Global Payments Plans to Acquire Heartland Payment

U.S. transactions-processor Global Payments Inc. is in talks to buy smaller rival Heartland Payment Systems Inc., according to people with knowledge of the matter. Shares in both companies rose. A deal could be announced as soon as this month, the people said, asking not to be identified because the details...

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An Infographic That Explains B2B Opportunity in FinTech

B2B payments are known to be inefficient and expensive. There is an immense need for streamlining settlements and reconciliation of business commerce. At present, the major challenges are international B2B payments, working capital optimization, zero cash visibility and friction in buyer-supplier relations. Aiming to reduce the challenges in the segment,...

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Walmart Introduces Mobile Payment Solution ‘Walmart Pay’

American multinational retail corporation Walmart has launched its own mobile payment solution called “Walmart Pay.” The solution will enable a fast, easy and secure way for customers to pay with their smartphones in Walmart stores. Customers can pay with any iOS or Android smartphone, through any major payment type and...

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Enabling Technologies

International Payments and Trends in Money Transfer Technology by Mike Laven, CEO of Currency Cloud

Earlier this year, UK-based international remittance FinTech company Currency Cloud raised $18 million in Series C to expand to the US. We have been following the company's success and had the pleasure interviewing Mike Laven, CEO of Currency Cloud, about the company and the services Currency Cloud provides as well...

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Bank of America Now Offers Electronic Invoicing for Businesses Through Viewpost

Bank of America has announced a relationship with Viewpost, a creator of a secure business-to-business network that provides electronic invoicing and payments tools for businesses of all sizes. With this relationship, Bank of America will bring Viewpost's unique, collaborative, time-saving technology to their small-business clients across the country. One of...

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