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November 23, 2018

Brace yourself: Black Friday has arrived.

10 fatalities. 111 injuries. This isn’t a count for a natural disaster. These are the numbers of deaths and serious injuries linked to Black Friday in the US to date. ....

October 5, 2018

Cardstream Does the Double at the Business Leader Awards

Fintech success Cardstream took the Business Leader Awards by storm, claiming two of the night’s most coveted trophies. The company was awarded the prestigious title of Business of the Year ....

August 24, 2018

Cardstream Announced As Business Leader Award Finalists

Cardstream are nominated as finalists for three Business Leader Awards The event is the most notable and prestigious business awards in the South West and celebrates the achievements of small, ....

June 12, 2018

Cardstream Featured In Top 32 Tech Businesses In South West

In the Business Leader Magazine April-June 2018 South West Edition, thirty-two of the South West's most innovative tech businesses are showcased. As part of the Go:Tech awards launch, the magazine ....

May 11, 2018

Business Leader – Cardstream CEO Adam Sharpe Interview

Meet Adam Sharpe, once the youngest British driver to race at Le Mans and now the driving force of Fintech innovation   ADAM SHARPE is a self-confessed speed demon who ....

June 5, 2017

Cardstream Functionality

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 ....

April 11, 2017

PSD2 – Terraforming the Payments Industry

Card Issuers have intertwined card payments with consumerism right now. Commerce is card-centric, whether in its cardholder-present or virtual form. Well, kiss goodbye to familiarity because the European Banking Association ....

February 23, 2017

The Payment Facilitator

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 ....

January 25, 2017

Just What are Blockchains Anyway?

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 ....

December 29, 2016

FinTech and eCommerce 2016

End of year festivities always causes nostalgia and anticipation for the future. In this spirit, we should reflect on FinTech and eCommerce 2016, and consider 2017. There have been definite ....