Authentication & Security

21 Hottest RegTech Startups That Are Defining the Industry

What is RegTech? A relatively new term, “RegTech” refers to a set of companies and solutions that address regulatory challenges across industries, including financial services, through innovative technology. RegTech solutions are agile by nature due to the complexity and momentum of regulatory transitions. Traditionally, the technology was developed to be...

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Enabling Technologies

China UnionPay Launches Mobile Payment Solution with Over 20 Banks

China UnionPay (CUP), the world’s largest bank cards issuer, enters the mobile payment space by launching QuickPass in Beijing in cooperation with over 20 commercial banks. QuickPass is powered by contactless payment technologies centered on NFC, HCE, TSM and Token technologies, representing the best combination of security and convenience. QuickPass...

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Lending

Bizfi Secures $65 Million in Financing From Metropolitan Equity Partners

Metropolitan Equity Partners Invests in Pioneer FinTech Platform to Bolster Technology, Expand Product Offering and Increase Speed of Funding to Small Businesses. {Press Release} New York – December 15, 2015 – Bizfi (www.bizfi.com), the premier FinTech company whose online small business finance platform combines aggregation, funding and a participation marketplace,...

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Payments

VeriFone Announces App Marketplace: H’App’ier Times Ahead?

VeriFone Systems Inc., the world’s leading payment and commerce solutions provider, is ‘going app’. As the company announced, it plans to unveil an app marketplace for its products and services in Q2 2016. This will enable VeriFone clients and third-party app developers to create and deploy payment and commerce applications...

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Payments

Global Payments to Acquire Heartland Payment for $4.3 Billion to Accelerate Growth

Global Payments Inc., a payment technology company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to buy smaller rival Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., one of the nation’s largest payment companies. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Global Payments is a provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by...

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Blockchain

Exclusive Interview With the CEO of CoinPip, a 500 Startups Company That Is Changing the International Remittance Industry Using Blockchain

(Discount for LTP subscribers inside the article) Both blockchain and bitcoin have been a trending topic at Let’s Talk Payments, especially when it has to do something with payments. We happened to come across CoinPip, a Singapore-based international remittance company at TechCrunch Disrupt 2015 in San Francisco and we kept...

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