Category: Insights

Opening a Merchant Account Online That Works for Your Business

Traditional banking firms are often hesitant to offer accounts to iGaming companies and other ‘high risk’ businesses. This outdated approach means that these businesses can struggle to open a merchant account that meets their banking needs. What’s more, the risk of sudden de-banking presents a significant operational risk and long-term growth challenge. Thankfully, forward-thinking providers […]

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What is a High-Risk Payment Gateway?

Tackling the payments situation in high-risk scenariosThe financial world is changing at a fast pace.New business sectors are coming onto the market and these include several high-risk businesses.Money laundering, fraud, and cybersecurity threats continue to plague the high-risk sector. This means that payment gateways need to be more secure than ever before.In this blog post, […]

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Debit Card Trends in Europe in 2022

Debit cards seem to be all the rage, especially in Europe. There’s been a considerable shift from credit cards over the past years and that’s been reflected in recent reports on personal payment trends.New data from PCM’s Digital and Card Payments Yearbooks 2022 reveals the overwhelming dominance of debit cards across the continent.Around seven in ten of […]

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What is an Electronic Money Institution (EMI)?

The European market is a hotbed for Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs) with around 500 such institutions established. Designed for the digital era, EMIs offer innovative access to core financial services across numerous industries.EMI’s are known to provide online payment systems. Normally e-payment is done via debit, credit cards, direct bank deposits, and e-checks, other alternative […]

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