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How Open Banking in Fintech Works Around the World

Here's how open banking in fintech is reshaping the global financial sector. For years, merchants and individuals dealt with the complexities of legacy banking operations. Lack of transparency, accessibility and lengthy bank processes pose numerous challenges. Each financial product and…

  • October 22, 2021
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The Top 10 Rapyd FAQs from New Customers

Looking to get started with Rapyd but unsure of where to start? Get answers to the most common frequently asked questions our new customers and prospects have about accepting payments with Rapyd before creating your account.  Whether you're starting your…

  • October 4, 2021

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How Card-Issuing APIs Can Benefit Your Business (And Your Customers)

Card-issuing APIs make it easier to issue cards, creating an improved experience for your customers, and greater accessibility and control for you. What are Card Issuing APIs Card-issuing APIs (Application Programming Interface) are used by businesses of all sizes to…

  • September 16, 2021
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How Businesses Can Use Virtual Card Issuing

Virtual cards are a powerful tool to build loyalty, pay remote workers and power innovative commerce experiences.  Global card issuing is complex. A successful program requires a country-by-country implementation approach. Rapyd recognizes how complicated the payment industry is and how…

  • June 4, 2021
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Payments 101: How Online Payment Processing Works

Payment processing services have come a long way since the days of ‘cash or card?’. Here’s everything you need to know about accepting online payments. From credit cards to technologies like digital wallets and real-time bank transfers, these days consumers…

  • April 14, 2021
Best Payment Gateways for Magento

The 7 Best International Magento Payment Gateway Plugins

Discover which of the top international Magento payment plugins is right for your business. Merchants looking to present a professional online presence have a wide range of ecommerce platforms to choose from, one of the best of which is Magento.…

  • April 7, 2021
Fintech Role in Building Open Ecosystems

Fintech’s Role in Building Open Ecosystems

How financial businesses of all sizes work together to promote infrastructural growth in the global digital economy. The worldwide online marketplace is buzzing with activity and always on the search for new opportunities to grow and improve the lives of…

  • March 22, 2021
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Three Lessons from Our Glorious Agile Failures and Misuses

By Erez Morabia At the recent annual Agile conference Beyond Agile Israel 2021, I talked about some of the glorious misuses of agile practices I had witnessed in my 7 years of experience as an Agile coach. In this post, I…

  • February 26, 2021
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Increase Revenue & Reduce Cost with Payments-as-a-Service

4 Key Benefits of Payment-as-a-Service Platforms As the global economy becomes increasingly connected, business owners everywhere cannot afford for their payments systems to lag behind. More complex compliance demands, along with evolving consumer behaviors and increased instances of fraud all…

  • February 25, 2021
Fintech's Role in Open Ecosystems

Fintech’s Role in Building Open Ecosystems

How financial businesses of all sizes work together to promote infrastructural growth in the global digital economy.   The worldwide online marketplace is buzzing with activity and always on the search for new opportunities to grow and improve the lives of…

  • January 27, 2021
How to Issue Prepaid Cards

How to Issue Prepaid Cards: Key Steps from Inception to Launch

What is Card Issuing? Card issuing is the process of enabling businesses to issue credit, debit or pre-paid cards to their customers either in the form of physical or virtual cards. The reason why many organizations look into how to…

  • January 21, 2021
How to Issue Prepaid Cards

How to Issue Prepaid Cards: Key Steps from Inception to Launch

What is card issuing? Card issuing is the process of enabling businesses to issue credit, debit or pre-paid cards to their customers either in the form of physical or virtual cards. The reason why many organizations look into how to…

  • January 18, 2021
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Rapyd Recap: Singapore FinTech Festival 2020

Check Out Interviews and Insights from the Singapore FinTech Festival The 2020 Singapore FinTech Festival grew into a global phenomenon, with 40+ events in Fintech Hubs around the world and 5 days of 24/7 online engagement. Rapyd was proud to…

  • January 12, 2021
IoT and Payments

3 Ways the IoT and Payments Are Revolutionizing Commerce

Prepare for the coming wave of internet of things enabled payments. The IoT (internet of things) sector is growing by 15% every year, according to payments and banking analysts (Mercator Advisory Group). There are now more connected devices, like fridges,…

  • December 29, 2020
How does an Automated Clearing House Work?

ACH 101: How Does an Automated Clearing House Work?

A Guide to the ACH How does an Automated Clearing House work? The Automated Clearing House (ACH) system is a network of financial institutions that facilitates transactions between bank accounts. Managed by the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA), the…

  • November 5, 2020
A woman in sunglasses using an in-app payment solution to make a purchase by a pool.

5 Things Your In-App Payment Solutions Are Missing

Pay Attention to the Fastest Growing Area of eCommerce When it comes to ecommerce, mobile is the place to be and effective in-app payment solutions are critical to success. Not only is mobile experiencing the fastest growth rates, but it…

  • September 25, 2020
Accept Mobile Payments in the US

The Future of Mobile Payments in the US

Companies that Traditionally Relied on Cards Must Accept Mobile Payments or Risk Being Left Behind US consumers are more eager than ever for merchants to accept mobile payments, ewallets and other alternative payment methods. Merchants that enable customers to pay…

  • June 26, 2020
Why Digital Businesses Can't Ignore Cash Payments in 2020

Why Digital Businesses Can’t Ignore Cash Payments

A boom in local payment methods over the past decade has led to much talk of a cashless future, but digital businesses that avoid cash are missing out on a massive market opportunity.  According to the World Cash Report by…

  • January 24, 2020
ACH Payments and Payouts

How Rapyd is Reinventing ACH Payments and Payouts

If you’re processing recurring payments or disbursements in the US, your most reliable, consistent and cost-effective option remains ACH. But not all ACH solutions are created equal. The Automated Clearing House (ACH) system is simply the most prolific payment network…

  • January 24, 2020
Why the Time is Right for Fintech as a Service

Why the Time is Right for Fintech as a Service

How a fractured fintech ecosystem inspired Rapyd to create Fintech as a Service (FaaS).   By Arik Shtilman and the Rapyd Team In what now feels like another lifetime, my co-founders and I learned firsthand just how difficult it can be…

  • December 22, 2019
Financial Silos Are Stunting Growth For The Modern Gig Economy

How to Break Financial Silos And Grow The Modern Gig Economy

Gig economy platforms like TaskRabbit and Lyft have made an explosive impact on the US labor market, but financial fragmentation challenges in overseas markets pose a threat to any ambitions they might have for international expansion. As the North American…

  • October 15, 2019
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