18 September 2014

Company announcements


MasterCard and Bansefi to drive financial inclusion in Mexico

2 hours ago  |  500 views  |  0

Today MasterCard and BANSEFI, the social bank of Mexico, announced a partnership to foster financial inclusion in Mexico through the disbursement of social benefits using electronic payments.

Wholesale banking

Citi launches 'Total Touch' block trading platform in Europe

3 hours ago  |  311 views  |  0

Citi is launching Total Touch, its block equities offering designed to make it more efficient for institutional investors to execute block trades in the European market.

Retail banking

Koinify raises $1 million from IDG and Brock Pierce

3 hours ago  |  327 views  |  0

Here at Koinify, we are the world's first crowdfunding platform for decentralized applications - and are proud to announce that we've raised an additional $1M from IDG Capital Partners, zPark Ventures, Brock Pierce and his AngelList syndicate, and Danhua Ventures.


Luxembourg bitcoin startup CoinPlus secures seed funding

3 hours ago  |  427 views  |  0

Thanks to a first round of funding totalling €172,500 and while awaiting to start the process of applying for the Ministerial approval in Luxembourg, CoinPlus will be able to accelerate the operational and technical development of its payment applications and enlarge its team.

Retail banking

MasterCard to launch SimplifyCommerce in Ireland

3 hours ago  |  428 views  |  0

MasterCard (NYSE: MA) is reaching out to merchants and developers in Ireland with Simplify Commerce, a product that enables any business to quickly and easily accept payments from major brands, online or in person, in a matter of minutes.

Wholesale banking

Intuit sets aside $100,000 in cash for hackathon winners

5 hours ago  |  488 views  |  0

Small business can mean big business to developers this fall at QuickBooks Connect. Today, Intuit announced that participants in the QuickBooks Connect Hackathon will get the chance to win a total of $100,000 in cash prizes.

Retail banking

Gartner says smartwatch and wristband market poised for take off

6 hours ago  |  859 views  |  1

As smartphone vendors and component suppliers continue to expand into the wearables market, Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2016 smartwatches will comprise about 40 percent of consumer wristworn devices.

Trade execution

ASX to acquire 49% stake in Yieldbroker

6 hours ago  |  725 views  |  0

ASX and Yieldbroker today announced that ASX has made a binding proposal to Yieldbroker's shareholders to acquire a 49% shareholding in Yieldbroker for a total of $65 million.


DirectCash Payments to acquire Australian ATM business of Ezeatm for A$14.1m

7 hours ago  |  639 views  |  0

DirectCash Payments Inc. (DCI.TO) (the "Company" or "DC Payments") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement (the "Agreement") to acquire the ATM business of Ezeatm Limited (EZA.AX) ("Eze") in Australia.

Retail banking

Monitise launches Indonesian BBM Money service on Android and iOS

7 hours ago  |  595 views  |  0

BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), PermataBank and Monitise (LSE: MONI) today announced the forthcoming availability of its BBM Money service for smartphones running on Android, iOS and BlackBerry platforms.


AOE integrates WorldPay payment gateway services

7 hours ago  |  820 views  |  0

Worldpay, a global leader in payment processing, risk management and alternative payments, has today announced it has been selected as a trusted partner by AOE, a leading eCommerce platform system integration specialist.


MasterCard, PrePay Solutions and Mobistar team on contactless m-payments in Belgium

8 hours ago  |  625 views  |  0

MasterCard Belgium is introducing its contactless mobile payment solution in Belgium. The new payment technology transforms a consumer's smartphone into a payment card, and is currently being implemented by local MasterCard personnel.


Coinbase releases open source bitcoin API

8 hours ago  |  1057 views  |  0

When we started Coinbase, we took a look at the Bitcoin Core open source project, and tried to decide how we could use it to build a web application. Bitcoin

Mobile & online

Mint introduces TouchID for iOS app

9 hours ago  |  580 views  |  0

We're always working closely with others to build on new technologies and platforms to ensure that our Mint community has the best experience managing and understanding their finances. That's why we're thrilled to announce support for iOS 8 by bringing Touch ID technology to Mint.

Retail banking

Ceams deploys Everlink CCI for Interac Flash debit-card issuance

9 hours ago  |  450 views  |  0

Everlink Payment Services Inc. is pleased to announce that Credit Union Electronic Account Management Services (CEAMS) - an association of 43 credit unions in Saskatchewan and Manitoba representing 253,000 credit union members and $8.9 billion in assets - will begin leveraging Everlink's Central Card Issuance (CCI) solution to begin issuing Interac Flash™ enabled debit cards in 2014.

Risk & regulation

Expertus integrates Firco watch-list filtering tech

9 hours ago  |  414 views  |  0

FircoSoft, the leading global provider of watch list filtering solutions, announced today that its Canadian partner Expertus has added Firco Continuity to the Expertus Corporate Payment Platform (ECPP) to form the Expertus Bulk Payment Filtering (EBPF) solution.

Trade execution

MNI Main Wire news arrives on FactSet workstations

9 hours ago  |  491 views  |  0

MNI, the leading real-time news agency dedicated to the global fixed income and foreign exchange markets, announced that its market leading product MNI Main Wire will be available on the FactSet workstation this month.

Wholesale banking

DigitalTangible launches P2P bitcoin and gold marketplace

9 hours ago  |  576 views  |  0

DigitalTangible, a leader in digital hard asset finance and bitcoin marketplaces continues its rapid expansion with the launch of its Peer-to-Peer Gold and Bitcoin Marketplace.


Odyssey to offer First Data's Clover POS package to merchants

9 hours ago  |  766 views  |  0

Odyssey Merchant Services (OMS) today announced it is now offering First Data's Clover Station to its clients.

Retail banking

Wallaby announces extension for Firefox

17 September 2014  |  1418 views  |  0

Wallaby, the leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions, today announced the launch of its extension for the Firefox browser.

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