Cross Border Commerce

Cross-border Payments
How Compliance Is Shaping the Future of Cross-Border Payments
May 17, 2024

There are over 19,000 tax jurisdictions worldwide — any of which can change in an instant. With new and emerging payment rails, such as instant payments, helping to transform the cross-border space, regulators are increasingly cracking down on businesses in the payment chain to ensure that new technologies...

Cross-border Payments
Block-Owned TBD and Chipper Cash Partner on Cross-Border Payments in Africa
May 15, 2024

Block-owned TBD and African FinTech Chipper Cash partnered to facilitate B2C and B2B cross-border payments across 40 African countries. Chipper Cash has integrated with TBD’s open messaging protocol, tbDEX, to power cross-border payments and decentralized identity use cases, the companies said in a Tuesday (May 14) press release. “Across Africa, the...

Cross-border Payments
Meet the 2006 Payments Startup That Took ACH Payments Global
May 01, 2024

Cross-border payments circa May 2024 have become a highly specialized sector of the payments industry. Look at the activity in this space, even year-to-date, and you’ll see companies like the Solana Foundation advancing real-world assets on cross-border blockchains. You’ll see Swift continuing to accelerate the usage of the ISO 20022 messaging format. And...

Cross Border Commerce
Swap Raises $9 Million to Launch Global eCommerce Platform
April 30, 2024

Swap has raised $9 million in a Series A round to launch its global eCommerce platform designed to facilitate cross-border shipments. The new Swap Global will enable the company to help direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands unlock new markets with delivered duty paid (DDP) shipping, automated tax remittance and express...

Cross-border Payments
Airwallex Expands Payment Acceptance Solution to US
April 24, 2024

Airwallex has expanded its payment acceptance solution to the United States. With this service, U.S.-based merchants can accept payments from both domestic and international customers, and foreign merchants with U.S. entities can provide a localized payment experience to their U.S.-based customers, the global financial platform said in a...

Cross-border Payments
Brightwell Launches Cross-Border Payment Platform Focused on Reimbursements
April 23, 2024

Brightwell has launched a platform designed to let businesses deliver cross-border payments to their customers. The new Latitude platform does so based on the customer’s currency, location and payment method, the global payments technology company said in a Tuesday (April 23) press release. “Businesses across a variety of industries have...

Cross-border Payments
Pomelo Officially Launches Product Combining Credit and International Money Transfer
April 22, 2024

Pomelo has announced its official launch after several months of private beta. The company is launching with $70 million in seed financing that includes $20 million in venture capital and $50 million in warehouse facility, the company said in a Monday (April 22) press release. Pomelo offers a product...

Cross-border Payments
Solving the Buy-Build-Partner Equation For Cross-Border Payments
April 15, 2024

It’s a big world, but ongoing cross-border payments advances are helping make it smaller.  That’s because, with the recent news that HighRadius has launched a B2B payments platform designed to improve payment processes across more than 100 payment methods globally, innovative solutions for cross-border payments are top of mind...

Cross-border Payments
Tencent Simplifies Process of Linking International Cards With Weixin Pay
April 12, 2024

Tencent has made it easier for visitors to mainland China to register for a WeChat account and to link international cards to Weixin Pay.  In addition, Weixin Pay is exploring interoperability with more overseas eWallets, Tencent said in a Friday (April 12) press release.  Overseas users can register...