Efma articles


News
ING introduced Everyday Round Up in Australia
18 October 2017
Remember the days when you dropped coins in a piggy bank? And then robbed it with a butter knife when you needed a little extra money? For Australians,…


Feature
How are banks fighting the rise of tech-led competitors in payments?
17 October 2017
We look at how major banks worldwide are creating digital wallets, launching mobile payment apps and exploring cryptocurrencies to compete with apps like…


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Bill.com secures $100M from JPMorgan Chase and others
17 October 2017
Bill.com, the largest U.S. business payments network, announced it has secured $100 million in financing with the goal of finally eliminating all paper…


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Bank Zachodni WBK sells cultural event tickets through its app
16 October 2017
Customers of Bank Zachodni WBK make about 2 mln transactions monthly through its application. What differentiates its mobile banking app from the competitors…


Feature
Digital payments volumes continue to rise globally as new payments ecosystem emerges
10 October 2017
Global digital payments volumes are predicted to increase by an average 10.9 percent through to 2020, reaching nearly 726 billion transactions, according…


News
ANZ to offer payments on Fitbit Ionic
03 October 2017
ANZ announced it had partnered with leading global wearables brand, Fitbit, to offer customers the ability to make payments on the run through Fitbit…


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How digital payments have transformed money exchange
25 September 2017
According to a new report by PayPal, technology and digital payments have radically transformed the way that money is exchanged with friends and family.


News
YUP, a new alternative to the traditional banking model in Africa
22 September 2017
The target is to open one million wallets in the next three years, to double Societe Generale's individual customer base in sub-Saharan Africa and create…


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ING to revolutionise charitable donations
18 September 2017
From March to July, a three-person team ran a pilot in the Netherlands for the box with 19 charity organisations. With an improved design of the “box”,…


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Satispay raises over €18 million in its third funding round
15 September 2017
Satispay is a young company from Italy that is contributing to the e-payment revolution with a mobile payment system that is independent and alternative…

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