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Tarabut Gateway partners with Qarar to improve lending in MENA

News | Payments General | 25 May 2023

UAE-based Tarabut Gateway has partnered with credit analytics technology provider Qarar to improve the lending experience of MENA’s population.

partnership, lending, Open Banking, credit scoring

Australia to regulate BNPL sector

News | Payments General | 24 May 2023

Australia has planned to regulate Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) services as a consumer credit product, requiring providers to perform background checks prior to lending.

regulation, BNPL, credit, lending, financial services, instalment payments, payment methods, financial data, credit scoring, payments , fintech, financial inclusion, ecommerce, online shopping, transactions , interest rate

M-KOPA secures USD 250 mln in debt and equity funding

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 17 May 2023

Kenya-based asset financing platform M-KOPA has received around USD 250 million in new funding to offer underbanked African customers access to assets with digital micropayments.

lending, credit scoring, funding, debt facility, equity

The future is digital: the many uses of decentralised identity

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 15 May 2023

Joe Malenfant, Director of Product and Solutions Marketing at Ping Identity, discusses the multiple uses of decentralised identity (DCI), and its benefits towards a safer, fraud-free society.


identity verification, digital identity, self souvereign identity, federated identity, biometric authentication, credit scoring, digital verification, fraud management, fraud detection, online fraud, fraud prevention, identity fraud, payment fraud, credit card fraud, loyalty programme, omnichannel, DCI, decentralized identity

Yonder teams up with Transact Payments to credit card services

News | Cards | 11 May 2023

UK-based credit card company Yonder has partnered with Transact Payments to gain access to payment services and the Mastercard Network.

credit card, credit scoring, partnership, MasterCard, loyalty programme

The potential of instant lending: why traditional banks hold the key

Voice of the Industry | Online & Mobile Banking | 10 May 2023

Paul Weiss, Head of Growth at Simbuka, discusses the potential for traditional banks in East Africa to offer instant lending services to an underserved market. Banks can benefit from leveraging their customer base and data-driven decision-making processes to offer these instant lending services.

lending, SME lending, digitalisation, corporate card, online banking, credit scoring, Corporate Social Responsibility, digital banking, credit card, fintech, financial inclusion, financial institutions, financial services, mobile banking, mobile money, mobile payments

NewDay collaborates with ClearScore's Open Banking unit

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 05 May 2023

UK-based D•One, the Open Banking business unit from The ClearScore Group, has partnered with provider of consumer credit NewDay to deliver Open Banking services.

Open Banking, data analytics, lending, credit scoring, partnership

Equifax launches Open Score for Commercial credit scores

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 May 2023

US-based Equifax has launched OpenScore for Commercial credit scores for small businesses in order to provide them with access to more credit opportunities.

product launch, online banking, digital banking, mobile banking, banking, credit scoring, SMEs

digiCOOP, ADVANCE.AI to spur digital and financial inclusion in the Philippines

News | Payments General | 03 Apr 2023

digiCOOP has partnered with Singapore-based startup ADVANCE.AI to support the provision of digital and financial services for the former’s customers.

financial inclusion, digitalisation, online payments, credit scoring, partnership

Apple launches Apple Pay Later

News | Payments General | 29 Mar 2023

Apple has announced the launch of Apple Pay Later looking to enable US-based users to split purchases into four payments over six weeks, with no interest or fees applied.

product launch, payments , instalment payments, BNPL, payment methods, checkout optimisation , financial services, financial inclusion, digital payments, credit scoring, digital wallet, merchants, ecommerce, debit card, shopping, fintech, online authentication, Apple Pay

Equifax rolls out new credit scoring model

News | Payments General | 29 Mar 2023

Data, analytics, and technology company Equifax has launched OneScore, a new consumer credit scoring model that combines alternative data insights with Equifax Cloud.

credit scoring, product launch, data analytics, financial inclusion, data aggregation

Array partners with FICO to provide users with credit data

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 22 Mar 2023

US-based financial innovation platform Array has partnered with analytics software firm FICO to provide users with FICO Scores and credit data.

credit scoring, partnership, data analytics, fintech

DirectID receives EUR 9 million investment from Ingka

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Feb 2023

UK-based DirectID has received a EUR 9 million investment from Ingka Investments and will use the funds to improve its credit scoring solutions.

Open Banking, investment, funding, financial inclusion, fintech, credit scoring

Klarna and Schufa launch six-month pilot project 

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 23 Feb 2023

Sweden-based fintech Klarna has announced starting a six-month pilot project with Germany-based private credit bureau Schufa so that people can shop online quickly with Buy Now Pay Later and be protected against over-indebtedness.

partnership, credit scoring, banking, payment processing, mobile payments

Complaints against BNPL firms increase 36 per cent

News | Payments General | 22 Feb 2023

Complaints against Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) firms to the Financial Ombudsman Service have seen a 36% increase in the past three years, as per Creditspring analysis.

payments , research, online payments, credit scoring, BNPL, P2P lending, financial services, regulation, lending, financial data, ecommerce, shopping

ECOMMPAY launches BNPL service for UK travel businesses

News | Online Payments | 15 Feb 2023

Direct bank acquirer and international payment service provider, ECOMMPAY, has recently launched its first BNPL product exclusively tailored to travel businesses for online bookings.

travel payments, BNPL, instalment payments, product launch, credit card, credit scoring, QR payments, QR code, e-wallet, digital wallet, POS, online payments, payments

Checkout.com partners with card issuer NewDay

News | Online Payments | 15 Feb 2023

Global payments solution provider Checkout.com has announced it has been appointed as the payments provider for NewDay, one of the largest card issuer in the UK, processing millions of transactions per year.

partnership, payment processing, payments , online payments, API, credit scoring, reconciliation, fraud detection, payment processor, credit card, debit card, online authentication

Westpac to enter the BNPL space

News | Payments General | 13 Feb 2023

Australia-based bank Westpac has announced its entrance within the buy now, pay later (BNPL) space with a product designed to withstand regulatory scrutiny.

product launch, BNPL, instalment payments, financial services, online banking, credit card, credit scoring, regulation, fintech, interest rate

MyShubhLife partners Easy Pay

News | Payments General | 13 Feb 2023

India-based digital lending and full-stack financial service platform MyShubhLife has partnered digital banking platform Easy Pay to provide a line of credit for Easy Pay merchants.

partnership, lending, SMEs, SME lending, funding, credit scoring, fintech, retail, merchants, digital payments, banking, financial services, financial inclusion

Uplift partners Margaritaville at Sea to offer BNPL on cruises

News | Payments General | 08 Feb 2023

BNPL solution for travelling and retailing brands, Uplift, has recently announced a new partnership with cruise planning company Margaritaville at Sea to offer customers instalment payments on bookings. 

BNPL, travel payments, online payments, instalment payments, credit scoring, partnership, COVID-19, pandemic, financial services, financial inclusion, mobile money