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History of Payments (3/5) | Payments Ecosystem Explained

History of Payments (3/5) | Payments Ecosystem Explained

The pace of change in the payments space accelerated dramatically in the first two decades of this millennium. Much of that change is a result of the convergence of mobile devices and eCommerce experiences that are welcomed by generations Y and Z today. If you have...

Unlocking the World of Payment Solutions

Unlocking the World of Payment Solutions

Merchants need more from traditional merchant payment service providers. But those providers are constrained by the proprietary limitations of classic card-acceptance terminals. Something has to change or merchants will move on to alternative providers. Even though...

Crisis Speeds Up Merchant SmartPOS Transformation

Crisis Speeds Up Merchant SmartPOS Transformation

The Covid-19 pandemic dramatically illustrates the need for next-generation merchant acquiring services. Even before crisis-enforced economic shutdowns, merchants large and small were experiencing various stages of transformation, as eCommerce and changing consumer...

European payments – a tale of three countries

European payments – a tale of three countries

In a recent blog, we revealed our research which has unearthed the fast-changing European payment trends across Mediterranean countries, driven largely by younger, mobile phone-reliant consumers. Here, we reveal ‘part II’ of that story – the major differences from...

What influences payments trends in Europe

What influences payments trends in Europe

Remember a time when buying something was as simple as popping to your local corner shop and handing over hard cash? There are still many of us who do, but it’s very clear that this is no longer the norm. The landscape around the buying and selling of goods is...

French FinTech Kisses – Paris FinTech Forum 2020

French FinTech Kisses – Paris FinTech Forum 2020

In the words of Audrey Hepburn, “Paris is always a good idea,” and for two days a year FinTechs from all around the world flood into the historic city, filling it with a new, futuristic view of life in the world of payments. Now in its fifth year, the Paris FinTech...

2019 Payments Review. What’s in store for 2020?

2019 Payments Review. What’s in store for 2020?

As we enter a new decade, there is a lot we can look back and learn upon from previous years. Victor Fenix, our Business Development Director, puts 2019 payments in review whilst explaining his predictions for payment trends in 2020. Navigating 2020 payment trends and...

An App-Y holiday season for small medium businesses

An App-Y holiday season for small medium businesses

There is a lot to love about December: cozy evening in whilst it snows outside, warm mulled wine and gingerbread, and everybody feeling joyful in preparation of the festive period. Yet it is also the busiest time for many in-store merchants, such as restaurants and...

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