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Payoff Partners with Alliant Credit Union

Payoff has formed a partnership with Chicago-based Alliant Credit Union to help consumers eliminate high interest rate credit card debt. Payoff is an online consumer lender that claims some pretty high profile investors including; Anthemis Group, Tencent, Mohamed El-Erian, and Joe Saunders, former Visa chief executive.   (more…)

Credit/Debit/Prepaid cards, Global trends

May 23, 2017

Russia’s Sberbank accepts JCB payment cards

By JCB International

JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., announced the signing of a license agreement with Sberbank of Russia, the largest bank in Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Central and Eastern Europe. (more…)

Credit/Debit/Prepaid cards, Fintech news, Payment processors/providers/gateways

May 22, 2017

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Spending tops $20 trillion on global card networks in 2016 – Infographic

By Alex Rolfe for Payments Cards And Mobile blog

Global card purchase volume for goods and services, which excludes cash advances on credit cards and cash withdrawals on debit cards across the global card networks, grew by 5.8% to $20.606 trillion in 2016, according to The Nilson Report. (more…)

Credit/Debit/Prepaid cards, Fintech news, Mobile payments/banking, Payment processors/providers/gateways

May 22, 2017

US merchants paid $88.39 billion in card fees in 2016

Credit, debit, and prepaid general purpose and private label cards issued in the United States generated $5.936 trillion in payments for goods and services in 2016. (more…)

Credit/Debit/Prepaid cards, Fintech news, Global trends, Hotnews

May 18, 2017

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LendUp launches a better credit card for people looking to improve their credit

By Ryan Lawler for Techcrunch

LendUp has spent the last several years helping people who couldn’t get a loan build their credit and improve their financial well-being. Now the company is looking to empower those with little or no credit by giving them access to a credit card with low fees, financial education built in and incentives to spend less and pay off their balance. (more…)

Credit scoring, Credit/Debit/Prepaid cards, Fintech news, Global trends, Hotnews

May 18, 2017

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Cashplus launches B2B transaction API

Cashplus announces today the launch of its transaction API. Initially this API will enable Cashplus’s accounting partners to support their clients in the SME sector where there is a huge demand for simple, online servicing. (more…)

Credit/Debit/Prepaid cards, eWallets

May 3, 2017

Plastc goes into meltdown

Plastc, an all-in-one card and mobile app that promised to put an end to bulging wallets and revolutionise the way we pay, has filed for bankruptcy three years after launch without shipping a single product. (more…)

Credit/Debit/Prepaid cards, Fintech news, Global trends, Hotnews

April 24, 2017

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SIX issues mobile credit card in Austria

By Finextra

SIX Payment Services has issued a SIM-based virtual credit card for making mobile payments in Austria. (more…)

Credit/Debit/Prepaid cards, Fintech news, Mobile payments/banking, Payment processors/providers/gateways

February 4, 2017

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After raising $5m, Qvivr gears up to launch wallet-replacing card

By Finextra

Qvivr, a US startup promising to replace the credit, debit, gift and loyalty cards in customers’ wallets with a single card and app combo, has raised $5 million in a Series A funding round led by Khosla Ventures. (more…)

Credit/Debit/Prepaid cards, Deals, Fintech news

February 1, 2017

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Wells Fargo Plans to Make All Its ATMs Card-Free

By Feliz Solomon for Fortune

Wells Fargo is planning to roll out a new mobile transaction plan, and if all goes according to plan, starting this spring customers won’t even need their debit cards for ATM withdrawals. (more…)

Banks, Credit/Debit/Prepaid cards, Fintech news

January 11, 2017

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Cardlay raises $4 million to help traditional banks embrace fintech solutions

By  for VentureBeat

As traditional banks face growing competition from fintech newcomers, a Danish fintech startup wants to help them fight back against the entrepreneurs banging at their gates. (more…)

Banks, Credit/Debit/Prepaid cards, Deals, Fintech news

December 21, 2016

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London fintech startup Curve brings mobile wallet and all-your-cards-in-one app to Android

By  for TechCrunch

After launching on iOS, all the way back in February, London fintech startup Curve has finally brought its wares to Android. (more…)

Credit/Debit/Prepaid cards, eWallets, Fintech news, Mobile payments/banking

December 17, 2016

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Fintech Revolut raises fees as it waits for licence

By  for Business Insider

LONDON — International money exchange startup Revolut has become to latest fintech to increase the fees it charges to customers. (more…)

Credit/Debit/Prepaid cards, Fintech news, Mobile payments/banking

December 9, 2016