Moorwand partners with Payme Swiss to revolutionise card and wearable payments

Moorwand’s issuing, BIN Sponsorship and digital banking services will enable Payme Swiss to offer a suite of payments options

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Dear Luc: Should I prepare for a wearable payments comeback post-COVID?

As social distancing will soon end, should I start to think about wearable capabilities for my service?

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Dear Luc: Can my start-up succeed while working from home?

Could I run my year one start-up whilst working from home? Do I need a London address?

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Post-Pandemic Sustainability Opportunities for the Finance Industry

The planet was in a state of emergency even before COVID-19. So with the finance industry focusing on recovery and resilience as we come out of lockdown, should the environment and sustainability also be top of the agenda?

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Dear Luc: Should we ditch the plastic bank card?

As mobile wallets overtake cards and we strive for a more environmentally friendly industry, is plastic still needed?

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Moorwand CEO talks payments after the pandemic

Vicki Gladstone, Moorwand CEO, COO, and Director, shares her thoughts on what the post-pandemic payments industry looks like.

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Fintech Alliance Interview: A day in the life of Luc Gueriane

This week FinTech Alliance has profiled Luc Gueriane, Chief Commercial Officer at Moorwand so we can learn a little more about a day in his life!

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Dear Luc: Does my fintech firm need ex-bankers to succeed?

I want to build out my executive leadership team. Should I be looking at ex-bankers, or would that be too boring?

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A History of Payments: The emergence of wearable payments

We recognise the importance each payment type holds. That’s why we’re profiling each of the main payment types, for our fourth instalment of 'History of Payments' series, we're looking at the emergence of wearables

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Dear Luc: The payments agony uncle with Fintech Futures

In Dear Luc, we answer the questions the industry’s fintech founders are worried to ask, and solve the problems they don’t want their VCs to know about.

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Dear Luc: Should I offer multi-currency accounts to cover post-pandemic travel?

With the world opening up again, do I need to start offering multi-currency to my customers?

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A History of Payments: The Growth of the Debit Card

We recognise the importance each payment type holds. That’s why we’re profiling each of the main payment types, for our third instalment of 'History of Payments' series, we're looking at the growth of debit cards.

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Dear Luc: What marketing pitfalls should I avoid?

Some fintechs are getting caught out by the regulators when using terms like “banking” or overstating a product’s benefits. What marketing pitfalls should I avoid?

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A History of Payments: The Evolution of Credit Cards

Here at Moorwand, we think each payment type deserves its time in the spotlight. For our second instalment of 'History of Payments' series, we delve into the world of credit cards.

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The end of universal banking: why success in fintech relies on specialists

Fintechs are realising that the key to longevity is being a specialist - solving specific problems in a way no one else can. But, to create the best and most specialised solutions fintechs must work with the most specialised partners.

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UK Budget & Kalifa Review: A fintech breakdown

Moorwand has put together a point-by-point breakdown of both the Kalifa Review and the fintech-related policies included in Sunak’s Budget.

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Dear Luc: When is the best time to expand my fintech abroad?

My team is pushing for us to move into new markets, but I’m not sure we’re ready. When is the right time for a fintech to go beyond our domestic market (the UK)?

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Dear Luc: The free ATM conundrum

I often hear about consumers over-using costly features like free ATM withdrawals. How can I put some controls around what customers are doing with my cards?

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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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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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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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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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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 discusses mixing compliance with user experience

Moorwand 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 quoted in Raconteur fintech report

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

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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 comments on ‘Why Is Apple Trusted More Than Google?’ in Forbes Magazine

Moorwand shares their views on the emergence of the major technology companies (Google Apple, Facebook Amazon - GAFA) getting into the payments arena.

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Moorwand interviewed at LendIt

Moorwand gives their view on the recent white papers on ‘why bank’s don’t like Crypto’ and ‘stable coins in light of latest Libra’ and his thoughts on this year’s LendIt conference to Fintech Finance reporter.

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Moorwand launches new payment solution with Sunrate

Moorwand has been selected by Sunrate, the foreign exchange and global payments provider, to launch its new and highly innovative card programme with global card scheme Mastercard.

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