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NatWest invests in Icon Solutions reinforcing commitment to payments modernisation

London, UK: NatWest has announced a strategic minority investment in Icon Solutions, a leading fintech provider of payments technology and consultancy services. The investment follows the news last September that NatWest selected…

Cindy Heidebluth

14 March 2024

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Citi Expands Its Payments Innovation Toolkit with Investment in Icon Solutions

New York, NY: Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS), within Citi’s Services organization, has made an investment in Icon Solutions, a leading fintech provider of payments technology and consultancy services. In addition…

Cindy Heidebluth

6 December 2023

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The Icon Payments Framework (IPF) Achieves AWS Qualified Software Status to Empower Cloud-Native Payments Transformation

Icon Solutions today announces that its Icon Payments Framework (IPF) – a low-code, cloud-native, open source-based technology framework used by leading banks globally – has been awarded ‘Qualified Software’ status by Amazon…

Cindy Heidebluth

23 November 2023

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Research Reveals Software Development Limitations Cost Banks 5% a Year in Lost Payment Revenues

Banks are increasingly turning to ‘low code’ for payments processing to take control of their transformation journey. Independent research conducted by Celent on behalf of Icon Solutions estimates that software developer capacity…

Icon Solutions

18 September 2023

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Icon Solutions Expands Scope In North America: Icon Payments Framework (IPF) is FedNow-Ready

Proven payments solution is helping banks balance scheme compliance and ISO 20022 migration with strategic innovation and cost-cutting priorities Icon Solutions, a specialist provider of solutions that accelerate payments transformation, has developed…

David Fernando

11 September 2023

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NatWest selects Icon for Payments Modernisation

NatWest has selected Icon Payments Framework (IPF) to accelerate the bank’s payments modernisation as it continues to align with the new global ISO 20022 payment data message standards. The partnership allows NatWest…

Icon Solutions

5 September 2023

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Virtusa and Icon Solutions forge strategic partnership

Virtusa Corporation, a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and information technology (IT) services and solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with Icon Solutions, a leading specialist provider of solutions and…

Cindy Heidebluth

15 June 2023

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Icon Solutions appoints new Chief Technology Officer

Icon Solutions, a leading specialist provider of solutions and technology services that simplify payments transformation, including IPF (Icon Payments Framework), has today announced the appointment of Donal Fleming as Chief Technology Officer…

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9 May 2023

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Icon Solutions Expands Services Strategy

13 April 2021 – Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of world-class payment solutions and technology consultancy services for banks and other financial services organisations, has today announced the appointment of Simon Barrows…

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13 April 2021

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Icon Solutions Strengthens and Expands Board of Directors

11th January 2021 –  Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of world-class payment solutions and consultancy services, has today announced the appointment of Alastair Brown to its Board of Directors. Alastair is the…

Kate Nelson

8 January 2021

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Icon Solutions secures strategic investment from J.P. Morgan

29th October 2020 –  Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of world-class payment solutions and consultancy services, today announced a strategic investment from J.P. Morgan. Icon Solutions is a leading global provider of…

Kate Nelson

29 October 2020

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Major Australian Bank Selects Icon Solutions

03 September 2020 – Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of payment solutions and consultancy services, has been selected by a Tier One Australian Bank to review and industrialise its payments transformation strategy….

Kate Nelson

3 September 2020

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65% of banks struggle with payment profitability according to research

Report reveals that slow payment transformation risks shrinking margins further London, 17th September 2019 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and payments expertise, today launches a new report “The Payments…

Kate Nelson

17 September 2019

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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

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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…

Cindy Heidebluth

14 November 2018

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Icon Solutions strengthens senior management team with appointment…

  London, 25th June 2018 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of payments technology and expertise, is pleased to announce the appointment of Liam Jeffs as Services Sales Director. Following success in several…

Kate Nelson

11 July 2018

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Icon Solutions listed by LSE as one of…

Icon Solutions identified as one of 1,000 most inspirational and innovative companies, outperforming the market London – 26th June, 2018 – Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of global payment technology solutions and consultancy…

Kate Nelson

26 June 2018

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Icon Solutions appoints new Global Software Sales Director…

  London, 28th March 2018 – Icon Solutions, the creator of IPF and leading provider of technology solutions and instant payments expertise, today announced the appointment of Simon Wilson as Global Software…

Kate Nelson

28 March 2018

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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 Solutions appoints real-time payments expert Gene Neyer…

  London, 10th January 2018 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, today announced the appointment of industry luminary Gene Neyer as Executive Advisor to the…

Mady Dyson

10 January 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

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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…

Cindy Heidebluth

3 November 2017

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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

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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…

Cindy Heidebluth

5 September 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,…

Cindy Heidebluth

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…

Cindy Heidebluth

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…

Cindy Heidebluth

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…

Cindy Heidebluth

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…

Cindy Heidebluth

13 June 2017

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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,…

Cindy Heidebluth

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…

Cindy Heidebluth

15 May 2017

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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…

Cindy Heidebluth

9 May 2017

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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…

Cindy Heidebluth

25 April 2017

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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…

Cindy Heidebluth

23 March 2017

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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…

Cindy Heidebluth

6 March 2017

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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…

Cindy Heidebluth

27 February 2017

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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…

Cindy Heidebluth

9 February 2017

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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….

Cindy Heidebluth

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),…

Cindy Heidebluth

17 January 2017

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Instant Payments research in key publications

New research from Lipis Advisors, commission by Icon Solutions, has hit the headlines with a number of payments focused publications. The research “Instant Payments: Insights from Early Adopters” dispels the myths that migrating…

Cindy Heidebluth

24 November 2016

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