Part of two different panel discussions on global payments

BOSTON, Oct. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Money20/20 USA will feature two Flywire executives next week in Las Vegas. CEO Mike Massaro will be part of a panel discussion on cross-border payments and remittances, and Munya Chiura, head of Middle East & Africa payments, will participate in a workshop on the requirements of processing payments and receivables in different regions of the world.

Money20/20 takes place October 21-24 at the Venetian in Las Vegas. In its eighth year, it has become the event where the payments, fintech and financial services ecosystem unite to create and explore the disruptive ways in which consumers and businesses manage, spend and borrow money. This year, organizers expect over 11,500 attendees from 3,500 companies and 100+ different countries.

Flywire Session Details:

It’s a Small World After All: Can X-Border Pay Be Frictionless?
Sunday, October 21; 2:40pm - 3:10pm
Wavemakers at Lido Ballroom, Level 3

Moderator:Souheil Badran, Payments Executive
Panelists:Amanda Mesler, CEO, Earthport; Mike Massaro, CEO, Flywire; Jean Claude Farah, President, Global Payments, Western Union

Cross-border remittances are a critical financial lifeline for many people around the world. New use cases for cross-border transfers, such as tuition payments, and emerging technologies, including digital currencies, are opening new corridors for payments and expanding existing ones, but high fees and complexity still make it difficult for consumers. Join this panel of innovators as they address the daunting challenge of how to reduce friction in cross-border payments to make them simpler, cheaper and more accessible.

Globetrot Commerce: A Tour of Digital Payments on 4 Continents
Wednesday, October 24; 8:30am - 10:00am
The Vault at Titian Ballroom, Level 2

Payments are globally local. They are universal, but the application or mode of payment is unique in each country. How can companies expand their operations overseas? Where can individuals learn the different payment acquiring methods on a global scale? Join this workshop for insights from industry leaders on different payment methods around the world. This session will make stops in Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

Moderator: Daniel Chatelain, Founder & CEO, PayKademy
Panelists:Philipp Bock, Founder & CEO, allpago; Pascal Burg, Director, Edgar Dunn & Company; Munya Chiura, Head of Middle East & Africa Payments, Flywire; Lia Cao, Managing Director, Head of Business Transformation, Corporate and Investment Bank, JPMorgan Chase.

About Flywire
Flywire solves complex payment problems for businesses and institutions to empower new opportunities globally and locally. The company processes billions in payments per year, connecting all the entities involved to make those transactions faster, more secure, less expensive, and more transparent. Clients in business, education and healthcare use Flywire’s full-service platform to tailor the payment experience for their customers and to create a single point of visibility and control for payer engagement and receivables management – from invoicing and payment through reconciliation. Flywire also supports its clients with end-to-end customer support including multilingual servicing via phone, email, and chat, as well as around-the-clock online payment tracking. The company is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, London and Manchester (UK), Valencia (Spain), Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Cluj (Romania), and Sydney. For more information, visit www.Flywire.com.

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