Payments

Fortumo Inked 20 Direct Carrier Billing Deals In 2015

[Press Release] - The mobile payments company Fortumo is today announcing that it signed up 20 new mobile operators and mobile operator groups to use its direct carrier billing platform in 2015. 12 of these partnerships are with carriers from Asia, a region where Fortumo has recently been heavily focusing...

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Fintech

Peter Thiel, Paypal Co-Founder and Facebook Backer, Invests in German FinTech Startup Deposit Solutions

Peter Thiel, Paypal co-founder and first outside investor in Facebook, has invested in Hamburg-based Deposit Solutions GmbH, an open architecture platform for retail deposits in Europe. The recent EUR 6.5 million funding round was led by FinLab AG, a German FinTech investor with participation from Peter Thiel, who backed Deposit...

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Fintech

Robinhood May Expand into UK Soon

Usually, job postings do not attract so much media attention as a particular one did today. The Robinhood team shared a brief comment on the company’s expansion plans with LTP, "We look forward to welcoming a Compliance Officer to the team to spearhead our European expansion. We do not have...

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Payments

Neura: A Leading IoT Startup at the CES Tech Show

CES 2016 turned out to be a grand show as it unveiled numerous exciting product launches. In this article, we focus on a new and innovative IoT startup called Neura which showcased its technology at the CES tech show. Internet of Things (IoT), from eyewear to cars and smartwatches, is...

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BankTech

3 Drivers Of Change In Processing & Collections For 2016

Dave Yohe, head of corporate marketing at BillingTree, one of the nation's leading providers of payment processing solutions, previews three trends that will impact payments in 2016. 1. EMV? The next step is EMVco compliance and tightened CNP security – In 2015 EMV was the 'hot topic', as the industry...

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Blockchain

Leveraging Blockchain Platforms for Decentralized Applications

We have previously discussed the use-cases that are being developed by leveraging blockchain in depth. The year 2015 has undoubtedly seen a heavy spike in investments and hundreds of startups that have cropped up in this space. One major phenomenon was the development of multiple blockchain platforms. Platforms that would...

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