Lending

Borro: Taking on Luxury Asset Lending to a New Level

Occasionally, people find themselves in a pinch to raise quick cash needed to seize opportunities or address unplanned events such as an unforeseen legal problem or healthcare costs. For some people, this much-needed liquidity is trapped in illiquid luxury assets such as jewelry, cars, fine wine, art and antiques. So,...

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BankTech

Successful Payment Systems - Global Case Studies Part 1

Today we will look at Octopus Card System from Hong Kong, IMPS (Immediate Payment Service) from India and Suica – FeliCa from Japan. In this two part series, we will discuss about payment systems that have been extremely successful in various parts of the world. The metrics we have taken is that of "scale"...

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Authentication & Security

Exclusive Interview With Nagarajan Rao, SVP and Head of Transpay

Nagarajan Rao is a Fintech executive specializing in the high-volume, low-value payments industry. As the Senior Vice President and Head of Transpay, Rao is responsible for the overall leadership, strategy and execution of Transpay, a cross-border payment service focused exclusively on B2B/B2P transactions. In his role, Rao spearheaded the development...

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BankTech

Fintech companies looking at BRICS expansion​, peerTransfer to Open Operations in China

peerTransfer, the leading provider of global payment solutions for the education industry,announced today that it has submitted an application in China to open operations in China. According to the company, the new Shanghai office would strengthen company’s ability to connect educational institutions with world’s largest and fastest-growing source of international students. The...

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BankTech

Banks, Entrepreneurs, Startups and VC Firms Showing Interest in Blockchain Technology [Infographic]

Blockchain has been one of the most awe-inspiring innovations since the Internet came into existence. Blockchain technology basically allows everyone to hold and make transactions as strangers but in a completely transparent manner. There is no mediator in between two people making the transaction, and the entire process becomes easier and...

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Enabling Technologies

Google Intensifies its Commerce Challenge With Upcoming “Purchase on Google” Feature Along With Ads

Google has been making strides to streamline buyer experience and retailer engagement. Google's mobile payment product, Android Pay, offers an easy checkout experience by simply tapping “Buy with Android Pay” button from your android device, and Google Wallet allows payment in-store and online with your Gmail address. Google Express brings...

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