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Digital Transformation – Strategies for Banks to Avoid Marginalisation

Alpha Fintech CEO, Oliver Rajic, recently took to the stage at FinTech Abu Dhabi to speak about about digital banking transformations and to discuss winning strategies in a fast-changing industry. Watch the video below:

Alpha Fintech Joins Launch of Singapore’s Networked Trade Platform (NTP)

Dublin, 10th of October, 2018 – Oliver Rajic, CEO of Alpha Fintech, the fintech vendor management platform that simplifies the management of current vendors and exposes new payments, risk and commerce providers via a single API, on 26 September 2018 joined the launch of Singapore’s Networked Trade Platform (NTP). The NTP was launched by Singapore’s […]

Oliver Rajic Awarded CEO of the Year – Asia Pacific

Oliver Rajic, CEO of Alpha Fintech, has been awarded CEO of the Year – Asia Pacific by Acquisition International. As the winner of the award, Oliver was recognised not only for his leadership, but his relentless drive to foster innovation by seamlessly connecting fintechs with Banks and payment solution providers. Since Alpha’s inception, Oliver has […]

Alpha Fintech and Trustly Partner for Online Banking Payments

Dublin, Ireland, and Stockholm, Sweden, 6th June, 2018 – Alpha Fintech, the fintech vendor management platform that simplifies the management of current vendors and exposes new payments, risk and commerce providers via a single interface, is proud to announce a new partnership with European payments company Trustly. Trustly provides fast, simple and secure online banking […]

Oliver Rajic Awarded Most Influential Payments Professional

Dublin, 20 February, 2018 – Oliver Rajic, CEO of Alpha Fintech, has been named Most Influential Payments Professional at the World Payments Congress event in Mumbai, India last week. The World Payments Congress recognizes participants in the fintech industry who are driving progress through innovative solutions and practices. Oliver Rajic is a fintech disruptor with […]

Alpha Fintech Named Top 10 Fastest Growing Fintech in Singapore

IDC Financial Insights has unveiled a list of 101 fast growing fintechs in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) from 10 major markets – China, Australia and New Zealand, South Korea, India, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand. “IDC’s FinTech Fast 101” refers to the fast-growing fintech players based on extensive on-ground analysis of the dominant fintech […]

Alpha Fintech and Payture Team Up to Power Payment Access in Russia and CIS

Alpha Fintech, a leader in providing third party financial technology solution access through its AlphaHub platform, has today announced a partnership with Payture, a leading payment gateway in the CIS region. The AlphaHub is a fintech vendor management platform that provides access to a library of vendors through one dynamic API and user interface. Alpha […]

Alpha Payments Cloud Becomes Alpha Fintech

Dublin – Alpha Payments Cloud is unveiling its comprehensive rebranding and new corporate identity as Alpha Fintech. The rebrand aims to crystalize Alpha’s positioning as fintech‘s first end-to-end middleware, connecting the merchant buyer and vendor supplier across the entire payments, risk and commerce spectrum through a single API and UI. “Acquirers and payment gateways solely […]

Alpha Payments Cloud Receives Fin5ive Payments Award at BankTech Asia

Alpha Payments Cloud, the fintech vendor management platform that simplifies the use of current vendors and exposes new payments, risk and commerce providers via a single interface, has been awarded the Fin5ive Payments Award at BankTech Asia, in association with global fintech matchmaking firm Matchi. “What Alibaba did for buyers and suppliers, namely expose and bring them […]

Alpha Payments Cloud Wins “Best of Show” at FinovateAsia 2016

AlphaHub Innovations Stand Out Amongst the Crowd at Finovate. Dublin, Ireland and Hong Kong, China, November 14th 2016 – Alpha Payments Cloud, the FinTech industry’s first middleware technology platform that consolidates all vendors across the entire payments, risk and commerce spectrum into one UI is proud to announce it’s selection as “Best of Show” at […]

The Alphahub Decentralises Authentication and Payments with Haventec

Innovative payments platform AlphaHub offers clients new Haventec payment security and ID authentication services built on a stronger blockchain Alpha Payments Cloud, a leader in innovative commerce solution access technology, is delighted to partner with Haventec, a young Australian business revolutionising online security and network trust. “Trust is a major differentiator between one company and […]

Alpha Payments Cloud Receives Investment from First Quay Capital

Alpha Payments Cloud, the FinTech industry’s first middleware technology platform that consolidates all vendors across the entire payments, risk and commerce spectrum into one UI, and First Quay Capital, an Australian based private equity firm that invests in early stage, high growth businesses, have joined forces to expand Alpha’s innovative solution within the MENA region. […]

Alpha Payments Cloud Expands Presence Into Australia

Alpha Payments Cloud (APC), a global leader in providing international banks and merchants with access to payment, risk and commerce vendors, in the past week has further expanded its presence in the Asia-Pacific region, with the addition of Timmy Alassad as Head of Business for Australia. As Head of Business for Australia, Timmy will support […]

Alpha Payments Cloud Receives Investment By Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator

Alpha Payments Cloud valuation now stands at USD $100 million. Dublin, Ireland, June 16, 2016 – Alpha Payments Cloud, a global leader in providing access to payment, risk and commerce solutions to international banks and merchants, today announced it was selected by Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) for investment through its Startup Accelerator program. During the […]

What’s in a Number?

MasterCard announced in late 2014 what might seem like a trivial change but one that might involve a lot of work in the payments industry later this year. Historically you could identify a MasterCard by the starting digit 5 with all MasterCards issued in the BIN (Bank Identification Number) ranges of 510000-559999. Anticipating that these […]

Alpha Payments Cloud Featured in The Nilson Report

Alpha Payments Cloud and the AlphaHub platform were featured in the January 2016, Issue #1079 of The Nilson Report. Alpha Payments Cloud’s multivendor switch lets its clients offer their merchants a customized mix of products and services not available from competitors. This helps create loyalty. The middleware is an overlay to existing processing systems. Once […]

Alpha Payments Cloud and Sentenial partner to power SEPA Direct Debit acceptance for European Businesses

Alpha Payments Cloud, a global leader in providing access to payment, risk and commerce solutions to international banks and merchants, has today announced a partnership with Sentenial’s pan-European Payment Institution, Nuapay. The partnership will see the addition of SEPA Direct Debit functionality to the AlphaHub Payments as a Service platform, whilst also serving to expose […]

Fiserv and Alpha Payments Cloud Partner on Cost Effective Solution to Connect to Real-Time Payments in Australia

Alpha Payments Cloud, a global leader in providing third party payment, risk and commerce solution access to international banks and merchants, has today announced a partnership with Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions. The partnership will provide Australian banks with a simpler and faster way to process payments in Australia […]

Alpha Payments Cloud and Alipay Partner to Give Merchants Global Access to Chinese Customers

Alpha Payments Cloud, a global leader in providing third party payment, risk and commerce solution access to international banks and merchants, and Alipay, a subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, have today announced a partnership that sees Alpha Payments Cloud become a global acquiring partner of Alipay. Alipay is the provider of China’s leading internet […]

New European Interchange Fee Rules Come Into Effect Today

The aim is to reduce costs for both retailers and consumer, and to help create an EU-wide payments market. The regulation will also help users make more informed choices about payment instruments.    Interchange fees are charged by a cardholder’s bank to a retailer’s bank every time a consumer makes a card-based purchase. While consumers […]

Macquarie Business Banking Partners With Alpha Payments Cloud For Greater Solution Access

APC’s AlphaHub will now be linked to the Macquarie Business Banking payment service, which will allow for the quick integration of new services such as payment gateways, fraud services and other APC channel partners. Alpha Payments Cloud (APC) is working with Macquarie Business Banking to further enhance its market leading DEFT payments service with access to […]

iSignthis KYC services to be offered through Alpha Payments Cloud

Highlights: Channel partner agreement executed with Alpha Payments Cloud, Singapore Full suite of iSignthis services to be offered to all of APC’s customers from early 2016 Immediate access to iSignthis services for AlphaHub users in over 60 countries Alpha Payments Cloud has in excess of 1,000 users with a volume of 25 million transactions per […]

Money 20/20 in The Venetian, Las Vegas – 2015

With only 10 days to go, the APC team are looking forward to Money 20/20 in Las Vegas. We’ll be at booth 1834 to demonstrate how we eliminate the restrictions and friction caused by integration challenges relating to legacy platforms, and introduce the possibility of infinite vendor access with our Payments as a Service Platform […]

It’s EMV Armageddon: What Tomorrow Means for Your Business

THE EMV LIABILITY SHIFT IS HERE. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YOUR BUSINESS? US Merchants are making the same mistakes and oversights that their fellow British and Canadian counterparts made in preparing for EMV. The Story So Far… 59 percent of consumers with one or more credit or debit cards report that they have not […]

Alpha Payments Cloud Partners with Snapcard to Power Global Bitcoin Acceptance

Snapcard, a leading payment processor and e-wallet for Bitcoin, has partnered with Alpha Payments Cloud to power AlphaHub users to accept Bitcoin payments globally. Through a single, simple API integration, online merchants have access to the AlphaHub platform and can add Bitcoin functionality in a matter of clicks as an alternative payment method and gain […]

Alpha Payments Cloud Wins “Best of Show” at Finovate Spring 2015

AlphaHub Innovations Stand Out Amongst the Crowd at Finovate. Dublin, Ireland and San Jose, California, May 14th 2015 – Alpha Payments Cloud, connecting acquirers, merchants and product providers on one omni-channel platform through the AlphaHub, was awarded “Best of Show” at Finovate Spring last night, May 13th. Alpha CEO, Oliver Rajic, took to the stage […]

Emailage and Alpha Payments Cloud Team Up to Offer Banks and Merchants a More Secure and Powerful Payments Platform

Emailage , the leading global fraud prevention company that leverages an email address to assess transactional risk, and Alpha Payments Cloud , a platform that consolidates payment types and solution providers globally, have announced a partnership that integrates Emailage’s technology into Alpha Payment Cloud’s AlphaHub product. As a result of this partnership, international banks and merchants connected through […]

Alpha Payments Cloud Wins “Channel” Award

Alpha Payments Cloud has won the world’s best Global Channel Award category at the Merchant Payment Ecosystem Awards. The award recognizes the most innovative as well as complete offering with respect to simplification of solution acceptance across all different channels in the value chain…

What Next for NFC and Mobile Payments?

The End of Physical Wallets? 2015 will not be the year that physical wallets are dumped in favour of NFC enabled smartphones, but it may be the year that mobile devices cross a mass-market tipping point that sees the fruition of multiple prerequisites that precede mass adoption…

What 2014 Told Us About FinTech in 2015

OmniCommerce In 2014, frictionless omniCommerce was on the cusp of becoming a reality. Competition between large retailers has driven the implementation of omni-channel strategies, as innovations in the space have helped transition omniCommerce from buzzword to crucial element in ensuring the future of their businesses. Central to any omniCommerce strategy is the increased availability and […]

EBANX Added to the AlphaHub to Drive Business Growth in the LATAM Market

Dublin, Ireland, November 4, 2014 – Alpha Payments Cloud, connecting acquirers, merchants and product providers on one omniCommerce platform through the AlphaHub, has today announced the expansion of its LATAM-specific product offerings through a partnership with EBANX, a cross-border payments processor that helps you grow your business and sales by increasing your connectivity to the […]

Avalara’s AvaTax Sales Tax Automation Software is Added to the AlphaHub

Dublin, Ireland and Bainbridge Island, WA, November 3, 2014 – Alpha Payments Cloud, providers of the omniCommerce platform AlphaHub, and Avalara, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based transactional tax compliance solutions, today announced a partnership that will bring simple, affordable sales tax management solutions to AlphaHub customers, including acquirers, merchants and product providers. As a […]

Alpha Payments Cloud is Exhibiting at Money 20/20

We will be exhibiting at Money 20/20 from the 2nd to the 5th of November, 2014, booth 528 in the Bristlecone Ballroom – meet the team…

The Pitfalls of System Integrations

Half of IT projects with budgets of over $15 million dollars run 45% over budget, are 7% behind schedule and deliver 56% less functionality than predicted…

The Future of eCommerce: Consumer Personalization

A recent survey has shed some light on the disconnect that exists between consumers and retailers when it comes to the personalization of the consumer shopping experience…

Gateways and Acquirers Receive a 25% Net Revenue Referral Fee for Japanese Processing

Alpha Payments Cloud, connecting acquirers, merchants and product providers on one platform through the AlpaHub, is offering all gateways and acquirers a 25% net revenue referral fee for the first year for approved merchants exceeding USD $10 million in annual Japanese processing volume.

Why EMV Will Increase Fraud for US Merchants

Merchants everywhere, from small single terminal/knuckle duster under-the-counter-just-in-case used books stores, to the World’s largest retailers, service providers, banks and acquiring institutions are making the appropriate changes to their payments systems to be EMV ready for when the mandates will start being enforced in October 2015. This is arguably the single biggest change to happen to the industry since the introduction of electronic payment terminals, over 30 years ago.

Alpha Payments Cloud Places in the Top 5 at the Customer Gamechanger Awards

Alpha Payments Cloud is proud to announce that we have placed in the top 5 of the Customer Gamechanger Awards at Europe’s Customer Festival.

Alpha CEO, Oliver Rajic, interviewed by Bloomberg TV

Alpha Payments Cloud CEO, Oliver Rajic, was invited to Bloomberg TV Studios in Indonesia to discuss the rapid eCommerce growth across Asia and how the Alpha Payments Cloud omniCommerce technology is further driving this commerce revolution.

Tipping (Price) Point for Contactless Payments

In Ireland contactless payments have been reasonably widely publicised, especially by VISA. However, I wonder if the price point is set high enough to encourage mass adoption…

Alpha Payments Cloud And SafetyPay Form Partnership to Power Alternative Payments in Latin America and Other Emerging Economies

Dublin, Ireland and Miami, Florida, June 2, 2014 – Alpha Payments Cloud, connecting acquirers, merchants, and product providers on one platform through the APC Product Hub, and SafetyPay™, the ultimate, real time alternative payment solution that enables consumers to shop from merchants worldwide and pay directly from their bank account in their local currency or […]

Alpha Payments Cloud Gains Over Twenty Years of Industry Experience with Acquisitions from Experian and Transaction Network Services

Alpha Payments Cloud have today announced that Sandra Green and Matt Williamson have joined the company to further develop their growing portfolio of international accounts. Sandra and Matt bring with them a wealth of over twenty years in corporate sales experience, joining Alpha Payments Cloud from Experian and Transaction Network Services, respectively.

Alpha Payments Cloud Adds Inpay as eCommerce Option to Offer Customers Risk-Free Payment Methods

Dublin, Ireland, May 21, 2014 – Alpha Payments Cloud, connecting acquirers, merchants, and product providers on one platform through the APC Product Hub, are pleased to announce the integration of inpay, who specialize in online payments to merchants through customer’s online banking accounts. Now, banks and merchants connected through the Alpha Payments Cloud Product Hub can […]

Alpha Payments Cloud Receives TPSP Registration from UnionPay International to Drive Increased Acceptance of UnionPay by International Banks and Merchants

Dublin, Ireland and Shanghai, China, 14 April 2014 – Alpha Payments Cloud(APC), connecting acquirers, merchants, and product providers on one platform through the APC Product Hub, and UnionPay International(UPI), a subsidiary of China’s bankcard association UnionPay, have today announced that Alpha Payments Cloud are now registered as a UPI TPSP (Third Party Service Provider). This […]

Alpha Payments Cloud Partners with MaxMind to Offer minFraud Service to Merchants and Acquirers via the APC AlphaHub

Dublin, Ireland and Waltham, Mass, 31 March2014 – Alpha Payments Cloud, (APC) are proud to announce the introduction of MaxMind’s minFraud product to the APC Product Hub. MaxMind is an industry-leading provider of IP intelligence and online fraud detection tools, offering fraud risk-scoring based on many factors, including IP, email, and device reputations derived from […]

A Snapshot Look at Ecommerce Payments in Japan

Japan is a major economic power, and its residents are very well-versed in ecommerce. So it is definitely a country where U.S.-based merchants should look if they want to expand globally. Here’s a snapshot look at payments in Japan. The Land of the Rising Sun is also the Land of the Rising Yen. About 75% […]

Red and Alpha Payments Cloud Announce Partnership to Support Secure Cross-Border Expansion for Merchants

London and Dublin, 20 March 2014 – ReD, a specialist, global fraud prevention company, and Alpha Payments Cloud, (APC) a cloud-based payments solution provider, have announced a new partnership designed to support acquirers and merchants as they drive secure cross-border ecommerce growth. The partnership will make ReD’s highly regarded, real-time fraud prevention service, ReD Shield®, […]

Land of the Rising Yen – Payments in Japan

MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 05, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) —Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV ), a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Serve solutions, today announced that it will serve as the premier sponsor of the 2014 Annual E-Commerce Payments and Risk Conference as well as exhibit and speak at the event, which will take place on March 17-20, 2014, at the Aria Resort & […]

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