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In recent months, “contactless payment” has become the big buzzword across the payments landscape. But what does it actually mean, and how does it work? Learn the answers to these questions and more in our guide to contactless payments.

What is Contactless Payment?

As defined by creditcards.com, contactless payments are “payment transactions that require…

With the rise of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) payment apps, it appears that the era of instant payment is here — but unfortunately, this isn’t the case. In reality, most of the payment systems in the U.S. do not have the proper infrastructure to support real-time payments right now.

Here’s what real-time…

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Global Payments Integrated recently hosted a webinar where our Director of Business Development, Kevin Thompson, shared insights on fintech and payment trends that ISVs can use to their advantage. Read on for a deeper dive into current payments trends.

Current Payment Technology Trends

The payments space is ever-changing. To stay competitive, independent software vendors…

What is a Payment Facilitator?

A payment facilitator is defined by Pymnts.com as “a merchant service provider that simplifies the merchant account enrollment process.” Payment facilitators operate on a sub-merchant platform where merchants no longer require their own merchant identification number (MID), but are boarded directly under the payment facilitator’s master MID account.

What it Takes to Become a Registered Payment Facilitator

Becoming a…

American Banker estimates that women represent only 30% of the workforce in the fintech industry. Through our Women in Payments interview series, Global Payments Integrated wants to share the unique experiences of women working in the payments industry.

Our final interview in the series is with May Toomey, Director of…

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The cryptocurrency market continues to make headlines in 2021. Read on for a basic understanding of cryptocurrencies and the current state of crypto payment processing.

What is Crypto?

Merriam-Webster defines cryptocurrency as a type of currency “that only exists digitally… has no central issuing or regulating authority but instead uses a centralized system…

It’s every merchant’s nightmare — a customer swipes their credit card to make a purchase, only to discover that the internet connection is down. The terminal can’t connect to the processor, meaning the payment cannot be completed.

What are the merchant’s options when this happens?

  • The merchant could write down…

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