

Singapore payments fintech sets up in Lithuania
New base part of plans for Europe expansion Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 26 September 2017

Mastercard and Swarovski launch VR shopping app
Consumers purchase by focusing gaze on Masterpass logo Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 20 September 2017

Digital charity box accepts donations via Apple Pay
45m donations collected in last seven years Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 30 August 2017

Grant for payments start-up
Funds to enhance technology
A London based payments start-up has received a grant of nearly three quarters of a million pounds to enhance its technology. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 15 November 2017

Malaysia Instant Payments rollout
Plans to go crossborder with payments to other countries Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 25 October 2017

Symbiont Joins Wall Street Blockchain Alliance
The blockchain community is beginning to organise itself, and one example of this is the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA). Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 23 October 2017

Mastercard opens up blockchain API access
Tech to be used for B2B and cross-border payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 20 October 2017

GPS boss tops Payments Power 10
Rankings of industry innovators and game changers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 19 October 2017

Less than half global financial services firms have a fintech strategy
FIs continue to lack an overall vision Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 17 October 2017

Fintechs hit out at bank data sharing practices
Even regulated entities struggling for access, claims Monese CEO Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 12 October 2017

Amazon targets voice payments
New Alexa devices take step forward with voice recognition
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 09 October 2017

EC investigates bank data sharing practices
Raids in Poland and Netherlands
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 06 October 2017

Singapore claims blockchain payments breakthrough
MAS and FI consortium develops inter-bank payments software  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 05 October 2017

Dubai to develop sovereign cryptocurrency for payments
Systems will use NFC phones Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 29 September 2017

HSBC pilots Open Banking
Customers can see accounts from 21 banks Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 28 September 2017

Singapore payments fintech sets up in Lithuania
New base part of plans for Europe expansion Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 26 September 2017

Mastercard and Swarovski launch VR shopping app
Consumers purchase by focusing gaze on Masterpass logo Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 20 September 2017

Digital charity box accepts donations via Apple Pay
45m donations collected in last seven years Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 30 August 2017

Grant for payments start-up
Funds to enhance technology
A London based payments start-up has received a grant of nearly three quarters of a million pounds to enhance its technology. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 25 August 2017

Estonia plans its own digital currency
System could be used to pay for public and private services Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 23 August 2017

BofA uses AI for payments
Intelligent receivables solution to help firms streamline incoming transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 21 August 2017

Fiserv buys instant payments provider
Tech will enable links with EU and US schemes Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 21 August 2017

Bank rolls out Siri Pay in UK
Payments can be made via voice commands Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 08 August 2017

Fintech buys Harrods Bank
Deal includes £80m capital plus banking licence Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 08 August 2017

Value of AIM listed tech stocks grows
21.3% increase from start of year despite Brexit Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 04 August 2017

Mobile ID scoring firm raises US$40m
Technology identifies previously anonymous prepaid subscribers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 03 August 2017

Defining the Internet of Things
The Internet of Things (IoT) is often broadly referred to as being any devices that are connected to the internet, but it covers a sprawling set of technologies and has no single definition. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 01 August 2017

MIT deploys machine learning to fight fraud
Processor tackles sophisticated forms of attack Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 27 July 2017

CardConnect partners for mPOS processing
Integration with m-payments platform

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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 26 July 2017

Mobile fintech seeks bank charter
Ambitious plans to dispense with need for banking partner Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 21 July 2017

Ex-Barclays chief warns of potential for a ‘Kodak moment'
Banks urged to embrace fintech solutions
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 18 July 2017

Banks and payments companies buy into fintech
Latest global payments acquisitions and partnerships

The news this month of the acquisitions by Worldpay of Venmo and Monitise by Fiserv are the latest illustration of the increasing trend for payments companies and banks to buy or take stakes in payments fintechs. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 13 July 2017

Over half financial services firms implement blockchain
Rollouts fuel demand for specialist skills Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 12 July 2017

New Swiss fintech rules come into force
Firms to be regulated on risk potential Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 11 July 2017

Money 20/20 Europe round up
- Fintech, artificial intelligence, blockchain – and dinosaurs
- Established players acquire to avoid being marginalised by nimble new competitors
- Strong Asia influence at event
- Making an example of Mastercard
- What will Artificial Intelligence be used for?
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 12 June 2017

Payments funding: Latest global investments
Major moves in India, Thailand, Ireland and Australia Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 09 June 2017

Blockchain case study: Disberse charity payments
- Founded in September 2016 by Ben Joakim
- Based in Cardiff, Wales
- Blockchain-based humanitarian aid funds distribution platform
- Pilot projects in Swaziland, Uganda and the Philippines Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 07 June 2017

UK retains FinTech dominance
Germany also makes strong showing in FinTech50 start-ups list
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Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 02 June 2017

Spain accelerates blockchain initiatives
Multi sector DLT platform set up following launch of bank consortium Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 26 May 2017

Challenger drops ‘Bank’ from name
Savings account plans put on hold Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 12 May 2017

Singapore firm gets EU payments licence
Fintech gains entry to market through Baltic Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 11 May 2017

Fintechs and PSPs lobby for PSD2 changes
Coalition claims banks will become the ‘gatekeepers’ of fintech Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 20 April 2017

South Africa rolls out biometric card
Tests for in-store payments ahead of international trials  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 10 April 2017

AI firms dominate Mastercard start-up programme
Firms using tech to drive engagement and compute payments data Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 24 March 2017

EC starts public consultation on fintech
Effort to prise open national barriers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 14 March 2017

PPRO Group listed as future Unicorn
Company grows revenue ten-fold in five years Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 13 March 2017

Bank blockchain payments trial ‘a success’
Inter-bank payment initiative to be expanded Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 09 March 2017

Google invests in x-border payments player
£20m funding round Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 27 February 2017

MWC 2017: Payments innovation programme expands into Europe
Initiative to find the ‘next big thing’ in payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 22 February 2017

Jaguar pay by touchscreen
Partnership with fuel retailer Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 21 February 2017

Thai digital payments platform
Bank rollout by end of year Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 14 February 2017

Nordic plan to become global fintech hub
Bank incubators nearly double the rest of Europe Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 13 February 2017

Comment: Where did Monitise go wrong?
Once high-flying fintech pins its hopes on bank plug-in offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 07 February 2017

US$700m boost for Indonesia digital payments and fintech
Four-year programme to become biggest digital economy in region Read more ...

 
     
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