Kushki, an Ecuador-based fintech, raises $86M to build financial infrastructure in Latam

Just about every week there’s a blockbuster round coming out of South America, but in certain countries such as Ecuador, things have been more hush hush. However, Kushki, a Quito-based fintech, is bringing attention to the region with today’s announcement of a $86 million Series B and a $600 million valuation. “We never thought that we […]

African payments startup Chipper Cash raises $100m

African cross-border payments startup Chipper Cash has raised $100 million in a Series C funding round led by SVB Capital. Deciens Capital, Ribbit Capital, One Way Ventures, 500 Startups, Tribe Capital, Brue2 Ventures, and Jeff Bezo’s personal VC fund joined the round, according to TechCrunch. Founded in San Francisco in 2018 by Ugandan Ham Serunjogi […]

NEC Payments finds a new path to payment security with Netcetera

Bahrain-based NEC Payments needed an ACS offering 3DS 2.0, the latest in payment security protocols. Netcetera rose to the challenge, building them a solution from the ground up. NEC Payments is a rapidly growing digital banking and payment technology company with big plans. Already offering innovative cloud-native banking-as-a-service to Middle East Fintech and technology distribution […]

IXOPAY Partners with Aplauz

Payment Orchestration Embraces Conscious Spending  The industry leading payment orchestration platform, IXOPAY has partnered with Aplauz, the go-to payment method for conscious spending.  The strategic partnership will see IXOPAY and Aplauz provide clients with a payment solution that enables them to make every payment a conscious choice. It is also an opportunity for online merchants […]

Konsentus launches Open Banking Exchange

UK, 5 May 2021:  Konsentus today announced the launch of its open banking international membership programme, Open Banking Exchange.   Open Banking Exchange has been established to leverage the past achievement and know-how of Open Banking Europe (OBE), to enable open banking and open finance around the world.   The European success of OBE generated a global […]

IXOPAY partners with Volt to support open payments in Europe

Volt integration offers IXOPAY merchants access to account-to-account payments across Europe from one connection London, UK, 5 May 2021: Payment orchestration platform IXOPAY and Volt, the leading open payments gateway, today announced a new partnership that will give IXOPAY’s merchant clients another option to accept PSD2-compliant Open Banking payments through its payment orchestration platform. IXOPAY […]

PSD2 – Does it really have an impact on conversion?

PSD2 – Does it really have an impact on conversion?

Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), which PSD2 requires for card payments in e-commerce, is now mandatory. The last transition periods for implementation have expired in many European countries. This is a good time for an assessment.