Enabling Technologies

Emerging Payments Association Releases Analysis of Post-Brexit Options for FinTech Growth Beyond 2019

London, UK. Thursday 12 January 2017 – The Emerging Payments Association (EPA), the UK’s leading payments community, is today releasing a new report, Passport to the Future, analyzing and recommending the best options available to UK-based FinTech companies, should they lose their EU passporting rights following the UK’s imminent exit from...

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Financial Inclusion

Opportunities for Financial Inclusion in Asia

Financial inclusion is one of the most complex problems equally damaging for economies and populations in every corner of the world. While the scale may vary in developing and developed countries, for every government, it remains one of the top issues standing in the way of society’s resilience to hardships...

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Payments

In the World of Invisible Payments

The invisibility of certain financial services is a cornerstone of a seamless experience, contributing to the usage growth and expanded opportunities for businesses. Invisible and uninterrupted payments experience, in particular, can have a dramatic impact on any type of service adoption and drive never seen before growth in sales across...

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Authentication & Security

The Sources of Increasing Risks for Financial Institutions in 2017

The traditional banking sector has witnessed considerable changes in the market environment, technology trends and customer expectations, leading to the necessity to respond to those changes. Regardless, a year ahead still holds certain risks federal financial institutions will face and develop an appropriate response to. A strategic approach is vital...

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BankTech

Capital One Spark Business Announces Strategic Partnerships to Transform Financial Management for Small Businesses

Bill.com and Gusto join Spark Business FinTech ecosystem designed to deliver better financial tools and experiences Mclean, VA (January 10, 2017) – Capital One® Spark Business® today announced two new partnerships to build and deliver better financial management, HR and cash flow tools designed for small businesses. The leading small...

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Lending

Is Alternative Lending a Perishable FinTech Segment?

Despite competitive propositions and momentary advantages that alternative lenders may have over incumbents, it is likely that banks will eventually drive this particular FinTech segment out of business. That moment, however, will come after a brief time of mutually beneficial collaborative work that we will witness in the years ahead....

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Fintech

Hottest FinTech Trends for 2017

When the media talks about FinTech, more often than not, the leading headline is a bold statement, like “the FinTech revolution,” or “the big bank disruption,” and it’s easy to see why. Dubbed by the Economist as a "magical combination of geeks in T-shirts and venture capital,” the growth and...

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Payments

Maxpay Launches New Platform for Merchants

Maxpay PSP is a turnkey payment platform that provides merchants with a full range of services. On January 10, 2016, Maxpay announced the official launch of their out-of-the-box payment solution for merchants – Maxpay PSP. The platform includes a full range of services: quick and simple registration that allows merchant...

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Authentication & Security

Bluefin Announces the Issuance of Two New Patents on Their Decryption as a Service (DaaS) and P2PE Manager Products

Bluefin expands their patent portfolio with additional patents that cover the company’s Decryptx P2PE architecture as well as payment device and chain-of-custody management January 10, 2017 – Atlanta, GA – Bluefin Payment Systems, the leading provider of PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE) solutions for retail, healthcare and higher education, today announced...

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