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Cardstream's latest company news, technology updates and industry insights.

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 ....

December 20, 2016

Recurring Payments

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 ....

November 22, 2016

Black Friday 2016: Economy Fuel

Our economy, much like everything else, needs fuel. One of the key drivers for the economy is retail, so keeping our high streets buzzing and eCommerce stores thriving is important. ....

October 31, 2016

EU’s Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive

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 ....

October 12, 2016

PayPal Integration

Cardstream are proud to announce that we are now fully integrated with PayPal, this is great news for all of our partners and their potential merchants. How can our PayPal ....