Market Insight
CNP Expo 2015: Challenges and opportunities in card not present payments

PAY.ON America continued its busy trade show season with the 2015 CNP Expo, which attracted 1000 attendees across the entire card not present chain, including payment providers, processors, acquirers, ISOs, fraud solution providers and online merchants.   The show, which took place at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida, drew 40% more attendees than […]

Challenges and opportunities for cross-border eCommerce expansion
Challenges and opportunities for cross-border eCommerce expansion
Market Insight
Contactless payments and security lead Cards & Payments Australia

When it comes to payments, the ‘Land Down Under’ advances faster than many other developed e-commerce markets, particularly those in North America or Europe.  For proof look no further than the rapid adoption of contactless card payments via Visa payWave or MasterCard PayPass.  In July 2014, Australians completed more than 58 million Visa PayWave payments, […]

Market Insight
Cross-border eCommerce: Pitfalls on the path to profitability?

North American payment companies are increasingly looking abroad for opportunities to grow their business, however pursuing an international expansion strategy is not always as simple as it seems. Nevertheless, in a domestic market that many perceive as saturated, U.S. ISOs are able to increase their revenues by supporting their merchants who want to start selling […]

Cross-border eCommerce - Pitfalls in Europe?
Inside PAY.ON
Further growth of PAY.ON’s global payment network provides faster worldwide expansion capabilities

PAY.ON is vastly expanding its global payment network in 2015. Focus areas for growth in Q2 and Q3 2015 include North America and other English-speaking markets such as Australia. Latin America will also be a focus growth area in 2015.   Our commitment to extending our global payment network further strengthens our position as a […]

PAY.ON global network growth
Opportunities for acquirers who offer end-to-end payments

The payments landscape is constantly shifting, and acquirers in particular face challenges from non-traditional players, as the traditional ‘roles’ of payment providers are increasingly blurred. However, acquirers who extend their payment services, and can board merchants directly, are uncovering new revenue streams and establishing a competitive edge.   This is the subject of my interview […]

Acquirer Merchant Gateway
Inside PAY.ON
PAY.ON America Inc. reaches first year milestone

Between the packed schedule of trade shows and conferences (including a successful first time exhibiting at ETA Transact), and onboarding new team members, there has barely been a moment spare to celebrate PAY.ON America Inc’s first birthday! An entire year has passed since PAY.ON America Inc. opened the doors of its first full US subsidiary […]

PAYON America Inc
There is no ‘magic bullet’ when it comes to payments security, but delivering the highest level of security is essential

Security is a topic that is never far from the headlines in payments. There were multiple high-profile data breaches at major US corporations in 2014, and these have continued into the first quarter in 2015 with Anthem and Premera Blue Cross. Although security measures are evolving in the wake of these corporate hacks, cybercrime is […]

Payments security
Inside PAY.ON
Open API architecture is a prerequisite for next-generation merchants

PAY.ON recently attended and exhibited at ETA Transact15 in San Francisco, which was not only an opportunity to meet with current and future partners, but also to witness first-hand how the next generation of tech-savvy merchants are driving the future of payments. With Silicon Valley on its doorstep, it is no surprise that some of […]

developer conversion
Inside PAY.ON
Global Acquiring Conference provides PAY.ON with a platform to speak about evolution of eCommerce

PAY.ON is sponsoring the 2015 Global Acquiring Conference (formerly the International Acquiring Forum) which is taking place at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London, May 5-7.   It is apt that the Global Acquiring Conference (GAC) is returning to London, a global city and financial hub, given that the GAC will address the internationalization of […]

Market Insight
ETA Transact 15: Growing needs of US businesses pursuing global expansion strategies

Transact 15 took place in sunny San Francisco last week, attracting the largest show attendance in ETA (Electronic Transactions Association) history. More than 4000 payments industry leaders, from over 20 different countries, converged on the Moscone Center, proving that this has become a truly global event for the industry.   Reflecting the increasingly global nature […]

TRANSACT15 Keynote Speech