Visa Checkout is set to simplify the online checkout process for users and thereby reduce or eliminate abandoned checkouts
Funding Circle, the London-based online P2P marketplace that facilitates business lending to SMEs, announced it has raised $65 million in a Series D funding round led by Index Ventures with participation from existing investors
Social media messaging service Snapchat has been brought into the payments arena following two trademark filings seeking to brand a mobile payments initiative
NXT-ID, the creator of Wocket, the digitised physical replacement for traditional wallets, has announced that it will manufacture in the US at a time when “most tech companies [are] manufacturing overseas for reasons of economy”
Payments processor, The Members Group, has introduced a payments application for Google Glass that allows consumers to make purchases with a swipe of the touch pad on the eyewear frames
KCB Bank and Safaricom have announced a strategic partnership that is expected to reshape how millions of consumers in Kenya access financial and telecommunication services in the East African country
Two new series of executive research reports covering the credit and debit cards markets.
Each databank is available by region – Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, Latin America, North America, Middle East and Western Europe.
Published throughout July 2014
Risk is not a Number -
The impact of UK banking standards around the world
Thursday 21 August, 10am BST
Author, Commonsense Risk Management, published by Lafferty Group