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Raisin Bank Breaks Into the Payments Industry with Acquisition from Bankhaus August Lenz

Raisin Bank Breaks Into the Payments Industry with Acquisition from Bankhaus August Lenz

In a Nutshell: Raisin Bank is not only a fronting and service bank with a full banking license but also a wholly owned subsidiary of fintech Raisin. Raisin runs online savings and investments platforms through which retail customers can conclude savings products with banks from Europe and the USA. Raisin Bank is the only cloud bank operating in Germany that has access throughout the EU, and has expanded its capabilities after recently acquiring the payments division of Bankhaus August... read more »

Walletmor Payment Microchip Implants Bring Convenience to Contactless Checkout Experiences<strong>&nbsp;</strong>

Walletmor Payment Microchip Implants Bring Convenience to Contactless Checkout Experiences 

In a Nutshell: Walletmor brings 22nd-century technology to the present day with its implant technology that brings contactless payments and expanded NFC (near-field communication) utility to – quite literally – the palm of your hand. The company provides implants embedded with an NFC chip that you surgically insert into your hand. The chips meet the highest health and safety standards required wherever they are available. The chips are linked to an app on your phone. The app sends... read more »

HyperPay Innovations Aim to Shape the Future of Cashless Payments in the MENA Region

HyperPay Innovations Aim to Shape the Future of Cashless Payments in the MENA Region

In a Nutshell: HyperPay has been processing cashless payments for online merchants in the MENA (Middle East, Northern Africa) region since 2014. The company handles multiple transactions, including payments, expansions, risk, and results tracking, within a single, security-oriented platform. HyperPay recently received funding from payment industry giant Mastercard to help expand its services. Now the company plans to identify the most effective way to enter other Middle Eastern and... read more »

C2FO Launches CashFlow+ Card to Help Businesses Earn Rewards For Getting Invoices Paid Faster

C2FO Launches CashFlow+ Card to Help Businesses Earn Rewards For Getting Invoices Paid Faster

In a Nutshell: C2FO is the world's largest working capital platform that helps companies collaborate with their suppliers and customers to improve cash flow by determining the best time and terms for payments. The company offers two main products, the early payment program and the newly released CashFlow+™ Card — both of which provide companies, their suppliers and their customers with more control and flexibility over working capital. Accelerated funds enable businesses to grow at... read more »

REPAY: Digital Payment Solutions That Enhance Credit Union Platforms and Enable B2B Virtual Card Transactions

REPAY: Digital Payment Solutions That Enhance Credit Union Platforms and Enable B2B Virtual Card Transactions

In a Nutshell: Small businesses and credit unions often don't find the solutions they need with corporate digital payment providers. REPAY makes its real-time omnichannel card solutions more accessible to businesses and organizations so they can make and accept payments and serve more customers. The platform integrates inbound acceptance of payments and outbound B2B virtual card payments with existing accounting and management software. That means REPAY gives businesses even more... read more »

DailyPay Allows Employers to Provide Instant, Transparent Payments to Their Workers

DailyPay Allows Employers to Provide Instant, Transparent Payments to Their Workers

In a Nutshell: Millions of American hourly workers have to wait between paychecks to receive the money they have earned. DailyPay changes that by offering workers access to their wages as soon as they are earned. Workers can take out funds instantly for a fee of just $2.99 to pay bills and avoid late or overdraft fees. The platform also provides businesses with automated solutions to facilitate instant payments, leading to increased transparency and productivity. Living paycheck to... read more »

VizyPay Empowers Small Businesses Through Simplified, Transparent Payment Processing Solutions

VizyPay Empowers Small Businesses Through Simplified, Transparent Payment Processing Solutions

In a Nutshell: Inexperienced small businesses can often be subject to hidden fees and billing expenses when processing their customers’ credit card payments. VizyPay gives businesses — especially those in small towns and rural areas — a chance to maximize their operating potential and reduce unnecessary expenditures through simplified credit card payment strategies. Clients can choose from several options depending on their particular needs. Businesses in rural communities... read more »

Entrust Delivers on Card Issuance and Digital Protection Following The Great Payments Disruption

Entrust Delivers on Card Issuance and Digital Protection Following The Great Payments Disruption

In a Nutshell: Entrust is a leading force in providing technologies to establish trusted identities and conduct highly secure transactions. That includes software and hardware for issuing financial cards, e-passport production, and user authentication. In a recent report titled “The Great Payments Disruption,” Entrust addressed how several digital factors are shaking up the traditional payment standards and suggests ways to reduce unwanted friction and how to adapt to these... read more »

PAAY Enables Merchants to Safeguard Payments Through Its Advanced 3-D Secure Authentication

PAAY Enables Merchants to Safeguard Payments Through Its Advanced 3-D Secure Authentication

In a Nutshell: Digitalization of payment processing has seen an increased wave of payment fraud in recent years. While this has led to stricter security protocols, it has also made payments systems more frustrating for customers and merchants alike. PAAY’s 3-D Secure authentication not only shields merchants from chargeback risks, but also makes the customer purchasing experience run faster and with less friction. When it comes to digital payment authorization for card-not-present... read more »

Revuto Virtual Debit Cards Give Users and Businesses Greater Control Over Subscription Payments

Revuto Virtual Debit Cards Give Users and Businesses Greater Control Over Subscription Payments

In a Nutshell: For those plagued by the over-saturation of subscription services like Netflix and others, Revuto presents a solution for managing expenses. People who wish to use subscriptions on a limited basis or pause their accounts when needed can take advantage of Revuto’s unique capabilities. The company’s benefits can currently only be used in regions outside the United States, but Revuto expects to enter the US market in the near future. Over the last decade or so,... read more »

Dwolla Offers Real-Time Payments and Open-Banking Enabled Products Through Its Innovative Platform

Dwolla Offers Real-Time Payments and Open-Banking Enabled Products Through Its Innovative Platform

In a Nutshell: The Dwolla payments platform aims to cut out all intermediaries to easily send funds between accounts with no credit card fees. Dwolla uses account-to-account payment technology to help drive the open banking initiatives in the US for connected, fast, and safe payment solutions. Clients can send and receive funds from any payment account that can settle in real-time. Dwolla has grown substantially as a payments platform since its national launch in 2010, but its... read more »

Contour&#8217;s Decentralized Network Streamlines Global Trade Finance by Digitizing Letters of Credit

Contour’s Decentralized Network Streamlines Global Trade Finance by Digitizing Letters of Credit

In a Nutshell: The $18 trillion-plus global trade market is one of the last holdouts to digital transformation in the financial system. But paper-based letters of credit that protect international transactions sometimes take weeks to process. Contour digitizes letters of credit through its decentralized network based on distributed ledger technology, saving time and money while ensuring all parties stay in sync. Contour makes global trade more efficient, opening up opportunities for... read more »

Helcim Supports Small and Medium Businesses with its Affordable, Transparent Payment Solutions

Helcim Supports Small and Medium Businesses with its Affordable, Transparent Payment Solutions

In a Nutshell: Helcim helps small and medium sized businesses navigate payment processing in a transparent and honest way. Businesses can accept payments in person, online, over the phone, or through invoices without any further hassle. Customer service is a priority for Helcim, and the company invests in five-star service every step of the way. Helcim offers all of this through an affordable, transparent rate available to everyone, no matter how small your business. The Covid-19... read more »

Fiserv CardHub: A Seamless Card Management Platform That Helps Issuers Compete for Customers

Fiserv CardHub: A Seamless Card Management Platform That Helps Issuers Compete for Customers

In a Nutshell: Thousands of clients count on Fiserv for payment processing technology and services that anticipate market trends. Fiserv continues that commitment with CardHub, a platform for card issuers that enables consumers to seamlessly access, use, and manage their credit and debit cards. CardHub is suitable for issuers of all sizes and offers scalable, future-focused technology to help clients claim more market share. As digital transactions become more ubiquitous worldwide,... read more »

Maroo Streamlines Wedding Planning and Offers Payment Flexibility That Benefits Couples and Vendors

Maroo Streamlines Wedding Planning and Offers Payment Flexibility That Benefits Couples and Vendors

In a Nutshell: Getting married should be a memorable experience, but organizing and paying for vendors often causes stress for couples. Maroo reduces that stress by providing a unified solution for managing and paying wedding costs. The platform enables wedding businesses to include buy now, pay later (BNPL) features to win more business. It also modernizes wedding planning by making payments more predictable and less burdensome for couples. Wedding planning has always been a... read more »

SoftPoint POS Simplifies Credit Card Payments for SMBs Without Disrupting Legacy Systems

SoftPoint POS Simplifies Credit Card Payments for SMBs Without Disrupting Legacy Systems

In a Nutshell: Many hospitality businesses want to modernize their EMV payment infrastructure without converting their legacy systems. SoftPoint point-of-sale systems simplify that process by allowing clients to accept a wide variety of payment types alongside credit cards. SoftPoint technology also offers simplified ordering tools for restaurants that save customers and staff time. Restaurants that leverage SoftPoint solutions can also help their employees earn more tips by using a... read more »

Clearing The Confusion About Buy Now, Pay Later &#038; Credit Reporting

Clearing The Confusion About Buy Now, Pay Later & Credit Reporting

In late 2021, Equifax issued a press release indicating it would be the first of the credit bureaus to allow Buy Now, Pay Later accounts to be added to its credit reports. That set off a flurry of articles by bloggers and reputable websites seeking to capitalize on the news regarding this relatively new method of payment.  Unfortunately, many of the articles published before and after the Equifax release contain factual errors and assumptions about Buy Now, Pay Later and their... read more »

How to Pay Your Credit Card Bill in 2022

How to Pay Your Credit Card Bill in 2022

After using your credit card to make a purchase or to withdraw cash, you will need to make at least the minimum requested payment in about 30 days to keep the account in good standing.  The fastest way to pay your bill is online or in person. You won't have to wait on the phone and go through the recorded prompts or speak to a customer service agent, both of which can take a long time.  Payment Information For Every Major Card Issuer You have several payment options... read more »

Primer Payments Automation Helps Merchants Manage Multiple Providers and Optimize Card Experiences

Primer Payments Automation Helps Merchants Manage Multiple Providers and Optimize Card Experiences

In a Nutshell: Digital transformation in financial services has led to an explosion of innovation in the payments industry. But until fast-growing Primer arrived in 2020, taking advantage of it was a challenge for merchants. Primer manages multiple providers and services on a single platform, enabling merchants to build custom payment flows and maintain a unified checkout for customers. Plus, actionable data generated by the secure Primer platform helps merchants choose the best... read more »

BigTime Software Provides Convenient Credit Card Processing Solutions and Project Management Tools

BigTime Software Provides Convenient Credit Card Processing Solutions and Project Management Tools

In a Nutshell: BigTime software allows firms to easily invoice their customers and quickly collect digital credit card payments. Consumers can click on a branded online payment link on BigTime invoices, and entrepreneurs can embed a payment portal on their websites. The software includes internal time tracking tools that offer visibility into project profitability, allowing firms to spend time and money more effectively. BigTime aims to create a streamlined process and a professional... read more »

The Strawhecker Group: Data and Market Intelligence Drive Insights In the Card Payments Acceptance Industry

The Strawhecker Group: Data and Market Intelligence Drive Insights In the Card Payments Acceptance Industry

In a Nutshell: The competition and shifting roles in the card payments industry has put a premium on data agility. That's why thousands of payments companies, financial institutions, investment entities, and software providers turn to The Strawhecker Group for advisory services, research, and analytics that lead to better execution. The Strawhecker Group's industry-leading AIM and GEM benchmarking platforms make merchant acquiring and gateway performance data accessible and actionable... read more »

TrueCommerce Nexternal Platform Simplifies Ordering, Mobile POS, and Card Processing For B2B and B2C Clients

TrueCommerce Nexternal Platform Simplifies Ordering, Mobile POS, and Card Processing For B2B and B2C Clients

In a Nutshell: The Nexternal Platform from TrueCommerce connects merchants with both their B2B and B2C customers in a single platform. Rather than doubling their workloads, merchants can use this modern platform to handle their ordering, mobile POS transactions, and card processing needs. Though other companies seek to improve their B2B purchasing experiences amid the pandemic, Nexternal has been operational for years, helping give merchants peace of mind in choosing TrueCommerce over... read more »

Global Payments Card Issuing Solutions Help Financial Institutions, Neobanks, Fintechs, and Retailers Deliver Better Customer Experiences

Global Payments Card Issuing Solutions Help Financial Institutions, Neobanks, Fintechs, and Retailers Deliver Better Customer Experiences

In a Nutshell: Global Payments delivers omnichannel payment integrations to merchants of all sizes. It also provides cloud-based card issuing solutions to banks, neobanks, fintechs, startups, and retailers looking to drive engagement and improve the customer experience. Now, partnering with Amazon Web Services, Global Payments provides a cloud-based issuer technology platform to expand its reach and delivery more flexibility in financial services. As cards and payments keep... read more »

Splitit Lets Consumers Use Existing Credit Instead of New Financing For Installment Payments at No Extra Cost

Splitit Lets Consumers Use Existing Credit Instead of New Financing For Installment Payments at No Extra Cost

In a Nutshell: Consumers and merchants both see the benefits of buy now, pay later purchasing. But most installment models require an application for new financing at the point of sale, which adds friction and can impact the shopper's credit score. Splitit takes an entirely different approach, letting customers use a card that's already in their wallet to pay for purchases over time without adding interest or fees. And because it uses existing credit accounts, Splitit lets shoppers... read more »

Comparing Buy Now Pay Later Services vs. Credit Cards

Comparing Buy Now Pay Later Services vs. Credit Cards

Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) sounds simple: You get what you want now. You pay for it later. Great! Right? Well, maybe. The answer isn't as simple as the concept. If you're thinking about using a BNPL service — or maybe you already have -- you may have some questions. And we have the answers. What Is BNPL? BNPL is a short-term financing arrangement that allows you to split a purchase price into multiple payments known as installments. The first installment is typically due... read more »