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    Amex debuts B2B payments system

    The card company is adding to its product line-up in an attempt to cater to small businesses as they try to recover from COVID-19 pandemic lows and face inflationary pressures.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Dec. 1, 2022
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    Visa’s next CEO sees a world of growth

    Ryan McInerney, who will become CEO of the card network juggernaut next year, recently detailed the areas where he sees opportunities for the company.

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    Trendline

    Cross-border payments targeted for upgrades

    When it comes to cross-border payments, businesses, non-profits and governments alike are determined to increase the speed of transactions and cut the cost.

    By Payments Dive staff
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    Visa names new CEO for next year

    Visa President Ryan McInerney will become the card network company’s next CEO next February as Al Kelly exits that role to become executive chairman.

    By Nov. 18, 2022
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    Construction payments firm Billd lands $100M credit line

    The debt facility will feed two of the company’s app-based cash flow products.

    By Matthew Thibault • Nov. 18, 2022
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    Q&A

    CEOs Sound Off: Payments forecasts for 2023

    The CEOs of Brex, Splitit and Paystand weigh in on what’s to come in the year ahead, commenting on the trends, challenges, regulation and M&A.

    By , Nov. 16, 2022
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    Wex readies for acquisitions

    Acquisitions are part of Wex CEO Melissa Smith’s annual growth goals, and the deteriorating economy could present attractive targets, she said.

    By Nov. 11, 2022
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    Green Dot CEO taps new team

    The payment services company’s recently appointed CEO brought on his own team this week, naming a new CFO, COO and chief revenue officer.

    By Nov. 11, 2022
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    Marqeta lands new client, faces questions on Block

    While the company said this week that it won new business from a fintech backed by Walmart, it also faced questions over contract renewals for its biggest customer, Block. 

    By Nov. 10, 2022
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    ACI Worldwide fires CEO

    Odilon Almeida had served as the payments company’s president and CEO since March 2020 and will be succeeded temporarily by board chairman Thomas Warsop.

    By Nov. 9, 2022
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    FIS targets $500M in cost cuts

    The digital payments company is aiming to cut costs by streamlining operations, reducing capital expenditures and pulling back on vendor contracts.

    By Nov. 9, 2022
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    Brex co-CEO: Fintech took ‘reputation hit’ after dropping customers

    Co-CEO and cofounder Henrique Dubugras regrets Brex’s handling of its June customer base changes, but said narrowing the company’s focus on startups was the right call.

    By Nov. 8, 2022
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    Stripe chops workforce for ‘leaner times’

    The payments company will cut about 1,140 jobs as it reins in expenses in the face of deteriorating economic conditions after growing too fast.

    By Nov. 3, 2022
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    Global Payments leans into fintechs

    As it pursues more fintech clients, the payments processor sees B2B and commercial cards as areas ripe for expansion.

    By Nov. 3, 2022
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    Honeywell jumps into mobile payments battle

    The tech conglomerate will couple new payments software with its mobile computers to process transactions anywhere, taking on a pack of rivals already in the market.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    Papaya builds cross-border payroll services

    The well-funded startup is taking on big clients and rivals in seeking to offer cross-border payroll payment services, with checks sent to workers in 72 hours.

    By Oct. 28, 2022
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    Opinion

    BNPL for business is a high stakes proposition

    “As BNPL providers, especially in the business realm where more money is being spent, fintechs are going to need much more sophisticated, secure, reliable authentication methods,” writes Flexbase CEO Zaid Rahman.

    By Zaid Rahman • Oct. 24, 2022
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    Opinion

    FedNow may stumble without nonbanks, cross-border payments

    “In addition to cross-border payments, the benefits of FedNow must be widely available to Americans through competitive, diverse providers — including nonbanks,” writes a U.S.-based Wise executive.

    By Rina Wulfing • Oct. 18, 2022
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    PayPal brings Zettle terminal to US

    After launching the new terminal in Europe last year, PayPal is offering the point-of-sale equipment now for small businesses in the U.S.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Oct. 17, 2022
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    Visa seeks to draw creators in

    The card behemoth is partnering with other fintechs in an effort to sell creators embedded payment and financial tools.

    By Oct. 14, 2022
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    Payments deals gain momentum

    Four billion-dollar payments acquisitions this year reflect industry dynamics that will drive more buyouts in coming months, analysts say.

    By Oct. 11, 2022
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    Cross-border payment plays rev up

    The Clearing House, Swift and rivals are jostling to speed up cross-border payments, with collaboration and competition likely to emerge at an international conference this week.

    By Oct. 10, 2022
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    Opinion

    Future of B2B payments lies in embedded finance

    “Unfortunately, the business-to-business market lags behind its B2C counterpart and is only just beginning to embrace embedded finance,” writes Melio COO Tomer Barel.

    By Tomer Barel • Oct. 7, 2022
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    FleetCor taps insider interim after CFO resigns

    The Atlanta-based payments company said Charles Freund, its CFO since September 2020, is resigning to become CFO of an unidentified private-equity backed software company.

    By Maura Webber Sadovi • Sept. 27, 2022
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    Buyers, vendors blame each other for slow digital payment adoption

    A majority of vendors said their customers aren’t ready to stop using checks, although check use among accounts payable teams fell 10% compared to last year, MineralTree’s report revealed.

    By Sept. 23, 2022
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    Visa eyes B2B, remittances for growth

    Visa is eyeing certain portions of the B2B market for near-term growth, the company’s chief financial officer said during a conference last week. It’s also building out its network for remittances.

    By Sept. 21, 2022