Saturday , July 4, 2020

Digital Transactions News staff

Repay Partners With Inovatec and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 6/3/20

Payments provider Repay Holdings Corp. said it will work with Inovatec Systems Corp., a software vendor to financial institutions, to allow lenders to accept debit and credit cards as well as automated clearing house transactions via such channels as text-to-pay, interactive voice response, online, and the Repay mobile app.Maverick Payments released application programming …

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Konnect’s M-Payments Restaurant Service Debuts and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 6/2/20

Konnect Solutions Inc. introduced a mobile-payments service for restaurants that allows customers to pay inside or in drive-throughs by choosing the restaurant’s local WiFi wireless access point to view a menu, place an order, and access the restaurant’s point-of-sale system. They can pay on their phone or use options offered by …

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ACH Sender Receives Certification and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 6/1/20

Nacha, the automated clearing house rule maker, awarded its Nacha Certified status to Secure Payment Systems. Nacha Certified is a voluntary program for third-party senders.ACI Worldwide Inc. said Conductor, a Brazil-based processor, is entering the Latin American acquiring business using ACI’s UP Retail Payments and UP Payments Risk Management software products.Tokyo-based …

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Vesta Notes $125 Million Investment and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/29/20

Vesta, a vendor of fraud-fighting technology, said it has received a $125 million growth-capital investment from Goldfinch Partners.Fiserv Inc. said True Sky Credit Union will move to its platform for core account processing, including access to the Zelle peer-to-peer payments network.Mastercard Inc. launched Recovery Insights, a set of data and tools aimed at …

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Visa Names Chief Strategy Officer and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/28/20

Visa Inc. appointed Chris Newkirk as chief strategy officer, a newly created position in which he will lead strategic planning for Visa overall and work with Visa’s regional teams. Newkirk, who will report to chairman and CEO Al Kelly, comes to Visa from Capital One Financial Corp., where he held a …

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More Spend on Streaming Services and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/27/20

In its first “State of Spend” report, loyalty platform provider Cardlytics Inc., which develops offers for customers of some of the nation’s largest banks based on transaction data, says spending on streaming services rose 24% year-over-year in the March 12-April 29 period.Digital-payments and banking-services provider i2c Inc. said it is supporting Crypto.com as …

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ACI Platform Adds Wallet, Bill Pay APIs and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/26/20

ACI Worldwide Inc. said its real-time payments platform, UP Immediate Payments, has added application programming interfaces to ease integration with mobile wallets, e-commerce portals, bill-pay apps, social-media payments, and other applications.Payments provider Klarna AB said it has an agreement with musical-instrument maker Fender to provide a payment option offering four equal installments on …

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Lending USA Launches Instant ID-Verification Tool and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/22/20

Point-of-sale lender LendingUSA LLC launched an instant ID-verification capability, which involves applicants using a smart phone to take and transmit photos of government-issued ID cards and selfie photos. The company says its merchant base exceeds 8,000 nationally.A startup called Skyflow said it has raised $7.5 million in a seed funding round aimed at developing …

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Shopify Launches Shop Pay Installments and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/21/20

Working with an unnamed partner, commerce platform Shopify Inc. said it will launch Shop Pay Installments later this year. The option will let consumers at checkout split purchases into four equal installments at no interest.In related news, point-of-sale installment lender PayBright said Canadian fashion retailer Groupe Dynamite is offering PayBright’s service on the merchant’s …

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More Online Ordering and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/20/20

Forty-five percent of U.S. consumers are ordering online more often than usual as a result of restrictions stemming from Covid-19, and 34% are making more purchases with contactless or mobile-payment options, according to an online survey of 807 U.S. adults by Auriemma Group, a financial-services consulting firm. The firm also surveyed consumers …

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