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Gala Technology and FreedomPay Partner on Payments

Gala Technology and Freedom Pay have partnered on a payment solution, according to a note from the company. Gala offers a “cardholder not present” solution called SOTPay that allows secure remote transactions.   FreedomPay offers a client experience platform that enables end-to-end consumer experiences by delivering… Read More

TheJobApp to Pay Gig Workers Right After their Shift Ends, Available Across the UK

TheJobApp, a newly developed app that has been introduced to improve gig working and support businesses, will be available across the United Kingdom. This proposition aims to provide immediate payments after shifts and assists businesses with sourcing the best gig economy workers in an efficient… Read More

Japanese BNPL Fintech Paidy Looking into Potential IPO this Year as Pay Later Services Become Wildely-Adopted

Japan-based Fintech firm Paidy, specializing in the Buy Now, Pay Later or BNPL sector, is reportedly looking into going public. This, according to a report from the FT. BNPL has become quite popular globally, with many new Fintechs entering the space within a relatively short… Read More

Philippines based Mobile Wallet Fintech GCash Reports Steady Growth in Business

GCash, a leading mobile wallet provider in the Philippines, reports steady growth as it saw a significant rise in its number of users from 20 million in January 2020 to 46 million in June 2021, according to a release. The GCash app also had more… Read More

PERA Hub Teams Up with Brankas to Introduce Digital Remittance Platform in Southeast Asia

Philippines-headquartered financial services center PERA HUB has teamed up with Brankas, an Indonesia-based open API tech provider, in order to introduce a digital remittance platform, called PERA HUB Conex. As noted by its management: “PERA HUB is the country’s foremost urgent transaction center for money… Read More

Steady Fintech Investments in MENA Region Now Fueling Growth of Digital Economy: Report

Fintech investments are fueling growth in the MENA region’s digital economy as consumers increasingly begin to conduct cashless transactions, following the Coronavirus outbreak. The region’s financial technology space is also benefitting from updated regulatory guidelines that may be more conducive for growth, according to consultancy… Read More

Affirm Pay Over Time Services Will Soon be Available to Amazon.com Clients at Checkout

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and assists merchants with driving growth reveals that its “flexible” payment service will soon be available to Amazon.com clients at checkout. As mentioned in the announcement, Amazon and Affirm are currently testing with select customers, and… Read More

Pakistani Online Payments Fintech SadaPay Explains how to Use their Virtual Debit Card

The team at SadaPay, a Pakistani online payments Fintech, notes that one of the things they felt was “lacking” in the nation’s financial landscape was a “fantastic” virtual debit card. As mentioned in a blog post by SadaPay, there are some virtual cards currently available,… Read More

Global Fintech Adyen Partners with Shiji Payments to Streamline Hospitality Business Transactions

Adyen (AMS:ADYEN), the international payments platform, recently announced the launch of its integration with Shiji Payments, offering hospitality businesses the option to leverage the  Adyen platform together with Shiji, “a leader in the provision of technological solutions for the hospitality, food service, retail, and entertainment… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling Explains How to Securely Send High-Value Payments through their App

Making a high value payment should not feel like a chore or arduous task, according to UK-based digital bank Starling. The Fintech firm writes in a blog post that it should be fairly straightforward and secure, which is exactly what the company aims to offer…. Read More

InComm Payments Partners doxo to Enable US Consumers to Pay Bills with Cash at 60,000+ Retail Outlets

InComm Payments, a payments tech firm, and doxo, the largest bill pay directory in the US, have joined forces to allow doxo users to pay household bills with cash at 60,000+ retail locations throughout the US. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta reveals that a… Read More

Online Payments Fintech AffiniPay Appoints Bryan D. Thompson as CTO

Fintech AffiniPay, an online payments provider for professionals, has hired Bryan D. Thompson as its CTO as the firm continues to expand its business operations. Thompson’s appointment has been announced after AffiniPay made Inc. Magazine’s Inc 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America (for… Read More

Global Payments Fintech Fiserv Partners Selecta Grpup to Streamline Transactions Across Points of Sale

Selecta Group, Europe’s route-based self-service retailer providing coffee and convenience food solutions in the workplace and in public spaces, is teaming up with Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), an international provider of payments and financial services tech. Through the partnership, the companies will be streamlining digital… Read More

Serrala, a Financial Automation and B2B Payments Fintech, to Acquire Majority Investment from Hg

Serrala, an international financial automation and B2B payments software firm, has acquired a majority investment from Hg, a global software and services investor. After the deal is finalized, Serrala’s Chief Executive Sven Lindemann and existing investor, Waterland, will continue to offer support to the business… Read More

Balance, a Payments Experience Platform for B2B Digital Commerce, Acquires $25M via Series A led by Ribbit Capital

Balance, the payments experience platform for B2B e-commerce, reveals that it has acquired $25 million in capital through a Series A round that was led by Ribbit Capital, along with contributions from Avid Ventures as well as existing investors Lightspeed Ventures, Stripe, Y Combinator Continuity… Read More

Aussie Fintech Airwallex Expands into North America

Airwallex, an Australian payments Fintech, has launched in North America. In a company release, Airwallex said that US businesses may now gain access to the suite of financial infrastructure, payments, treasury, and expenses services without the constraints of the traditional financial system. Airwallex’s market entry… Read More

Fintech EedenBull, a B2B Commercial Payments Tech Provider, Partners Major Norwegian Bank

EedenBull, a Fintech firm focused on B2B commercial payments tech, has formed a partnership with Sparebanken Vest, which is Norway’s third-largest savings bank. Through the partnership, the companies will offer banking services tech to the bank’s 13,600 business clients across Western Norway. Working cooperatively with… Read More

UK Fintech Phos, which Helps Merchants Take Payments, Acquires €2M in Capital, Now Preparing for Series A

SoftPOS Fintech firm Phos has acquired €2 million in capital as it gets ready for a Series A round later in 2021. Established in 2018, Phos assists merchants with accepting payments directly with a card tap via Android mobiles, eliminating the requirement for a separate… Read More

Fintech Westpay and Retail Bank Klarna Enter Agreement to Expand Klarna’s Payment Services

Fintech firm Westpay AB, and Klarna AB, a global retail bank, payments, and shopping service, have entered an agreement aiming to further expand the reach and “footprint” of Klarna’s payment services. As mentioned in a release, Westpay will now be integrating Klarna’s payment offerings, “making… Read More

Digital Transformation: HSBC Qatar Introduces Mobile Payments and Seamless Collections Services

HSBC Qatar has introduced mobile payments and collections services for its personal and corporate clients, as part of its ongoing investment into digitizing banking services. These recent updates will aim to enable greater financial inclusion for the unbanked sector and  visitors in Qatar, which is… Read More

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