Payments

Capify Becomes First SMB Alternative Finance Platform Offered Across USA, UK, Australia and Canada

Leader in global alternative finance announces milestone rebranding of AmeriMerchant, United Kapital, AUSvance and True North Capital Capify, a leading alternative finance provider powered by proprietary technology and analytics, announced its global rebrand to become the most diverse, worldwide alternative small and medium-sized business (SMB) finance platform. Headquartered in New York City, Capify...

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Payments

With 30,000 Merchants On Board, mPOS Startup Mswipe Raises $25 Million

The Indian payments industry is witnessing strong growth and is gaining the confidence of the investors. US hedge fund Falcon Edge Capital, along with Meru Capital and ride hailing app Ola, has invested $25 million in Mumbai-headquartered mobile point-of-sale (POS) services provider Mswipe Technologies. Existing investors like Matrix Partners India,...

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Payments

FinTech Start-Up Money Mover Raises £1m to Tap $5.6 Trillion SME International Money Transfer Market

Company is backed by leading investors including former Towergate CEO and stakeholder in Funding Circle, Andy Homer First international currency exchange and payment company dedicated to SMEs Money Mover, the online business currency exchange and international payments service dedicated to SMEs, recently announced that it has raised £1m from a...

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BankTech

Did Apple Pay UK Just Spoil the Bank's Party?

After crossing borders on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, Apply Pay went live in the UK. With Apple Pay’s launch in the UK, customers of some banks were extremely happy while those of other banks were really angry and all their emotions were clearly evident on Twitter. In short, Apple Pay...

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BankTech

Exclusive Interview With the Founders of Happay

Let’s Talk Payments team recently interviewed the founders of Happay. Happay is a prepaid card based, business expense management solution that automates client's expense workflow from purchase to accounting, and enables real-time visibility and control over employee spending. The company is based out of India and recently raised a US$500,000 seed round...

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Payments

The Lure of Precision & Effectiveness in Reaching Chinese Customers by Alibaba Group's Data-Driven Ecosystem Attracts Unilever

The Alibaba Group and Unilever China announced their goals for a comprehensive strategic partnership earlier this week. There is much excitement and optimism surrounding this pairing. The growth potential for Unilever’s fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) by way of Internet portals powered by the Alibaba Group will surely strengthen their...

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Cards

Questions About The Future of Paypal After The Split With eBay

Will PayPal lose itself in the payments space? Or will it become an 800-pound gorilla in payments? Will it become an agile and fast moving payments innovator? Or will it gobble up startups and become an aggregator of several great startups (like it has done with Braintree, Venmo, Paydiant, Xoom)?...

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Payments

The Simple but Big Problem for Apple Pay Users in London

Apple Pay officially launched in the UK on July 14. Advertisements are prominently displayed on Tfl (Transport for London) home page, emphasizing “The easy, secure and private way to pay with a simple touch,” the Tfl is one of the many UK retailers accepting Apple Pay. “Easy, secure, and private”...

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