Putting the spark back into cross-border payments
Currencycloud Spark is here, and it will revolutionise how businesses approach international commerce.
The platform economy: what can we learn from Thomas Cook?
Many lessons can be learned from the recent collapse of Thomas Cook, the world’s oldest travel company, and the benefits of leveraging the platform economy. Not least of...
Revolutionising cross-border payments with SWIFT gpi
Described as the payment world’s equivalent of Amazon’s tracking capability, ‘gpi’ is an initiative created by SWIFT to improve customer experience in cross-border payments. ...
Alternative lending firms are giving banks a run for their money
Alternative lending companies are differentiating their offerings by building ancillary services like payments and conversions into their platforms, in turn empowering them...
Keeping secure requires robust measures, but there is a solution
Cyber-security and data protection are rapidly growing concerns for any business that feels unprepared to deal with the consequences of a hack. Whilst stringent measures are...
The new reality of the financial services sector
The open banking movement, along with changing regulations such as PSD2, are shifting customer expectations and driving significant change in the financial services industry.
Time is of the essence when it comes to a competitive payments policy
We live in the 21st century, an age in which consumers can pay using watches and phones. Yet most business’ payments policy are firmly (and frustratingly) stuck in the 20th...
Improving customer control through a self-service experience
In my last post, I spoke about how we’re in the business of building solutions that help solve problems and allow our customers to be successful.