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Cardstream offers first white label omni-channel payment solution.

October 23, 2017

Independent white label payment gateway provider Cardstream has today announced its partnership with point of sale (POS) payment gateway specialist Creditcall, to power the company’s first omni-channel processing and reporting solution for independent software vendors (ISVs), independent sales organisations (ISOs), and software companies. By marrying Creditcall’s range of more than 30 PIN pads into its […]

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Cardstream Functionality

June 5, 2017

In eCommerce and FinTech, the technologies that are most versatile are the ones that thrive. Your business must provide a solution that protects your merchants and gives them the tools they need to grow in their respective industries. One such solution is   I want to tell you what our white-label solution offers your business. […]

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The Payment Facilitator

February 23, 2017

Behind the Payment Facilitator     There is no one-way to process card payments. We always have a fundamental model of card processing: a terminal, a merchant account, and the party’s own bank account. Let’s define these terms. Terminal Any electronic interface designed to receive card data to pass fraud checking. Merchant Account An account […]

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Just What are Blockchains Anyway?

January 25, 2017

Blockchains, a Work in Progress. I find it hard to imagine a topic more debated in FinTech than blockchains. I see speculation on blockchains is rife – however, blockchain’s progress is comparatively sluggish. That’s to say there is a blockchain buzz, but no real application since the technology’s 2008 release out of the bitcoin phenomenon. […]

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Recurring Payments

December 20, 2016

What are Recurring Payments? Technology and buying behaviours both change. Cloud-based rentals via recurring payments are popular where we used to see physical products. Think Blockbusters versus Netflix, or Spotify versus CD retailers. With the drive of digitalisation and accessibility come different payment options to accommodate mass content, but with no ownership. Where else will […]

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EU’s Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive

October 31, 2016

      What is AML (Anti-Money Laundering)?   Security is paramount to Cardstream. We think about security at every level of our business, constantly evaluating our operations, functions and security to optimise the online safety of our partners, their merchants and their cardholders; as evidenced by our Level 1 PCI DSS security. But security […]

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Age of the Credit Card

June 30, 2016

    The swinging 60s. Revolution was at the heart of these years. Technology and the zeitgeist were evolving, music was evolving and retail was evolving. It’s all connected. At a time when the identity of Britain is something that people are presently debating, it seems appropriate to look back at some other defining events […]

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Apple Pay

July 21, 2015

Apple have released their new payment option, Apply Pay Contactless. This new payment option has essentially started a new era of payment methodologies from a pioneering electronics company. Apple has been working behind closed doors with MasterCard and Visa with a huge investment of man and thought power to bring Apple Pay Contactless to iPhone, […]

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From Cash to Card

May 21, 2015

Times are changing. The popular chant ‘Cash is King’ may now be being drowned out by the beep or squeak of a Card Machine, wallets are getting thinner. But not because people have less money… It has emerged that the majority of transactions now are cashless. Since the first debit cards arrived into the market […]

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Key IVR

May 7, 2015

Key Interactive Voice Response systems (Key IVR), from a business point of view, are effective and reliable. The technology for these systems is ever evolving and ever developing. Companies can use them as an automated payment service or simply to refer them to the correct line to reach the relevant team. They’re not just the […]

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