Digital Payments

Jan
24

How to build a Fintech Unicorn – How Adyen became a $2.3bn payments company

So here’s the good news. Investor interest in Europe’s financial technology sector has never been higher. According to a report published in September last year by Innovate Finance and Magister Advisers, VCs poured around $8bn into fintech startups and early stage companies across the continent between 2010 and 2017 and over the course of that […]

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Aug
07

Apple says it will overtake Samsung Pay by year’s end

Apple has indicated it plans to launch Apple Pay in a number of new territories before the start of 2018, a feat that would see it catch up to and overtake current digital wallet frontrunner Samsung. Speaking at the company’s earnings call yesterday, Apple CFO Luca Maestri says that “the reach, usage, and functionality of […]

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Jul
27

Search for 2017 Fintech 100 innovators kicks off

Nominations are now open for the 2017 KPMG & H2 Ventures Fintech 100, the annual list designed to recognize leading fintech innovators.   Visit www.fintechinnovators.com by Thursday, 31 August 2017 and nominate your company, or any fintech you think should be considered for the Fintech 100.   The Fintech100, available at www.fintechinnovators.com, is compiled by […]

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Jul
06

Vantiv offers Worldpay a deal valued at $10 Billion

Worldpay Group, the British payment processing company, said on Wednesday that it had agreed in principle to be acquired by Vantiv, an American rival, for 7.7 billion pounds. The transaction, valued at about $10 billion, is one of the most significant in the field since the financial crisis. Payment processing has become increasingly important for […]

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Jul
03

FinTech brand TrueMoney paves the way for low remittance rate for Filipinos

TrueMoney is the largest and fastest growing mobile payment and financial service provider is Southeast Asia. It was established in 2003 as part of the True Corp and CP Group. In the last 2 years, they expanded to other emerging markets in Southeast Asia. They now have presence in multiple markets such as Thailand, Cambodia, […]

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Jun
28

Visa buys stake in fast-growing fintech group Klarna

Visa is taking a stake in Klarna in a sign of the Swedish fintech’s growing presence in online payments. A week after Klarna became the largest European fintech to receive a banking licence, Visa said it was making a strategic investment through the purchase of a stake of less than 10 per cent as well […]

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Jun
01

Paytm Digital Gold platform allows users to buy, share, sell gold digitally

With Paytm launching its Payment Bank services on May 23, users were left wondering what exactly has their digital wallet service turned into. Founder, Vijay Shekhar Sharma says that currently, it is not just a wallet or a Payments Bank, but also a gold retailer. The company behind Paytm, One97 Communications on April 17 launched […]

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May
31

BITPoint wants to bring Bitcoin to Japan

BITPoint Japan Co. is reportedly gearing up to enable hundreds of thousands of Japanese retail outlets to accept the digital currency bitcoin, reported Bloomberg News. In a Bloomberg report, Genki Oda, BITPoint’s president, said the company is in talks with a retail-related company and that “by going through a company providing payment terminal services to […]

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