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ACI Worldwide and Mastercard to Collaborate and Advance New Payment Solutions and Experiences for Customers

ACI and Mastercard will begin their collaboration by working together to offer industry-leading technology and expertise to central banks, scheme operators and market participants to fast-track the migration and modernization of real-time payment solutions around the world

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software and solutions, and Mastercard, the global multi-rail payments technology company, today announced that they will partner to provide a wide range of real-time payment solutions globally. They will initially collaborate to offer best-in-class central infrastructure, payments localization and access solutions to central banks, scheme operators, financial institutions, payment service providers, and other organizations launching real-time payments initiatives.

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The real-time account-to-account payments market continues to quickly expand. Prime Time for Real-Time — a recent study analyzing global real-time, account-to-account payment volumes and forecasts across 30 global markets — projects a

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Global Workflow Management System Market 2020 Upcoming Trends, Latest Innovation, Advance Technology and Top Companies to 2025

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Sep 22, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
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The report profoundly evaluated in the report covering scope, profitability, demand status, uncertainties, and development forecast. Then report compiles in-depth analysis on critical subjects of the global Workflow

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Mastercard, WiPay partner to advance e-payments across the Caribbean

Mastercard has partnered with fintech WiPay as both companies strive to establish a strong foothold in the Caribbean region.

As part of the partnership, the entities will collaborate to drive greater financial inclusion in the region through a suite of payment and acceptance solutions.

According to Mastercard, WiPay will partner with local financial institutions to strengthen digital ecosystems and facilitate seamless disbursements of funds for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and citizens.

This includes leveraging Mastercard’s Bank in the Box solution to empower (SMEs) through card acceptance, and payment solutions for government programmes.

Bank in the Box refers to the end-to-end solution for financially excluded SMEs that do not accept card payments.

“We found in WiPay a knowledgeable partner to bring our vision to life and are excited to partner with them to bring these robust solutions to the market,” stated Marcelo Tangioni, Mastercard’s Caribbean Division president on the

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Southern Africa: Sacu Backs Proposals to Advance Industrialisation

The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Ministers of Finance and Trade support the proposal of working together, through a regionally coordinated approach, to advance industrialisation, trade market access regionally and continentally, and to strengthen resource mobilisation.

South Africa’s Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, chaired the fourth joint Finance and Trade Ministers’ virtual Ministerial Retreat meeting on Monday.

The SACU Ministerial retreat noted that its development trajectory should be anchored on a clear industrialisation path that provides for the development of regional value chains to strengthen SACU’s productive capacity.

The meeting reaffirmed the outcomes of the SACU Ministers of Trade and Industry of 28 August 2020, as forming the basis for cooperation for regional industrialisation, investment and export promotion.

The Ministers acknowledged that a trade and industrialisation agenda would require the mobilisation of substantial financial resources. Going forward, SACU must design appropriate and effective financing instruments by mobilising the national Development Finance

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Kobe Bryant-Backed Startup Wants To Be The Nike Of Skincare. It Just Raised $6 Million To Advance Its Game Plan.

Art of Sport, the skincare and grooming brand launched two years ago with the backing of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and other athlete investors, is preparing to grow its retail presence six-fold next year.

The company today announced it has closed a $6 million funding round designed to fuel its retail expansion.

The round, the first external funding announced by the Los Angeles-based company, was led by CircleUp Growth Partners and includes Mark Cuban, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Bam Ventures, Darco Capital, and NBA veteran Wilson Chandler.

The brand, currently sold in Target
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stores and on Amazon
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.com and its own website, is planning to use the capital in part to ramp up production in preparation for a rollout to new retail partners

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bp and Microsoft form strategic partnership to drive digital energy innovation and advance net zero goals

LONDON and REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — bp and Microsoft Corp. today announced that they have agreed to collaborate as strategic partners to further digital transformation in energy systems and advance the net zero carbon goals of both companies. This includes a co-innovation effort focused on digital solutions, the continued use of Microsoft Azure as a cloud-based solution for bp infrastructure and bp supplying renewable energy to help Microsoft meet its 2025 renewable energy goals.

“bp is determined to get to net zero and to help the world do the same. No one can do it alone – partnerships with leading companies like Microsoft, with aligned ambitions, is going to be key to achieving this,” said William Lin, bp executive vice president for regions, cities and solutions. “By bringing our complementary skills and experience together, we are not only helping each other achieve our decarbonization ambitions but

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