Thursday , June 4, 2020

Acquiring

Huntington Adds TCH’s Real Time Payments Service and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 6/4/20

Huntington Bancshares Inc. has made the Real Time Payments service from The Clearing House Payments Co. available to its consumer and business customers. Huntington has 839 branches and 1,434 ATMs in seven Midwestern states.Processor Fiserv Inc. introduced its FlexLine Advance service that enables holders of credit cards issued by Fiserv client banks and credit unions to …

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Eye on Parking: A Venue Manager Preps for a Contactless Reopening; ParkMobile Lands Three Cities

Expectations that consumers will seek out live entertainment with some mindfulness about actually touching point-of-sale terminals is part of the reason for venue manager Spectra to strike a multiyear deal with parking specialist ParkHub Inc. Announced Wednesday, the deal will see ParkHub provide mobile point-of-sale technology that enables contactless payments. It …

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The FTC Announces Settlement With ISO That Processed for Fraudulent Online Marketer

The Federal Trade Commission this week announced a settlement with an independent sales organization that processed $80 million in payments for “My Online Business Education,” or MOBE, a business-coaching and investment opportunity the FTC deemed fraudulent and shut down in 2018. Under an order and permanent injunction in U.S. District Court …

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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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Visa Reports Improving Volume Trends in May

U.S. payment volume growth was still in negative territory in May thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, but the picture was brighter than it was in April, Visa Inc. reported late Monday. “In May, total U.S. payments volume declined 5% year-over-year, a 13 percentage point (ppt) improvement over April,” Visa said …

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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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Shift4 Looks to Raise Up to $315 Million Through Its IPO

Shift4 Payments Inc.’s pending initial public offering took a step forward Monday when the merchant processor filed an amended prospectus stating it plans to sell 15 million shares of common stock at a range of $19 to $21 per share. At the maximum price, the sale would yield $315 million …

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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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The U.S. EMV Chip Card Count Surpasses 1 Billion

Four years after the EMV chip card standard became the law of the U.S. payments land, the number of credit and debit cards with an EMV chip now exceeds 1 billion, and 63% of U.S. card-present transactions in 2019 involved an EMV card being read by an EMV-capable terminal, up …

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