Wirecard brings more wearable payment options to Europe via Mastercard deal

Wirecard and Mastercard are expanding an existing strategic cooperation with the aim of making digital, contactless payments via wearables accessible to more consumers. As a result, boon from Wirecard will be available in Germany via Garmin Pay, according to a...

Wirecard partners with Visa to drive digital financial technology

Wirecard and Visa this week announced they have signed a partnership agreement to collaborate on new products in the field of digital financial technology, according to a press release. Wirecard said that by combining its digital payment platform with Visa's...

Wirecard to power contactless payments in Garmin smartwatches

Wirecard is partnering with Garmin to provide Garmin smartwatch owners a digital payment experience through Wirecard's flagship product, boon, according to a press release. As of now, Garmin smartwatch users in France, Italy, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland, and the U.K. will...

Wirecard hits the high seas with cruise line to offer guests easier payments option

Dream Cruises and Star Cruises, brands under the Genting Cruise Line division of Genting Hong Kong, have partnered with Wirecard to deliver what the companies are calling a more streamlined payments process intended to enhance the guest experience for cruises....

Allianz, Visa, Wirecard partner on mobile payment and loyalty app, Allianz Prime

Allianz Partners, Visa and Wirecard have launched a mobile payment called Allianz Prime, according to a press release. Allianz Prime users will be able to make secure mobile transactions at all contactless enabled terminals worldwide. Starting today, the app will be tested in Italy, involving a sample of Allianz customers.

Wirecard expands relationship with ReiseBank on mobile banking app

Wirecard is expanding its collaboration with ReiseBank, the market leader in the field of travel money in Germany. The partners launched the mobile banking app, bankomo, on the market just last year.

Wirecard to add chatbot to boon mobile payment app

Wirecard has selected Astute Solutions to implement chatbot software into the company's mobile payments app called boon, according to a press release. Astute Bot will enable boon users to receive personalized service interactions through a messaging interface. In recent years,...

Industry players unite to drive mobile payments in Singapore

Seven mobile wallets, acquirers and payment networks, including Diners Club, EZi Wallet, EZ-Link, Liquid Pay, MasterCard, UnionPay International and Wirecard, have formed a consortium to enable interoperable QR payments in Singapore for consumers and merchants, according to a press release....

Wirecard adds P2P feature to boon mobile app

Wirecard has announced a renewed expansion of its mobile payment app boon and added a person-to-person function, according to a press release. "Boon has become an ecosystem for all our users' financial needs," Georg von Waldenfels, executive vice president consumer...

Wirecard provides online payment gateway to Ikea stores in southeast Asia

Technology group Wirecard has signed an agreement with Ikea stores in southeast Asia to provide them with a regionally-managed payment gateway product for online checkout, according to a press release. The payment service covers Ikea stores in Malaysia, Singapore and...

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