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News Releases Jul 20, 2016

Western Union Announces Enhanced Innovation to Support Global Trade Technology Creating Borderless Economies for SMEs

LONDON—July 18, 2016 -- Western Union Business Solutions, a business segment of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) and a leader in global payment services, today announces enhanced capabilities to its WU® EDGE digital trading platform, including expansion of the platform’s fee-free* network, and availability into seven new markets: Hong Kong, Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and the Czech Republic. Upon launch, the new fee-free* network payment feature will expand to 51 currencies across 13 countrie... Read More

News Releases Jul 20, 2016

Geoswift, UnionPay International and Western Union Business Solutions to Offer Tuition Payment Promotion for Students in US, CA, AU and NZ

HONG KONG – July 20, 2016 – /PRNewswire/ -- Geoswift, Western Union Business Solutions (a subsidiary of The Western Union Company) and UnionPay International have announced a joint tuition payment promotion for Chinese students studying in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.The promotion, starting now till Sept 30 2016, is open to UnionPay cardholders who have successfully completed tuition payment via PayTuitionNow portal (with card number starting with 62). The promotion offers complimen... Read More

News Releases Jun 28, 2016

Western Union Business Solution's Kerry Agiasotis speaks about the Magic of Payment Innovation at MoneyConf 2016 Madrid

21 June 2016, Madrid: Kerry Agiasotis, Senior Vice President of Western Union Business Solutions, the world’s leading providers of cross-border payments, today spoke about the disruptive changes taking place in the payments industry at Money Conf, Madrid. MoneyConfisan invite-only event focused on the future of finance, where 1,500 decision makers meet and discuss the key trends and innovations redefining the industry.At a leading panel discussion with Ben Milne, CEO of Dwolla and John Heggestuen, Analyst a... Read More

News Releases Jun 06, 2016

Technology creates trade opportunities for millions of SMEs globally

Speaking at PayExpo Europe 2016 in London today, Kerry Agiasotis, President of Western Union Business Solutions, discussed the progress of the payments market in 2016 at the keynote panel.“SMEs have a tremendous opportunity to use technology to advance the way in which they do business. By investing in digital tools SMEs can now connect with each other internationally to drive global trade and consequentially grow, like never before.“New technologies have enabled companies to successfully increase activitie... Read More

News Releases May 04, 2016

Advancing technology is 'game changing' for SMEs.

 Speaking at the TechTour FinTech Summit 2016 in Paris today, Kerry Agiasotis, President of Western Union Business Solutions, discussed the impact of digital technology on international trade and how it is creating new opportunities for business growth.“Advancing technology is changing the way in which we do business. SMEs have recognised that investing in digital tools is the best way to connect internationally and the most efficient vehicle for facilitating and controlling global trade, and in turn, drivi... Read More