Global Payments & Transfers Insights

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Editor's picks: Fintech and the cloud

18th August 2017

Company: bobsguide
“Before too long we won’t be using the term ‘in-memory computing’, in-memory computing will just be called computing”: Abe Kleinfeld interview Alex Hammond, Managing Editor, bobsguide In an exclusive interview to bobsguide, the president and CEO of GridGain Systems explains why the speed and scale capabilities of... read more
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“The biggest opportunity for e-commerce is overseas”: Daniel Mayhew, UK Country Manager, Payoneer

10th August 2017

Company: bobsguide
Daniel Mayhew is the UK Country Manager at Payoneer, a financial services provider that provides simple online money transfers and e-commerce payment services. The company is currently headquartered in New York, with a new office that recently opened in London. Mayhew understands that whether you work for a corporate business or you’re a... read more
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Market developments in the global remittances industry

8th August 2017

Paresh Davdra, CEO and Co-Founder of Xendpay The blueprint of the global economy and trans-national trade works in a clear cut pattern, which we have been familiar with, right from the emergence of the silk route to the now resurrecting ‘One Road One Belt’ initiative. The pattern that historically stands out here is the transfer of... read more
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Are traditional hubs a good fit for instant payments?

3rd August 2017

Company: Icon Solutions
Any mention of payments and multiple schemes, and the gurus are quick to respond with an “industry leader payments hub” as your go-to solution. These hubs are ‘centralized payments platforms’ which provide a unified view of payments activity and business. What they fail to mention is that these systems were built for... read more
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Saxo Payments CEO interview: Cross border payments developments for merchants

3rd August 2017

Company: bobsguide
bobsguide sat down with Anders La Cour, CEO of Saxo Payments, to discuss the key takeaways from the company's latest whitepaper Cross Border Payments for Cross Border Merchants – An Internationally ‘Local’ Future, which was published at Money20/20 Europe.   What were the key takeaways from the report for... read more
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Blockchain explained: Four benefits for businesses

2nd August 2017

In 2009, a little-known currency entered the market. If you had bought one thousand of them at this time, you would have had to hunt around for about £4.16 of change in your sofa. Purchase one thousand today, and your credit card will take a hit of over £2m. This phenomenon? Bitcoin. Bitcoin has become the buzzword of 2017, alongside... read more
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Embracing biometrics to prepare for GDPR

2nd August 2017

Protecting customer’s data privacy is critical for organisations of all sizes and in all industries – but even more so when and where it’s mandated by law. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is approaching quickly; with the deadline less than a year away, it’s time to think about what complying looks like. ... read more
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Taking care of business: The US approach to Real Time payments

31st July 2017

Company: Icon Solutions
The US has always been more business-friendly than the Old World, and New York is peppered with temples to industry built by 19th century tycoons such as John D. Rockefeller and J. P. Morgan. Appropriate then that The Clearing House (TCH) in New York should be designing their real time payments system primarily for the use of businesses and... read more
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Powering the 'one-to-many' payments ecosystem

28th July 2017

Company: bobsguide
Bobsguide recently spoke to Carla Erlick, SVP Business Development at Paysafe, about integrated payments, and the crucial role they play in supporting business growth What are integrated payments? Integrated payments are the invisible force that underpin the one-to-many payments ecosystem; they allow Value Added Resellers (VARs),... read more
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How payments and credit will become contextual and invisible: Raj Kamal interview

27th July 2017

Company: bobsguide
Raj Kamal is the Global Head of Strategy and Credit at PayU, the fintech arm of technology powerhouse Naspers. Kamal is responsible for leading business acquisitions and evaluating investments across the payments, digital banking and blockchain sectors. bobsguide sat down with Raj to discuss why building strategic partnerships is key to future... read more