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April 17, 2014

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  • MasterCard Board of Directors Recommends Two New Candidates for Election - “The world continues to get smaller and technology opens new doors every day,” said Richard Haythornthwaite, Chairman of the Board, MasterCard. “MasterCard is advancing to meet consumer, business and societal needs in an increasingly digital world, while maintaining a focus on convenience and security. Merit and Julius’ experience and insights will add to and complement our existing Board as we pursue this vision.”
  • Warburg Pincus To Acquire Electronic Funds Source - "Warburg Pincus ... today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement whereby one of its affiliates will acquire 100% of Electronic Funds Source LLC, a leader in innovative corporate payments solutions, from an investor group including First Data Transportation Services, Inc., CTP Holdings LLC and FJ Management Inc."
  • Lending Club Acquires Springstone - "As part of the financing of this transaction, Lending Club also announced the closing of an equity capital raise. Investors in the $65 million round included funds and accounts managed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., Wellington Management Company, LLP, BlackRock and Sands Capital."
  • Worldpay Launches China Sales Office - "The Shanghai office is headed up by Tang Kok San, VP – Business Development China, and will offer all of Worldpay’s e-commerce customer-facing functions, including relationship management and corporate support."

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April 07, 2014

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April 01, 2014

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March 17, 2014

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March 12, 2014

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February 11, 2014

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December 03, 2013

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October 28, 2013

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July 22, 2013

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May 22, 2013

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May 20, 2013

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August 11, 2011

Citi Commercial Cards to Issue Chip & PIN Card Solution in U.S.

Citi logo 140pxCiti has announced the launch of the Citi Corporate Chip and PIN card, a compliant smart card designed for U.S. corporate cardholders traveling abroad

"Many of our clients are leading multinational organizations with cardholders that travel extensively,” said Julie Monaco, Head of North America Global Transaction Services, Citi. “They require a payment product that can meet their needs wherever their business takes them and Citi is at the forefront of bringing this product innovation to our commercial card clients."

May 25, 2011

April 13, 2011

Visa Boosts Spending Visibility and Makes Compliance Easier for Businesses

Visa logo 140px Visa has announced the global launch of Visa IntelliLink Compliance Management, a web-based solution offering enhanced control, compliance and cost-savings for businesses using commercial card programs.

Visa IntelliLink Compliance Management converts commercial card transaction data into information that card program managers at government agencies and private sector enterprises can use to minimize and deter commercial card misuse, such as using cards for personal expenses. A complement to the Visa IntelliLink product suite, this new service gives organizations a more detailed view of commercial payment program data, complementing existing card management and issuer reporting systems for a 360 degree view of commercial payment solution activity.

March 15, 2011

Getting Down to Business: Commercial Cards in B2B Payments

FedSusan Herbst-Murphy of the Payments Cards Center in the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has released a discussion paper on the use of Commercial Cards in Business to Business Payments.

Providing efficiency and cost-savings over paper payments (cash and checks), commercial payment cards are among the fastest growing card segments in recent years. Today, they account for nearly one in every five dollars spent using general-purpose payment cards. And since business and government payments are three times larger than consumer transactions, there is ample room for future growth.

May 12, 2010

Chase Introduces Single-Use Accounts Solution for Mid-Size Companies

Chase_logo-140px.jpgChase has announced that it is offering new commercial card payment solutions and capabilities to its mid-market corporate client base using single-use accounts technology with new online reporting and program management capabilities. The bank also has revamped its mid-market corporate rewards program and introduced a streamlined Executive Card program. READ MORE »

December 21, 2009

BNY Mellon Treasury Services Adds MasterCard Payment Gateway

BNY Mellon Treasury Services and MasterCard have announced that BNY Mellon will be integrating the MasterCard Payment Gateway into its suite of payment solutions for corporate clients. According to BNY Mellon, "complementing the ACH, wire transfer and check payment services already available from BNY Mellon, the MasterCard Payment Gateway will allow BNY Mellon clients to take advantage of the speed, cost efficiency, security and disbursements management benefits of electronic B-to-B card payments as part of a comprehensive array of payment alternatives." READ MORE »

November 18, 2009

Chase Introduces Two New Business Cards for Checking Customers

Chase has announced the addition of two new credit cards - Ink and Ink Capital - to its Ink portfolio of business cards that provide additional purchase rewards or an interest-payment refund to customers with Chase business checking accounts. READ MORE »

October 19, 2009

JP Morgan Expands Commercial Cards in EMEA

J.P. Morgan has announced that it has "significantly advanced its commercial card expansion initiative in Europe, the Middle East and Africa to provide corporate clients with higher degree of visibility and flexibility on spending and expenses in today’s challenging economic environment. As part of its continued investment in its global Treasury Services business, J.P. Morgan has introduced several new commercial card product offerings and service enhancements in the region, while a number of new product offerings are due to launch early next year." READ MORE »

September 30, 2009

Visa Launches Global Commercial Card Info & Spend Mgmt Platform

Visa has announced Visa IntelliLink Spend Management – calling it "a new global information tool that provides extensive reporting and expense management capabilities for organizations of all sizes on a single scalable platform." READ MORE »

September 23, 2009

Chase Launches Ink℠ - A New Small Business Card Portfolio

ChaseInk_logo-140px.jpgChase Card Services has announced Ink℠ from Chase, a suite of business cards developed specifically for small businesses. The new business card portfolio includes four distinct cards "to deliver on the unique needs of small business owners and marks Chase’s introduction of a pay-in-full charge card – a first from issuers of Visa or MasterCard." READ MORE »

August 24, 2009

MasterCard, CyberShift Announce Alliance for Expense Management

MasterCard Logo.jpgMasterCard and CyberShift have announced an alliance to provide businesses with CyberShift's Expense Management Automation solution. According to the companies, "the agreement provides MasterCard issuers with a compelling travel and expense management solution that they can offer to their corporate card customers. Through the combined capabilities of CyberShift and MasterCard, corporate card customers will have access to a flexible expense management solution, open integration to travel booking systems of choice, superior travel and spend analytics, BlackBerry(R) smartphone support, digital receipts filing, hotel folio data and much more, all delivered via a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model." READ MORE »

August 20, 2009

MasterCard Enhances Suite of Corporate Meeting Solutions

MasterCard Logo.jpgMasterCard has announced enhancements to its corporate meeting solutions portfolio that it says will "provide companies with greater control, efficiency and transparency around meeting planning and management. The company has partnered with two leading providers of online meeting solutions to address the needs of different stakeholders in today's fragmented corporate meetings market." READ MORE »

July 23, 2009

J.P. Morgan Launches Total Settlement Accounts Payables Service

JPMorgan_logo-140px.jpgJ.P. Morgan has announced the launch of Total Settlement, an electronic payment solution that helps businesses simplify the payment of supplier invoices and lay the foundation for complete order-to-pay automation. According to the bank, "Total Settlement consolidates Automated Clearing House (ACH), commercial card, wire, and standard paper check payments in a single file, eliminating the extra effort in accounts payable involved with processing multiple payment types. A self-service web portal for suppliers provides valuable payment status information, remittance details and allows suppliers to maintain their own contact and payment-related information." READ MORE »

July 22, 2009

American Express Launches OPEN Forum Social Media Site

Amex-Open_logo-140px.jpgAmerican Express OPEN has announced the OPEN Forum, a new online resource and networking site for business owners. According to Amex, "the site is designed to forge meaningful business connections and provide practical, actionable information and insights from influential bloggers, industry leaders, and savvy entrepreneurs. In addition, the site will aggregate relevant online small business conversations from Twitter." READ MORE »

June 27, 2009

New Glenbrook Report: Credit Card Acceptance for B2B Payments

Credit Card Acceptance for B2B Payments-140px.jpgNewly available over on our sister site is a new Glenbrook research brief titled "Credit Card Acceptance for B2B Payments" by Glenbrook's Erin McCune and Carol Coye Benson.

This new research brief is based findings from a series of interviews conducted with business-to-business suppliers about credit card acceptance conducted earlier this year. There's a form in the article for you to request a download of the report.

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