All articles by Douglas Blakey

Douglas Blakey

EPI Readership survey: What content do you value, how can we optimise EPI content?

I need to ask a favour-specifically-can you give us three minutes of your time to complete the EPI readership survey,…

The future of Australian payments: mixed reactions to Farrell review

AusPayNet – the payments industry self-regulatory body – is happy. Local payments industry doyen Grant Halverson is dismayed. Those were…

VibePay launches ‘Channels’: a major step in the journey to its Pro offering

Luke Massie, CEO of VibePay tells Douglas Blakey how its ‘Channels’ feature marks a major evolution in how consumers and businesses…

Nium raises $200m+– becomes first B2B payments unicorn from Southeast Asia

Singapore-headquartered global B2B payments platform, Nium is raising $200+m. As a result, Nium becomes the first B2B payments unicorn from…

Business payments play important role in every economy, company and bank

The 2021 Business Payments Barometer from Bottomline Technologies highlights that receiving money has become more important than ever for organisations…

US storms ahead of UK in 3DS2 use for payment authentication

The US is ahead of the UK by some margin in the rollout of the 3D Secure 2 (3DS2) multi-factor…

Canadian fintech Clik2pay launches seamless bill payment service using Interac e-Transfer

Clik2pay, Canada’s first seamless, near-real-time bill payments service is live. The service uses Interac e-Transfer and is offered through Peoples…

Signicat acquires Encap Security

Digital identity outfit Signicat acquires Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) specialist Encap Security from AllClear ID. Signicat says the aim is to…

Wise joins Temenos MarketPlace

Wise (formerly TransferWise) is to join Temenos MarketPlace with the aim of bringing low-cost international remittances to banks worldwide. Specifically,…

Mizrahi-Tehafot Bank selects Finastra Fusion Payments to Go

Mizrahi-Tehafot Bank, the third largest Israeli bank by assets is to deploy Finastra’s pre-packaged payments solution, Fusion Payments To Go. The…