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Synthesis to partner with PCI Security Standards Council to help secure payment data worldwide

Synthesis, an innovative software development and consulting company, announced today that it has joined thePCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) as a new Participating Organization.

Amsterdam gives Money20/20 the green light

Business travel in the age of COVID is not for the faint of heart. Whereas prior to the pandemic, most companies would give little thought prior to popping over to the Netherlands for a conference, the decision to do so today is anything but simple.

Trustonic and Synthesis partner to make PIN Entry possible and unlock the mobile point of sale market

Cybersecurity technology leader Trustonic today announces its partnership with software and consulting company Synthesis Software Technologies to increase the opportunities available to businesses using software Point of Sale (SoftPOS) across Africa.

Technology, the liberator

Technology liberates. This was the motif of a recent podcast featuring Nedbank’s Executive of Emerging Payments, Chipo Mushwana, Entrepreneur & Author of KasiNomics, GG Alcock and Synthesis team members, Howard Feldman, Pierre Aurel and Craig Leppan.

Nedbank’s tap-on-phone empowers SMMEs with secure contactless payments

At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, Nedbank became the first bank to offer small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) the ability to turn their cellphones into a payment acceptance device with the launch of its tap-on-phone functionality in October 2020.

Halo set to boost financial inclusion

Synthesis, an innovative software and consulting company, has announced the launch of Halo, the tap-on-phone contactless payment solution. Halo is the first of its kind in Africa and allows any merchant to instantly receive payments.

Streamlining the path to SoftPOS success: Q&A with Synthesis

With global digital payments set to hit a record $4.7 trillion transaction value this year, this market is showing no signs of slowing down. Simple to set-up and low cost, SoftPOS solutions are perfect for small and medium merchants looking to capitalize on the digital commerce trend.

The South African app that turns your smartphone into a card machine

Nedbank recently launched its new tap-on-phone functionality, which allows its clients to use their smartphones as point-of-sale (POS) terminals.

Nedbank’s new ‘tap on phone’ – a first in Africa – enables safe and secure contactless payments

Nedbank has unveiled its new tap-on-phone functionality that allows all merchants and business owners to convert their mobile phones into payment acceptance devices.