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Virginia Beach-based StratusLIVE has unleashed its integrated mobile online fundraising software. The newest software offering from StratusLIVE is designed to allow nonprofits to seamlessly integrate charitable donations directly from the website to the StratusLIVE for Fundraisers database for flawless execution of online fundraising campaigns.
New research reveals that five years after the passage of the Durbin Amendment, debit rewards programs have rebounded such that 50-60% of financial institutions in the USA are offering debit rewards in one form or another.
Optimal Payments has integrated Jumio’s Netverify online and mobile ID document authentication service into its NETELLER stored value service. The deal will enable consumers to make instant and secure payments online in a variety of sectors including entertainment, gaming, retail, financial services, travel and digital content using Jumio’s ID verification technology.
U.S. credit card outstandings for the four major networks rose 4.9% last year with American Express leading the charge with a 7.2% year-on-year (YOY) increase. U.S. card loans (including securitized receivables) hit $878.0 billion at end-of-year (EOY), according to CardData.
Global mobile commerce is set to explode by three fold over the next five years as U.S. NFC payments, consumer tablet adoption and smart wearables take hold. Forecaster RAM Research predicts global m-commerce will soar from $316 billion this year to $905 billion in 2019.
For the first time China UnionPay International has established cooperation with a Chinese cross-border e-commerce company to allow 40 million overseas cardholders to pay with UnionPay cards on a Chinese e-commerce platform. The deal was inked with the DinoDirect cross-border online businesses.
MasterCard Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) has launched an enhanced suite of travel benefits for Platinum MasterCard and MasterCard Black cardholders. The new MasterCard Travel Services includes personal planning assistance, preferential treatment and savings/benefits/upgrades.
Look out Automated Clearing House (ACH), as Dwolla has inked a major deal with the largest financial institution to provide real-time transfers to and from its network in the USA. BBVA Compass will enable its customers to send and receive funds instantly through the Dwolla all-digital payments network.
Microsoft-owned Skype users will now have to option to top up their accounts at more than 50,000 Western Union Agent U.S. locations. Western Union’s new Skype Credit is aiming for the banked, under-banked or un-banked.
Cryptocurrency is trying to get into the mainstream and the Ziftr cryptocurrency/credit card payment platform may be the answer. The Company notes for each credit card purchase, up to 3% of the total transaction value goes to swipe fees alone, while cryptocurrency fees are typically under 1%.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Derek Webster, Founder and CEO of CardFlight.