SelfScore Unveils International Students MasterCard

SelfScore Unveils International Students MasterCard

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Silicon Valley Fintech startup SelfScore has unveiled the first dedicated MasterCard credit card designed for international students in the U.S. By utilizing unique analytics and robust data sets including a borrower’s education, source of funding, and career prospects, SelfScore identifies creditworthy international students who are otherwise labeled as “thin-file” or “no-file”…

MasterCard & CB Bank Team EasiTravel Prepaid Contactless

MasterCard & CB Bank Team EasiTravel Prepaid Contactless

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] MasterCard has buddied with Co-operative Bank (CB Bank) to launch the CB EasiTravel Prepaid MasterCard Contactless card. ARTICLE: MasterCard has buddied with Co-operative Bank (CB Bank) to launch the CB EasiTravel Prepaid MasterCard Contactless card. The latest of MasterCard’s efforts to better serve the people of Myanmar, the CB EasiTravel Prepaid…

MITSUBISHI; BLUESNAP; THE BANCORP (video); and CSI

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] In Other News: MITSUBISHI (award); BLUESNAP (award); THE BANCORP (video); and CSI (award). MITSUBISHI – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial was named Americas Bank of the Year for 2015 by IJGlobal, the project finance and infrastructure magazine’s top annual regional honor. BLUESNAP – BlueSnap won a 2016 PYMNTS Innovator Award in the category…

D+H Payments Goes to Bed With The Clearing House

D+H Payments Goes to Bed With The Clearing House

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] DH is partnering with The Clearing House to provide real-time payments to U.S. financial institutions. Financial institutions will now be able to use D+H’s payments, core and channel applications to access TCH’s ubiquitous real-time payment system in the United States, making payments seamless, certain, and frictionless. D+H’s payments technology already supports…

Stripe Expands Stripe Atlas to Cuban Entrepreneurs

Stripe Expands Stripe Atlas to Cuban Entrepreneurs

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Stripe announced the expansion of Stripe Atlas to include Cuban entrepreneurs. This a big deal to coincide with President Obama’s historic Cuban trip. For the first time, Atlas will give Cuban entrepreneurs access to: — an incorporated U.S. business entity — a U.S. bank account for the newly-created U.S. entity —…

USAT Ankles Metzger to the Company's Board of Directors

USAT Ankles Metzger to the Company’s Board of Directors

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] USA Technologies, has ankled WageWork’s Robert Metzger to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Metzger was appointed to the Board on March 11th, increasing the size of the Board from six to seven members. In addition, USAT has appointed Michael K. Lawlor, 54, as the chief services officer responsible for oversight…

Discover Freeze It Receives a Digital Edge Award

Discover Freeze It Receives a Digital Edge Award

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Discover was named a Digital Edge 25 award winner for the development of the Freeze It technology, a feature that allows customers to instantly freeze their credit cards if misplaced or stolen. The seamless technology allows Discover customers to freeze or unfreeze their accounts via the mobile app, online browser or…

Other: PRESTIGEPAY; ASPEX and ENTRUST

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] In Other News: PRESTIGEPAY (Titan); ASPEX (Frontier) and ENTRUST (Commerce). PRESTIGEPAY – PrestigePay has completed the acquisition of Titan Card, a provider of prepaid products and services for the sub-prime automotive industry. PrestigePay partnered with Titan’s President, Andy Fox, who will continue to lead the automotive dealer recruitment effort under the…

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NFC Forum Issues New Specifications w/Connection Handover

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The NFC Forum has issued publication of one candidate and two adopted specifications, following approval by the Board of Directors. Available from the NFC Forum website, the specifications enhance the performance and security of NFC services. New candidate specification: • Connection Handover Candidate Technical Specification 1.4 defines the structure and sequence…

Survey finds Physical Credit Cards to Disappear by 2030

Survey finds Physical Credit Cards to Disappear by 2030

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] New survey shows mobile payments will be secure enough to the point where traditional methods (such as cash and credit cards) would no longer be required, 70% of respondents indicated a major shift by 2030. IEEE announced the findings of an online survey that detail more than 1,900 technology enthusiasts’ views…

ProPay inks El Paso Area Teachers FCU for LenderPay Solution

ProPay inks El Paso Area Teachers FCU for LenderPay Solution

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] TSYS’ ProPay ankled El Paso Area Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU) for its ProPay’s LenderPay solution to help provide members with new loan payment options above and beyond mobile apps and online bill pay. Members can now use their preferred debit card, credit card or bank account to pay TFCU loans…

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Terra and LexisNexis Risk Solutions Ink a Big Paper Deal

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Terra, a mobile-first international payment network, incubated by Mahindra Comviva, has inked a collaboration deal with LexisNexis Risk Solutions. The globalization of financial markets and the growing move to digitize remittances have made it easy to move funds to any corner of the world. With an increase in the volume of…