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Kyash raises $14 million for cashless Japan push

Japanese payments app and putative challenger bank Kyash has raised $14 million in a Series B funding round co-led by Mitsubishi UFJ and Goodwater Capital, the VC firm that recently...
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What we heard at EBAday 2019

As one of the leading payments conferences in Europe, EBAday is a great forum to gauge industry sentiment on a number of challenges and opportunities taking place in the rapidly changing...
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Congress sends cease and desist plea to Facebook over crypto plans

Congressional lawmakers have called on Facebook to cease work on its proposed cryptocurrency, citing the social media giant's recent travails over privacy issues as a glaring threat to the functioning...
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Cybercrooks look to cash in on Facebook's digital currency

Cyber-scammers are scrambling to take advantage of Facebook's upcoming digital currency and wallet, registering domains related to Libra and Calibra in the hope of drawing in unsuspecting victims investigating the...
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G20 Pivots Towards AI and the Digital Economy

At last weekend's G20 summit, global leaders focused on the digital economy and artificial intelligence.  Their policy priorities seek to accelerate the penetration of these technologies into the global economy.  The...
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Mitigram raises USD 10.7 mln to facilitate trade finance risks

(The Paypers) Norway-based trade finance company  Mitigram has secured USD 10,7 million in funding with lead investor Sampo , through its wholly owned subsidiary Mandatum Life. Original link
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Splitit partners with Australia-based retailer Kogan

(The Paypers) Kogan has announced it will be the first Australia-based retailer to offer an instalment payment option from the US-based provider  Splitit . Original link
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Polish payment system Blik to be available on Netflix, Uber

(The Paypers) Polish Payment Standard (PPS) representatives have announced that Netflix, Uber, and other companies will soon accept payments using the Polish payment system Blik. Original link
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SoftBank rolls out USD 800 million investment in SCF company Greensill

(The Paypers) SoftBank Vision Fund has invested USD 800 mln in UK-based working capital finance company Greensill in a deal that values the company at USD 3.5 bln. Original link
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CITCON announces European expansion

(The Paypers) CITCON has announced its European expansion to offer European merchants a cross-border commerce solution for Chinese travellers. Original link
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Corporate treasurers in EMEA are looking beyond their banks for innovation

(The Paypers) New research from Finastra has revealed that the market dominance of banks in the delivery of corporate treasury services is under threat from non-bank market entrants. Original link
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UnionPay sings new agreement with Banca Sella

(The Paypers) UnionPay has announced that it has signed a new agreement with Banca Sella , an Italy-based bank and card acquirer which has a strong focus on ecommerce merchants. Original...
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Toys 'R' Us launches on eBay

(The Paypers) Toys ‘R’ Us has launched on eBay , adding more than 4,000 items to the marketplace, as part of its omnichannel strategy. Original link
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Banco BNI Europa and NDGIT accelerate Open Banking in Europe

(The Paypers) The European challenger bank in Portugal, Banco BNI Europa , has become a strategic customer of NDGIT , provider of API platform for banking and insurance in Europe. Original...
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MYPINPAD opens New Zealand office

(The Paypers) MYPINPAD , the global personal authentication solutions provider, has opened a new office in Auckland, New Zealand. Original link
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Corporate treasurers loosening ties to banks

Banks need to up the pace of innovation if they want to keep corporate treasurers onboard, according to research from Finastra, which finds that 70% of corporates believe that a...
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APMs for B2B payments...Buzzword or next big thing?

Despite delivering convenience, speed and a better user experience in the consumer payments market, alternative payment methods (APMs) feature less prominently in the world of B2B transactions. It’s high time this...
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Implementing INGs innovation methodology

Benoit Legrand, CIO, ING, spoke to Hannah Wallace, Finextra at Money 20/20 Europe about how ING are leading the way in innovation and where they are getting their ideas from,...
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The Future of Payments in Europe

With regulations increasingly forcing banks to open up, bigtech and fintechs entering the financial arena and rising customer expectations, there is increasing pressure amongst banks to innovate and provide seamless customer...
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Deutsche Bank hailed a leader in developer experience

Rene W. Keller, Group Head of Innovation and Chief Data Officer, Deutsche Bank, speaks at EBADay 2019 in Stockholm about Deutsche Bank's API strategy, the reason behind the launch and...
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