CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database today features Paul Hermelin Chairman and CEO of the Capgemini Group.
Yodlee was recognized as a winner of the Citi Mobile Challenge Latam 2014 from more than 50 finalists. The Citi Mobile Challenge is a global initiative whose goal is to find the best developers that are reimagining the financial technology industry. The Yodlee application for the Citi Mobile Challenge Latam invoked aggregation and voice technology to create an integrated user experience across multi-national geographies, accounts, and currencies to facilitate better money management, money movement, and more personalized Citi interactions with consumers and small businesses with global needs.
A basket of Blue Pay NFC and QR patents are up for sale. ICAP Patent Brokerage is handling the early December sale.
The number of online payment users in China neared 300 million in June 2014, while mobile payment users topped 200 million. The market is dominated by local third party payment providers, such as Alipay and Tencent. However, 99Bill, Lakala Payment and China PnR are expanding.
WorldRemit launches its global money transfer App for iPhones. WorldRemit for Android has been downloaded more than 10,000 times and entered the Top 20 Financial App charts in nine countries – more than any other money transfer service- in just the past few weeks. The company is confident it will see the same returns for the iOS solution. WorldRemit is also a leader in sending money to mobile devices. The addition of iOS and Android Apps further enhances WorldRemit’s mobile-to-mobile offering with smartphone users in one part of the world able to transfer instantly to Mobile Money accounts on the other side of the planet.
TSYS inked an agreement with linked2pay to offer its merchants and its partners a feature-packed omni payments solution. linked2pay allows customers to pay online or by mobile phone using a credit card or ACH with equal ease.
CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items today features the American Express “A New Way” TV ad.
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 images today features the DBS CapitaCard Platinum Visa.
MyECheck has inked three new clients for its online check processing solution. MyECheck offers a variety of electronic check services for almost any application including personal, business and government payments.
Zibby, the fully-integrated lease-to-own payment option for online shopping, has raised more than $10M in equity and debt financing. Cognical is the company behind Zibby.
More than three quarters of shoppers say they will be spending more or the same amount on Small Business Saturday as they did in 2013. About 77% say Small Business Saturday makes them want to shop small all year long.
International (excluding the USA) Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) for Visa (VS) and MasterCard (MC) debit cards rose 10.1% year-on-year (Y/Y) in the third quarter (Q3/14), on a U.S. dollar basis.