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PayPal, Vodafone partner to enable contactless payments in Europe

  • 11,02,12,02,2016

PayPal has entered into a partnership with Vodafone to enable its customers in Europe to make contactless payments through their PayPal accounts using Android smartphones. read more

PayGate partners with Trans Africa Solutions to settle barcoded invoices

  • 10,45,12,02,2016

PayGate has signed a partnership deal with Trans Africa Solutions on a system dubbed SCode, which allows consumers to pay with electronic barcode invoices. read more

Paysafe Group to offer payment processing, card services to Payfriendz

  • 07,25,12,02,2016

Payfriendz, a London-based social payments app, has chosen UK-based payments provider Paysafe Group to enable the launch of its P2P social payments app and virtual MasterCard solution. read more

WorldPay forays into Canadian market

  • 13,10,11,02,2016

Rakuten Kobo, a Canada-based eReading company, has selected WorldPay to manage its online payment processing and acquiring in its home market. read more

GAIN Capital to launch cross-border money transfer venture

  • 12,35,11,02,2016

GAIN Capital, a US-based provider of online trading services, has unveiled plans to launch its new cross-border money transfer business in the second quarter of 2016. read more

WorldRemit raises $45m to grow mobile money transfer business

  • 12,22,11,02,2016

WorldRemit, a UK-based remittances start-up, has secured a $45m in financing from TriplePoint Venture Growth and Silicon Valley Bank to support its growing transfer volumes. read more

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America's need for speed- The US gears up for faster payments- courtesy of UK's VocaLink

  • 00,00,4,02,2016

Faster payments is a hot topic the world over and the latest news that The Clearing House (TCH) in the US and the UK’s VocaLink have teamed up to implement a system for the US market is no small development in the global payments systems overhaul. Anna Milne speaks to the CEO of VocaLink and the president of TCH about the venture read more

Contactless payments for travel set to go national

  • 10,57,25,01,2016

With continued devolution in the nation, it would appear to many that the United Kingdom is drifting further apart. However, the UKCA has come up with a new concept that will instead be bringing the differing regional areas more in line: contactless payment acceptance for travel throughout the UK. Alexander Atkins reports read more

EMV standards moving closer to global acceptance

  • 10,05,25,01,2016

First developed in 1994, and widely available since the 2000s, EMV is a secure payment standard created to reduce fraud in card-present environments via chip-embedded payment cards. Now managed by EMVCo, the company has discovered that one third of all card-present transactions now involve EMV. Patrick Brusnahan reports read more

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Cashing in on progress: new ways to pay

  • 13,38,18,01,2016

People and businesses are embracing new ways to pay for goods and services. Never before has there been a time when their need for flexibility and speed of service coalesces so neatly with rapid innovation in payments technologies. Chris Davies, managing director, Global Payments, and EPI editorial advisory board member, writes read more

2016: What will it mean for biometric authentication?

  • 12,28,11,01,2016

2015 saw a significant amount of innovation in the financial and payments industry. The UK FinTech industry secured over $623 million in investment, creating opportunities for a digital revolution within the sector. Neil Costigan writes read more

Rich Wagner: Open APIs, Interchange and the success of the digital wallet will contribute to growth momentum in financial services

  • 11,05,11,01,2016

2015 has undoubtedly been a great year for FinTech, and the payments landscape in particular has seen innovation, evolution and improvement. read more

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