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July 31, 2019

Payment Innovations: A Journey Through the Evolution of Payments from Yesterday to Tomorrow

So many payment innovations - like paying by smartwatch or fingerprint - have become almost so self-evident today that it is all the more fascinating to look back through the history of innovation in payments and see what we can learn about its likely path in the near future and beyond. As with any great innovation or invention, each stage...
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June 24, 2019

Cashless Think Tank #7
Dennis McNulty: “Going Cashless means More Convenience for Customers and More Sales for Merchants – it’s a Win-Win Situation”

The future is cashless – this is what our Wirecard experts regularly report on this blog. But as we also find other perspectives exciting, we have asked various experts with different backgrounds for their insights, experiences and opinions about cashless as part of our “Cashless Think Tank” interview series (click here to read all parts published so far).  Today we...
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September 29, 2017

Interview: “A good banking solution has to function everywhere from the smartphone”

Christopher Plantener is CEO and co-founder of Kontist, the new banking solution for freelancers that won the “Fintech of the Year” award in Berlin in 2016. He spoke to Leo Molatore about the needs of the new technical generation and why cooperation with Wirecard helped him meet the financial needs of freelancers. Christopher, what is exactly that makes Kontist so technically...
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March 9, 2017

These are the Essential
Payment Trends in the US

No cash please, we’re American: Learn more about the main trends on the US payment market! The United States with its 320 million inhabitants is not only one of the largest domestic markets, but also possesses the biggest GDP worldwide and as a result has one of the highest purchasing power index per capita. So there are many good reasons...
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January 3, 2017

Malaysia Presents Massive Opportunities for Payments Operators and Retailers

With improvements in card security, strong interest in e-commerce and above 100 per cent mobile phone penetration, the Malaysian payments market is ready to go for rapid development. It can be easy to overlook the Malaysian payments market among its Asia Pacific neighbours. However, the rate of financial inclusion and smartphone penetration are much higher here than in countries like Indonesia and...
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August 22, 2016

Here is How Turkey Carries on its Active Role in the Global Payment Market

Characteristics of the payment market in Turkey shows: Payment systems that concern daily life set the basis of big innovations in areas such as retail, food and transportation are paving the road for outstanding developments Radical developments in the field of technology bring digital transformation in almost all sectors. Indeed, finance technologies also go through this revolutionary transformation. Especially the...
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February 11, 2016

Singapore is on the Way to a Cashless Society – Especially Credit and Cash Cards are popular

Thanks to widespread contactless card acceptance and a high level of mobile readiness, Singapore is close to a cashless society Everyone who ventures into Singapore on the road will notice: it beeps everywhere. Why? Because in Singapore every car and motorcycle driver needs an “In-Vehicle-Unit” (IU) fitted to the windscreen or the handlebars to pay for Electronic Road Pricing (ERP...
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November 12, 2015

Why Modern Cards are Anything but Traditional

Card payments have become part of everyday life. But did you know, latest technology can bring a lot of new opportunities There’s no getting around it: payment cards are here to stay in day-to-day shopping. Nowadays, consumers don’t think twice about using their bank cards or their credit or debit cards. Credit and debit cards are the favorite means of...
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