Chase implied plans of collaboration with peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders are in the making as crowdfunding takes shape and legitimacy. New data shows the market in the U.S. is HUGE.
Atlanta-based Global Payments has inked a definitive agreement to acquire NJ-based Heartland Payment Systems.
The cash-and-stock transaction is valued around $4.3 billion.
CardFlash News Briefs: ALLIED (IPO); SYNAPTICS (Nok Nok); VINDICIA (BBC); and TCF (FDC).
CardFlash News Briefs: BUZZ POINTS (evolve FCU); CARDFELLOW (Helcim); B&D (website); and GRANT STREET (MA).
Visa has pulled the curtain up on its Visa Integrated Marketing Solutions (VIMS), a card marketing platform designed to help small to medium-sized issuers optimize their marketing efforts.
Silicon Valley-based talech Inc., a cloud-based POS solution, unveiled a simple, affordable, EMV ready payment and POS solution that works with specific Ingenico Group terminals, can be activated seamlessly through a software download, and does not require customers to change payment processors.
Wirecard’s Checkout Portal has been launched in Eastern Europe and will be offering payment solutions in combination with Google services. In a first step, the product was launched in Poland, for which Wirecard was able to involve Google’s Premier SMB Partner Verseo.
China’s IZP’s global online payment platform Globebill inked a deal witb Belgian business consulting company Cnext. After IZP and Lithuania’s Central Bank signed a bank card settlement agreement on, IZP signed another agreement with Cnext.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: PAI (award); STRAWHECKER (Terrapin); REGIONS (Android) and NCR (Ohio).
EMV chip card payments consultancy FIME is the first to have its chip card personalization validation services and POS/ATM certification test platform approved by the Debit Network Alliance (DNA) under its recently established DNA Shared Debit AID certification program.
eBay will not be the same without PayPal and most analysts agree they have an uphill battle long-term due to intense competition. However, eBay is expected to divest its Enterprise business in a deal valued at $925 million, according to Forbes.
CardWeb.com’s CardData Reports today features the Mercator Advisory Group’s latest research, An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Lending: A European Perspective.