Toby Triebel, on typical customers
Jun13

Toby Triebel, on typical customers

We speak with Toby Triebel, CEO at Wealthsimple, about their typical customers.

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CPPO 2019: Miro Pavletic, STACK
Jun13

CPPO 2019: Miro Pavletic, STACK

We speak with Miro Pavletic, STACK about what they were promoting at the event, the biggest challenges in the financial service and how they are solving it.

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CPPO 2019: Jim Marous, The Financial Brand
Jun13

CPPO 2019: Jim Marous, The Financial Brand

We speak with Jim Marous, The Financial Brand about the biggest challenges in the financial services industry, how they are solving this and the importance of open banking.

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Money20/20 Europe 2019: Imre Rokob and Balint Fischer, Dorsum
Jun13

Money20/20 Europe 2019: Imre Rokob and Balint Fischer, Dorsum

We speak with Imre Rokob and Balint Fischer from Dorsum, at Money20/20 in Amsterdam! We talk about making the best investment software solutions, investment and wealth management market and their app being the main focus at...

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Credit Suisse, Standard Chartered Bank and Société Générale sign on to the Acin Operational Risk Defence Network Model
Jun13

Credit Suisse, Standard Chartered Bank and Société Générale sign on to the Acin Operational Risk Defence Network Model

Acin, the data standards firm for operational risk & controls, today announced that Credit Suisse, Standard Chartered Bank and Societe Generale have signed up to its groundbreaking standardised library for operational risks and controls. They join a number of other firms forming the Acin Operational Risk Defence Network Model; there are currently 12 tier-one banks on the Acin platform. These institutions are a valuable addition to...

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Mobile banking N26 crosses border from 3.5 million users in Europe
Jun13

Mobile banking N26 crosses border from 3.5 million users in Europe

N26 now serves 3.5 million customers in 24 European markets, which make 16 million transactions per month. This equates to 400 transactions per minute, with a value of more than 2 billion per month. Tens of thousands of these customers are located in Netherlands. The milestone confirms shifting consumer preferences and that the retail sector is undergoing a significant transformation. The continued growth of N26 is a clear signal that...

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The Age of AI and Wall Street
Jun13

The Age of AI and Wall Street

The financial services industry’s top priority for artificial intelligence (AI) applications is data mining, according to the second annual AI Outlook Survey from Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BR), a global Fintech leader that is part of the S&P 500® Index. The survey results, released today, explore the state of AI adoption and readiness among financial services companies. Data mining (36%) was followed by post-trade...

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Claims Leaders from Amerisure, American Modern, Zurich and More Share Insights on Connected Claims Transformation
Jun13

Claims Leaders from Amerisure, American Modern, Zurich and More Share Insights on Connected Claims Transformation

Ahead of this year’s Connected Claims Europe Summit (September 18th & 19th, Amsterdam), Insurance Nexus spoke to global thought leaders working in Claims (from AXA Insurance, American Modern Insurance Group, Zurich and more), to understand how they are preparing to meet exceptionally high customer expectations. The report, The Future of Customer-Led, Technology-Driven Claims, explores how advances in technology, from artificial...

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UOB Malaysia launches transformation programme to help Malaysian companies adopt technology for productivity and growth
Jun13

UOB Malaysia launches transformation programme to help Malaysian companies adopt technology for productivity and growth

United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd (UOB Malaysia) today launched a business transformation programme, the “Jom[1] Transform Programme”, to help businesses in Malaysia adopt technology to drive productivity and growth. The Jom Transform Programme is run by The FinLab, an innovation accelerator under United Overseas Bank Limited. The FinLab first launched its business transformation programme in Singapore in 2018. During the...

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Fintech Insider USA: Derek Joyce, Klarna (S1E5)
Jun13

Fintech Insider USA: Derek Joyce, Klarna (S1E5)

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Welcome back to the 5th episode of this new show, Fintech Insider USA! In this episode, we are extremely excited to bring you an interview with Derek Joyce, Vice President & General Manager, Global Accounts at Klarna! To start the episode, Derek explains Klarna’s new operating model where each team has end to end accountability and ownership. How has this changed the work culture and what are the results?...

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Mark Bradbury, on Payments Revolution
Jun13

Mark Bradbury, on Payments Revolution

We speak with Mark Bradbury, Apply Financial on where the payments revolution is going after instant payments.

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Wolters Kluwer’s Lien Solutions Triumphs Across Industry Awards, with Accolades for iLien and iLien Motor Vehicle
Jun13

Wolters Kluwer’s Lien Solutions Triumphs Across Industry Awards, with Accolades for iLien and iLien Motor Vehicle

Wolters Kluwer’s Lien Solutions has won a number of notable industry awards, recognizing excellence and innovation. US Business News has named the company Best Lien Services Technology Company, 2019, also naming the company’s iLien Motor Vehicle solution its Motor Vehicle Lending Technology Innovation of the Year, 2019. Finance Monthly magazine, meanwhile, has named the business Lien Filling Company of the Year, 2019, and Risk...

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Riverbed Strengthens and Expands Enterprise SD-WAN Market Presence, Signs Strategic Global OEM Agreement with Versa Networks
Jun13

Riverbed Strengthens and Expands Enterprise SD-WAN Market Presence, Signs Strategic Global OEM Agreement with Versa Networks

Riverbed®, The Digital Performance Company™, today announced it has signed a global original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement with Versa Networks, combining Riverbed’s world-class expertise, global support and services, and leadership in digital performance with Versa Network’s innovative enterprise-class secure SD-WAN technology. This agreement strengthens Riverbed’s presence in the SD-WAN market, and expands the company’s...

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Many UK businesses pay late or not at all due to difficulties in cashflow
Jun13

Many UK businesses pay late or not at all due to difficulties in cashflow

Almost half (44%) of UK businesses avoid or delay paying bills due to issues within their cashflow. Other commonly cited reasons for non-payment of invoices include receiving an incorrect invoice (21%) and corporate bureaucracy (20%). These were some of the findings of the FinTech Barometer 2019, an annual survey conducted among 1,000 finance professionals by fintech specialist Onguard. To combat this, finance professionals who...

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Financial Services Companies Leading in Emerging Technologies To Improve Customer Experiences, Finds Adobe
Jun13

Financial Services Companies Leading in Emerging Technologies To Improve Customer Experiences, Finds Adobe

Research from Adobe reveals that financial services companies are ahead of the curve in adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) and chatbots to serve customers. According to the 2019 Adobe Digital Trends Report, 34% of financial services brands use AI and/or bots to drive their campaigns and experiences, compared with just 22% of respondents in other sectors; an additional 37% of financial services organisations are planning to invest...

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Money20/20 Europe 2019: Daria Rippingale, Bankingblocks
Jun13

Money20/20 Europe 2019: Daria Rippingale, Bankingblocks

We speak with Daria Rippingale, Bankingblocks about the background on their company, user experience and making them unique.

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Toby Triebel, on RegTech
Jun13

Toby Triebel, on RegTech

We speak with Toby Triebel, CEO at Wealthsimple, about how Regtech enabled them to compete with large institutions.

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Money20/20 Europe 2019: Vidar Thorkelsson, Valitor
Jun13

Money20/20 Europe 2019: Vidar Thorkelsson, Valitor

We speak with Vidar Thorkelsson, Valitor at Money20/20 in Amsterdam about helping their customers with Omni channel, where they operate and who they are working with?

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Triple award shortlisting for Banking Circle at PayTech Awards
Jun13

Triple award shortlisting for Banking Circle at PayTech Awards

Banking Circle, the ground-breaking financial utility, has been announced as a finalist in three PayTech Awards categories: Best E-commerce Initiative, Best Corporate Payments Initiative and Top Paytech Innovation. The second annual PayTech awards from FinTech Futures recognise excellence and innovation in the use of IT in the global finance and payment industry. Winners will be announced at a Gala lunch, hosted by comedian Jo...

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CHECKPOINT #3 LITHUANIA #TeamCash on the #RTWrace #Payments Race
Jun13

CHECKPOINT #3 LITHUANIA #TeamCash on the #RTWrace #Payments Race

CHECKPOINT #3 LITHUANIA #TeamCash on the #RTWrace #Payments...

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CHECKPOINT #3 LITHUANIA  #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #Payments Race
Jun13

CHECKPOINT #3 LITHUANIA #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #Payments Race

CHECKPOINT #3 LITHUANIA #TeamCard on the #RTWrace #Payments...

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CHECKPOINT #3 LITHUANIA  #TeamMobile on the #RTWrace #Payments Race
Jun13

CHECKPOINT #3 LITHUANIA #TeamMobile on the #RTWrace #Payments Race

CHECKPOINT #3 LITHUANIA #TeamMobile on the #RTWrace #Payments...

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CHECKPOINT #3 LITHUANIA  #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace #Payments Race
Jun13

CHECKPOINT #3 LITHUANIA #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace #Payments Race

CHECKPOINT #3 LITHUANIA #TeamCrypto on the #RTWrace #Payments...

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CREALOGIX UK consumer research finds open banking convenience will determine consumer loyalty
Jun13

CREALOGIX UK consumer research finds open banking convenience will determine consumer loyalty

Today, digital banking software provider CREALOGIX released new UK consumer research revealing that convenience is vitally important for banking customers, making them likely to adopt new features associated with new API-based open banking technology. The findings show that 68 per cent of UK consumers say that they would be interested in features associated with open banking, the most popular of which were features that include...

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Worldline and equensWorldline join forces with Nordic Finance Innovation
Jun13

Worldline and equensWorldline join forces with Nordic Finance Innovation

Worldline [Euronext: WLN] and subsidiary equensWorldline, European leaders in the payments and transactional services industry, have signed a strategic partnership with Nordic Finance Innovation (NFI), the largest fintech executive network in the Nordics. NFI, led by Chris Skinner (Chairman) and Iren Tranvåg (CEO), aims to boost Nordic innovation and collaboration trough joint Nordic and international initiatives and projects. The...

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Semcon focusing on increased growth in life science
Jun13

Semcon focusing on increased growth in life science

Lifestyle-related diseases, an ageing population and rapid technical progress all mean that major investments need to be made in the life science sector over the next few years. Semcon is now increasing the pace of its growth in this field. “There are some fantastic opportunities for us to grow in the life science sector, and the partnerships we have with customers at present are long-term undertakings. Our ambition to increase our...

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Revolut launches Beta in Australia, making transfers between the UK, Europe and Australia instant and free
Jun13

Revolut launches Beta in Australia, making transfers between the UK, Europe and Australia instant and free

Revolut, the London-based FinTech that has attracted over five million customers in the UK and Europe, is opening its Public Beta to the Australian public today, starting with a gradual roll-out to its 20,000 strong wait list. Revolut will begin to gradually on-board a select number of customers on a daily basis to its Beta version of the app, with all new customers being placed in a temporary wait list. “The most important focus is...

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Avaloq boosts its implementation strength with status upgrades to three global partners
Jun13

Avaloq boosts its implementation strength with status upgrades to three global partners

Global fintech leader Avaloq has upgraded three partner firms – Excelian, Confinale and Vanadys – to higher implementation partner status as a result of their increased capacity to help deliver large-scale Avaloq projects. The upgrades further strengthen Avaloq’s capabilities to successfully execute major programmes for its banking and wealth management clients. Avaloq’s community of implementation partners have a broad range of...

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Curve rewarding customers with launch of unlimited 1% Curve Cash
Jun13

Curve rewarding customers with launch of unlimited 1% Curve Cash

Curve, the over-the-top banking platform that consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and even smarter app, has launched Curve Cash, an instant cashback scheme offering 1% on all purchases at some of the world’s biggest brands and retailers. With the new Curve Cash programme, customers get an additional 1% instant cashback on top of their existing rewards cards, earning customers double rewards on their purchases....

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Form3 and BPC announce partnership to combine expertise in cloud-based payments processing solution
Jun13

Form3 and BPC announce partnership to combine expertise in cloud-based payments processing solution

BPC, a leading payments provider to financial services companies and Form3, a cloud-native payments provider, have announced a partnership to deliver a complete cloud-based payments solution. The solution will cover origination, processing, clearing and settlement. The partnership has already successfully delivered UK Faster Payments, CHAPS, BACs and SEPA services to a well-known payments provider. The partnership fits within BPC’s...

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Fenergo partners with TUNG-I Information Services, enters Taiwanese market
Jun12

Fenergo partners with TUNG-I Information Services, enters Taiwanese market

Fenergo, a leading provider of Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) solutions for financial institutions announced its entry into the Taiwanese market through a partnership with TUNG-I Information Services (TUNG-I), a Taiwanese provider of solutions powered by artificial intelligence (AI) in finance, information security, private cloud implementation and smart retail. As an exclusive CLM partner, Fenergo will provide TUNG-I’s current and...

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Mark Bradbury, on Accuracy
Jun12

Mark Bradbury, on Accuracy

We speak with Mark Bradbury, Apply Financial on how does Apply Financial make sure that the payment is accurate.

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Mobey Forum Report Dissects the IoT Opportunity for Financial Institutions
Jun12

Mobey Forum Report Dissects the IoT Opportunity for Financial Institutions

Financial institutions (FIs) should act now to determine the impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) or risk losing their competitive edge, according to a new report published today from the IoT Expert Group at Mobey Forum, the global industry association empowering banks and other financial institutions to shape the future of digital financial services. Launched at Mobey Day Toronto, “IoT in Financial Services: Roles and Opportunities...

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Di Challenor, on SWIFT GPI
Jun12

Di Challenor, on SWIFT GPI

We speak with Di Challenor, Westpac on being the part of SWIFT GPI.

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RiskFirst now supporting the pension buyout market, as Athene becomes the first insurer to adopt PFaroe
Jun12

RiskFirst now supporting the pension buyout market, as Athene becomes the first insurer to adopt PFaroe

Athene, a rapidly growing pension annuity provider in the U.S., has adopted RiskFirst’s pension risk analytics and reporting platform, PFaroe, to enhance their monitoring capabilities for plan sponsors. Athene will use PFaroe’s on-demand liability and transaction price monitoring services to help plan sponsors evaluate risk, enabling those considering purchasing an annuity to transact at the optimal time. As the pension risk-transfer...

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Minna Technologies partners with Visa to enable subscription management through European retail banks
Jun12

Minna Technologies partners with Visa to enable subscription management through European retail banks

Minna Technologies – the leading subscription management platform for retail banks – announces a strategic partnership with Visa. The global payments leader will work with Minna to scale its platform to Visa’s European retail banking clients, allowing them to drive more customer value by solving an everyday issue for many today: managing a growing number of subscriptions. According to research conducted by Minna, Europeans...

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Samantha Seaton, on the future of the industry
Jun12

Samantha Seaton, on the future of the industry

We speak with Samantha Seaton, CEO at MoneyHub, about the future of the industry.

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ABN AMRO Digital Impact Fund invests in financial crime detection provider ThetaRay
Jun12

ABN AMRO Digital Impact Fund invests in financial crime detection provider ThetaRay

ABN AMRO Digital Impact Fund takes a stake in ThetaRay, an Israeli Big Data analytics firm. Its IntuitiveAI platform mimics human intuition’s decision-making capabilities to detect both existing and previously unknown malicious activity of bad actors. Combating money laundering, human trafficking and terrorist financing are top priorities for banks, and ABN AMRO uses ThetaRay’s innovative solutions to help carry out its activities as...

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RIF Name Service Becomes First DNS to Manage Domains from Any Blockchain
Jun12

RIF Name Service Becomes First DNS to Manage Domains from Any Blockchain

IOV Labs, an organization dedicated to the development of RSK Smart Contract Network and RSK Infrastructure Framework OS (RIF OS) Protocols, today launched RIF Name Service Multi-Crypto. A first for the industry, the improved RIF Name Service (RNS) is the only service that supports and manages domains originating from any blockchain. Previously, RNS could only support addresses built on the RSK Network, however, with the new upgrade,...

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Worldline’s e-Payments Challenge celebrates the upcoming launch of cutting-edge co-innovation.  The industry’s only proprietary Hackathon goes into its second year
Jun12

Worldline’s e-Payments Challenge celebrates the upcoming launch of cutting-edge co-innovation. The industry’s only proprietary Hackathon goes into its second year

Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, is proud to announce the tangible success of its international e-Payments Challenge with the upcoming launch of a bespoke service co-innovated with Accor, a multinational hospitality company, and French Fintech start-up, Billee. With this leading example of co-created value, and supported by Accor, Worldline announces the second edition of the...

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Genesis wins ‘Best Digital Transformation Solution’ at the TradingTech Insight Awards – North America 201
Jun12

Genesis wins ‘Best Digital Transformation Solution’ at the TradingTech Insight Awards – North America 201

We are pleased to announce that genesis, the international capital markets software firm, won the ‘Best Digital Transformation Solution’ at the 2019 TradingTech Insight Awards, North America. Organised by A-Team Insight, The TradingTech Insight Awards aim to acknowledge excellence in financial trading technology and echo the challenges industry practitioners and suppliers face as they develop solutions for the rapidly changing...

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SWIFT pushes for greater automation in FX
Jun12

SWIFT pushes for greater automation in FX

SWIFT is leading industry efforts to increase automation levels in the global FX market through better standards to help remove barriers that hinder the exchange of information and to enable straight through processing. The global FX market which trades in 180 currencies and in large volumes, cannot operate without high levels of automation, but obstacles remain that prevent it operating in the most efficient manner. With millions of...

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ADYEN Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Hospitality I OPERA
Jun12

ADYEN Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Hospitality I OPERA

Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies and a Gold level member of the Oracle Partner Network (OPN), has announced it has achieved an Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Hospitality OPERA, the property management system for hospitality businesses. The integration utilises the Oracle Payment Interface (OPI) and enables hotels across the world to benefit from Adyen’s...

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Omnio Group Granted Issuer Status by Visa
Jun12

Omnio Group Granted Issuer Status by Visa

Omnio Group, a leading global fintech formed from the merger of Payment Cloud Technologies and Tuxedo Money Solutions, has been granted principal membership by Visa. Through the Visa agreement, Omnio Group is able to offer its customers global access to all of Visa’s products including bank identification number (BIN) sponsorship across Europe for prepaid and debit programmes. This builds on Omnio’s existing expertise by enabling it...

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VERMEG builds strong presence in APAC from high demand for its RegTech solution
Jun12

VERMEG builds strong presence in APAC from high demand for its RegTech solution

VERMEG, the banking and insurance software solutions leader, today announced that a leading Dutch bank has signed up for its AgileREPORTER solution to assist with its regulatory reporting to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). VERMEG has expanded significantly in Singapore with its regulatory reporting and compliance solution AgileREPORTER, due to high demand in the region. This has been mainly driven by sweeping regulatory...

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11:FS builds the banking platform of the future with 11:FS Foundry
Jun12

11:FS builds the banking platform of the future with 11:FS Foundry

11:FS, the challenger firm defining and building digitally native financial services through technology, product and design expertise, today announced further developments in its banking platform, 11:FS Foundry. 11:FS Foundry offers a modular, ledger-first set of components that deliver secure, digitally-native propositions to scale and at speed. DNB, Norway’s largest financial services group, will be extending its investment in...

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Regulation is the biggest barrier to digital innovation for UK financial institutions
Jun12

Regulation is the biggest barrier to digital innovation for UK financial institutions

New research released today by financial services technology leader FIS™ (NYSE: FIS) reveals that the greatest barrier to UK financial institutions developing digital products, services and operations is regulatory compliance risk. The findings are from FIS’ global Readiness Report, which shows that, by comparison, the biggest barrier to digital innovation for US firms is complex legacy IT systems, and overall cyber security risk was...

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Verifi™ Wins FS Forum’s Product and Service Innovation Award for Payments
Jun12

Verifi™ Wins FS Forum’s Product and Service Innovation Award for Payments

The Financial Services Forum (“FS Forum”) has selected Verifi, Inc.’s collaboration solution Order Insight as winner of its 2018 Product and Services Innovation Award for Payments. Verifi’s Order Insight was celebrated by FS Forum for successfully reducing transaction disputes and chargebacks, providing consumers with transparency in merchant billing information and an improved post-purchase experience. Verifi worked directly with...

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Open Banking: How platform strategies are transforming banking
Jun12

Open Banking: How platform strategies are transforming banking

Dr. Tim Sievers, Founder and CEO of Deposit Solutions Five of the ten most valuable companies in the world today pursue a platform strategy. Central to the success of this approach is a focus on becoming the single source for their customers’ needs. To this end, the company’s own range of products and services is expanded to include products and services from other players in the market. The advent of “Open Banking” has paved the way...

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PXP Financial Partners with MoneyNetint to Enable Cross Border Payments Processing
Jun12

PXP Financial Partners with MoneyNetint to Enable Cross Border Payments Processing

Global payments solution provider teams up with the payments processor to provide payments in multiple jurisdictions without the need for a physical and financial presence PXP Financial, a global payments expert delivering frictionless acquiring solutions built by merchants for merchants, has partnered with MoneyNetint to provide frictionless cross-border payment processing in the US and EU.   Borderless commerce experts MoneyNetint...

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