China: WeiyangX Fintech Review by Xu Gao

PayPal Announces Partnership With Walmart to Roll Out Cash in & Cash Out Money Services at Stores

On Thursday, PayPal announced it has formed a new partnership retailer giant Walmart to begin rolling out PayPal cash in and cash out money services at Walmart for an exclusive fee of $3 per service. According to PayPal, this is the first time PayPal mobile… Read More

dv01 Announces Reporting Partnership with Funding Circle

dv01, a platform that connects online lenders and investors with data management, announced on Thursday it has formed a reporting partnership with leading peer-to-peer (P2P) lender, Funding Circle. dv01 revealed that through its partnership with Funding Circle, institutional investors who use dv01 to conduct analysis… Read More

WorldPay Expands Real-Time Payout Services to More Than 50 Countries Worldwide

Global payments platform Worldpay, Inc. announced on Thursday the launch of its new payout solutions that give multi-national e-commerce businesses more choices to disburse funds to partners and customers across country borders. The company reported that it is expanding the service to more than 50… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore Signs Fintech MOU with Indonesia

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Financial Services Authority of the Republic of Indonesia, or “Otoritas Jasa Keuangan” (OJK), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to boost Fintech cooperation and foster innovation in financial services between the two countries. The MOU is… Read More

Challenger Bank Tandem Launches Second Credit Product

UK challenger bank Tandem announced on Thursday the launch of its new second credit product, which is called the Journey Card, available through an application through the bank’s website. According to Tandem, the Journey Card is considered a way for those who haven’t had credit before to build… Read More

Full Streamr Ahead: Daisy AI & CRYPTICS Added to Global Network

Streamr, an open-source, real-time data platform just selected as one of PwC’s Crypto Valley’s Top 50 Projects, continues to expand its network with a new partnership with Japan-based Daisy AI, an AI platform focused on using blockchain for deep learning. Daisy AI will use Streamr… Read More

IMF Mentions Crypto in World Economic Outlook, Fintech as Well

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is meeting this week in beautiful Bali. The discussion includes routine topics such as economic forecasts for growth, challenges and opportunities. There is, of course, a trade skirmish that may turn into a trade war which may create bigger problems… Read More

Starling Bank Expands White Label “Banking as a Service” and Payment Service Offer

Digital only challenger bank Starling is expanding its “Banking-as-a-Service” and Payment Services offer. These are two white label banking services offered in the UK allowing other entities to provide retail banking services and make payments. Current  clients include Ditto, Raisin UK, and the Department for Work… Read More

PeerIQ: Economic Growth is Solid, Lending Securitization Strong, but are Storm Clouds Gathering?

PeerIQ is out with their Q3 securitization tracker for online lending and the report is quite strong. According to PeerIQ, domestic economic growth is solid and the US consumer is healthy. Marketplace lending securitizations totaled $3.5 billion this quarter representing the 5th highest level ever… Read More

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