Google Pay is losing talent, in the form of both executives and employees, as the division struggles to gain ground.
Verizon and Mastercard are partnering to bring the benefits of 5G to the payments industry.
It’s a great space a great and a great opportunity says Fiserv CEO Frank Bisignano. The opportunity to build things and grow is always a lot of fun. From large to small there’s a comeback in payments and we see growth going forward.
Square has announced it is purchasing Afterpay Limited, the Australian firm that made its name in the “buy now, pay later” business.
Visa is abandoning its plans to acquire Plaid after the Department of Justice (DOJ) sued over antitrust concerns.
“We got our virtual banking license in April,” says WeLab CEO Simon Loong. “These are very exciting times. Traditional banks have their own way of doing things, but what we’re looking at is how do we look at offering technology-driven banking through innovation and technology?”
“Over the last several years in the company’s history we’ve diversified the business so that we have less and less exposure to fuel,” says WEX CEO Melissa Smith. “But as fuel prices go up we do have some benefit from that and when fuel prices go down we do have something negative to that.”
The future of fintech is cloud, AI, blockchain, IoT, 6G and quantum computing, says Anton Ruddenklau, Global Co‐leader of FinTech at KPMG. Those are the technologies that are fueling the digital transformation and will be central to financial services in the UK and the world going forward.
Bank of America has gone massively digital and it is now powering their growth. “We had a billion and a half logins to our apps last quarter,” says Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan. “This is not theoretical. We are one of the largest digital companies. We are also one of the largest physical companies. It takes both high-touch and high-tech.”