Italy's Intesa Sanpaolo has become the latest big name bank to throw its weight behind the Startupbootcamp fintech accelerator programme.
Privredna Banka Zagreb (PBZ, Intesa Sanpaolo Group), Intesa Sanpaolo Card Ltd. and American Express today announced that the three companies have initiated a pilot to test - for the first time - HCE (Host Card Emulation) for mobile NFC (Near-Field Communication) payments at POS (Point-of-Sale) terminals in Croatia.
EBA Clearing has opened the doors to registrations for its MyBank Mandate service, with Intesa Sanpaolo and UniCredit the first banks to sign on.
The bank owners of Italian payments processor SIA have agreed to sell a 59.3% stake in the venture in a deal valuing it at around EUR765 million.
Borsa Italiana today announces the completion of the acquisition of 70 per cent of the share capital of EuroTLX SIM S.p.A., an Italian company jointly owned by Unicredit and IntesaSanpaolo Group (through Banca IMI S.p.A.), operating a multilateral trading facility in the retail fixed income market.
MoneyGram (MGI), a leading global money transfer company, announced it has signed an agreement with Intesa San Paolo Bank, a leading bank in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the pan European region, to offer international money transfer services at more than 50 of the bank's branch locations throughout the country.
Italian cancer researchers are harnessing the computing power of Intesa Sanpaolo, Unicredit and payments processor SIA to help process and analyse huge quantities of genetic data.
Telecom Italia has begun a contactless mobile payments trial in Milan, enabling participants to buy goods in shops, pay for travel on public transport, and access information on posters with a wave of their NFC-enabled handsets.
Banca Intesa Sanpaolo is partnering with Italian wireless operator Nòverca to pilot contactless mobile payments in Milan and Turin.
EastNets, a leading provider of global compliance and payment solutions and services, announced today that Intesa Sanpaolo is now live with its en.SafeWatch Filtering solution to meet regulatory requirements and improve anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CTF) controls.
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