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A Year In Review: Icon Solutions 2021 Wrap Up

This time last year, as we wrapped up 2020, we had so many questions and wondered what 2021 would bring. With remote working, lockdowns and travel restrictions, we wondered when life would…

Katy Press

5 January 2022

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Icon Solutions’ recent webinar highlights

Highlights from our recent webinar where Toine van Beusekom, Strategy Director, Payments at Icon Solutions, Boris Bialek, Global Head of Enterprise Modernization at MongoDB, Kieran Hines, Senior Analyst at Celent and Krystle…

Icon Solutions

29 June 2021

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Icon Solutions interviewed by FinextraTV

Thomas Halpin, Managing Director, Global Head of Payments Product Management, Global Liquidity and Cash Management, HSBC and Michel Vaja, Head of Payments Consulting, Icon Solutions, speak to FinextraTV about the recent report…

Icon Solutions

24 June 2021

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Biggest revenue opportunities from payments data monetisation revealed

08 June 2021 – Research conducted by Celent on behalf of Icon Solutions and MongoDB has revealed the bank data services that corporates will pay for, and the ones they consider table…

Icon Solutions

8 June 2021

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Icon Solutions Sponsor Virtual EBAday 2021

17th May 2021 – Icon Solutions is delighted to return as a key sponsor for the sixth year running at this year’s EBAday Virtual Conference, ‘Payments transformation in 2021 – The road…

Icon Solutions

16 May 2021

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Icon Solutions Sponsor Virtual MoneyLive Summit 2021

11th March 2021 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and payments expertise, is delighted to announce its sponsorship of this year’s MoneyLive Summit. The company’s payments experts will be…

Icon Solutions

11 March 2021

News

A Year In Review: Icon Solutions 2020 Wrap Up

After a challenging year for many, the unprecedented events of 2020 affected us all in some way. We saw entire industries shut down overnight, monumental uplifts in digital volumes as everyone went…

Icon Solutions

6 January 2021

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Icon Solutions featured in Financial IT winter magazine

24th November 2020 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, has been featured in Financial IT’s winter magazine ‘Innovations in FinTech‘ (page 28). Financial IT interviewed…

Katy Press

24 November 2020

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Icon Solutions featured in The Sunday Times

9th November 2020 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, was yesterday featured in The Sunday Times report by Raconteur on ‘The Future of Banking and…

Icon Solutions

9 November 2020

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Icon Solutions Sponsor Virtual EBAday 2020

3rd November 2020 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, is delighted to return as a key sponsor and presenter for the fifth year running at…

Icon Solutions

2 November 2020

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Icon participate in AFP virtual conference

Icon Solutions is delighted to be taking part in the AFP virtual conference on 20th October at 12pm ET. ‘The ISO 20022 financial messaging standard is now seeing widespread adoption for domestic…

Melisa Madambi

1 October 2020

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Icon supports reforestation programme in France

Icon Solutions is proud to be supporting Sylvair, an organisation focused on offsetting carbon emissions through reforestation projects in France. Reforestation is an effective mitigation strategy to not only fight global warming…

Kate Nelson

7 May 2020

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Icon explores RTP in developing markets on recent podcast

Icon Solutions is delighted to have joined Elizabeth McQuerry, Partner at Glenbrook Partners and Miller Abel, Deputy Director, Principal Technologist at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on a podcast which explored the…

Katy Press

5 May 2020

News

Icon participate in virtual NACHA conference

Icon Solutions is delighted to have been a part of this year’s virtual NACHA Smarter, Faster Payments conference. Icon Solutions’ panel session on ‘The Future of Payments in an Open, Digital and…

Katy Press

23 April 2020

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Feature in Public Sector Counter Fraud Journal

Icon Solutions’ article on ‘Preventing and detecting fraud using machine learning’, written by Tamsin Crossland, Senior Solution Architect, has been featured in issue four of The Public Sector Counter Fraud Journal. With…

Katy Press

4 March 2020

News

Upcoming webinar on leveraging ISO 20022

Icon Solutions is delighted to be speaking alongside Wells Fargo and Santander in an upcoming webinar, ‘Leveraging ISO 20022 in the US – What, why and how?’. The ISO 20022 financial messaging…

Katy Press

20 February 2020

News

Icon publish ISO 20022 whitepaper

ISO 20022 is celebrating its fifteenth birthday this year and in recognition of this milestone, Icon Solutions have released a new whitepaper exploring some of the reasons why it has become the…

Kate Nelson

7 October 2019

News

Meet Icon at AFP 2019 in Boston!

London, 4th October 2019 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and payments expertise, is delighted to announce it will be exhibiting at this year’s AFP 2019 Show in Boston 20-23rd…

Katy Press

4 October 2019

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Icon Solutions featured in City AM

Icon Solutions, a leading Fintech provider of payment and technology solutions, was approached by City AM to give a view on whether we should be worried about yesterday’s services sector PMI data. Simon…

Katy Press

4 October 2019

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Icon included in '1000 companies to inspire Britain'

London – 26th June, 2019 – Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of global payment technology solutions and consultancy services, has been named as one of the ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ in…

Kate Nelson

26 June 2019

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Payments Transformation Scorecard launched

Icon Solutions, a leading Fintech provider of payment and technology solutions, has commissioned Aite, an independent research and advisory firm, to explore the payments transformation progress of global banks. The research provides…

Katy Press

21 June 2019

News

Icon Solutions commissions research on payments transformation progress

Icon Solutions, a leading Fintech provider of payment and technology solutions, has commissioned Aite, an independent research and advisory firm, to explore the payments transformation progress of global banks. ‘Payment transformation’ is…

Katy Press

12 June 2019

Research

The Payments Transformation Race: Criteria for Success

While payments transformation is high on the list of priorities for banks, there is a lack of information around strategic considerations, best practice and how to minimise risk to ensure success. In…

Katy Press

12 June 2019

News

Head of Continental Europe to speak in Madrid

Icon Solutions, a leading Fintech provider of payment and technology solutions, is delighted to announce that Gema Montoya, Head of Continental Europe, will speak at NACHA’s Alliance 2019 Spring Meeting in Madrid…

Katy Press

5 June 2019

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Icon Solutions’ RTP survey results are in!

Thank you to all who completed our recent survey, developed in partnership with InstaPay.  As you’ll remember, the aim of the survey was to understand how far along banks are from adopting…

Katy Press

4 June 2019

News

Icon appoints Head of Continental Europe

Icon Solutions, a leading Fintech provider of payment and technology solutions, is delighted to announce the appointment of Gema Montoya as Head of Continental Europe. Gema brings a wealth of experience across…

Kate Nelson

3 June 2019

News

Icon Solutions to sponsor EBAday 2019

London, 14th May 2019 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, is delighted to return as a key sponsor and presenter for the fourth year running at…

Kate Nelson

21 May 2019

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Adoption of real-time payments and payments modernisation survey

As part of a NACHA initiative, we are conducting a short survey to collect views from the banking community on the adoption of real-time payments and payments modernisation in North America. The results…

Katy Press

2 May 2019

News

The era of collaborative payments platform

Discover the era of collaborative payments platform at NACHA Payments 2019! For the last 10 years banks have focused on consolidating payment infrastructures, but have ended up with multiple ‘hubs’, inefficient processes,…

Katy Press

30 April 2019

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Icon Solutions featured in International Banker

Icon’s Toine van Beusekom was recently featured in International Banker with his article titled ‘Why do banking IT failures happen, and what can we do about them?’. In 2018, MPs announced a…

Kate Nelson

25 April 2019

News

Icon Solutions Celebrates 10 Years in business!

This month, Icon Solutions is celebrating 10 years in business. With over 30% of new businesses failing during the first two months of being open, 50% in the first five years and…

Kate Nelson

25 April 2019

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Simon Wilson interviewed by PaymentsCompliance

London, 29th March – Icon’s Simon Wilson, Director, Global Payment Solutions, was interviewed yesterday by PaymentsCompliance on the ECB’s TIPS service. With only a handful of banks currently using TIPS which launched on…

Kate Nelson

29 March 2019

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Icon Solutions to exhibit and present at NACHA

London, 14th March 2019 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, is delighted to return as an exhibitor, presenter and moderator at NACHA’s prestigious Smarter. Faster. PAYMENTS event…

Katy Press

18 March 2019

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Icon Solutions makes significant donation to Polka Theatre

Icon Solutions have donated £100,000 to Polka’s redevelopment of the building known as FUTURE POLKA. Icon Solutions, a fintech consultancy headquartered in Wimbledon, are supporting the urgently needed redevelopment which will offer…

Kate Nelson

25 February 2019

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Icon Solutions to keynote at the 2019 Payments…

Icon Solutions Executive Advisor, Gene Neyer, has been invited to keynote at the 2019 Payments Summit which will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix between Monday 11th and Thursday 14th March. Gene…

Katy Press

12 February 2019

Blogs

Women in Payments debate the impact of the…

Last week I attended a Women in Payments event entitled, ‘New Payments Architecture – What can we expect and how will we get there?’ The event was hosted by AmazonPay in London…

Katy Press

29 January 2019

Blogs

Request to Pay – the potential is clear

  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…

Tom Hay

6 December 2018

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Icon commits to offsetting its carbon emissions

  For the last two years we have been working with Natural Capital Partners to offset our carbon emissions and achieve carbon neutral certification. Being a CarbonNeutral® Company means that we have…

Kate Nelson

16 November 2018

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Icon Solutions announced as a founding member of…

  London – 13th November 2018 – Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of global payment technology solutions and consultancy services, was recently announced as a founding member of a newly launched organisation, the…

Saara Day

14 November 2018

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Icon’s inclusion in the 2018 Parliamentary Review

  Icon is delighted to share our inclusion in the 2018 Parliamentary Review, the publication showcases organisations that demonstrate the best practice in their sector. For over nine years, Icon Solutions has been…

Kate Nelson

11 September 2018

News

Icon interviewed at EBAday 2018

Simon Wilson, Global Software Sales Director at Icon Solutions, talks to Finextra at EBAday 2018 about the latest developments within the instant payments market. Here Simon discusses the importance of moving towards…

Kate Nelson

2 July 2018

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Icon to speak at FinTech South 2018

Icon are pleased to confirm they will be taking part in a panel discussion at FinTech South 2018 in Atlanta on the 7th – 8th May. Gene Neyer, Icon’s Chief Strategy Officer,…

Kate Nelson

23 April 2018

News

Icon Announces Instant Payment Summit Sponsorship

  Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of European payment and technology solutions has confirmed its sponsorship of this year’s Instant Payment Summit in Amsterdam. Gene Neyer, Icon’s global payments expert will be…

Kate Nelson

5 April 2018

News

Global Top 10 Bank to Deploy IPF

  2018 sees the introduction of IPF for a major European Bank that wants to offer its customers seamless and efficient instant payments. A world class FI has appointed Icon Solutions to…

Kate Nelson

3 April 2018

News

Icon Solutions to exhibit at NACHA Faster Payments…

  London, 12th March 2018 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real time payments expertise, are delighted to return as an exhibitor at NACHA’s prestigious Faster Payments 2018…

Mady Dyson

12 March 2018

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Icon Solutions appoints new Head of Payments Architecture

  London, 9th March 2018 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, today announced the appointment of Toine van Beusekom as Head of Payments Architecture. With…

Mady Dyson

9 March 2018

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Icon Solutions and Digital Control Room Announce a…

  London, February 9th 2018. Icon Solutions, the leading provider of financial technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, today announced a new partnership with Digital Control Room (DCR), an independent RegTech software company…

Kate Nelson

9 February 2018

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Icon’s Darren Capehorn and Gene Neyer Speak to…

  In a recent interview with PYMNTS, Darren Capehorn, Icon’s Director of Services, and Gene Neyer, Executive Advisor, discuss how payments are changing and how flexible technology can help banks adapt to…

Mady Dyson

8 February 2018

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Tom Hay features in latest edition of Payments…

  London, 2nd  February 2018 – Tom Hay, Icon’s Chief Product Officer discusses in the latest edition of Payments Cards and Mobile, what it takes for financial organisations to position themselves for success…

Kate Nelson

2 February 2018

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Research: Icon unveils changing face of commercial banking…

  Ovum Report: Real-Time Payments Key Driver for $3.3 Billion Rise in Technology Spend by North American Commercial Banks 50 percent of U.S. and 40 percent of Canadian banks to increase investment…

Kate Nelson

5 December 2017

News

Icon’s Head of Payments to present at T-Systems…

  Tom Hay, Icon Solutions’ Head of Payments, will be speaking on instant payments at the T-Systems Symposium on 28th November 2017 in Budapest. This prestigious event takes place annually and hosts…

Kate Nelson

8 November 2017

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Icon receives prestigious charity award

  London, 3rd November 2017 – Icon Solutions, a leading provider of technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, has received an award from Jigsaw4U for their commitment to supporting the charity. Icon…

Saara Day

3 November 2017

News

Tom Hay, Head of Payments at Icon, appointed…

  London, 5th October 2017 – Icon Solutions are delighted to announce the appointment of Tom Hay, Head of Payments, to the European Payments Council’s Scheme Technical Forum (ESTF). The Forum is…

Kate Nelson

5 October 2017

News

Icon hosts exclusive instant payments roundtable in Hungary

  Icon Solutions was delighted to host an Instant Payments breakfast roundtable in Hungary, in association with their local partner T-Systems on Wednesday 13th September 2017. Breakfast Roundtable The topic of this…

Kate Nelson

19 September 2017

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Icon Solutions Extends its Real Time Payments Expertise…

  London, 5 September 2017, Icon Solutions, the independent IT payment specialist technology provider and consultancy, has today announced the appointment of a strategic senior hire in Canada. Jason Hayes, has joined Icon…

Saara Day

5 September 2017

News

Icon’s Director of Services, Darren Capehorn to speak…

Icon’s Director of Services, Darren Capehorn is scheduled to speak at Payments International on Thursday 14th September 2017. Darren will be presenting ‘Instant Payments – it’s not all about speed…or consumers’ and…

Kate Nelson

3 August 2017

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Icon announces charitable donations totalling £62,000

  London, July 13th 2017 – Icon Solutions, an independent award-winning payment and specialist technology company, has donated £62k during the last 12 months in charitable programmes around the world supporting health,…

Saara Day

13 July 2017

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Finextra interviews Richard Dear on the consequences of…

London, EBAday 2017,  Finextra     Finextra interviews Icon’s Richard Dear on the Ovum research “Instant Payments and the Post-PSD2 Landscape” as well as the challenges banks are facing when planning and implementing…

Saara Day

26 June 2017

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Finextra interviews Richard Dear on implementing instant payments

London, EBAday 2017,  Finextra     Finextra  interviews Icon’s Richard Dear regarding financial organisations seeking to move to instant payments. In this interview, Richard identifies some of the key challenges involved and…

Saara Day

22 June 2017

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PSD2 and Instant Payments to drive a 37%…

  Retail Instant Payments in Europe will hit €725bn in transactions by the end of 2027 Single card payments set to decline from 40% to 11% market share by 2027 Instant Payments…

Saara Day

19 June 2017

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Icon announces partnership with T-Systems Hungary for Icon’s…

  London, June 13th 2017, Icon Solutions, a leading provider of technology and instant payments solutions, has today announced its expansion into the Hungarian market by partnering with T-Systems Hungary to provide customers with…

Saara Day

13 June 2017

News

Icon partners with Capgemini to host a PSD2…

  With PSD2 around the corner and Instant Payments no longer a dot on the horizon, the crucial question is: are you ready? Icon Solutions will be partnering with Capgemini to host…

Kate Nelson

8 June 2017

News

Icon recevies an award for philanthropy work

London, 3rd November 2017 – Icon Solutions, a leading provider of technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, has received an award from Jigsaw4U for their commitment to supporting the charity. Icon has…

Saara Day

5 June 2017

News

Icon Expands its Payments Expertise to the American…

  London, 23 May 2017, Icon Solutions, the independent IT payment specialist technology provider and consultancy, has today announced the appointment of a strategic senior hire in the US.  James Methe, previously Capgemini’s Senior Director,…

Saara Day

22 May 2017

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Financial IT magazine features Icon’s “The PSD2 final…

  London, 15 May 2017,  Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of instant payments technology has been published in the April issue of Financial IT’s magazine.  This international publication is renowned for providing cutting edge FinTech…

Saara Day

15 May 2017

News

PYMNTS.COM interviews Icon’s Head of Payments on US…

 London, 09 May 2017, PYMNTS.COM Past Lessons May Prove Invaluable For US Real-Time Payments Rollout Real-time payments initiatives are under way all across the globe, but there is little consistency across jurisdictions…

Saara Day

9 May 2017

News

Icon to speak at Open Banking Summit

Tom Hay, Icon Solutions’ Head of Payments will be a panellist at ECN’s Open Banking Summit, where experts from banks, fintechs and government bodies will gather to discuss the huge potential of the…

Saara Day

25 April 2017

News

Icon Solutions confirms sponsorship of EBAday

  London, 23 March 2017 Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of European payment and technology solutions confirms sponsorship of EBAday, 2017 in Dublin Tom Kelleher, Icon’s Commercial Director has confirmed that Icon…

Saara Day

23 March 2017

News

Fintech Finance interview Tom Hay and Richard Dear…

London, 6 March 2017,  Fintech Finance      Fintech Finance interview Richard Dear and Tom Hay at Finovate 2017,  on Icon’s Instant Payments Framework (IPF), a real-time payments orchestration engine, built from the ground…

Saara Day

6 March 2017

News

Payments Cards & Mobile publish Icon’s blog on…

  London, 27 February 2017,   Payments Card & Mobile publish Tom Hay, Head of Payment and Mark Burlison, Senior Consultant at Icon Solutions blog on SEPA: Is the ECB stifling competition…

Saara Day

27 February 2017

News

International Business Times interviews Tom Hay and Richard…

 London, 13 February 2017, International Business Times   Apple, Facebook and Amazon primed for PSD2 demolition of the card networks     Quite often people talk about the fabulous opportunities that open…

Saara Day

13 February 2017

News

Icon sponsors Guts in Motion charity ride

London, 10 March 2017  Icon are pleased to confirm that they are sponsoring the 2017 Guts in Motion cycle ride from Paris to London, helping to raise money to fund research into a…

Saara Day

12 February 2017

News

Financial IT report on Icon Solutions’ partnership with…

  London, 8 February 2017,  Icon Solutions the specialist provider of instant payments technology, has today announced that it is partnering with Featurespace, the world’s leading supplier of Adaptive Behavioural Analytics technology. ARIC™, Featurespace’s advanced…

Saara Day

9 February 2017

News

Icon Solutions partners with Featurespace to provide instant…

  London, 6 February 2017, Icon Solutions the specialist provider of instant payments technology, has today announced that it is partnering with Featurespace, the world’s leading supplier of Adaptive Behavioural Analytics technology….

Saara Day

5 February 2017

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Icon selected to present at Finovate Europe 2017

  London, 17 January 2017. After a competitive application process, Icon Solutions have been selected to showcase their innovative response to the need for global Instant Payment solutions, Instant Payment Framework (IPF),…

Saara Day

17 January 2017

News

Icon Solutions announces the appointment of Richard Dear

  Icon Solutions announces the appointment of Richard Dear, Business Development Director, to lead the market development of Icon’s Instant Payments Framework (IPF). Having previously worked at ACI Worldwide and VocaLink Richard…

Daniela Sarti

22 November 2016

News

Jeremy Bliss joins Icon Solutions

Icon Solutions announces the appointment of Jeremy Bliss, Business Development Director, to lead the market development of Icon’s digital banking proposition. Previously Client Partner with Monitise Create, Jeremy brings significant experience shaping…

Saara Day

24 April 2016

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