This week’s roundup will feature titles on the gaming industry, India’s engagement with Crypto, and cross-border payments. Join us and Unlimit BaaS’ Managing Director, Jovi Overo in the exploration of some of the biggest headlines of our industry.
- Xbox to launch the Xbox Mastercard, its first-ever credit card in the U.S., issued by Barclays [source: MasterCard]
This partnership disrupts the fintech industry by tapping into the loyalty of the gaming community, offering tailored rewards, and integrating virtual experiences into everyday spending. It leverages the power of co-branded credit cards to create a new avenue for customer engagement and could set a precedent for similar collaborations, transforming how fintech companies connect with their target audiences. – Jovi
- India, Nigeria, and Thailand top Chainalysis’ 2023 Global Crypto Adoption Index [source: Cointelegraph]
This is significant for the crypto and fintech industries as it underscores the potential for these regions to become key markets for digital assets and blockchain-based financial services, paving the way for innovation and investment opportunities in previously untapped markets. – Jovi
- Visa launches global cross-border money movement package [source: Finextra]
This API integration addresses longstanding challenges in cross-border transactions, including compliance and regulatory hurdles, by offering flexible and easy-to-integrate solutions. This initiative not only streamlines operations for businesses but also enhances end-user experiences, fostering innovation and growth in the cross-border payment sector while optimising return on investment for clients. – Jovi
See you next week, back in the blog for your next weekly news roundup.