[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] CT-based Gramercy Funds Management has made a siazble investment in Credivalores-Crediservicios, its affiliates and subsidiaries. Grupo Credivalores) is anindependent consumer finance company in Colombia and one of the country’s fastest growing non-banking financial institutions. Grupo Credivalores is comprised of four complementary companies including: Credivalores (non-regulated consumer finance company), Credifinanciera (regulated consumer…
NC-based Paragon Application Systems, an independent, global ePayment testing solution provider, concludes that card payment channels are being left behind by other banking channels as they struggle to deliver business change using 20th Century application life cycles.
Along with street vending, food trucks are one of the fastest-growing segments in the hospitality industry. According to the National League of Cities, food truck revenue is expected to increase 76% over the next five years.
The average out-of-network ATM fee has climbed to an eight year high, jumping 23% over the past five years. The average cost of going outside the network is now $4.35 per transaction.
CardWeb.com’s CardData financial database projects Capital One’s (COF) after-tax profits will likely remain flat in the third quarter. COF reported a 5% year-on-year (Y/Y) decline in second quarter (Q2/14) after-tax U.S. bank credit card profits to $607 million. The decline was primarily driven by a 14% Y/Y decline in net interest income.
Pinnacle Payment Services, operating out of Atlanta and Cleveland, has been halted for abusive debt collection practices of an operation that used fictitious names and threatened consumers into paying debts they may not have owed. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says the Company is subject to a Nearly $10 million judgement.
Capital One (COF) has nailed the title sponsorship of the Orange Bowl for this year. The multi-year ESPN deal builds on Capital One’s substantial support of college athletics by becoming the official credit card and bank of the new College Football Playoff.
CA-based Kofax says a mobile money management and remote deposit capture (RDC) solutions provider recently switched to Kofax Mobile Capture Platform. The undisclosed, but rapidly growing customer, serves medium sized banks with under $20 billion in assets.
Paris-based INSIDE Secure has received recognition from five organizations covering information security, semiconductor and mobile payments. INSIDE Secure provides comprehensive embedded security solutions.
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 card images today features the BECU Visa card. The BECU Visa card is issued by the Boeing Employees’ Credit Union.
Wallaby Financial and CreditCards.com announced the launch of the WalletUp Mobile App. The new App will enable consumers access a comprehensive set of financial resources including a personalized recommendation on which credit card to use at the point of purchase to maximize their rewards.
San Francisco-based Affirm says its installment financing service for online shoppers and merchants is going gangbusters. Affirm lets shoppers pay for purchases across multiple months with transparent, fairly-priced fees built into every payment, and boosts conversion and basket size for eTailers at less than the cost of credit cards.