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Jesse Champagne

Checks Are Dying, And Prepaid Is Thriving

Say goodbye to the check, because their days as a widely used method of payment are numbered. Thanks to ever-improving technology, electronic payments can be made easier, faster, and more securely tha...

21 Jan 2019
Bob Lyddon

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement gives the EU ample scope to continue to spend on the UK's credit card

The Daily Express issued a “shock horror” story on 30th December that the EU was in financial meltdown over the loss of the UK’s budget contributions. This seems overstated. They have no need to worry...

17 Jan 2019
SEPA and European Payments
Patrick Bermingham

Invoicing in the IoT: why connections are key to maximising business value

Start-ups and established companies alike are increasingly interested in the industrial internet of things (IIoT), but many are missing a trick when it comes to payments. Businesses face many challeng...

17 Jan 2019
Innovation in Financial Services
Sadra Boutorabi

Top 8 Payment Authentication Tools for 2019

The internet and mobile economy have been going through a boom in the last few years. As a result, the online identity authentication industry is growing and evolving quickly. Effective identity verif...

15 Jan 2019
Fintech
Jesse Champagne

2019 New Year's Financial Resolutions

Happy New Year! Welcome to a brand new year, and hopefully, at least when it comes to your financial situation, a brand new you. Have you made your financial New Year’s Resolutions yet? Perhaps the be...

14 Jan 2019
Mark Ranta

The 19 payments trends expected to make it big in 2019

Late last year, I compiled the payments trends which emanated from the SIBOS 2018 conference and which were shared across the Twittersphere by industry experts and colleagues alike. With the Christmas...

10 Jan 2019
Innovation in Financial Services
Konstantin Rabin

What it will take for bank branches to go away in the Fintech world

This talk has been around for years now. Ever since the very first Fintech companies attempted to start banking with different services, they have been touting on and on about the bank branch finall

10 Jan 2019
Jared Ronski

The Power of Blockchain for Ecommerce

The ecommerce payments landscape is evolving as mobile and alternative payment methods rise in popularity. Worldwide mobile payment revenue is expected to exceed $1 trillion in 2019 and more than 2....

09 Jan 2019
Blockchain Observations
Simon Wilson

2019 predictions: Open Source, Instant Payments and PSD2 to spur payments transformation

Payments transformation will take centre stage for banks in 2019. Bank resilience hit the headlines in 2018, prompting the UK’s Treasury Select committee to announce a probe into the reasons for and ...

08 Jan 2019
Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Daniel Szmukler

Providing the trust foundation for the data economy

As concerns over platform domination in all sectors are growing, businesses in Europe have been finding ways to proactively take part in the growing digital market place. Data sovereignty, the idea th...

08 Jan 2019
EBAday
Andrew Hewitt

Overcoming the barriers to effective real-time payments

It is fair to say that real-time payments have come of age. Worldwide, the number of real-time payments programs has grown exponentially over recent years, rising from 14 in 2014 to 40 in 2018 with a ...

04 Jan 2019
Mark Trevor

Cash use prior to the 23rd century

Natalie Ceeney’s recently published UK Access to Cash review asks us to consider the implications of a society where physical cash doesn’t exist. It got me thinking of a video clip I used to open a re...

20 Dec 2018
Financial Supply Chain