Vialet selects Moorwand as Issuer and BIN Sponsor for new credit launch

Alternative financial solutions provider VIALET has selected Moorwand as the issuer and BIN Sponsor across Poland, Spain, Lithuania and Latvia for its new credit product .

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The History of Payments: The rise of Prepaid Cards

Customers are presented with a wealth of payment methods daily, so Moorwand has created a new series where our team will delve into the different types available. First up: Prepaid Cards

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What do customers want from their banking products?

The UK is crowded when it comes to banking, so businesses wanting to succeed in this space need to ascertain what customers really want from their payments and banking products. But does what the market think?

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Luc Gueriane joins EPA Project Banking Access team

Moorwand is pleased to announce that Luc Gueriane, CCO, has joined a group of other industry figures to support the Emerging Payments Association Project Banking Access group.

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Mobile wallets aren’t going anywhere, and here’s why…

In a pre-pandemic world, mobile wallets struggled to compete with the penetration rates of alternative - more embedded - payment methods. But then COVID happened, and it caused the payments landscape to shift.

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Let’s look back at 2020’s 12 days of payments

To bring a bit of festive cheer to an otherwise gruelling year, Moorwand has put together 12 days of payments from 2020 which we think the industry should be proud of.

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Moorwand strengthens client offering with growth of its Account Management team

Moorwand has introduced its Account Management team to provide a consistent and ongoing level of support for its programme managers once they go to market.

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From Open Banking to contactless payments, what will shape the fintech industry in 2021?

2020 has been dramatic to say the least. We can expect this turbulent year to have a longstanding impact with even more drastic change on the horizon. So, what do the next 12 months have in store?

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Stocard selects Moorwand’s issuing services for European expansion of Stocard Pay

Moorwand has announced that it has been selected by German fintech Stocard for issuing and BIN sponsorship services in the UK, France, Germany, Netherlands and Italy.

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Open banking has struggled to take off in the UK, but could this change?

Despite growing numbers, Open banking has so far struggled to take off in the UK, but this could all change as investment and collaboration grows, it is discussed more and a longer-term view is taken for usage

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Why fintech firms must avoid becoming a jack of all trades and master of none

The fintech industry was driven by the financial crisis of 2008 with a view to changing financial services, but have some fintech firms lost sight of their individuality in an attempt to please too many customers?

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How can fintechs build more trust with users after COVID-19?

As some customers have chosen to move back to familiar, ‘trusted’ financial brands during COVID-19, how can relatively new faces in the market keep and boost their credibility after a year like 2020?

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Why fintech firms must avoid becoming a jack of all trades and master of none

The fintech industry was driven by the financial crisis of 2008 with a view to changing financial services, but have some fintech firms lost sight of their individuality in an attempt to please too many customers?

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How can fintechs build more trust with users after COVID-19?

As some customers have chosen to move back to familiar, ‘trusted’ financial brands during COVID-19, how can relatively new faces in the market keep and boost their credibility after a year like 2020?

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The seven payments trends to pay attention to post-Coronavirus

Moorwand asks the question: what should payments firms’ post-coronavirus priority list look like? We put together some of the key trends in the industry to get firms thinking.

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How COVID is turning the UK cashless

Luc Gueriane writes about how moving closer to a cashless society is a good thing for the public and fintechs, and how many programmes (with digital banking) are helping to make banking more financially inclusive.

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The FCA’s Dear CEO letter: impact on e-Money & payments institutions?

Gareth Mahoney, Moorwand Head of Compliance, writes for FinExtra about some of the key areas raised in the FCA's latest Dear CEO letter and explains what it means for EMIs and PIs

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Will cashlessness prompt a rise in business banking for merchants?

Luc Gueriane writes for FinExtra about whether cashlessness will prompt a rise in business banking for merchants as a response to COVID-19

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Moorwand assists with launch of PAYTECH Book

Moorwand’s CEO, Robert Courtneidge, is part of the editing team of the new PAYTECH Book, a payment technology handbook for investors, entrepreneurs and FinTech visionaries.

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FCA needs intense safeguarding revisal, say UK PSPs

Moorwand CCO is interviewed by BobsGuide about the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) regulations on firms safeguarding client funds and managing prudential risk.

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Will COVID-19 be the catalyst for the UK to fully embrace digital payments?

Luc Gueriane, Moorwand CCO, goes on the IBS Intelligence podcast to speak about whether COVID-19 will be the catalyst for the UK to fully embrace digital payments

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Starling Bank wins Covid with a shed

Luc Gueriane speaks to The Fintech Times about why Starling Bank has been the only challenger bank to record more app downloads in May than the year before

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Coronavirus & a cashless society: We can’t leave the most vulnerable behind

Moorwand CCO Luc Gueriane speaks to ZDNet about the move to a cashless society and how a failure to go cashless limits innovation in the fintech sector

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COVID-19: will fintechs crash, survive or get bought?

Moorwand CCO Luc Gueriane writes for Fintech Futures - COVID-19: will fintechs crash, survive or get bought?

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K Wearables chooses Moorwand to power its contactless payments ring

Payments company K Wearables has selected Moorwand to provide BIN sponsorship and digital banking services for its contactless payment ring.

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Luc Gueriane promoted to Moorwand Board following company growth

Luc Gueriane has been promoted to the Moorwand board after having a major impact on the business by signing over 50 new customers in the last year.

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Moorwand CEO speaks about hotly debated central bank digital currencies

The World Economic Forum in Davos debated the creation of credible and trusted digital currencies. Moorwand CEO, has been interviewed by IBS Intelligence about his thoughts on the topic being discussed by the world.

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Moorwand CEO discusses mixing compliance with user experience

Robert Courtneidge, Moorwand CEO, speaks to PYMNTS about how initiatives like Open Banking can help to provide the opportunity for regulatory mandates that encourage innovation, competition and a better user experience globally.

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Moorwand CEO Robert Courtneidge quoted in Raconteur fintech report

The Raconteur Fintech Report which was published in The Sunday Times on 15 December 2019 including quotes from Moorwand CEO on page 10 in relation to the future of cyrptocurrencies.

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Moorwand offers Digital Banking Solution for Telleroo

Moorwand has been selected by Telleroo to offer solutions allowing those making payments on behalf of small businesses to combine these payments across all clients into a single, unified workflow.

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Moorwand’s CEO comments quoted in Forbes Magazine

Robert Courtneidge is asked for his views on the emergence of the major technology companies(Google Apple, Facebook Amazon - GAFA) getting into the payments arena.

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