November 2022

MANGOPAY.com acquires Nethone

This acquisition will empower #platforms to transform threats and challenges posed by malicious activity into accurate, profitable business decisions.

Romain Mazeries, CEO, Mangopay commented, “We’re delighted to welcome Nethone to the family and offer a unique set of anti-fraud capabilities on top of our existing payment infrastructure.”

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November 2022

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BVNK has secured a UK Electronic Money Institution licence through the acquisition of SPS

The news comes shortly after the Bank of Spain approved BNVK as a Virtual Asset Services Provider, providing a springboard for expansion across the EU.

Jesse Hemson-Struthers, CEO, BVNK, says: "It’s always been BVNK's mission to bridge the gap between traditional and digital finance to offer merchants a modern payments platform that they can trust. 

The BVNK multi-currency account lets customers send and receive payments on all major schemes and blockchain networks, incorporate stablecoins into their payment flows, and settle funds from over 30 markets.

November 2022

Volt launches real-time payments for crypto exchange platform Kriptomat

Volt.io, the leading global gateway for open banking payments in Europe, the UK and Brazil, and Kriptomat, one of the fastest-growing European cryptocurrency exchange platforms, are announcing a partnership to enable Kriptomat customers throughout Europe to make real-time account-to-account payments to buy, sell and exchange cryptocurrencies.

This will enable near-instant speed and friction-free transactions, removing barriers for over 500,000 users in trading over 340 cryptocurrencies.

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November 2022

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iwoca, has integrated its B2B payment solution iwocaPay with eCommerce software WooCommerce

iwoca, one of Europe’s largest small business lenders, has integrated its B2B payment solution iwocaPay with eCommerce software WooCommerce.

This announcement comes just after iwocaPay launched its brand new B2B BNPL API solution. WooCommerce is one of the first companies it has connected with the application. The new solution allows businesses to embed iwocaPay into their eCommerce checkouts.

November 2022

Neonomics and Worldline sign long-term open banking partnership

Worldline and Neonomics have signed a commercial partnership to strengthen their open banking offerings across Europe.

 

Worldline will now expand its account-to-account payments and data aggregation coverage to the Nordics through Neonomics, including Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. Neonomics will benefit from Worldline´s strong position as a preferred partner to many industry-leading companies and also  from Worldline´s extensive open banking network in Europe.

 

The two companies are on track to become the first pan-European pure PSD2 API providers, servicing an extensive network of merchants, banks, and acquirers.

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November 2022

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Shieldpay and DirectID, announced a partnership to implement DirectID’s open banking-powered bank account verification into the Shieldpay payments engine

Shieldpay, the secure digital payments market leader, and global credit and risk specialists DirectID, announced a partnership to implement DirectID’s open banking-powered bank account verification into the Shieldpay payments engine.

Working together, DirectID’s Connect widget and Shieldpay's payment engine allow customers to transfer funds online with digital escrow and trust services. 

The combined service will bring seamless identity verification during transfers, streamlining the Shieldpay customer experience without sacrificing any measure of security, bringing customers a frictionless payments journey at every step.

November 2022

TrueLayer is partnering with Coinbase to enable UK users to top up their accounts via their mobile banking app.

Fintech unicorn TrueLayer is partnering with Coinbase to enable UK users to top up their accounts via their mobile banking app. This is part of a broader push into digital assets as the open-banking company eyes adding a stablecoin product to its crypto-focused offering. 

Through this partnership with Coinbase, UK users will be able to link their bank accounts directly to Coinbase, authenticate via a banking app and then confirm payment. This will be rolled out progressively across Europe in the coming months.

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November 2022

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BR-DGE has extended its partnership with Worldline

Leading payment orchestration provider BR-DGE has extended its partnership with Worldline, announcing that Worldline’s new global acquiring capabilities have joined BR-DGE’s Partnership Program.

The collaboration will see BR-DGE’s merchants having access to scalable, trusted and secure solutions from Worldline’s global acquiring platform, across the payment value chain.

The extended partnership will further leverage both BR-DGE and Worldline’s expertise in the Digital, e-Retail, Gaming & Media and Travel sectors, with a view to future product development and collaboration between the entities, reinforced by the global outlook of both partners.

November 2022

Veriff announced a partnership with TrueNorth

Veriff, a global identity verification provider, announced a partnership with global financial services software development company TrueNorth.

This partnership will provide TrueNorth’s clients with seamless access to Veriff’s growing suite of identity verification (IDV) solutions for safer and enhanced digital transformation initiatives.

“Our new partnership with Veriff allows us to optimize identity fraud prevention without compromise,” said Patrick Rikli, Director of Partnerships at TrueNorth.

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November 2022

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DivideBuy announced a partnership with Acquired.com

DivideBuy, the leading UK Point of Sale (POS) finance pioneer, has announced a partnership with Acquired.com, a UK payments specialist and payment initiation service provider, through which DivideBuy’s merchants will be able to leverage smart automated tools designed to eliminate the rate of failed transactions, boost approval rates and offer vastly smoother payment experiences for customers.

DivideBuy partnership with Acquired.com promises to accelerate the uptake of POS finance among customers of DivideBuy’s merchants by reducing involuntary churn, slashing the number of declined transactions, and empowering far greater data insights through enhanced reporting and analysis tools.

November 2022

Checkout.com to simplify and modernise Sainsbury's payment infrastructure 

Checkout.com has been appointed by Sainsbury's to simplify and modernise payment infrastructure across the grocery giant’s business. New till-free technology is the first stage in a long-term partnership, aimed at creating more digital payment solutions for Sainsbury’s and improving its customer offering. 

The new Checkout.com enabled SmartShop functionality, will allow customers to pay for their shopping via an app on their smartphones.

Underpinning the new functionality will be Checkout.com’s payments platform, enabling transactions through digital wallets such as Apple Pay and Google Pay. This is live across Sainsbury's SmartShop stores and will be rolled out to Argos and Habitat stores in the coming months.

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November 2022

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Nuvei announced it has been selected by UK marketplace OnBuy as its payment partner

Nuvei announced it has been selected by UK marketplace OnBuy as its payment partner to help the business execute on its growth initiatives in and beyond the UK.

OnBuy is investing in new, innovation-led partnerships using latest technologies to support the marketplace’s disruptive eCommerce model as it expands. 

The payment technology partnership with Nuvei is a key part of its growth strategy to cement its name as a trusted marketplace powerhouse in the UK.

November 2022

Cardstream, has announced a partnership with cryptocurrency specialists Qi

Leading independent Payments Gateway, Cardstream, has announced a partnership with cryptocurrency specialists Qi to provide Merchants with capabilities to accept digital currencies.

Cardstream processes Card payments globally, as well as emerging and local payment methods for certain geographies and consumers. Adding Qi will strengthen this approach by providing the ease of access that crypto provides on a global platform.

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November 2022

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Shieldpay announced its partnership with Checkout.com

Shieldpay, the market leading fintech solving complex B2B payments, has today announced its partnership with Checkout.com, the global payments platform, to support customers that need more than just straight-through-processing.

This partnership will allow Checkout.com to leverage Shieldpay’s unique payment engine and digital escrow capabilities to address the payment challenges customers are facing around security, trust and transparency in high value transactions online.

November 2022

Oveit partners with Utrust to integrate cryptocurrency payments

Oveit, the fintech company headquartered in Austin, Texas, partners with Utrust, a Swiss start-up that offers cryptocurrency payment solutions. Their aim is to integrate a new payment method into the entertainment market, allowing event organisers to accept and use cryptocurrency payments.

The companies will intermediate crypto payments from up to 1 billion events, amusement parks, and touristic package clients worldwide.

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November 2022

Trust Payments will power Hippodrome Casino with its new cashless wallet mobile payment solution

Global unified payments group Trust Payments has struck a major deal with the The Hippodrome Casino, agreeing to provide it with cashless payment solutions. Following the agreement, casino visitors will be able to pay through the venue’s mobile app.

Trust Payments will power Hippodrome Casino with its new cashless wallet mobile payment solution. Starting in December, this deal will allow customers to use the Hippodrome Casino mobile app as a valid payment method. 

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November 2022

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DivideBuy partners with Salesforce to offer instant onboarding for merchants

DivideBuy, the leading UK Point of Sale (POS) finance pioneer, has today announced a partnership with Salesforce, the world's foremost cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) platform, to offer instant onboarding for DivideBuy’s merchants and partners.

In yet another disruptive innovation DivideBuy has made in the POS credit space, LendTech’s partnership with Salesforce promises to break records in merchant onboarding times, accelerating the uptake of POS finance among customers in more verticals.

November 2022

BlueSnap and objectsource expand partnership across Europe

BlueSnap, the payment orchestration platform of choice for leading B2B and B2C businesses has expanded its partnership with top eCommerce agency, objectsource to support online sellers across Europe.

The paytech firm has teamed up with the London-based consultancy to enhance its integration with popular shopping cart plug-in Magento /Adobe Commerce, adding new payment methods – GooglePay and ApplePay, iDeal and Sofort.

 

BlueSnap has been objectsource’s payment partner of choice over the last five years, while the eCommerce consultancy serves as the paytech’s System Integrator (SI), responsible for building and maintaining updates to the Magento / Adobe Commerce plug-in for BlueSnap.

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November 2022

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AccessPay has teamed up with Finastra

AccessPay has teamed up with Finastra to simplify traditional corporate banking host-to-host connections and deliver corporate-to-bank connectivity.

 

This partnership aims to strengthen corporate relationships by enabling banks to offer direct payments’ connectivity to a broader range of corporate customers.

 

Finance teams within corporates will have typically time-consuming and manual processes automated, as banks will now be able to offer simplified connectivity to their corporate customers through means of enterprise resource planning (ERP), payroll/human capital management (HCM) system, treasury management system (TMS) and other back-office systems. 

November 2022

JCB International (Europe) Ltd. Co. announced their partnership with Nuvei

JCB International (Europe) Ltd. Co. announced their partnership with Nuvei

Nuvei now offers JCB acceptance to its global merchant ecosystem, enabling JCB's more than 140 million-strong cardmember community to pay at Nuvei's network of 50,000 merchants across global markets. These merchant sectors include social media, luxury retail, travel and entertainment. 

This will allow JCB to provide a compelling offering for the global spenders amongst its cardmember community.

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October 2022

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CellPoint Digital partners with Reach to break down cross-border transaction barriers

CellPoint Digital, the global leader in Payment Orchestration, announced a new partnership with Reach, a payment platform that simplifies how businesses sell cross-border--enabling merchants to process payments locally while selling globally.

The partnership is the latest in CellPoint Digital’s ongoing commitment to offer easy-to-implement solutions that help merchants solve cross-border, operational and technological challenges and simplify back-office complexities.

October 2022

JCB International announced a new partnership with Trust Payments

JCB International Co., Ltd., today announced a new partnership with Trust Payments, a leader in fintech powering truly innovative customer commerce solutions. JCB's growing community of over 140 million cardmembers will now be able to seamlessly make payments across Trust Payments' vast network of online and physical merchants, spanning 48 regions in Europe.

Relied upon by over 20,000 businesses in retail, financial services, travel, hospitality, and other emerging verticals - Trust Payments empowers ecommerce and POS capabilities for their global merchants. This partnership will give Trust Payments' merchants more opportunities to generate higher profits and welcome new customers - by tapping into JCB's loyal cardmember community. 

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October 2022

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Gr4vy announced a multi-year partnership with Woolworths Supermarkets Group, Australia & New Zealand's largest retailer

Gr4vy, Inc, the leading cloud-native payments infrastructure company, announced a multi-year partnership with Woolworths SupermarketsGroup, Australia & New Zealand's largest retailer. 

Gr4vy, Inc's payment orchestration platform (POP) technology will power Woolworths Group's Wpay payment platform to accelerate the company's product development and innovation agenda. 

This partnership will make it easy for Wpay to deploy and manage payment complexities and offer advanced payment optionality to Woolworths brands and other Wpay merchants in Australia.

October 2022

Klarna has expanded its partnership with Boohoo Group PLC,

Klarna has expanded its partnership with Boohoo Group PLC, one of the fastest growing international online retailers, to bring ‘Pay in 3’ to Boohoo’s online shoppers in Ireland.

Through this partnership, Irish online shoppers at Boohoo Group’s brands, including boohooboohooMAN.comPrettyLittleThing.comdorothy perkins and Nasty Gal, will now have the option to split any purchase into three interest-free instalments and enjoy a smoother shopping experience online.

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October 2022

Cardstream selects Nuapay to launch its pay now and pay in instalments with open banking for online merchants. 

The partnership enables Cardstream’s open payment network of white label partners, including ISO and ISV resellers, to offer Nuapay’s collection services and instant open banking payment services to customers in 28 EU and UK markets.

Additionally, Cardstream’s merchant user base can use Nuapay’s Account2Account (A2A) payment services, which are accessible through all existing integration methods, as well as ecommerce platforms, such as Magento and WooCommerce, to enable Pay Now and Pay In Instalments. 

October 2022

Token, and Computop have joined forces to answer the growing demand for Open Banking payments in Europe. 

Using Token’s Open Banking connectivity and platform, Computop enables account-to-account (A2A) payments for eCommerce merchants, whitelabel partners and resellers using its Paygate platform.

Token powering A2A payments for Computop’s Paygate platform; enhancing the checkout experience with improved security, faster settlement, reduced costs and no chargebacks.

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Relai 🇪🇺 the Swiss bitcoin app, announces its partnership with Checkout.com

The move makes Relai 🇪🇺 the first – and only – bitcoin company to offer instant transactions through a wallet that’s entirely owned by the customer.

The partnership means that Relai users will be now able to buy bitcoin via VisaMastercardApple Pay in real time. This also means that all payments to and from Relai will take seconds rather than the one-to-four days working days of traditional bank transfers. 

October 2022

Online Bank N26 to Offer Crypto Through Bitpanda's Trading Product

Online Bank N26 to Offer Crypto Through Bitpanda's Trading Product. Austrian N26 customers will be the first to have access to around 100 cryptocurrencies via the bank’s app with more to follow in the coming months.

Customers will be able to trade almost 200 cryptocurrencies on N26 Crypto using money from their N26 account. The product will first be available progressively to customers in Austria before gradually rolling out to other markets over the next six months.

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Visa has joined forces with Singapore-based global payments company Thunes 

Visa has joined forces with Singapore-based global payments company Thunes to launch a cross-border send-to-wallet capability for small businesses and consumers.

Under the partnership, the Thunes’ B2B payments platform will connect to Visa Direct adding a cross-border send-to-wallet capability to 78 digital wallet providers.

The collaboration expands Visa Direct’s reach to nearly seven billion endpoints, including more than three billion cards, over two billion accounts and 1.5 billion digital wallets.

October 2022

Currencycloud has become the preferred foreign exchange (FX) partner for fintech infrastructure platform, Integrated Finance.

Currencycloud, the experts in simplifying business in a multi-currency world, has become a preferred FX partner for Integrated Finance, the London-based Fintech infrastructure platform that helps businesses build, expand and manage the financial infrastructure, delivering easily integrate FX products for existing payment platforms.

Partnering up with Currencycloud and building on their infrastructure-as-a-service will allow Integrated Finance to offer their fintech customers access to Currencycloud benefits, enabling them to build cross-border payments and FX functionality into their platforms in a quick and easy manner.

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October 2022

Primer and Coinbase have announced a strategic integration

Primer, the world's first automation platform for payments and commerce, and Coinbase have announced a strategic integration that allows merchants in markets across the globe to add crypto as a standard method of payment at checkout.

Coinbase Commerce, Coinbase's platform to help merchants accept cryptocurrency payments, can be added to Primer's Universal Checkout with clicks, not code. 

This means merchants using Primer can now add crypto payments easily and quickly to their checkout page, which is critical given that 40% of global consumers say they plan to use cryptocurrency to make a payment within the next year.

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October 2022

Firi has expanded into Denmark with the help of Neonomics

Firi, one of the Nordic’s largest crypto-currency exchanges has expanded into Denmark with the help of Neonomics.

 

Neonomics has established a strong base in the country with several large customers across different industries validating the security and cost-effectiveness of open banking powered payments and data services, with the two companies working together for.

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October 2022

Global Processing Services (“GPS”), announced it is partnering with Featurespace

Global Processing Services (“GPS”), announced it is partnering with Featurespace to create a market leading issuer processing fraud mitigation solution.

 

GPS will incorporate Featurespace’s industry leading ARIC™ Risk Hub into its suite of fraud and risk management services globally. ARIC Risk Hub will further strengthen GPS’ fraud technology by improving fraud detection rates by over 70%, reducing false positives by 80%, and addressing fraudulent activity in real-time.

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October 2022

Lemonway and Xbaht money transfer are onboarding Ripple Net to tap its increasingly popular blockchain solution for cross-border payments and settlement.

Paris-based payment provider Lemonway and Swedish money transfer provider Xbaht money transfer are onboarding Ripple Net to tap its increasingly popular blockchain solution for cross-border payments and settlement.

 

The partnership with its new customers means things are shifting for Ripple’s business across Europe into a higher gear. This partnership will make it easier for consumers and businesses in France and Sweden to make real-time payments across borders powered by Ripple’s financial technology, RippleNet.

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October 2022

CLOWD9 launches world’s first payments processing platform

UK-based CLOWD9 has launched the world’s first cloud-native, cloud certified, decentralised, payments processing platform.

CLOWD9 is an enabler for banks and FinTechs, providing them with unrivalled controls, functionality and data with global coverage by design.

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October 2022

Adyen partners Tink for open banking payments.

Adyen partners Tink for open banking payments. Adyen will tap Tink’s payment initiation technology to enable businesses to access account-to-account payments, beginning in the UK with more markets to follow in 2023.

The agreement builds on a partnership Adyen and Tink already have for Account Check technology, that lets Adyen’s customers instantly verify account ownership to streamline payouts. 

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