25-26 APRIL 2019
THE HAGUE

Partners

 

Business Alliances of 2019

Business alliances:

ThreatMetrix
ThreatMetrix, A LexisNexis Risk Solutions Company, provides an end-to-end platform for digital identity intelligence and trust decisioning. The company’s solutions recognize up to 95 percent of returning website visitors. ThreatMetrix detects high-risk transactions and dynamically score them, enabling digital businesses to safely grow online revenue and personalize the digital experience for trusted customers.

Travelex
Travelex opened its first store in London in 1976 and now operates as the world’s leading independent foreign exchange business. Travelex has over 1,500 stores and 1,250 ATMs in 28 countries at key airport, seaport, rail, tourist locations. Travelex provides cash and pre-paid cards to over 39 million retail customers each year and we provide foreign currency to more than 1,000 customers every hour. Over 40% of the world’s travellers – 1.7 billion passengers a year – pass through airports where Travelex operates including the major gateways at Amsterdam, Beijing, Frankfurt, London, Hong Kong, Mumbai, New York, Paris, Sydney and Tokyo.



Visa
Visa Inc. is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce and advance financial inclusion around the world. Visa’s Global Public Policy group supports public policy dialogue and thought leadership aimed at expanding digital payments, promoting an open and competitive environment, and fostering financial inclusion.

SWIFT
SWIFT is a global member-owned cooperative and the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services. We provide our community with a platform for messaging and standards for communicating, and we offer products and services to facilitate access and integration, identification, analysis and financial crime compliance. Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 banking and securities organisations, market infrastructures and corporate customers in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to communicate securely and exchange standardised financial messages in a reliable way. As their trusted provider, we facilitate global and local financial flows, support trade and commerce all around the world; we relentlessly pursue operational excellence and continually seek ways to lower costs, reduce risks and eliminate operational inefficiencies. Headquartered in Belgium, SWIFT’s international governance and oversight reinforces the neutral, global character of its cooperative structure. SWIFT’s global office network ensures an active presence in all the major financial centres.

In association with:

FIDO Alliance
The 250+ member, cross-industry FIDO Alliance provides specifications and certifications to enable an interoperable ecosystem of on-device authenticators that can be used for simpler, stronger authentication to many compliant mobile apps and websites. FIDO authentication reduces password dependencies and is stronger, private, and easier to use when authenticating to online services. Support for FIDO authentication has been built into flagship devices from top handset manufacturers, while some of the most trusted brands including Google, Facebook, NTT DOCOMO and PayPal have made FIDO authentication available to protect more than 3 billion end-user accounts.

European Banking Federation
The European Banking Federation aims to achieve the single market in financial services. Set up in 1960, the European Banking Federation (EBF) is the voice of the European banking sector (European Union & European Free Trade Association countries). The EBF represents the interests of some 5000 European banks: large and small, wholesale and retail, local and cross-border financial institutions.  It cooperates with 13 Associates, from other European countries. http://www.ebf.eu/

INNOPAY Academy
Knowledge is crucial for organisations that want to capitalise on the opportunities of the digital transactions ecosystem. As leaders in the field of digital transactions, INNOPAY is perfectly placed to assist clients in building their own knowledge base. Using our own certified experts, we offer a unique range of training services which draw upon real-life use cases from our own business experiences. INNOPAY Academy provides outstanding training and preparation for accreditation in key domains such as Cybersecurity, GDPR, Onboarding, Open Banking and Blockchain.

EPSM
The EPSM (European Association of Payment Service Providers for Merchants) e. V. is a cost-effective interest representation platform. It organises information exchange on payment related issues between its members and with European institutions. Three annual meetings are hosted by alternating EPSM members with external speakers presenting up-to-date information on market relevant topics. EPSM stays in regular contact with its members, offering the latest news and developments in the European payments market via a monthly SEPA newsletter and email. Members are invited to share their views and contribute to EPSM position papers submitted to policy makers. EPSM's partnerships with Concert, EAST, ICBI and Vendorcom widen the scope for its influence, and its members can benefit from these organisations' offers and conditions.

The Hague Security Delta
The Hague Security Delta (HSD) is the largest security cluster in Europe. In this Dutch cluster –with important regional hubs in The Hague, Twente, and Brabant– businesses, governments, and knowledge institutions work together on innovations and knowledge in the field of cyber security, national and urban security, protection of critical infrastructure, and forensics. They share a common goal: more business activity, more jobs and a secure world. In The Hague region alone 400 security businesses realise more than 25% of the national turnover in security and employ 13,400 people. Nationwide there is a turnover of 6 billion euros and 61,500 people are employed in the security domain. HSD has three important regional hubs with their own areas of expertise. Twente Safety & Security (TS&S) is particularly strong in nano technology, safety, radar & sensor technology and the Dutch Institute for Technology Safety & Security (DITSS), located in Brabant, in high-tech solutions and camera and sensor technology. The main focus areas of the region The Hague are: cyber security, forensics, national security, and critical infrastructure.

Media Partners:

E-Commerce Nation
E-Commerce Nation wants to be the meeting place of all e-merchants who want to learn more about their activities, but also develop with the appropriate tools and knowledge. Some even call us "The E-commerce Bible"! Since the beginning, we have a collaborative philosophy to develop the project. For us, it is important to give visibility to everyone through our site and to support the actors according to their needs. For this, the E-commerce Nation team puts all its experience within this site. Thus, find advice, solutions but also practical cases to accompany you on topics such as e-commerce, logistics, online marketing or even distance selling.

Bandwidth Recruitment
Bandwidth Recruitment is an independent specialist in the provision of permanent and contract/interim staff solely to the payments industry. Our track record of success can be attributed to many years recruitment experience combined with maturity and credibility. We have spent years working within the payments sector building an enviable network of contacts and successfully providing a first class recruitment service to clients and candidates alike. This network, combined with a thorough understanding of the payments lifecycle means we can discuss our clients’ requirements with knowledge and accurately match them to the very best candidates. We work with many of the key players in the card payments sector. Our clients may range from large corporates to smaller privately owned organisations but the service remains the same – excellent and great value.

Central Bank Payment News
Central Bank Payments News (CBPN) - a Currency Research (CR) initiative - is a monthly e-publication dedicated to informing the worldwide central bank payments & market infrastructure community of the most relevant and timely payments issues impacting the central bank today. With a unique and in-depth payments focus tailored to a central bank perspective, CBPN is an independent and comprehensive source of intelligence that helps readers navigate a rapidly changing payments landscape. The e-publication is led by CBPN Senior Editor, Brianna Erban, and VP of Payments at CR, Gonzalo Santamaria.

The Nilson Report
The Nilson Report is the most respected provider of news and information about the global card and mobile payment industry. Available worldwide by subscription only, The Nilson Report directly surveys more than 2,000 financial institutions and enterprises to produce statistics about issuers, acquirers, and technology providers not available from any other source. Issues also include informative feature articles, concise updates about new products and services, and information about executive appointments. Articles are never written by vendors. The Nilson Report does not accept paid advertising of any kind. There is never promotion of sponsored content such as webinars or white papers. Download a free sample issue at https://www.nilsonreport.com/freesample.

Ecommerce News
Ecommerce News is an English-written blog that focuses solely on the ecommerce industry in Europe. Every weekday we keep our readers up-to-date with interesting news, handy facts, insightful interviews and more. On Ecommerce News, you will find everything that happens in the European ecommerce industry, from acquisitions and cross-border news to country statistics and startup launches.

Financial IT
Established six years ago, Financial IT is the venue where the FinTech community makes itself heard. Innovation is the common feature of the companies that we work with. Some are FinTech disruptors, posing a direct challenge to established institutions. Others are technology companies, providing solutions that produce positive outcomes for the institutions and their clients. We provide a digital platform for multimedia and editorial content, rankings and overviews of major industry events.

The Paypers
The Paypers is the Netherlands-based leading independent source of news and intelligence for professionals in the global payment community. Our products are aimed at merchants, payment services providers, processors, financial institutions, start-ups, technology vendors and payment professionals and have a special focus on all major trends and developments in payments-related industries including online and mobile payments, online/mobile banking, cards, cross-border e-commerce, e-invoicing and SEPA. We are also keen on keeping our readership informed with regard to online fraud prevention innovations and the most significant trends in the e-identity space. For more information, please contact us at editor@thepaypers.com.

Fintech News Switzerland
Fintech News Switzerland covers stories about the Fintech Ecosystem – i.e. Mobile Payment, Personal Finance, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Robo Advisor and Lending - and Startups in Switzerland, UK and Europe. Fintechnews.ch also provides a bi-weekly newsletter with the most important information about the Fintech industry in UK & Europe.

Payments & Cards Network
Payments & Cards Network is a recruitment agency specializing in everything fintech, payments and e-commerce. Our headquarters is based in Amsterdam and we also have offices in Atlanta and Singapore. With our international dedicated team of professional consultants and a large network of over 80,000 contacts in the industry, we connect you to highly skilled payment people in an efficient way. Besides, we run the 'Payments & Cards Magazine’, which is one of the leading online magazines for the payments & fintech industry with a reach of 150,000 professionals, high level decision makers and c-suite executives.

Russian Electronic Money and Remittance Association
Russian Electronic Money and Remittance Association (REMA) is an industrial association founded in 2010. It currently represents 16 largest players of the Russian e-money and money transfer industry. The Association is a widely recognized center of competence on payments, specialized regulation, financial inclusion and financial innovations both in Russia and abroad. REMA consults regulators and private companies in Russia and elsewhere on the regulatory approaches, new technologies and risk mitigation strategies. We also represent Russian payments market at the Financial Action Task Force Consultative Forums and at the Alliance for Financial Inclusion.