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October 8, 2019

The Payment Megatrends:
New Mobility

New Mobility, the future of mobility will open doors to new passenger transport. Electric, driverless and cashless will be important features. It will change the way we travel, the way we shop and the way we work – and it will make our mobility more sustainable. EVP Group Strategy Markus Eichinger gives you insights into how this megatrend is made...
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September 27, 2019

Payment Innovations Made in Africa: Impressive Innovation, Unlimited Opportunity

To travelers worldwide, Africa is known for its beautiful landscapes and its diverse cultures and languages. Less well known, however, is how diverse, dynamic and highly innovative Africa's Fintech culture is. At Wirecard we are always exploring international trends in payment, so today let us have a deeper look into how the rapid ascent of mobile money across Africa is...
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September 20, 2019

More Seamless, Secure and Inclusive: Why Digital Identities Are the Basis for a Truly Digital Society

How well do physical identity documents still fit into our digital world? How frictionless can a shopping experience actually be if you we as customers are constantly asked to identify ourselves or to log in? For these reasons more up-to-date digital solutions are currently being developed. Like credit card networks enabling trusted transactions in stores and websites anywhere in the...
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September 13, 2019

The Evolution of Digital Payouts for SME Lenders

In recent years, online lenders have made strides toward solving a problem for growing US businesses: they put speed, flexibility, and opportunity on the table for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that once struggled to get loans. 80 percent of SMEs use external funding, and the majority want to borrow no more than $250,000. This makes them ideal candidates for...
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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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April 16, 2019

Wirecard CEO Markus Braun: These Are Our Next-Generation Payment Solutions

What are the most exciting projects for Wirecard at the moment? Where are the important upcoming events for Wirecard? How is Wirecard focusing on empowering businesses and people? CEO Markus Braun personally reports first-hand about the exciting solutions for merchants and consumers that will soon be available from Wirecard – and why everything is about the value-add. Find out more...
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February 26, 2019

Payhawk: A Digital Expenses Solution Making Life Easier for SMEs and Their Employees

We all know the pain: expense management, such as for business trips, costs employees everywhere a lot of time and nerves, because they have to deal with a lot of paper receipts and manual input of data – even in the 21st century! Bulgaria-based fintech Payhawk addresses this problem with a smart, digital solution – and was able to win...
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January 6, 2019

5 Reasons why Travel Cards are a Highly Attractive Solution – both for Banks and Travel Businesses

Travel cards, also called multi-currency cards - are these still up-to-date in times of internationally widely accepted credit cards? Oh yes, and how!  Especially Travel Cards 2.0, which are connected to the smartphone, offer unprecedented levels of user-friendliness. Learn more about why multi-currency cards are becoming more and more popular, why they create value for issuers and users, why they...
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