V+M US GDV Q2/15

Visa and MasterCard U.S. credit card gross dollar volume (GDV) remained a solid 9.9% year-on-year (YOY) gain in the second quarter (2Q/15). U.S. debit card GDV edged up 6.2% YOY. Visa leads the credit card segment and MasterCard leads the U.S. debit card vertical in YOY gains, according to CardData.

Pivotal Payments & CUP

TX-based Pivotal Payments has been accepted as a Principal Member of UnionPay International, a subsidiary of China UnionPay, the largest card issuer in the world.  The partnership offers Pivotal’s merchants more payment options with the ability to target the world’s biggest online retail markets and the fastest growing payment scheme globally.

Green Dot Q2/15

Green Dot continues on a roll with gross dollar volume soaring by 10.9% year-on-year (YOY).Total operating revenues on a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis increased 16% to $170.2 million for the second quarter of 2015 from $147.0 million for the second quarter of 2014

Bankrate Q2/15

Bankrate reports unique visitors to its flagship CreditCards.com site increased 16% year-over-year. In April 2015 CreditCards.com redesigned its website and incorporated mobile responsive design features. During Q2 2015, total mobile device card approvals increased by 20% compared to Q1 2015.