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Industry Event

August 6-7, 2025

Africa Payments & RegTech Forum

In Africa, Payments and Regtech stand as catalysts for economic transformation. Innovations in digital transactions coupled with robust regulatory technology are reshaping the financial landscape.

Industry Event

December 10-11, 2024

15th NextGen Payments & Regtech Forum

The 15th NextGen Payments & RegTech Forum aims to discover how organizations are seeking to optimize operations, with a growing focus on expanding opportunities by adopting the latest technologies that are reshaping the Payments and Regtech industry.

Industry Event

November 6-7, 2024

19th NextGen Payments & Regtech Forum

The 19th NextGen Payments & RegTech Forum aims to discover how organizations are seeking to optimize operations, with a growing focus on expanding opportunities by adopting the latest technologies that are reshaping the Payments and Regtech industry.

Industry Event

October 10-11, 2024

18th NextGen Payments & Regtech

The 18th NextGen Payments & RegTech Forum aims to discover how organizations are seeking to optimize operations, with a growing focus on expanding opportunities by adopting the latest technologies that are reshaping the Payments and Regtech industry.

Industry Event

October 2–4, 2024

Fin+AI 2024

Fin+AI 2024 isn't your average conference. It's a nexus event for visionary financial executives seeking a paradigm shift. Here, you'll join a trailblazing community to unlock the exponential potential where Fintech and Artificial Intelligence collide.

Industry Event

September 19, 2024

3rd Financial Innovation Forum

The 3rd Financial Innovation Forum is an elite platform of international industry experts gathered for engaging discussions on the latest developments, trends, best practices, compliance and regulatory considerations in the use of technology, digital advances and innovative solutions.

Industry News

Industry News

June 4, 2024

Enfuce and Swile Launch All-in-One Payment Card for Employee Benefits

Enfuce, a card issuer and payment processor, has partnered with Swile, makers of an app for employee benefits, to launch an all-in-one employee benefits card in France. Benefits range from lunch and gift vouchers to travel expenses. Swile's customers can control when, where, and how the cards are used, and apply rules for approving and declining payment transactions in real time. Enfuce processes €3 billion in transaction volume annually.

Industry News

May 29, 2024

Flutterwave Secures Preliminary payment aggregator licence in Mozambique

Flutterwave has been granted approval-in-principle for a payment aggregator licence from The Bank of Mozambique, the country’s central bank. The approval allows Flutterwave to provide its payment services in Mozambique. Beyond Africa, Flutterwave has acquired money transfer licences in 13 US states.

Industry News

May 27, 2024

Mastercard and EagleLion Join Forces to Drive Digital Payments in Ethiopia

Mastercard will provide Mastercard Gateway to Ethiopia-based EagleLion System, a provider of digital financial technology. The collaboration supports the Ethiopian government's goal of enabling cashless transactions, including payments for public services and tax collection.

Industry News

May 29, 2024

Modulr Launches All-in-One Payments for the Travel Industry

Modulr, an embedded payments platform, has launched travel payments technology designed for online travel agents and travel industry intermediaries. It provides a suite of products in a range of currencies that includes virtual cards, account-to-account transfers and customizable notifications. All are accessible through a single API integration and an online portal. Travel companies can also access a range of fixed interchange rates available from both Visa and Mastercard, allowing for customized arrangements with suppliers.

Industry News

May 29, 2024

Nexi Offers Tap to Pay on iPhone for Merchants in Italy

Nexi, Europe's second largest merchant acquirer, has launched the Nexi Partner Portal (NPP) in partnership with its Orderbird subsidiary. NPP allows retailers to establish card-acceptance services in 48 hours. Independent software vendors can use NPP to offer integrated payment services to their customers.

Industry News

May 21, 2024

NetXD Expands its Collaboration with Visa B2B Connect for Cross-Border Payments in Asia and Other Markets

NetXD has expanded its collaboration with Visa B2B Connect to onboard banks in Asia for its payments-as-a-service offering. Since 2020 NetXD has onboarded banks across 8 countries in Europe and the Americas, allowing them to integrate to Visa B2B Connect from a pre-certified integration. The service gives banks wanting to facilitate business-to-business cross-border payments an alternative to the traditional correspondent banking network.

Nilson in the News

Nilson in the news

May 14, 2024

Financial World

How Banks are Winning the Battle Against Credit Card Fraud
"According to the Nilson Report, which monitors the card industry, payment-card fraud led to $33 billion in losses worldwide in 2022, with $13.6 billion of those losses occurring in the United States."

Nilson in the news

April 30, 2024

Fortune

What are credit card surcharges and where are they legal?
"According to November 2022 data from the Nilson Report, consumer and commercial credit, debit, and prepaid general-purpose cards generated $9.7 trillion in transactions in 2021: a 22.5% increase over the previous year."

Nilson in the news

April 25, 2024

Nerdwallet

Who Has the Acceptance Edge: American Express or Discover?
"Discover is now also at 99% acceptance among U.S. merchants that take credit cards. That's according to the February 2020 Nilson Report industry newsletter."

Nilson in the news

March 27, 2024

Financial Times

Visa and Mastercard’s deal to cut fees is a hollow consumer victory
"In the US, merchants paid a record $172bn in processing fees to accept $11.2tn in card payments last year, according to the Nilson Report."

Nilson in the news

March 27, 2024

New York Times

The Fallout From a Credit Card Shake-Up
"Swipe fees, also known as interchange fees, are a big business; the Nilson Report, which tracks the payments industry, estimates that Visa, Mastercard and card-issuing banks collected $72 billion last year alone."

Nilson in the news

March 26, 2024

Fast Company

What Visa and Mastercard’s big $30 billion settlement means for you
"Merchants are likely to feel at least some relief, though, as they collectively paid $100 billion in credit card fees to Visa and Mastercard alone during 2023—a record high—according to data from Nilson Report."

Nilson in the News
Relevant and respected, the Nilson Report is quoted by more business news publications than any other in the payments industry. Here’s a sampling of the articles where our proprietary data has been featured.

Industry News
The latest information about the companies, products and services that are shaping the payments industry, selected by our team of specialists.

Industry Events
The Nilson Report’s editorial team partners with conference and educational programming organizers from around the globe to provide the payment industry’s most comprehensive listing of premier events – conferences, expos, symposiums, seminars, webinars, and workshops. Attendees and participants can take advantage of special offers related to the Nilson Report trial subscription, and new subscription sign up discounts.

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