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November 28, 2023

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November 22, 2023

Eurosystem Updates Its Retail Payments Strategy

European Central Bank

“With the strategy, the Eurosystem aims to improve retail payments within the euro area and to strengthen the European payments market. The main goals of the strategy remain the same: to develop pan-European solutions for payments at the point of interaction (POI), governed at the European level, and to further strengthen the Single Euro Payments […]

Marqeta and Credi2 Team Up to Provide New Instalment Capabilities for Banks in Europe

Business Wire

“Marqeta, the global modern card issuing platform enabling some of the world’s most innovative embedded finance solutions, today announced a new partnership with Credi2 to provide an end-to-end instalments platform designed for banks, helping them deliver instalment payments on cards to meet growing consumer demand for more flexible and seamless digital payments experiences.”

Volt Launches in Australia

Electronic Payments International

“Having already established itself across the UK and Europe, Volt entered the South American market via Brazil in 2021. Volt says that the Australian launch represents a significant milestone for the company and the account-to-account (A2A) payments sector.”

Crezco Aims to Make Integrating Bill Payments Easier


“Crezco builds workflows for collecting bill payments — specifically account-to-account bill collection workflows. With these, payments, including overseas payments, are made directly from one account to another without transaction intermediaries like card networks involved.”

November 21, 2023

Form3 to Support Klarna’s European Payments

Fintech Finance News

“Form3, the cloud-native account-to-account platform, announced it will be providing Klarna, the AI-powered payments network and shopping assistant, with SEPA connectivity to bolster its customer offering in Europe as part of its wider international growth strategy.”

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