The week in review – December 27


Each week TAG FinTech Steering Committee member Ali Raza compiles a list of newsworthy events impacting the payments ecosystem. He has graciously agreed to allow us to report his thoughts going forward. This week's headlines include:
- NCR has acquired UK-based Zynstra, a provider of edge virtualization technology
- The Fed released the 2019 Federal Reserve Payments Study, the seventh in a series of triennial studies
- Mastercard announced that it is acquiring RiskRecon, a provider of artificial intelligence and data analytics
- TD Bank is working with Visa to offer its US customers the ability to send money to their bank account at TD Canada
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The week in review – December 20


Each week TAG FinTech Steering Committee member Ali Raza compiles a list of newsworthy events impacting the payments ecosystem. He has graciously agreed to allow us to report his thoughts going forward. Enjoy!

 

This article is courtesy of Blue Leviathan. The original can be seen at https://www.blueleviathan.com/the-week-in-review-95/

 

Citi and PayPal expand partnership to institutional payments

Citi and PayPal have expanded their partnership to enable Citi’s institutional clients to make payments into customers’ PayPal digital wallets; under the extended arrangement, Citi’s clients will be able to pay directly into PayPal digital wallets via Citi’s WorldLink cross-border payments platform.

https://www.finextra.com/pressarticle/80955/citi-and-paypal-expand-partnership-to-institutional-payments...
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The week in review – December 13, 2019


Each week TAG FinTech Steering Committee member Ali Raza compiles a list of newsworthy events impacting the payments ecosystem. He has graciously agreed to allow us to report his thoughts going forward. Enjoy!

 

This article is courtesy of Blue Leviathan. The original can be seen at https://www.blueleviathan.com/the-week-in-review-94/

 

Goldman plans to bring wealth management to the masses

Goldman Sachs plans to offer a digital wealth management service next year to individuals with a minimum investment of $5,000; customers would have access to a robo adviser being developed by United Capital, a wealth management firm that Goldman acquired.

https://www.ft.com/content/56eb2fa8-1931-11ea-97df-cc63de1d73f4

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The week in review – December 9, 2019


Each week TAG FinTech Steering Committee member Ali Raza compiles a list of newsworthy events impacting the payments ecosystem. He has graciously agreed to allow us to report his thoughts going forward. Enjoy!

 

This article is courtesy of Blue Leviathan. The original can be seen at https://www.blueleviathan.com/the-week-in-review-93/

 

The 2018 Diary of Consumer Payment Choice

The Fed released the 2018 Diary of Consumer Payment Choice (DCPC), the fifth in a series of diary surveys that measure payment behavior; results show that in October 2018, consumers made more payments with debit cards than with any other payment instrument (28% of ...
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Last Chance: “FinTech – Life after the Mega-Mergers” Panel in Atlanta


Registration closes today for an excellent lunch panel discussion on the impact of 2019’s three major payments industry mergers on the FinTech ecosystem in Atlanta and beyond. Join us from 11:30am-1:30pm on Friday December at Maggiano’s Buckhead.

 

Early 2019 brought three major mergers (Fiserv/First Data, FIS/Worldpay, Global Payments/TSYS) that dramatically altered the FinTech landscape. All six of these companies have significant Georgia presence. Now that the deals have closed, our experts will discuss their projected impact across many angles.

 

We’ve assembled a top-shelf panel that’s uniquely qualified to share insights from a variety of perspectives- talent acquisition/development, venture ...
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The week in review – December 2, 2019


Each week TAG FinTech Steering Committee member Ali Raza compiles a list of newsworthy events impacting the payments ecosystem. He has graciously agreed to allow us to report his thoughts going forward. Enjoy!

 

This article is courtesy of Blue Leviathan. The original can be seen at https://www.blueleviathan.com/the-week-in-review-92/

 

Here are the new and noteworthy payments stories we have been following this week.

 

India’s financial services firm Paytm raises $1B

Paytm has raised $1 billion in a new financing round led by T. Rowe Price with participation from existing investors, Ant Financial, Softbank, and Discovery Capital; the new funding ...
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