Payment innovation stories
Tradies' guide: Prepare now for a fresh start in 2024
It’s critical that tradies take the opportunity ahead of the January cashflow slowdown to get their business in shape so they can make a fresh start.
Why open banking is leading the way in payment authorisation rates
By incorporating open banking with a customer-centric approach, the payment landscape is rapidly transforming, forcing businesses to adapt or get left behind.
Exclusive: How QuickFee simplifies payments for financial firms
In the ever-evolving world of accounting and professional services, one constant remains: the critical importance of being paid on time.
Wise Platform improves cross-border money management
Wise Platform has launched a new way to help enterprises and their customers with cross-border money management.
Universal Partners teams up with Muse Finance to help SMEs out of a slump
Universal Partners teams up with Muse Finance to offer digital invoice and trade finance for businesses, expanding their financial product suite.
Big business needs new payment strategies for small suppliers
While the other end of town enjoys regular pay cycles and pontificates about bonus structures, small businesses simply need to be paid on time.
Can software development be too Agile in an evolving industry?
The pace of innovation in meeting customer demand and the shifting economic environment presents a challenge when developing payment technologies.
Aussie payments innovator Zepto lands in New Zealand
Zepto, an account-to-account payments technology provider, has announced its launch in New Zealand, offering API-led payment solutions.
Exclusive: Corpay plans to provide more hedging features
Corpay addresses border payments and currency risk management. Offering hedging, payment technology, cash flow solutions and exotic currency capabilities.
Nexio partners with Chargebacks911 to enhance payment platform
This alliance means that Nexio will now utilise Chargebacks911’s end-to-end dispute management offering, while also reaping results for its merchants.
Organisations changing the way they fund technology
Having the right technology has become mission-critical for organisations of all sizes in the digital economy.
Aussie fintech launches revenue solution for MSPs and ISVs
BidFin, an Australian-based fintech, has launched a recurring revenue funding solution for the Australian technology market.
Forter launches Smart Payments offering for digital commerce
2Forter has launched Smart Payments, a new offering designed to increase conversion rates and digital commerce revenue.
Masabi and Fujitsu Australia extend partnership for ANZ
Masabi has formed a strategic relationship with Fujitsu Australia to deliver the next phase in ticketing and payment innovation to cities across ANZ.
Kiwibank strikes up partnership with ACI Worldwide
The agreement will see ACI provide and run Kiwibank's newly installed, full capability Payment Hub: a SaaS solution hosted in the Microsoft Azure cloud.
Forrester uncovers top upcoming payments innovations
Payments innovation will shift from consumers to businesses in the next decade as tech firms create autonomous payments in connected devices, says Forrester.
Block completes Afterpay buyout as Square & Cash App first to offer integration
Block, the company behind payment apps including Square, Cash App, Spiral, and TIDAL, is already making the most of Afterpay's buy now, pay later offering.
GPS closes $400 million funding round, brings on new chair
Global Processing Services (GPS) has closed a fundraise of over $400m, with Temasek and MissionOG joining the initial investors.
COVID-19 drives up digital payments throughout APAC region
The latest research by Kaspersky reveals that mobile payment apps are booming in APAC, with 90% of respondents using them in the past year.
Adobe to launch eCommerce Payment Services feature powered by PayPal
Adobe Commerce is set to launch a new Payment Services feature that will allow merchants to offer an Adobe-based payment solution.
PPRO integrates Indonesian payment methods Jenius Pay and LinkAja into platform
PPRO integrates with Jenius Pay and LinkAja to offer more payment options to Indonesian retailers, boosting sales in the market.
Ukheshe and dzcard broaden digital payment solutions for APAC
South African fintech firm Ukheshe Technologies is partnering with dzcard to expand its reach into the Asia Pacific region.
$118.5 billion lost in fees due to failed payments in 2020
Banks spent on average approximately $360,000 in 2020 on failed payments, whereas the average corporate firm spent just over $200,000.
WeChat Pay sizes up Oceania merchants to boost growth opportunities
The company says it will commit more resources to help business in Australia and New Zealand transform their businesses.