MasterCard Best Practices for Managing Authorization Reversals

Authorization reversals are a tool that merchants can use for various reasons, such as to:

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How the Fintech Revolution is Changing the Face of Employment in Africa

In 2016, global investment in fintech venture companies reached $23.2 billion, up 10% from 2015.  

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American Express Security and Fraud Prevention Strategies

Preventing fraud is an important step towards safeguarding your business and protecting customer information. Many major card providers utilize a range of security features and fraud prevention strategies to ensure merchants and customers are[…]

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Visa Security Features and Fraud Prevention Strategies

Like every major credit card company, Visa takes fraud prevention very seriously. Using a selection of sophisticated card security features and an array of fraud prevention strategies, they enable merchants to accept card payments with a[…]

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MasterCard Security Features and Fraud Prevention Strategies

When customers pay by credit or debit card, there’s always a risk of fraud. However, card providers such as MasterCard implement a wide range of features to ensure the highest level of  security possible– preventing fraudulent transactions and[…]

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An Inside Look at the Credit Card CVV and How It Protects Against Fraud

Preventing fraud is a priority for merchants and customers alike. When a customer pays using a credit or debit card, procedures are in place to ensure the transaction is not fraudulent. The card itself has multiple features built into its design.[…]

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Upselling and Cross-Selling: How, What and Why?

Maximizing profits from your online store can be a challenge. Merchants must create a clear marketing strategy to attract and retain customers. While attracting new customers may be the focus of many marketing techniques, there are numerous[…]

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The Latest in African Fintech 2017 and Forecasts for 2018

As of August 2017, African fintech startups have raised over $100 million in investment.  And, we don’t see them slowing down anytime soon.

There are over 300 fintech startups active in Africa, with over 31% in South Africa, followed by Nigeria[…]

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The eCommerce and Digital Payments Landscape in Mozambique

Mozambique, which is approximately 3 times as large as Great Britain, is divided into 154 districts.  As of 2016, only 72 of these districts had bank branches in them. The Mozambique government and commercial banks in the country have undertaken[…]

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Direct Pay Online Group acquires leading online EFT solution provider Setcom

Setcom operates SID, the leading instant EFT solution in South Africa

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