Thursday, May 25, 2017
PAYMENTS & REMITTANCES

PAYMENTS & REMITTANCES

Yandex.Money ties up with Android Pay

Yandex.Money, the largest online payment service in Russia, brings its users a new method of contactless payments via Android Pay. Read more: www.finextra.com

Apple Pay can accept ‘unlimited’ payments

Apple Pay announced that in the UK, merchants can now accept unlimited value payments. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Smartphones: Payments’ biggest innovators

Western Union President shares a day in the life as leader of one of the largest global P2P money transfer networks. Read more: www.pymnts.com

TransferWise launches multicurrency account

TransferWise is introducing a new foreign exchange account in its first step into financial services. Read more: www.bloomberg.com

Citigroup to tap Nasdaq for blockchain payment technology

Citigroup and Nasdaq are partnering to match up the blockchain with real money. Read more: www.wsj.com

BravoSolution talks einvoice trends and compliance

BravoSolution discusses new trends in eInvoicing and compliance as the topic shifts from digitisation to a more holistic approach. Read more: www.pymnts.com

PSD2 is fast approaching. Don’t bury your head in the sand

Market feedback suggests that many financial institutions are still in the ‘reflection’ phase. Read more: www.finextra.com

World Remit’s US business is growing 250% a year

WorldRemit said it is now facilitating more than 600,000 transactions a month, from over 50 countries to 140+ destinations. Read more: fintechranking.com

Telr picks up $3m for emerging markets payments gateway

Payments gateway startups Telr has picked up $3m in a Series B round led by Innovation East Funds. Read more: fintech.global

P2P payments app Verse pockets $20.5m to expand overseas

European peer-to-peer (P2P) payments app Verse has pocketed a $20.5m Series B round led by Spark Capital. Read more: fintech.global