News & Analysis
Backbase and Entersekt partner for digital banking authentication

Digital banking software specialist Backbase has teamed with Entersekt to use its authentication capabilities on the Backbase Open Banking Marketplace.

B1NK bot brings payments “first” to Kazakhstan
Kazakhstani Flag Button - Flag of Kazakhstan Badge 3D Illustration

Digital-only B1NK, part of Capital Bank Kazakhstan, has unveiled the region’s “first” chat and payments bot – using Telegram Messenger.

Profile Software’s IMSplus gains first client in Central America

Costa Rica-based BAC San Jose Puesto de Bolsa has chosen Profile Software’s IMSplus platform to manage its investment and client portfolio operations. This is Profile Software’s first client in the Central American region.

PhonePe and Yes Bank unveil India’s “first” UPI-based payments app

Payments firm PhonePe and Yes Bank have teamed up to launch India’s “first” UPI (Unified Payments Interface) based mobile payments app.

Who will win the battle for millennials – Zelle or Venmo?
Maslow Venmo

Will Zelle be a genuine innovator or just a clearXchange rebrand? And what will it offer that Venmo doesn’t? Food for thought by Santander’s digital banking director, Neil O’Brien.

Investments for real-time payment systems and migration to ISO 20022
Olivier Denis, EastNets

Traditionally there weren’t any obligations for financial institutions to provide complete information on all parties in a payment process. Today, it is quite a different story.

For The Record
IFINTEC Finance Technologies Conference and Exhibition

IFINTEC Finance Technologies Conference and Exhibition will be held on 12-13 April 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. IFINTEC is a dedicated conference focusing on banking solutions and finance technologies. IFINTEC is one of the biggest events in EMEA region in its category. Banking Technology, Finance Technology, Core Banking, Retail Banking, Universal Banking, Commercial Banking, Branchless Banking, […]

Nasdaq acquires Chi-X Canada

Alternative trading system Chi-X Canada has been bought by Nasdaq, as part of a push by the global exchange group to grow its presence in North America’s largest country. The deal is expected to go through in Q1 next year.

Deutsche Börse re-signs for Scila Surveillance sofware

Deutsche Börse has renewed its contract with Stockholm-based independent surveillance technology provider Scila, signing a five-year agreement to continue using its software.

Norwegian mobile payment service Valyou closes down

The Norwegian Valyou mobile payment service started by DnB and Telenor will be closed at the end of this month as a result of slower than expected activation of NFC enabled POS terminals and a much lower than expected end user uptake.

Show more…