Fintech & Ecommerce

Western Union Sees Digital Transactions Grow

Western Union reported an increase in the number of digital transactions.

Fintech & Ecommerce

Visa+: The New Interoperable P2P Payments System Launches

Visa has partnered with a number of payment firms, including PayPal and Western Union, to let their customers transfer money between different P2P payment apps


Western Union Turns to MFS to Expand Global Money Transfers

Western Union announced the beginning of cooperation with MFS Africa.

Fintech & Ecommerce

Western Union and Beforepay Launch ‘Send Now Pay Later’ in Australia

Global remittance provider Western Union has partnered with the Australian ethical lending fintech Beforepay to offer consumers an innovative credit solution ‘Send Now Pay Later’


Western Union Is Planning New Digital Initiatives

The remittance giant Western Union has applied for a few trademarks revealing exciting digital opportunities to come

Fintech & Ecommerce

International Digital Remittances To Surpass 2 Billion Transactions Globally By 2027: Juniper Research

84% growth in international digital remittances will be driven by accelerated adoption

Fintech & Ecommerce

Colombians now have more ways to make cross-border transactions with Western Union

Western Union has teamed up with SuperGIROS thus bringing WU’s cross-border global money movement and payments capabilities in every SuperGIROS retail location across Columbia. By teaming with SuperGIROS, Colombians now have more than 9,800 additional locations to send and receive money to friends and family around the world. The move brings the total number of […]


How Global Fintech Companies Are Reacting to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Alex Malyshev  CEO at SDK.finance   As nations worldwide continue to sanction Russia in condemnation of their invasion of Ukraine, companies have now joined the movement to exclude the Russian government — and sometimes Russians— from their list of clients. Some of these companies have decided to ban them as a recommendation to the international […]


International money transfer services guide: Western Union

Until recently Western Union practically remained the monopoly of international transfers

Fintech & Ecommerce

Western Union and Mastercard expand global partnership: here’s what it means

The partnership expansion is expected to broaden choice for both Western Union’s consumers and Mastercard’s business clients


Global direct transfers can now be done via Western Union

The payment system also allows customers to transact online and pay via cash in Al Fardan Exchange locations

Fintech & Ecommerce

Western Union teamed up with French fintech

The Linxo app is available in both free and premium versions on the Apple App Store and on Google Play

Finance & Economics

Western Union services are now live at over 4,500 Walmart stores

Customers can now transfer money locally and globally via Western Union at Walmart stores across the US

Fintech & Ecommerce

Western Union teamed up with UK major software company

Both companies announced a five-year international partnership


Western Union enables cross-border payments on Google Pay

Google Pay users in the US, India, and Singapore will be the first to try this option


WU partnered Japan’s university to simplify tuition fee payments

Ritsumeikan University, established in 1869, currently hosts nearly 2,400 international students from 68 countries and regions

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