Author Archives: Credorax

How a ‘sky is the limit’ approach enabled higher approval rates and revenues for leading travel merchant kiwi.com

It’s not every day your acquirer pushes the envelope and contacts the issuing bank asking to make changes… but that’s […]

The best places to get some sun in January 2019

Got the post holiday blues? Why be blue when you can be sunshine yellow with a spectacular winter-sun destinations? With […]

Chargeback disputes: the latest attempt by fraudsters to beat the system – and how to make sure they don’t!

We think of chargebacks as being a modern inconvenience and a feature of commercial dealings. Yet, documents dating as far […]

8 Steps Merchants Are Taking Right Now to Get Through the Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for merchants to focus on holiday sales. Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday officially open the holiday […]

Kiwi.com Soars with Agile BI and Reporting

Online travel is a competitive business with tight margins. All the hard work building brand and attracting customers can be […]

Meet our Superwomen, France Blanchard and Lital Bar Noy, nominees for the European Women in Payments Awards 2018!

We are so proud that not one, but two of Credorax’s super women have been shortlisted for the European Women […]

5 Risks in Implementing a Payment Solution

On a macro-level, glorious predictions are constantly made about the future of the global e-commerce industry. Take, for example, a […]

Expanding globally? Add local currencies like Kiwi.com

All Business is Local & Sometimes Exotic We have found that when a merchant accepts local currencies, their approval rates […]

Avoid Getting Ripped off During Your August Holiday

August is here and that means many of you are traveling around the globe. Visiting exotic destinations is obviously thrilling […]

Money20/20 Europe: Take Five!

The Credorax team had a fantastic time at Money20/20 Europe, one of the largest European FinTech events, in Amsterdam last […]

The path to an optimal fraud detection solution for online payment

One of the main challenges in the world of online payment is to find the ‘perfect solution’ that eliminates fraud, […]

PSPs are Adapting to Cross-Border E-Commerce

This month, Credorax has been spotlighted by PaymentEye to share its wisdom on cross-border ecommerce’s effect on PSPs. Below are […]

Client Advocacy Proves More than a New Year’s Resolution, but a Mantra to Live by

For many of us, the beginning of a new year is typically a time when we set personal ‘New Year’s […]

5 Pieces of Advice for Merchant Onboarding Application

To date, the merchant onboarding process to an acquirer has been time-consuming, inflexible and costly. The biggest cause of delays […]

Keys to Cross-Border Success for Merchants

Are you watching the world grow more connected before your eyes? It’s only natural that online merchants see this growth […]

Survey Says: U.S. Consumers & Businesses Alike Demand Pragmatic Fintech Solutions to Ease Their Financial Woes

Ringing in the holidays, means nearing the end of year, and at Credorax we decided to take a moment to […]

New study: B2B Digitalization Drives More Revenue

When it comes to embracing change, B2B is following – slowly – in the footsteps of B2C. Businesses that are […]

Digital Payments: Growth and Development

Capgemini has released its 2016 World Payments Report (WPR)! Along with the rest of the payments industry, we are keeping […]

Mobile Payments: What Might Tip the Scales from Early Adoption to Widespread Use

Editor’s note: Prior to Money20/20 2016 in Las Vegas, we took the opportunity to speak to Rod Katzfey, our Vice […]

The EU’s Fourth Money Laundering Directive

The sequel to the Third Money Laundering Directive (3MLD), in force since 2005, will finally be released, over a decade […]

Management Values: What Drives Us?

Get to know our people through their management values, at a glance! At Credorax, our core values drive our daily […]

Inside Credorax: Alon Bigler on the Importance of Trust in a Long-Term Business Relationship

  In this month’s Inside Credorax interview, we sat down with Alon Bigler, Vice President of Business Development and Strategic […]

What we took home from Money20/20 2015

Held in Las Vegas, Money20/20 2015 was a worldwide gathering of stakeholders in truly global payments. Firms of all sizes […]

Inside Credorax: France Blanchard on Crafting the Ideal Rapid-Response Sales Operations Team

France Blanchard, is Credorax’s Vice President of Sales Operations and Global Accounts. France oversees a global team with members in […]

Do you really agree to the terms of use?

How many times have you updated your smart phone’s software this year — or even this month? Every time you […]

Is Electronic Signature Safe and Legally Binding?

In a world where technology is developing faster than legislators can handle, are we getting carried away with accepting new […]

Putting Customers at the Center

In the digital age, it’s possible to find reviews on almost all types of goods or services, and the payments […]

Inside Credorax: Rod Katzfey on His Life-Long Love Affair with Payments & Acquiring

  Rod Katzfey is Vice President of Sales & Business Development of North America. He shared his thoughts on his […]

Why Can’t Consumers Commit to Mobile Payments?

Research indicates that the use of mobile devices to make payments is continually on the rise. A Deloitte study predicted […]

Study: Adopting Digital Payments Yields Dividends in Consumer Loyalty

A recent study published by MasterCard Advisors confirmed that the availability of digital payments was a key point for cardholder […]

Are Payments Services the Next Logical Step for Supply Chain Experts?

Supply chain and logistics companies in today’s market already maintain expertise in several areas, such as logistics, delivery, invoicing and […]

What PSPs can learn from the property market

Tony Craddock, Director General of the Emerging Payments Association, Comments on Credorax’s Latest Whitepaper, “PSPs Why Does Your Choice of […]

What Does the Future Hold for Domestic Card Schemes?

Less than a decade ago, Europe was a fragmented continent with multiple card schemes and weak interoperability between countries. Except […]

The World E-Commerce Summit by Lafferty: Takeaways

This month I was privileged to be one of the keynote speakers at Lafferty’s exquisite London event, The World E-Commerce […]

Netherlands Payments in Focus

Editor’s note: This is the third post in our ‘Payments in Focus’ Series. You can see the previous posts on […]

Denmark Payments in Focus

Editor’s note: This is the second post in our Payments in Focus Series. You can see the previous post on […]

What You Need to Know About the New EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

On February 2, 2016, the much-anticipated agreement between the EU Commission and the U.S. outlining the framework for the transfer […]

European Parliament Votes to End Geo-Blocking

As part of its Digital Single Market Strategy, the European Parliament voted on January 19th to combat the practice of […]

Are You Ready for Strong Customer Authentication?

Now that the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) has been finalized, issues of transposition will come to the fore. This is because […]

The Digital Single Market Strategy: Innovation Meets Regulation

In the payment services and e-commerce arena, EU regulators are striving to keep up with the rapid pace at which […]

Real-Time Payments: When a Moment Makes All the Difference

Real-time payments have been a significant goal of the industry for some time, and they are fast becoming a reality. […]

PSD II: One Step Closer

On October 8, 2015, the proposed PSD II was formally approved by the European Parliament (EP) by 578 votes to […]

China’s PBOC Keeps Visa and MasterCard in Limbo

The decision to open up Chinese bank card payment clearing market, which came into effect on June 1, 2015, follows, to […]

ISO 20022: We’re Just Getting Started

Recently, a working group composed of payments processing experts completed work on a first draft of the ISO 20022 standards. […]

PSD II: Goals and Expectations

On May 5, 2015, the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs, the Commission of the EU, and the Latvian Presidency […]

New EU Anti-Money Laundering Rules Come Into Effect

It’s been in the works for a while, but new European anti-money laundering rules finally came into effect in late June. […]

Japan Payments in Focus

Editor’s note: We are pleased to announce our new ‘Country in Focus’ series. Every few weeks we will take a […]

Cross-Border E-Commerce: Challenges and Solutions

It is generally agreed in the payments world that Europe is one of the world’s biggest e-commerce markets. However, growth […]

MPE Takeaways: Apple Pay Soars, EU Merchant Acquiring Trends

This year’s Merchant Payment Ecosystem event was held in Berlin on February 17-19. The emphasis this year was on mPOS, NFC and Bitcoin. […]

Omnichannel Payments: What’s Behind the Buzz?

Omnichannel is a payments industry buzzword that looks like it’s sticking around for the long haul. Is there anything behind […]

What’s in Store for 2015? 4 Payments Trends to Watch

With Christmas behind us and the New Year nearly upon us, now is a good time to consider what’s in […]

Money 20/20: Reflections and Takeaways

The Money20/20 conference was held in Las Vegas earlier this month. The payments industry trade show had over 7,000 people in attendance and […]

Visa Europe’s CBDIP To Benefit Merchants and Acquirers

The ongoing saga between Visa and the European commission looks like it’s finally coming to a close. The story goes […]