In today’s CardFlash News Que: BBVA (Destacame.cl); BLUEFIN (EchoSat); CORECARD (growth); and MASTERCARD (Rugby).
BBVA – Destacame.cl, a Chilean startup that allows underbanked individuals to build a credit score based on their history of paying everyday bills, has won the BBVA Open Talent 2015 Special Financial Inclusion Award. The award, a new component of this year’s contest, is for startups that provide digital financial solutions to small businesses or low-income customers.
BLUEFIN – Bluefin Payment Systems announced a new partnership with EchoSat, a leading provider of payments security and redundancy for retail outlets in many vertical markets, and managed network and firewall services to protect point-of-sale systems from security breaches. The partnership will further enhance data security for EchoSat clients through the implementation of Bluefin’s Decryptx PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) service, which will provide additional protection by encrypting payment data directly at the point of interface (POI).
CORECARD – CoreCard Software announced continued growth of its open and closed loop credit processing operations. CoreCard supports programs ranging from standard revolving credit programs to unique programs for loans or installments. CoreCard’s robust and dynamic processing solutions, combined with its PCI certified environment and highly experienced technical team, provide clients with cost-effective processing solutions built to meet their needs.
MASTERCARD – As the world eagerly awaits the start of Rugby World Cup 2015, a new report from MasterCard has unveiled what rugby fans across 13 leading rugby nations believe are the most Priceless moments throughout the history of the Tournament. According to the report, Nelson Mandela handing South Africa captain Francois Pienaar the Webb Ellis Cup after South Africa’s victory over New Zealand in 1995 (23%) was voted one of the most priceless moments in the history of Rugby World Cup. Jonny Wilkinson’s winning drop goal in 2003 was the only moment to narrowly top this with 24% of the votes, whilst Ireland’s shock victory against Australia in 2011 (13%) made up the top three.