PayTech


2013 Paybefore Awards: Expanding Boundaries, Judges’ Choice, Breakout Company of the Year and More

In our final installment of winners coverage for the 2013 Paybefore Awards, you’ll find out how companies are innovating and expanding the boundaries of prepaid to solve problems, reach more consumers and change the industry for the better. Most Innovative Program Best Retail-Based Prepaid Card Program Expanding the Boundaries of Prepaid Outstanding Newcomer Breakout Company of […]

The Intersection of Corporate Governance and Compliance: Helping Your Directors Fulfill Their Responsibilities

An Interview with John Walsh, CEO, SightSpan  Serving on a corporate board is a great honor and a great responsibility, especially for those involved in financial services organizations. Gone are the days when directors were management’s rubberstamp. And particularly since the global financial crisis of 2008, significantly more is expected of non-management corporate directors. Today’s […]

Swift names semi-finalists for US start-up challenge

Swift’s Innotribe innovation project has chosen the 15 US semi-finalists for its start-up challenge, which aims to bring together innovative ideas in financial services and turn them into functioning businesses.

SEPA: the long and winding road

As the first deadline for implementation of the Single Euro Payments Area approaches in February 2014, you could be forgiven for thinking that it is pretty much all over – or at least will be by October 2016, when the second deadline arrives. Don’t count on it, cautions Ruth Wandhöfer, global head, regulatory & market strategy, Citi Transaction Services.

Study Shows Growth in Mobile Banking Usage, Functionality (June 3, 2013)

June 3, 2013 Mobile banking is on the rise, with 33 percent of consumers now using banking apps on a mobile phone or tablet device, according to a report by electronic payments association SWACHA. The organization’s newly released 2013 Consumer Insights Survey shows just how quickly mobile banking has grown; in 2011, just 20 percent […]

Notch one up for the War on Cash

The latest figures from UK retailers show a significant move to debit cards and new mechanisms like PayPal as consumers shy away from cash and credit cards.