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January, 2020

  • 23 January

    The Clearing House To Raise RTP Transaction Limit to $100,000

    The Clearing House Payments Co. LLC, operator of the Real Time Payments network, said Thursday that it will raise the RTP transaction limit from the current $25,000 to $100,000 effective Feb. 1. Steve Ledford, TCH senior vice president of product strategy and development, tells Digital Transactions News the limit is …

  • 17 January

    Shell In-Car Payments Come to Fiat Chrysler Dashboards

    Consumers motoring in their Dodge Challengers and Ram pickup trucks are now able to pay for fuel at participating Shell Oil Co. gas stations from inside their vehicles using the vehicles’ infotainment systems. Shell announced Fiat Chrysler automobiles with Uconnect Market enabled will have access to the Shell Pay & Save …

  • 14 January

    Fiserv Aims for a Marketing Home Run by Putting Clover’s Name on a Stadium

    Fiserv Inc. is breaking new ground, at least in the payments industry, by putting not its company name but the brand of one of its leading products on a stadium. The processor announced Monday that First Data Field, a 7,000-seat stadium in Port St. Lucie, Fla., where the New York …

  • 7 January

    Uber Adds Public-Transit Payment Option in Las Vegas

    After rolling out access to public transportation fare payments on its app in Denver last year, ride-hailing leader Uber Technologies Inc. has added a similar service in Las Vegas. Fare-payment software provider Masabi Ltd. said late Monday that it along with the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and …

December, 2019

  • 13 December

    Eye on IPOs: Investors Embrace Bill.com; Is Klarna Next?

    Photo by Rick Tap on Unsplash

    The term “exceeding expectations” has long been a cliché in corporate America, but it certainly applies to this week’s initial public offering of stock from invoice-management and business-to-business payments provider Bill.com Holdings Inc. Now Sweden-based installment-payments provider Klarna AB, reported to be the most valuable financial-technology provider in Europe and …

  • 3 December

    As Processor Valuations Soar, Shift4 Files for an IPO

    Shift4 Payments Inc., one of the nation’s biggest independent sales organizations, announced on Tuesday that it has filed a draft registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for what it calls a “proposed” public offering. A Shift4 spokesman did not immediately return a call from Digital Transactions News …

October, 2019

  • 22 October

    Zelle Posted $49 Billion in Payment Volume for the Third Quarter

    Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Early Warning said Zelle’s volume totaled $49 billion, up 58% from 2018’s third quarter. Over the same time, transactions increased 73% to 196 million. Dollar volume on the Zelle peer-to-peer payments service increased more than 50% year-over-year in the third quarter while the transaction count jumped even more, …

  • 15 October

    The Fed Wants To Get FedNow Into Market Quickly, But Hasn’t Changed Its Rollout Schedule

    Two senior Federal Reserve officials said Tuesday they are committed to rolling out the proposed FedNow real-time payments service as quickly as possible, but they didn’t say the original schedule calling for a launch in 2023 or even 2024 will be shortened. “We will be making every effort, I think, to …

September, 2019

  • 26 September

    How Fiserv’s First Data Deal Cemented Its Long-Term Payments Strategy

    Fiserv Inc.’s acquisition of First Data Corp. this year was the first of a trio of big mergers that has made 2019 the year of the megadeals in payments. On Thursday, a key Fiserv executive close to the action explained how the $22-billion acquisition served as the capstone to a …

  • 24 September

    Sales Focus May Be ISOs’ Best Asset As They Court ISVs And VARs

    Merchant-services companies may already have the best tool for courting independent software vendors and software developers. It’s the sales model. That’s the word from a panel at last week’s Western States Acquirers Association conference in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Many payment providers are looking to integrated payments, often an integral part …

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