Omar Faridi

NFT Minting Platform Mintable Launches Mintable Go!, a Fund to Support Greater NFT Adoption

Mintable, the next-gen NFT minting platform and marketplace, has confirmed the launch of Mintable Go!, which serves as an international fund that aims to “enable novel newcomers to the NFT space to better serve the market for mass adoption.” Amid the rising interest in the… Read More

Australian Mobile Payments Platform, Mr Yum, Secures £48M via Series A led by Tiger Global

Australian mobile payments firm, Mr Yum, has secured £48 million via a Series A round that was  led by Tiger Global. This is reportedly the largest Series A for a female-led firm from Australia, and the third-largest Series A in Australian markets. Other investors that… Read More

Crypto Trading Platform BitMEX Introduces BitMEX EARN Program

Global crypto trading platform BitMEX. which was hit earlier this year with a $100 milllion penalty pertaining to CFTC action claiming illegal trading, AML violations and other charges, has announced the launch of BitMEX EARN. This interest-bearing product “offers the highest annual percentage rate (APR)… Read More

Republic of North Macedonia Introduces National Digital ID Program with Assistance from Mastercard

The Republic of North Macedonia has introduced its National Digital Identity Service – with assistance from Mastercard (NYSE: MA) – in order to support the nation’s fast-evolving digital economy. The partnership between Mastercard and the Macedonian Ministry of Information Society and Administration (MISA) – first… Read More

Wealth Academy Launched by Standard Chartered and INSEAD, a Leading Graduate Business School

Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) and INSEAD, one of the largest graduate business schools, have announced the launch of the Standard Chartered-INSEAD Wealth Academy, with a multi-year client engagement and wealth management global education program “for the Bank’s Relationship Managers and Wealth Specialists.” Co-created by financial… Read More

ACI Worldwide Introduces Network Intelligence Tech to Tackle Real-Time Payments Fraud

ACI Worldwide, an international provider of real-time payments and virtual payment software services, has introduced its Network Intelligence Technology as a key part of ACI Fraud Management. The tech allows banking institutions, processors, acquirers, and networks to complement fraud prevention strategies by enabling them to… Read More

Experian Introduces Service to Help UK Lenders with Offering Quicker, Accurate Lending Decisions

Consumers in the United Kingdom can now get access to enhanced financial products and services, as Experian introduces a service to assist lenders with offering quicker, more accurate, and reliable lending decisions. Work Report™ is reportedly the first digital verification service that should enable clients… Read More

Garanti BBVA Provides its Corporate Clients the Ability to Upload Financial Data via Internet Banking

Taking a leading role in the sector with its innovative solutions in virtual banking, Garanti BBVA has implemented the Document Upload function for their corporate clients where they are able to add their financial data from Corporate Internet Banking. With this new function, Garanti BBVA… Read More

Malaysian Conglomerate Berjaya Corp. Sells 30% of its Equity Interest in Razer Fintech

Malaysia-based business conglomerate Berjaya Corporation (BCorp) has revealed that it sold off 30% of its equity interest in Razer Fintech to Razer Midas for around $53.57 million (appr. RM 223.89 million). BCorp will reportedly be holding onto the remaining 19% stake in Razer Fintech. Before… Read More

Axletree Solutions, a Provider of Financial Integration Solutions, Partners with Roxe, the Open Global Payment Network

Axletree Solutions, an international provider of bank connectivity and financial integration solutions that power more than $50 billion in daily transaction volumes, announced that it has entered into a partnership with Roxe, the open global payment network. As mentioned in the announcement, Roxe’s solutions power… Read More

STP Investment Services, which Supports $340B in Assets, Acquires Fund Administrator, Tower Fund Services

STP Investment Services, an international, end-to-end investment operations service provider that supports over $340 billion in total assets, has reportedly acquired third-party fund administrator Tower Fund Services. The acquisition deal substantially increases STP’s alternative fund administration value proposition for its clients, “while simultaneously delivering Tower… Read More

Crypto.com to Acquire Nadex and the Small Exchange from IG Group

Crypto.com, which claims to be one of the fastest-growing cryptocurrency and financial services platforms, has announced that it has executed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire the North American Derivatives Exchange (Nadex) — a US-headquartered retail-focused, regulated online exchange and clearinghouse offering derivative products… Read More

Digital Documentation Specialist Arteria AI to Acquire Financial Services Business Assets of H4

Enterprise digital documentation specialist Arteria AI has reportedly agreed to acquire the financial services business assets of H4, which is a contract lifecycle management platform. As noted by its management, Arteria AI builds data-centric end-to-end Contract Lifecycle Management solutions powered by AI. Their flagship platform… Read More

Coinbase Is Set to Acquire Cryptographic Security Firm, Unbound Security

From its earliest days, Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) says that it has sharply focused on protecting their clients’ assets with the strongest, most robust security tech available in the markets. Over time, Coinbase‘s approaches have evolved, but their objective has always been the same: “to provide the… Read More

Bank of London Launches as the First Purpose-built International Clearing, Agency and Transaction Bank

The Bank of London has launched as the 6th principal clearing bank of the United Kingdom  with a mission to “lift communities and power the borderless economic infrastructure of the future.” Led by an executive team of industry pioneers and a board of international leaders,… Read More

Manchester’s Fintech Platform, Bankifi, Receives £500K Investment from Co-operative Bank

The Co-operative Bank has reportedly invested £500,000 in Manchester-headquartered Fintech platform Bankifi as part of a large co-development deal. BankiFi is “putting banks at the heart of business.” As noted by its management: “BankiFi is a technology platform designed to make business banking better, enabling… Read More

Indian Credit Card Fintech Slice Secures $220M via Series B led by Tiger Global, Insight Partners, Others

Slice, a Fintech platform that provides card-based products to younger Indian consumers to help them build a solid credit score, has secured $220 million in capital via a Series B round that values the business at more than $1 billion. Slice‘s investment round has been… Read More

UK’s Clear Junction to Assist Paynet with Supporting Cross-Border Payments

London’s Clear Junction has announced that it’s offering solutions to Paynet which aim to support its vision for cross-border payments services from European markets into Moldova. Paynet is reportedly the first digital wallet platform operating in Moldova. It runs one of the most extensive payments… Read More

DNA Payments Appoints Lloyd Hutchinson as Chief Commercial Officer, Andras Mecser as CFO

DNA Payments Group, an independent, vertically-integrated omnichannel payments platform operating in the United Kingdom and the EU, is pleased to confirm the appointments of Lloyd Hutchinson as the Group’s Chief Commercial Officer and Andras Mecser as Chief Financial Officer. A graduate of the University of… Read More

Digital Banking: Australia’s Westpac Brings Enhanced Mobile App to Android Clients

Westpac is bringing its enhanced mobile app to Android clients, as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to accelerate the adoption and usage of virtual banking services. The app from Westpac makes it quicker, convenient, and a lot more secure for clients to effectively manage their funds,… Read More

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