Mobile wallets in India: What the world can learn

India’s emergence as a digital payment powerhouse is an unlikely story. Until recently, cash accounted for 95% of transactions, 85% of workers were paid in cash, and 70% of online shoppers chose ‘cash on...

GDPR rules: Never collect data without consent

To be a successful business in Europe in 2018, you will need to be able to demonstrate GDPR compliance. Numerous articles have already detailed what GDPR is, the ramifications of failing to comply with...

Payments Buzzwords 2018: Authentication, Identity and Chinese BigTech

Authentication tipping point – will PSD2 change we way we pay? Talking about 2018 is hardly possible without mentioning PSD2. So here it is, on top of my list. On January 13 PSD2 will...
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Five trends for payments in 2018

This past year has seen a number of significant changes in the payments industry. From new transfer methods to the PSD2 push, the demand for faster, smarter, and safer transactions has reached fever pitch. 2017...
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2018 payment trends: Safer data, faster payments, better experiences

Fundamental shifts in consumer behavior, the emergence of new technologies and an evolving regulatory landscape means the payment trends in the payments ecosystem are poised for unprecedented transformation in 2018. The demand for safer data,...

Driving the Future of Payments – 10 Mega Trends

Change in payments is in overdrive, and will only get faster. Traditional payments players are being squeezed from all sides - so what is driving the future of payments. This point of view explores ten...

After the launch of a national payment system, what next?

Building a national payment system is a huge undertaking. Prior to launch, banks and non-banks have to collaborate on the governance, rules and features of the system. They have to build coverage across open and...
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Payment Issuers need technology innovation to stay relevant

Over the last decade, payment acquirers have made leaps and bounds in FinTech innovation — for instance, major players like PayPal, Intuit, Stripe, and Square have completely reinvented the acceptance process. Meanwhile, payment issuers and...

Why its so important to deliver on financial inclusion

Financial inclusion, particularly in the developing world, has emerged as a significant policy objective over the last decade. There is considerable will among policymakers, the development community and private sector to bring the world’s...
Payworks launches payment gateway Pulse

How to drive cross-border e-commerce growth

Digital technologies are the "great equaliser" of our time. If you’re a business, digital means it’s now easier than ever to reach new markets. If you’re a customer, you now have access to products...

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Mobile payments remain a tough proposition to sell in mature markets

Mobile payments are having a tough time gaining adoption in mature markets. According to the annual “Connected Life” study by Kantar TNS, only a minority of...
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