26 October 2014

Latest Retail banking announcements


Siris Capital Group agrees $840m Digital River acquisition

24 October 2014  |  1302 views  |  0

Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by an investor group led by Siris Capital Group, LLC (collectively "Siris") in a transaction valued at approximately $840 million.


Physical bitcoins arrive in UK

24 October 2014  |  1396 views  |  0

TGBEX Limited, which claims to be the world's first and only producer of high quality physical bitcoins was pleased today to announce its launch in the United Kingdom.


NCR moves branch innovation team to new facility in Draper, Utah

24 October 2014  |  1079 views  |  0

The bank branch is poised to change more in the next 18 months than it has in the previous 30 years combined. And the innovation fueling that change is being built by a team just outside of Salt Lake City.


D3 Banking raises $7 million from Route 66 Ventures

24 October 2014  |  1093 views  |  0

D3 Banking, the leader in Data Driven DigitalTM banking, announced today that it raised $7 million in equity capital from Route 66 Ventures, LLC.


MasterCard launches Nearby App for Apple Pay

24 October 2014  |  1287 views  |  0

Consumers around the United States are loading credit and debit cards from Bank of America, Capital One, Citi and Wells Fargo onto their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for use with Apple Pay. One of the first questions being asked is, “Where can I use it?” MasterCard has the answer – MasterCard Nearby.


North American Bancard buys Electronic Payment Exchange

24 October 2014  |  873 views  |  0

North American Bancard (NAB), preeminent among the nation's top payment services companies and the leading provider of the PayAnywhere suite of mobile point of sale solutions, today announced the acquisition of Electronic Payment Exchange (EPX), a global, full-service credit card, debit card, stored value, and electronic check (ACH) payment transaction processor.


PayPal PassPort site to help Canadian businesses sell abroad

24 October 2014  |  1273 views  |  0

Ahead of the holiday shopping season, PayPal is making the global marketplace more accessible to Canadian small businesses with the launch of PassPort, a website designed to help small businesses sell internationally.


Strong growth in banking makes up for soft retail markets - NCR results

24 October 2014  |  889 views  |  0

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) reported financial results today for the three months ended September 30, 2014.


NetGuardians raises CHF5 million in second round of financing

23 October 2014  |  1200 views  |  0

NetGuardians, a Swiss company offering anti-fraud banking solutions, is heading into its second round of financing of CHF 5 million.


Flint Mobile raises $9.4m in series c funding round

23 October 2014  |  972 views  |  0

Flint Mobile today announced that it has secured $9.4 million in Series C funding to continue expanding its mobile-centric business management platform for small businesses operating outside traditional storefronts.


Banks worldwide to invest $16 billion in branch transformation - IDC

23 October 2014  |  1427 views  |  0

According to a study carried out on behalf of Wincor Nixdorf by the American company International Data Corporation (IDC), a global leader in IT market research and consulting, in 2017 banks all over the world will invest some 16 billion U.S. dollars in branch transformation and the new technologies it requires.


Tipalti scores $13m in series b funding round

23 October 2014  |  807 views  |  0

Tipalti, provider of the leading cloud pay-outs management automation platform, announced today a $13 million Series B funding round led by Wicklow Capital.


Lamssu ups bitcoin ATM compliance with IdentityMind

23 October 2014  |  901 views  |  0

IdentityMind Global and Lamassu Bitcoin Ventures announced today their partnership to integrate IdentityMind’s international compliance platform in Lamassu Bitcoin ATMs.


Orbium opens four new offices in Europe and Asia pacific

23 October 2014  |  721 views  |  0

Orbium, the business and IT consulting company focusing exclusively on the financial services industry, announces the opening of four new offices: Frankfurt, Paris, Hong Kong and Manila.


American Express launches SafeKey in South Africa

23 October 2014  |  1060 views  |  0

American Express has announced the availability of its 3-D Secure authentication tool SafeKey in South Africa, intended to improve the security of online transactions.


Earthport revenues more than double

23 October 2014  |  844 views  |  0

Earthport (AIM: EPO.L), the global payments service provider, is pleased to announce its final results for the year ended 30 June 2014.


Provenir appoints Paul Thomas as MD, international

23 October 2014  |  739 views  |  0

Provenir (UK) Ltd., the credit and loan origination specialist, is pleased to announce Paul Thomas as Managing Director for Provenir’s operations outside of North America.


MCash selects Promon for application security

23 October 2014  |  854 views  |  0

Leading B2B security software provider Promon has announced that mCASH is using Promon Shield to protect its customers from security threats. Responding to the rising threat of malware attacks and identity theft in the wake of the growing mobile banking and payments trend, mCASH is using Promon’s patented Shield technology to protect their customers from security threats.


Temenos expands US operations

23 October 2014  |  1072 views  |  0

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the market-leading provider of mission-critical solutions to the financial services industry, today announces that it is further expanding its US operations, with investment into a country Model Bank and the creation of an onshore development center, and showing strong traction with newly-launched products.


MasterCard appoints Khan to lead Islamic payments business in South East Asia

23 October 2014  |  758 views  |  0

MasterCard today announced that it has appointed Safdar Khan to lead its growing Islamic payments business in Southeast Asia with immediate effect.

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