Blogs

Request to Pay – the potential is clear

Author: Tom Hay
Date: 6th December 2018

  This week Icon Solutions had the pleasure of hosting a discussion around the UK’s New Payments Architecture, focusing on the Request to Pay (RtP) service which is due to be launched...

Payments – an unexpected catalyst for innovation

Author: Richard Dear
Date: 5th November 2018

Germany is undergoing something of a fintech renaissance with startups like challenger bank Number 26 taking advantage of the culture of innovation fostered in cities like Berlin. This spirit of innovation is...

Displacing card payments – beyond just technology

Author: Tom Hay
Date: 29th October 2018

  At Icon we firmly believe that the combination of APIs and Instant Payments will provide a powerful alternative to card payments, particularly in e-and m-commerce. And it’s not just our belief...

Monetising the UK’s new Request to Pay (RtP) service

Author: Aniruddha Maheshwari and Jeremy Bliss
Date: 23rd October 2018

Having just attended the Pay.UK (formerly known as New Payment System Operator (NPSO)) progress update event, there seems to be a good amount of excitement, anticipation and intrigue around the launch of the New...

FedPayments forum guiding the US toward a faster, safer, more efficient payment system

Author: Gene Neyer
Date: 8th October 2018

Last week I attended the Federal Reserve’s inaugural FedPayments Improvement Community Forum in Chicago which had six Fed COOs participating and the Fed Governor, Lael Brainard, giving the opening keynote.  The purpose...

Categories Blog Payments

Open Banking – Learning from past successes

Author: Carl Bones
Date: 11th September 2018

  Open Banking is transforming the financial services market. There is no doubt about that. Financial services providers are quickly building the same types of ecosystems that we’ve become familiar with from...

Categories Banking Blog PSD2