Samantha Hurst

Accenture Announces Acquisition of French Data Marketing Firm Sutter Mills

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Friday it is set to acquire Sutter Mills, a French firm that specializes in developing and executing data-driven marketing strategies for clients. According to Accenture, the acquisition would strengthen Accenture Interactive’s ability to help brands, in France and throughout Europe, to… Read More

Visa Teams Up With GM Security Technologies to Promote Payment Security in Latin America & The Caribbean

Cybersecurity company GM Security Technologies announced on Friday it has teamed up with Visa to accelerate the of secure, compliant and trustworthy digital payment eco-systems in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through the collaborations, the companies will be hosting a regional roadshow to educate issuers, merchants, acquires, and third… Read More

Celero Teams Up With STACK to Launch Digital Member Experience & Rewards Platform Aura

Celero, a solutions integrator, and STACK, a Canadian fintech, announced on Thursday they have formed a strategic partnership to develop and launch Aura, which is a new digital member experience and rewards platform, exclusively for credit unions. The duo reported that by combining Celero’s expertise… Read More

Home-Stay Service UnderTheDoor Launches Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube & Quickly Secured £400,000 Funding Target

UnderTheDoor, a UK-based premium home-stay service for homeowners and guests providing hotel quality in the comfort of homes, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube and quickly secured £400,000 funding target from nearly 200 investors. The company is currently offering 6.03% in equity at… Read More

Global Bank Consortium Announces New Capital Markets Syndication Platform “DirectBooks”

Global Bank Consortium, a group of global financial institutions, announced on Friday it has created a new capital markets syndication platform, DirectBooks. The organization reported that the financial institutions partnering to develop the platform are Bank of America, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman… Read More

Coinbase Announces Launch of Coinbase Pro Mobile App

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Thursday the launch of its Coinbase Pro mobile app. Coinbase claims the Coinbase Pro mobile app offers the most intuitive feature set of any mobile crypto trading platform. “The Coinbase Pro mobile app offers a feature-rich trading experience, including… Read More

RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Announces Final Results of Repurchase Offer

RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Corporation, an established and currently operating as a closed-end interval fund dedicated to the marketplace lending asset class, announced on Thursday the final results of its repurchase offer for up to 5%, or 349,075 of its outstanding common shares. RiverNorth reported that… Read More

Update: UK Insurtech Pluto Now Nearing £600,000 Through Seedrs Funding Round

Pluto, a UK-based insurtech focused on travel insurance, is now nearing 600,000 in funding through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round was launched last month and quickly raised its initial 200,000 funding target. Founded in 2018, Pluto seeks to help customers make… Read More

Finmason Announces 10 Million Portfolios Analyzed Milestone

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U.S.-based fintech FinMason announced earlier this week it has analyzed over 10 million portfolios for clients since launching its analytics API service in 2017. As previously reported, FinMason claims to be the world’s largest independent investment analytics engine for financial services platforms. The fintech firm… Read More

UK Fintech Yordex Announces New Smart Company Card to Spending Management Solution Software

Yordex, a UK-based fintech, announced last week the introduction of its smart company card to spend management solution software. The company reported that it is making it “simple for fast-growing companies” to control business spend by adding company cards to its smart spend management solution,… Read More

U.S. Fintech C2FO Announces Acquisition of India Payment Platform Priority Vendor

C2FO, a fintech firm and market for working capital based in the U.S., announced on Wednesday it is acquiring India-based payment platform, Priority Vendor. C2FO reported that through the acquisition, Indian suppliers will receive a continuous flow of capital at costs lower than traditional financing… Read More

Blockchain-Based B2B Payments Platform Paystand Appoints Fintech Veterans From Fiserv, PayPal, & Visa to Fintech Advisory Council

PayStand, a blockchain-based, B2B payments firm, announced on Thursday it has appointed four globally recognized fintech veterans from Fiserv, PayPal, and Visa to its Fintech Advisory Council. According to PayStand, the council comes on the heels of a record-breaking year for the company, with revenue… Read More

Klarna Adds Abercrombie & Fitch to Payment Service

Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Thursday Abercrombie & Fitch customers in the U.S. will now have access to its Pay in 4 service when shopping online. The company noted that the service enables customers across the Abercrombie & Fitch Brands, which are Abercrombie &… Read More

Blockchain Software Solutions Provider Globex Signs New Licensing Agreement with Earn.re For investor Onboarding With Smartphone App

Blockchain software solutions company GlobexUS Holdings, Corp. (Globex) announced on Wednesday that Earn.re, a blockchain-based commercial real estate (CRE) financing platform, has signed a licensing agreement for Globex’s Ethereum-based KYC/AML compliance solutions to onboard and verify the platform’s investors through a company-branded smartphone app. Globex… Read More

Bitstamp Announces Expansion of Partnership with BitGo for Digital Asset Custody

Bitstamp, a Luxembourg based cryptocurrency exchange, announced on Wednesday it has expanded its partnership with BitGo to include custodianship of digital assets. The exchange will begin transferring assets to BitGo’s wallets on October 10th. Bitstamp reported that with BitGo Custody, Bitstamp’s assets will be secured… Read More

Update: Snaffling Pig Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £1.1 Million in Funding Secured

Snaffling Pig, a UK-based pork brand, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £1.1 million raised from nearly 1600 investors. The funding round was launched last month and quickly secured its initial £750,000 funding target. The company is offering… Read More

Global Cryptocurrency Platform Liquid.com Completes Group Restructuring

Global cryptocurrency exchange Liquid.com announced on Tuesday it has completed its global group restructuring to reflect its “evolution into a global fintech business.” Liquid reported that as a result of the global restructuring, the existing “Quoine” operating entities have moved under Liquid Group Inc. to… Read More

GoodBox Returns to Seedrs; Now Seeking £1 Million in Funding

Less than two years after securing £2.6 million through its previous Seedrs campaign, GoodBox, a tech-company focused on building solutions that connect donors and causes, has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform to raise £1 million. As previously reported, GoodBox was founded in 2016 by… Read More

Singapore Fintech CredoLab Announces New Partnership With Fraud Detection & Authentication Solutions Provider iovation

CredoLab, a Singapore-based fintech provider of mobile-based alternative credit scoring solutions for banks, consumer finance companies, and retailers, announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with iovation, a TransUnion company, specializing in device-based fraud detection and authentication solutions. CredoLab reported that through the partnership… Read More

Ripple Set to Bring Blockchain Technology to Finastra’s Banking Customers

Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with Finastra to offer its blockchain technology through Finastra’s payment solution to support cross-border payments. It was revealed: “As part of the collaboration, Finastra’s customers will be able to… Read More

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