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25 JULY 2017
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article thumbnail Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Gemalto posts third profit warning
Company hit by problems with SIM and American businesses Read more ...

 
     

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The business of payments funding part 2: Why payments startups fail

A business model that does not scale and an insufficiently differentiated product  are the biggest barriers to success

Banks are increasingly looking to partner with fintechs and payments start-ups on digital initiatives. Linking with agile and innovative new players can offer tremendous capabilities to major banks in solving problems and driving effective modernisation of operations, technology, processes and services.
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  IN THE JULY EDITION OF CARD & PAYMENTS WORLD

INNOVATION: Fintech, AI, blockchain and bank 'dinosaurs'
FINTECH: Death by overfunding – the cautionary tale of Jawbone

RESEARCH: The best place to start a payments business

ACQUISITIONS: Rush of payments buyouts cause protests from shareholders

GLOBAL PAYMENTS REPORT: Emerging Asia drives non-cash transactions
REGULATION:
Alarming ignorance among payment execs about which regulations apply to their company

POS PAYMENTS: Will network plan make terminals redundant?
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 25 July 2017

Pay with reward points trend gathers pace
PayPal and Amazon expand loyalty payment partnerships
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsTuesday, 25 July 2017

Merchant guarantee for credit card payments
Service for online SMEs
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Card & Payments World | News - InterchangeMonday, 24 July 2017

£14bn Mastercard lawsuit rejected
Action would have involved up to 46 million cardholders Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 24 July 2017

£3bn private equity bid for processor
Latest move in payments acquisition rush Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 24 July 2017

Bitcoin becomes victim of own success
The rapid expansion of Bitcoin transactions has caused the blockchain system underpinning it to become overloaded. The currency’s continued success depends on how the Bitcoin community addresses the issue. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 21 July 2017

Ingenico ramps up tech transformation
Major acquisition of payments company Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 21 July 2017

Yoyo Wallet raises £12m
Funding to help expansion across Europe
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 21 July 2017

Ex-Barclays chief warns of potential for a ‘Kodak moment'
Banks urged to embrace fintech solutions
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 20 July 2017

EU directive banning card fees may include prepaid cards
UK extends ruling to Amex and PayPal Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 19 July 2017

GDPR privacy demands will strangle marketing
Lawyers give stark warning Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 18 July 2017

PayPal closes bill payments acquisition
Purchase will expand offering to under-served customers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 18 July 2017

Banks and payments companies buy into fintech
Latest global payments acquisitions and partnerships

The news this month of the acquisitions by Worldpay of Venmo and Monitise by Fiserv are the latest illustration of the increasing trend for payments companies and banks to buy or take stakes in payments fintechs. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 17 July 2017

Cashplus achieves sixth consecutive year of growth
Fintech makes £5.6m profit Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 17 July 2017

Mastercard and Visa lose share to UnionPay
- A billion new cards issued in just one year
- Ant Financial makes new global expansion moves Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - TransitFriday, 14 July 2017

National open loop transit payments in India
Solution will integrate banking systems

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Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Yoyo Wallet raises £12m
Friday, 21 July 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Restaurant rewards with Apple Wallet
Thursday, 29 June 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Restaurant rewards with Apple Wallet
Thursday, 29 June 2017

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 25 July 2017

Pay with reward points trend gathers pace
PayPal and Amazon expand loyalty payment partnerships
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsTuesday, 25 July 2017

Merchant guarantee for credit card payments
Service for online SMEs
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - InterchangeMonday, 24 July 2017

£14bn Mastercard lawsuit rejected
Action would have involved up to 46 million cardholders Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 24 July 2017

£3bn private equity bid for processor
Latest move in payments acquisition rush Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 24 July 2017

Bitcoin becomes victim of own success
The rapid expansion of Bitcoin transactions has caused the blockchain system underpinning it to become overloaded. The currency’s continued success depends on how the Bitcoin community addresses the issue. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 21 July 2017

Ingenico ramps up tech transformation
Major acquisition of payments company Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 21 July 2017

Yoyo Wallet raises £12m
Funding to help expansion across Europe
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 21 July 2017

Ex-Barclays chief warns of potential for a ‘Kodak moment'
Banks urged to embrace fintech solutions
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 20 July 2017

EU directive banning card fees may include prepaid cards
UK extends ruling to Amex and PayPal Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 19 July 2017

GDPR privacy demands will strangle marketing
Lawyers give stark warning Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 18 July 2017

PayPal closes bill payments acquisition
Purchase will expand offering to under-served customers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 18 July 2017

Banks and payments companies buy into fintech
Latest global payments acquisitions and partnerships

The news this month of the acquisitions by Worldpay of Venmo and Monitise by Fiserv are the latest illustration of the increasing trend for payments companies and banks to buy or take stakes in payments fintechs. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 17 July 2017

Cashplus achieves sixth consecutive year of growth
Fintech makes £5.6m profit Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 17 July 2017

Mastercard and Visa lose share to UnionPay
- A billion new cards issued in just one year
- Ant Financial makes new global expansion moves Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - TransitFriday, 14 July 2017

National open loop transit payments in India
Solution will integrate banking systems

Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 14 July 2017

Card giants plan to remove need for merchant terminals
New software standard by end of year to enable PIN authentication via smartphones Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 13 July 2017

Emerging Asia drives biggest non-cash increase in 10 years
- China overtakes Brazil to become third largest non-cash payments market
- Three countries achieve double-digit growth
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 13 July 2017

Over half financial services firms implement blockchain
Rollouts fuel demand for specialist skills Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 12 July 2017

Comment: The cautionary tale of Jawbone
The demise of tech darling Jawbone – the fitness band provider that at one time had a valuation of over £3bn - provides a cautionary tale for fintech start-ups.
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Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 12 July 2017

New Swiss fintech rules come into force
Firms to be regulated on risk potential Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 11 July 2017

New API for UK bank data sharing
Platform to go live next year Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 11 July 2017

Money 20/20 Europe round up
- Fintech, artificial intelligence, blockchain – and dinosaurs
- Established players acquire to avoid being marginalised by nimble new competitors
- Strong Asia influence at event
- Making an example of Mastercard
- What will Artificial Intelligence be used for?
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 10 July 2017

Shareholders protest at Worldpay takeover
‘Miserly’ offer for processing giant Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 10 July 2017

WeChat strikes Europe POS payments partnership
European retailers can target over 938 million WeChat and Weixin users Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 10 July 2017

Research latest: Execs ignorant of which regulations apply to their company
- Consumers prefer transaction security to speed
- Brits are most prolific digital banking users
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 07 July 2017

Tesco revamp plus deals with Uber and OTA
23-year-old loyalty programme goes contactless
Tesco Clubcard has achieved a significant double by clinching partnership deals with both Uber and OTA Booking.com.Both deals are part of a much needed refresh of its 23-year-old loyalty programme, and includes using contactless technology, making it no longer necessary to have two POS devices at Tesco tills. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 07 July 2017

Massive CNP jump in annual payments fraud figures
UK and France show greatest losses: Poland and Sweden are biggest risers
FICO has released its annual interactive map of European card fraud, which shows that card fraud losses for 19 European countries hit approximately €1.8 billion, a new high. The biggest jump Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 29 June 2017

Restaurant rewards with Apple Wallet
Partnership with cloud-phased platform provider Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 22 June 2017

Asia the best place to start a payment business
Europe moves up payment innovation rankings to second Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 22 June 2017

Leumi Card uses AI to fight fraud
Platform flags abnormal behaviour Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 21 June 2017

76 held in international eCommerce fraud crackdown
Arrests linked to 20,000 fraudulent transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 21 June 2017

Shareholders criticise Monitise sale
Once high-flying m-payments company sold for just £70m Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 19 June 2017

PSD2 and Instant Payments to cut card volumes
Declining card revenues will force banks to offer new online payment methods Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 16 June 2017

Plan for standard API for third party bank account access
Banks and processor group proposes solution to contentious PSD2 X2SA issue Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 15 June 2017

Google streamlines payments with new API
New Android Pay features also enable targeted merchant offers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 14 June 2017

Bink adds Iceland to retail partners
Three year agreement for Payment Linked Loyalty platform  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 13 June 2017

No respite from payments cyberattacks
Email and account takeover are biggest threats Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 12 June 2017

Payments funding: Latest global investments
Major moves in India, Thailand, Ireland and Australia Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 09 June 2017

Fivefold increase in Indian payment card shipments
Global card numbers up by 4% Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 09 June 2017

Blockchain case study: Disberse charity payments
- Founded in September 2016 by Ben Joakim
- Based in Cardiff, Wales
- Blockchain-based humanitarian aid funds distribution platform
- Pilot projects in Swaziland, Uganda and the Philippines Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 09 June 2017

JCB strikes Europe acquiring deal
Partnership with e-commerce specialist Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 08 June 2017

Less than half PSPs can comply with PSD2
Only 12% know when regulation becomes active Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 07 June 2017

UK retains FinTech dominance
Germany also makes strong showing in FinTech50 start-ups list
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Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 06 June 2017

Independent payment gateways link up
UK pair partner to offer wider range of services
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 05 June 2017

LG finally launches its m-payments app
Four issuers initially support payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 05 June 2017

1.3 billion increase in global EMV cards
Chip card adoption doubles in US Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsFriday, 02 June 2017

Yandex provides payments via chatbots
eCommerce service for Russian users Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 02 June 2017

Spain accelerates blockchain initiatives
Multi sector DLT platform set up following launch of bank consortium Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 30 May 2017

Debit cards poised to overtake cash in 2018
Change to come three years earlier than expected Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 30 May 2017

Infineon launches ‘post quantum cryptography’ security
Defence against quantum computing potential to defeat current encryption methods Read more ...

 
     
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