Weary eyes and fictitious faces: why fingerprints are best for biometric authentication
Jul19

Weary eyes and fictitious faces: why fingerprints are best for biometric authentication

David Orme, Senior Vice President at IDEX Biometrics ASA Biometric technology is already revolutionising both physical and cyber-security in the UK. While the latest breakthroughs are impressive, we’re only just touching the tip of the iceberg. Regardless of which method we’re using – whether it is fingerprint, facial, retinal or voice recognition solutions – there is no escaping the fact that biometric developments have been...

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Apply Financial and Currencycloud partner to remove customer friction from cross-border payments
Jul19

Apply Financial and Currencycloud partner to remove customer friction from cross-border payments

Apply Financial, the specialist payments validation company, has announced a new partnership with Currencycloud. Using Apply Financial’s Validate API, the deal will enhance Currencycloud’s mission to remove the complexity of international payments, allowing businesses to focus on delivering a great experience for their customers. With a network of nearly 40 currencies being paid cross-border to more than 180 countries, beneficiary...

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Trulioo’s Releases Brand New Parody Music Video, “Get Verified”
Jun27

Trulioo’s Releases Brand New Parody Music Video, “Get Verified”

Trulioo, the leading global identity verification provider, has launched its third parody music video – Get Verified, a take on the Bee Gee’s classic “Stayin’ Alive”.  The video chronicles the journey of an aspiring entrepreneur with ambitions to become a fashion icon and launch her own clothing line. Many of today’s entrepreneurs are digital natives who have come to expect the speed and convenience afforded by modern technology....

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Nils Elmark: Why financial executives need to dream bigger dreams
Jun27

Nils Elmark: Why financial executives need to dream bigger dreams

By Nils Elmark, consulting futurist, Incepcion Ltd., London I don’t particularly like the word ”disruption”. It’s not positive to get disrupted while you are busy. Yet the word has been closely related to FinTech startups the last 5-6 years and the disruption of the incumbent banks and not least their employees have been grave. More than half a million bank-jobs in Europe have disappeared and the trend continues. The...

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APMs for B2B payments – buzzword or next big thing?
Jun25

APMs for B2B payments – buzzword or next big thing?

Despite delivering convenience, speed and a better user experience in the consumer payments market, alternative payment methods (APMs) feature less prominently in the world of B2B transactions. It’s high time this changed, argues Pat Bermingham, CEO, Adflex. To understand why APMs are become increasingly important in B2B payments, let’s first clear up some confusion:What are APMs? APM is a catch-all term to describe any payment method...

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The Rise of the Merchant Cash Advance
Jun18

The Rise of the Merchant Cash Advance

Bank Loans to SME’s is Declining Oxford Economics recently published research titled “the big business of small business”, which states bank lending to SME’s has fallen 3% since 2015. This is in the face of a rise in credit provisions to large companies of 43%. The report states that SME’s are being given the ‘cold shoulder’ resulting in an impact on recovery against small businesses. Sam Moore, Managing Director of Oxford Economics,...

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Event Review: The Effect of Women on Software
May15

Event Review: The Effect of Women on Software

The split between men and women in the UK workforce may be close to fifty-fifty, but finding a female software anything is a rare sighting. There are only 4 per every 100 male software developers, and women make up no more than 19% of the digital tech workforce, according to official reports.  For all the talk of International Women in Engineering Day, girls-only hackathons, and broken glass ceilings, the UK has the lowest proportion...

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Payments for Breakfast Summary
Apr23

Payments for Breakfast Summary

Fiona McFarlane heads over to St Pauls, London to attend ACI Worldwide and SWIFT’s Payments for Breakfast Conference! Check out her vlog to learn how today’s leading institutions are working together to problem solve cross-border payments and get everyone onboard with SWIFT gpi. Find out where the next International #Payments for Breakfast will be here!...

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HPS PowerCARD Users Meeting
Mar28

HPS PowerCARD Users Meeting

Fiona McFarlane, heads over to Marrakesh to attend the PowerCARD Users Meeting! In this vlog, you get a great in-depth detail about the open banking, API’s, development in Africa, payments, regulation and so much...

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