Why Reliable Collection and Payment Is Indispensable for SMMEs – Amplifin

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMMEs) often navigate challenging waters. These enterprises are the backbone of our economy, driving growth, innovation, and job creation. However, they may face financial fluxes, making optimising every aspect of their operations essential. One such aspect that deserves attention is payment collection. Steven Maier, Chief Brand Officer at Amplifin, South Africa’s

Top Payment Trends for 2024 – Ecentric

Consumers will increasingly be demanding choices when it comes to payment options into 2024, with security being high on the agenda and offerings that will be keenly watched as potential growth engines. Rory Bosman, Executive for Sales & Marketing at Ecentric Payment Systems adds that shoppers also want value from retailers, physical or online, when

Futurebank and Paymentology Forge Strategic Partnership to Deliver Instant Issuance and Advance Modernisation Benefits

Open banking and Embedded Finance platform, FutureBank, has announced a partnership with leading global issuer-processor, Paymentology, to provide banks and fintechs with streamlined integration to modern card issuing and processing technology, enabling instant issuance of virtual cards. Paymentology provides banks, fintechs and telcos with the technology to issue and process any type of physical or

CR2 Named as a Technology Leader in the Card Management System (CMS) market by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions

CR2, a global digital banking and payments platform has been named a Technology Leader in Quadrant report on Card Management Systems (CMS) 2023. A significant achievement as CMS platforms continues to develop and offer an extensive array of advanced features for numerous use cases. This includes support for multi-product, multi-language, multi-currency, multi-scheme, and a wide

Little App, Absa, and Visa Introduce Convenient NFC Payment Feature for Taxi Drivers

Little App, a leading Pan-African “everyday everything” app, has joined forces with Absa Bank Kenya PLC and Visa, a world leader in digital payments, to unveil an innovative Near Field Communication (NFC) payment feature. This collaborative effort aims to streamline and expedite the payment process on Little App taxis by allowing drivers to accept card-based

Direct Transact becomes first comprehensive Visa Ready partner in South Africa

Fintech enablement company Direct Transact has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Visa, which will open up an array of multi-currency opportunities for banks, fintechs and businesses in the Central Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA) region. Direct Transact (DT) has long been one of the largest Visa processors in the CEMEA region and

Pick N Pay Smart Shopper Innovates With New Digital Platform

Pick n Pay, a trailblazer in the loyalty space, celebrates its pioneering spirit as it embarks on a digital transformation journey with the launch of the Pick n Pay Smart Shopper app. This marks the start of a new era of customer engagement and convenience for Smart Shopper as it aims to become South Africa’s

Entersekt’s One-Call, Real-Time API Slashes E-commerce Card Fraud With One Simple Integration

Entersekt has announced a one-call, real-time API that will enable banks to automate cardholder updates and close the gap on e-commerce payment card fraud. With RealSync, the real-time API, card-issuing banks can now immediately act if a customer reports a credit card lost or stolen, to prevent them falling victim to online fraud. Additionally, the

BNPL, Cards and Wallets: The Technology that Connects the Dots – OpenWay

Download the report here. BNPL (Buy Now, Pay Later) wallets are no longer positioned as an invincible challenge to international card schemes. Even the most successful BNPL app providers have opted to collaborate with supposed rivals. Afterpay, for instance, has introduced the Afterpay Plus card, a contactless Mastercard product, and Klarna extended its popular “Pay

Scan to Pay Powered by Ukheshe – More Than Just Another Way to Pay

Since the brand evolution of Masterpass to Scan to Pay, Powered by Ukheshe, earlier this year, South Africa’s appetite for mobile QR payments has surged. Crafted with the user in mind, Scan to Pay is more than just a payment application – it’s a financial hub tailored for the everyday consumer. “We wanted to provide