Enabling Technologies

Global Digital Payment Transactions Set to Reach 10 Percent Growth for First Time, New Report

Global digital payment volumes continue to increase, with annual growth projected to top 10 percent for the first time to reach 426.3 billion transactions in 2015, up from the record-setting 8.9 percent growth in 2014 (387.3 billion transactions). This is according to the World Payments Report 2016 (WPR) released today...

Read More · 4 minutes


New survey reveals consumers’ financial attitudes and habits from A to Z

Experian partnered with top personal financial bloggers exploring a variety of topics in national survey leading up to FinCon 2016 San Diego, Calif., September 21, 2016 — Kicking off the world’s largest financial content expo, FinCon 2016, Experian® — together with eight bloggers — announced the findings from a nationwide consumer survey that covers...

Read More · 4 minutes


Electronic Payments and Financial Inclusion for Businesses

Speaking of financial inclusion, professionals commonly refer to individuals, disadvantaged families and groups of the population overall, rather than to the business community. Meanwhile, small and micro businesses around the world are often in a similar need for appropriate solutions to plug into the financial system. And electronic payments, in particular,...

Read More · 6 minutes


Finicity Announces New ACH Account Verification API

New offering for payment and funding apps provides industry’s broadest direct ACH account verification service in North America MURRAY, Utah -- September 20, 2016 -- Finicity, winner of the Finance API of the Year by API World, today announced the release of its new ACH Account Verification API. The service...

Read More · 1 minute


Dwolla’s API to Enable Same Day ACH Transfers

In the United States, the ability to transfer funds from one bank account to another within the same business day has been a pipedream since the 1970s. The ability to not only do that but do it affordably and through an API endpoint starts today with Dwolla’s Same Day ACH...

Read More · 5 minutes


Top FinTech Influencers in the United States of America

These are exciting times for financial services. On one hand, several FinTech startups are providing solutions for specific problems and on the other, incumbents are bringing more digitization and tech-enabled products to their existing customers. The ongoing debate between banks and FinTechs at war is also giving way to collaboration,...

Read More · 8 minutes


Exclusive Interview With Tommy Petrogiannis, President of eSignLive

LTP recently had the pleasure of interviewing Tommy Petrogiannis, President of eSignLive (formerly Silanis Technologies), the world’s leading electronic signature provider. Since the company was founded in 1992, the software has automated business transactions that require secure, compliant and enforceable e-signatures. Recognized as the enterprise market leader, the company is responsible...

Read More · 10 minutes


Pay-By-Selfie as an E-Commerce Catalyst

Biometrics (behavioral, in particular) are increasingly gaining popularity in the financial services industry worldwide. The technology is claimed to be the most convenient method as users don’t have to remember the numbers, codes or passwords. Seeking to leverage the technology, a range of banks has turned to testing biometrics on...

Read More · 3 minutes


Is the Middle East Ready to Bank on FinTech?

Being one of the least explored by FinTech startups and investors market, Middle East holds a great promise for companies looking to expand operational boundaries. Some estimates suggest that less than 0.1% of FinTech investment originates in the Middle East. “Consequently, the region’s banks and FinTech startups are lagging behind...

Read More · 4 minutes


Kontomatik Speaks at Sibos, Geneva

16.09.2016 Warsaw, Poland: Kontomatik is happy to announce its participation at Sibos, Gevena on September 26th - 29th. Chief Technology Officer of Kontomatik, Piotr Wlodarek, will be participating in a panel discussion titled "PSD2 - The opportunity to reinvent the online payment and banking experience." Piotr will be accompanied by...

Read More · 1 minute