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Wirecard helps Austrian Federal Railways go digital

♫ I want candy ♫

Austrian commuters with a sweet tooth may be able to save some money on their next train or bus fare thanks to Wirecard’s new digital voucher platform and a partnership between Austrian Federal Railways (Österreichische Bundesbahnen, ÖBB) and Toffifee candymaker Storck.

Commerzbank processes first BPO live transactions in Austria

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Commerzbank has processed the first bank payment obligation (BPO) transactions in Austria, covering the import of bus components from Germany and Italy. The buyer, a customer of Commerzbank Austria, is TAM-Europe, located in Slovenia. The suppliers are MAN Truck & Bus, headquartered in Munich, and ISAF Bus Components, an Italy-based supplier and customer of UniCredit. […]

SIX’s payments offer cashless waltz for Vienna Life Ball

Life Ball Überblick Rathaus

SIX Payment Services (SIX) has enabled the Vienna Life Ball in Austria to be cashless for the first time in its history. The Life Ball is an annual AIDS charity event, and 110 cashless point of sale (POS) terminals were installed, configured and serviced by SIX, across the whole arena. There were also 30 top-up […]

Concardis brings Alipay to Austria and Switzerland

Alipay

German payment service provider Concardis is bringing Chinese mobile payment solution Alipay to Austria and Switzerland. Clothing brand Gössl will be the first merchant in Austria to let Chinese citizens pay via smartphone and the Alipay app. The roll-out in the Swiss market is planned for October this year. In Germany, Concardis says it has […]

Digital bank bunq goes international with open API

bunq goes international with open API

Digital-only banking start-up, bunq, has expanded beyond its native Dutch market to Austria and Germany with the launch of its open API.

Austria’s Raiffeisen revamps trade finance tech with Intellect

First mobile credit card comes to Austria

Five Austrian Raiffeisen regional banks and Raiffeisen Bank International will implement Intellect Design Arena’s digital trade finance platform as the group looks to standardise its operations. Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederösterreich-Wien, Raiffeisen-Landesbank Steiermark, Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich, Raiffeisen-Landesbank Tirol and Raiffeisenlandesbank Vorarlberg Waren- und Revisionsverband regristrierte Genossenschaft mit beschränkter Haftung and Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI, a large banking group in […]

First mobile credit card, PayLife 0100, launched in Austria

First mobile credit card comes to Austria

SIX Payment Services brings to market PayLife 0100, Austria’s first mobile credit card.

Erste Bank: video identify yourself!

New customers can prove their ID via video. Image source: IDnow

Austria’s Erste Bank und Sparkassen can now verify new customers’ IDs via video. The functionality has been developed with specialist provider IDnow and introduced just a few weeks following the approval by the country’s Financial Market Authority (FMA).

Avaloq has a breakthrough in Austria with two new core banking software clients

Avaloq gains two core banking software clients in Austria

Private banking software vendor Avaloq is to gain two sites in Austria for its flagship core banking system, Avaloq Banking Suite. These are at the Austrian operations of LGT and Liechtensteinische Landesbank (LLB). Both banking groups originate from Liechtenstein and both are long-standing users of Avaloq Banking Suite at home and Switzerland. LGT also runs […]

Eurex to list eastern European derivatives based on Vienna’s indices

Eurex is to list new derivatives based on Vienna's indices

Germany’s Eurex and Austria’s Vienna Stock Exchange have formed an index licencing agreement that will see Eurex list new futures and options based on leading indices of the Vienna Stock Exchange.

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