Visa Completes Acquisition of Rambus Payments Portfolio

Business Wire Visa announced that it has completed the acquisition of the token services and ticketing businesses, formerly Bell ID and Ecebs LTD, from Rambus, a premier silicon IP and chip provider dedicated to delivering »

No comment 22.10.19

Payments Analytics Month 2019: Week 3

TSG is using this week to release a selection of key industry trends including surcharging, ISVs, cloud-POS, and more. Check it out. TSG Payments IndexThe chart displays the performance of a $100 investment in an »

Mastercard launches payment on delivery service for businesses

Finextra Mastercard is working with PNC Bank to pilot a system that lets businesses pay suppliers in real-time when receiving goods or services. The Payment on Delivery program, which taps the Clearing House’s RTP network »

No comment 21.10.19

Mark Waring Joins TSG as Senior Associate

TSG has announced the addition of Mark Waring to its team as Senior Associate. Waring has over 30 years’ experience in the payments industry spanning across the globe. Waring is a recognized leader for initiatives that improve »

No comment 18.10.19

PayPal is launching a Venmo credit card to help monetize the payment app

CNBC Venmo is moving from enabling payments with emojis on a phone to a more traditional method. The popular app, owned by PayPal, will offer a Venmo-branded credit card in 2020. Synchrony Financial will handle the banking »

No comment 17.10.19

Cutting Edge Software for Payment Analytics

Most companies have data. AIM was created because what most don’t have is the ability to access data and compare it to peer benchmarks easily and accurately, particularly in the payments market. AIM and its »

No comment 16.10.19

Payments Analytics Month 2019: Week 2

TSG is using this week to release, for the first time, a selection of key aggregate trends from its Acquiring Industry Metrics (AIM) platform. Check it out. Not signed up for Payments Analytics Month (PAM)? »

Facebook-led Libra project announces its 21-member council after exodus of top payments companies

CNBC Facebook’s embattled cryptocurrency project has just announced its 21 founding members, a group that lacks many of the high-profile companies that originally voiced support for the effort. The project hit a major snag when Visa, Mastercard, Stripe, eBay and »

No comment 15.10.19

Smile and wave: The global race to biometric adoption

Verdict Despite the prediction that the global biometrics market will grow to over $24 billion by 2023, only 30% of that growth market will come from North America. A large proportion of biometric progression is rising from emerging markets – namely »

No comment 11.10.19

Senators Warn Against Libra Membership

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Ripple brings blockchain tech to Finastra banking customers

Finextra Ripple has struck a deal to offer its blockchain technology for cross-border payments to Finastra‘s banking customers. Under the agreement, Finastra’s hundreds of customers will have access to RippleNet, Ripple’s global blockchain payments network, »

No comment 10.10.19

TSG Announces Top eCommerce Merchant Experience

The Strawhecker Group (TSG) is pleased to recognize a selection of payments companies for their exceptional start-up, small and medium-sized (SMB) eCommerce merchant experience. Read the press release.Powered by TSG’s Gateway Enterprise Metrics (GEM) platform*, »

Global Payments Expands its Mobile Integration Payments Solution to Samsung

Business Wire Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, announced the technology behind its Netspend general purpose reloadable Mastercard has been integrated into Samsung’s digital wallet, Samsung Pay, and »

No comment 08.10.19

PayPal Drops Out of Facebook’s Libra Payments Network

The Wall Street Journal PayPal Holdings Inc. is withdrawing from the group of companies Facebook Inc. assembled to launch a global cryptocurrrency-based payments network. The San Jose-based payments company “made the decision to forgo further participation” in the »

No comment 04.10.19

Square to Process for CBD Sellers

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ETA/TSG Infographic: The Future of Payments is Integrated

ETA and The Strawhecker Group (TSG) released a new infographic that explores the fast-growing marketplace for integrated payments and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) in the payments technology industry. The infographic offers a detailed look at »

No comment 03.10.19

Rapyd raises $100M for its ‘fintech as a service’ API, now valued at nearly a $1B valuation

TechCrunch The digital payments market is forecast to balloon to $3 trillion by 2023, and today a startup that lets businesses implement not just payments, but also the many other related (and necessary) services that go »

No comment 01.10.19

Disruptive Technology Spurs Evolution in Payments

The Strawhecker Group (TSG), the largest global analytics and consulting firm focused on the payments acceptance industry, is kicking off its third-annual ‘Payments Analytics Month’. Building off the success of the first two years, TSG will use »

Square Changes Pricing

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No comment 27.09.19 Expands International Payments Footprint to More Than 130 Countries, Facilitating Payments in More Than 100 Currencies

Business Wire, a leading provider of cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes, and automates complex back-office financial operations, announced it now supports international payments to 137 countries and 106 currencies. Since the beginning of the »

No comment 26.09.19