Tag : COVID-19

The Evolution of Payments Technology
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The Evolution of Payments Technology

Roy Aston
For years, many companies have spoken about becoming more digital, transforming their business, and reducing waste, but always in the context of those journeys being multi-year projects. But 2020 proved to be a year of rapid acceleration of these plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses were unexpectedly forced into a......
A Humanitarian Partnership in Times of COVID
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A humanitarian Partnership in Times of COVID

Fintech News Desk
In Burkina Faso, the Islamic Development Bank and Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development – the bank’s poverty alleviation arm joined hands with Light for The World to get immediate help to the communities hit hardest by the COVID-19 crisis The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the lives of billions, and it......
Verifly Digital Wallet to be Used at US Gymnastics Championships to Track COVID Safety Requirements
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Verifly Digital Wallet to be Used at US Gymnastics Championships to Track COVID Safety Requirements

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Daon and USA Gymnastics announced that VeriFLY™ – the world’s first widely adopted digital wallet created to help travelers and event attendees safely meet COVID-19 requirements – will be used at USA Gymnastics’ U.S. Championships scheduled for June 3-6 in Forth Worth, Texas. In a continued effort to create a safe and healthy environment for all event participants,......
Covid-19 Spending Habits – Has The Pandemic Caused An Increase In Acquirer Fraud?
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Covid-19 Spending Habits – Has The Pandemic Caused An Increase In Acquirer Fraud?

Justyna Bialobrzeska
As the Covid-19 virus started to spread around the globe and a sharp economic downturn became apparent in many sectors, acquirers, and the financial institutions who maintain merchant accounts in order to accept card payments, faced a decline in the number of transactions being processed through their systems, and therefore......
Four Small Business Lending Predictions for 2021 Year
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Four Small Business Lending Predictions for 2021

Jorge Sun
As we come to the close of a tumultuous year, the fintech industry is looking ahead to new policies and technologies to help power a recovery in 2021. A key part of recovery is focusing on the survival of small businesses, which are looking to lenders and community banks to......
3 Steps for FinTech-Powered Fraud Prevention
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3 Steps for FinTech-Powered Fraud Prevention

David Jackson
“Spam Risk” may have shown up on your phone more times than you can count this year. And you’re probably tired of receiving emails from regal-sounding senders asking for your help recovering massive amounts of cash from overseas banks. Fraudsters are just as often going straight to financial institutions with......
State of the Fintech Industry and a Look into 2021
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State of the Fintech Industry and a Look into 2021

Greg Schultz
It is no secret that 2020 has been a year like no other. The COVID-19 pandemic, economic shutdowns and government stimulus plans have greatly impacted where the financial industry stands today and where it is headed in 2021. While the current situation is not, to borrow a euphemistic medical phrase,......
Mastercard Unveils New Carbon Calculator Tool for Banks Globally, as Consumer Passion for the Environment Grows
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Mastercard Unveils New Carbon Calculator Tool for Banks Globally, as Consumer Passion for the Environment Grows

Fintech News Desk
New study of consumers in 24 countries shows the pandemic is prompting billions1 to consider more sustainable behaviors A large proportion of adults (85%) state they’re willing to take personal action to combat environmental and sustainability issues in 2021 New Mastercard feature enables banks to equip people with carbon footprint data......
A Marketing Guide to Personal Loan Seekers in the Pandemic
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A Marketing Guide to Personal Loan Seekers in the Pandemic

Shiva Sharif
All facets of life are feeling the effects of COVID-19, and the personal finances of Americans is no exception. Consumer sentiment is changing daily—as is the financial landscape. Given the volatile nature of the past year, it’s no surprise that Americans are being weighed down by financial anxiety. In fact,......