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21 AUGUST 2017
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article thumbnail Monday, 21 August 2017

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

 
     

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The business of payments funding part 2: Why payments startups fail

A business model that does not scale and an insufficiently differentiated product  are the biggest barriers to success

Banks are increasingly looking to partner with fintechs and payments start-ups on digital initiatives. Linking with agile and innovative new players can offer tremendous capabilities to major banks in solving problems and driving effective modernisation of operations, technology, processes and services.
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  IN THE AUGUST EDITION OF CARD & PAYMENTS WORLD

INSTANT PAYMENTS REPORT: Global coverage increases with more rollouts
ACQUISITIONS: Why processors make such attractive targets

ANALYSIS: Gemalto
left behind by technology changes
HONG KONG REPORT: Chinese payments players extend influence

FINANCIAL CRISIS: Ten years on, what have we learned?
M-PAYMENTS:
Interview with Jeremy King on new PCI PIN payments standard

ASIA LATEST: Alipay expands acceptance in Europe
UK: Retail payments report
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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 - Financial ServicesFriday, 18 August 2017

Nigeria bank partners for crossborder payments
Service for diaspora Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 18 August 2017

Australia to regulate digital currencies
Regulator to be given increased powers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksThursday, 17 August 2017

Payment brands cut support for hate groups
Major players stop processing transactions in wake of Virginia death Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 17 August 2017

Cardless cash withdrawal and forex functionality at London ATMs
Companies partner on 1,000 machines in capital Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 17 August 2017

M-payments up by 336% this year
Overall UK contactless spending reaches £9bn in H1 Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 16 August 2017

DPO completes African payments group acquisition
Series of takeovers to create ‘leading PSP’ in the continent Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 16 August 2017

Payments fraud outsourcing model from ai
Tech firm will be fully liable for any fraud losses
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 15 August 2017

Alipay links with Yelp
Partnership to open up US local businesses to travellers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - TransitTuesday, 15 August 2017

Apple locked out of Beijing transit app
Android rivals all feature Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 14 August 2017

Singapore sets up new payments council
20 industry stakeholders take part Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 14 August 2017

NCPI boss Hota steps down
COO takes over as acting CEO Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 14 August 2017

Chinese m-payment firms forced to share data
Government sets up central clearing house Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 11 August 2017

PayPal buys SME lender
Acquisition builds on existing Working Capital offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksFriday, 11 August 2017

Visa takes on UnionPay in home market
Move follows market deregulation
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Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
M-payments up by 336% this year
Thursday, 17 August 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Payments fraud outsourcing model from ai
Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
Singapore sets up payments council
Monday, 14 August 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
NCPI boss Hota steps down
Monday, 14 August 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
PayPal buys SME lender
Friday, 11 August 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
Ten years on, what have we learned?
Thursday, 10 August 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
UK card payments up 12% in a year
Wednesday, 09 August 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Ransomware ‘hero’ arrested in US
Friday, 04 August 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
Bitcoin splits in two
Wednesday, 02 August 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Online payments
Amazon plots PayPal rival
Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Restaurant rewards with Apple Wallet
Thursday, 29 June 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Online payments
Amazon plots PayPal rival
Wednesday, 26 July 2017

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 - Financial ServicesFriday, 18 August 2017

Nigeria bank partners for crossborder payments
Service for diaspora Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 18 August 2017

Australia to regulate digital currencies
Regulator to be given increased powers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksThursday, 17 August 2017

Payment brands cut support for hate groups
Major players stop processing transactions in wake of Virginia death Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 17 August 2017

Cardless cash withdrawal and forex functionality at London ATMs
Companies partner on 1,000 machines in capital Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 17 August 2017

M-payments up by 336% this year
Overall UK contactless spending reaches £9bn in H1 Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 16 August 2017

DPO completes African payments group acquisition
Series of takeovers to create ‘leading PSP’ in the continent Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 16 August 2017

Payments fraud outsourcing model from ai
Tech firm will be fully liable for any fraud losses
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 15 August 2017

Alipay links with Yelp
Partnership to open up US local businesses to travellers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - TransitTuesday, 15 August 2017

Apple locked out of Beijing transit app
Android rivals all feature Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 14 August 2017

Singapore sets up new payments council
20 industry stakeholders take part Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 14 August 2017

NCPI boss Hota steps down
COO takes over as acting CEO Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 14 August 2017

Chinese m-payment firms forced to share data
Government sets up central clearing house Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 11 August 2017

PayPal buys SME lender
Acquisition builds on existing Working Capital offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksFriday, 11 August 2017

Visa takes on UnionPay in home market
Move follows market deregulation
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 11 August 2017

Oanda starts money transfer service in Germany
Expansion after partnership with Western Union Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 10 August 2017

Millennials reject cards for alternative loans
Nearly half 18-24 year-olds have never had a card Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 10 August 2017

Partnership to tackle application fraud
Companies link technologies to fight ‘escalating’ problem Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 10 August 2017

Ten years on, what have we learned?
The financial crash was caused by “creative thinking” and therefore could happen again Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 09 August 2017

Predictive analytics ID verification firm raises US$13.9m
Platform uses AI and machine learning techniques Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 09 August 2017

UK card payments up 12% in a year
Online and contactless drives increase Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringWednesday, 09 August 2017

Worldpay and Vantiv merger creates US$1.5 trillion giant
Boards finalise agreement with combined operation to be based in US
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Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringTuesday, 08 August 2017

Worldpay CEO departs ahead of merger
Takeover of processor is expected to be confirmed today 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 ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksMonday, 07 August 2017

Russia accelerates domestic payments scheme
Move in response to latest US sanctions Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringMonday, 07 August 2017

Class action against processor
Lawsuit claims merchants have been over-billed Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 07 August 2017

Chair named for New Payment System Operator
Former City Minister to take up role in September
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 07 August 2017

A standard to open up retail m-payments
PCI Security Standards Council director Jeremy King discusses the implications of the Council’s new software standard to enable PIN entry via commercial mobile phones and tablets.
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Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 04 August 2017

Ransomware ‘hero’ arrested in US
Allegations of involvement with Kronos malware Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 04 August 2017

National Gift Card deploys card sequencer machines
Purchase of gift card attaching and mail insertion tech 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 ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 04 August 2017

Payments takeovers latest: Paysafe sale confirmed
Worldpay shareholder protests continue Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 04 August 2017

Why processors make attractive takeover targets
German company may be next as consolidation continues Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 03 August 2017

Mastercard and PayPal increase Asia Pacific integration
Masterpass to be available for Braintree merchants 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 ...

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

IoT offers Gemalto a route out of its SIM struggles
Re-balancing of business highlights changes in global market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 02 August 2017

Pay by Siri starts in Canada
Bank app users can pay bills via iPhones and iPads Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 02 August 2017

Payconiq buys Luxembourg m-payments provider
App is used by 25% of population in Grand-Duchy Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 02 August 2017

Bitcoin splits in two
Currency ‘forks’ as breakaway group plans to increase transaction capacity Read more ...

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

Does the Facebook AI experience give cause for concern?
How far advanced is AI in payments?
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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 - Fraud and SecurityMonday, 31 July 2017

US consumers fear bank and ID fraud more than terrorist attacks
Loss of money or personal data cuts deep Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - EMVMonday, 31 July 2017

EMVCo publishes interoperable QR payment specs
Standards to promote global use of 2D barcodes Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 31 July 2017

Global SIM market expands despite uncertainties
Buoyant Asia offsets Europe and Americas problems Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 31 July 2017

Instant payments expands global reach
- Issues remain with linking systems and updating bank capabilities
- IP increase to overtake traditional card payments in Europe by 2025
- Extensive report on latest IP initiatives with details on more than 30 systems Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 28 July 2017

Axis Bank buys Indian payments wallet
Acquisition gives bank access to 54 million customers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 28 July 2017

PSF sets out new UK payments architecture
Proposals include ‘conformation of payee’ safeguard 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 - Company newsThursday, 27 July 2017

Worldline makes new payments acquisition
Second purchase in a week as CEO targets further M&As Read more ...

 
     
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