Editorial & Advertiser Disclosure Global Banking And Finance Review is an independent publisher which offers News, information, Analysis, Opinion, Press Releases, Reviews, Research reports covering various economies, industries, products, services and companies. The content available on globalbankingandfinance.com is sourced by a mixture of different methods which is not limited to content produced and supplied by various staff writers, journalists, freelancers, individuals, organizations, companies, PR agencies Sponsored Posts etc. The information available on this website is purely for educational and informational purposes only. We cannot guarantee the accuracy or applicability of any of the information provided at globalbankingandfinance.com with respect to your individual or personal circumstances. Please seek professional advice from a qualified professional before making any financial decisions. Globalbankingandfinance.com also links to various third party websites and we cannot guarantee the accuracy or applicability of the information provided by third party websites. Links from various articles on our site to third party websites are a mixture of non-sponsored links and sponsored links. Only a very small fraction of the links which point to external websites are affiliate links. Some of the links which you may click on our website may link to various products and services from our partners who may compensate us if you buy a service or product or fill a form or install an app. This will not incur additional cost to you. A very few articles on our website are sponsored posts or paid advertorials. These are marked as sponsored posts at the bottom of each post. For avoidance of any doubts and to make it easier for you to differentiate sponsored or non-sponsored articles or links, you may consider all articles on our site or all links to external websites as sponsored . Please note that some of the services or products which we talk about carry a high level of risk and may not be suitable for everyone. These may be complex services or products and we request the readers to consider this purely from an educational standpoint. The information provided on this website is general in nature. Global Banking & Finance Review expressly disclaims any liability without any limitation which may arise directly or indirectly from the use of such information.

EPA scales–up membership with exclusive offer for FinTechs on a budget

ScaleUp Membership of the EPA, with Banking Circle, provides subsidised membership and valuable additional benefits to ambitious FinTechs

www.bankingcircle.com

Eight months since the launch of the Emerging Payments Association (EPA) ScaleUp membership category, and with the support of Saxo Payments Banking Circle, the EPA has seen membership increase rapidly as more FinTechs enjoy the additional benefits offered.

The EPA is the UK’s fastest growing community of influential banking, technology and payments companies, and the only trade association focussed entirely on influencing the future of the payments industry.

ScaleUp was designed to help start-up and young FinTechs grow more quickly, bringing their products and solutions to market sooner, to benefit businesses and consumers alike. Reduced membership costs, low remittance fees through membership of Banking Circle, complimentary tickets to EPA events and exclusive exposure on the EPA website and in the organisation’s newsletter are some of the key benefits provided to FinTechs signing up to ScaleUp.

Using the latest technology and payment solutions, CFT Group is one organisation that has benefitted from membership of ScaleUp.

CFT Group has developed a revolutionary recurring payments platform, to replace the Direct Debit. The solution empowers consumers, with unrivalled transparency and control which leads to higher collection rates and lower fees for CFT Group’s clients.

Esteban Diaz Asua, CEO at CFT Group, said: “Our business is focused on changing payments for a better future. Current recurring payment solutions are outdated and no longer serve consumers or businesses effectively. With our aims focused so intently on the future picture of the payment industry, we knew we had to join the EPA to help influence that future and make the future happen sooner rather than later.

“Working together with other innovative companies in the payment space is a unique and important opportunity, and we are excited about the possibilities ahead. Membership also lifts us to a place where we can more easily connect with potential partners and clients, helping us to grow more rapidly than before.”

Blue Train Marketing is another firm that is reaping the rewards of ScaleUp membership.  Launched in in 2014 Blue Train Marketing provides marketing services to help FinTechs, payments and alternative economy solutions stand out in a crowded market.

Jeff Banks, Director at Blue Train Marketing commented: “A critical part of any successful marketing campaign is achieving memorability and distinction. EPA membership helped us achieve that by creating the opportunity to build new relationships over time and resulted in Blue Train Marketing now working with some of the most successful and influential players in FinTech today.”

FinTechs interested in joining the EPA should visit emergingpayments.org/product/scale-up for more information.