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UK Report: In 2018, 10% of All Equity Funding Went to Fintech Companies

The UK is a hotbed of Fintech innovation and a leading global hub of finance – both the analog and digital kind. Brexit has put this prominence in question as European barriers re-emerge. But between robust government support and a vibrant ecosystem which is well… Read More

InstaReM Announces New Partnership Thailand’s Banking Group KASIKORNBANK

InstaReM, a Southeast Asia’s digital cross-border money transfer service provider, announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with Thailand-based banking group, KASIKORNBANK. The partnership will reportedly help InstaReM further entrench itself as a leading player in the institutional payments space. While sharing more… Read More

Revolut Announces Launch of Group Vaults

Digital bank Revolut announced on Thursday the launch of its Group Vaults, which are described as the simple way to save for that special gift or occasion with friends and family on the Revolut platform. Revolut further explained: “Wedding gifts, holidays, a family car, or… Read More

N26 Addresses BaFin Order About Money Laundering & Financial Failures

On Tuesday, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), Germany’s supervisor of banks, financial services providers, insurance undertakings, and securities trading, reportedly published an order for N26 to remove backlogs in IT monitoring in order establish process descriptions and workflows in writing. In response to the… Read More

PensionBee & Starling Bank Announce Further Integration too Offer Onboarding for New Customers

Pension managing company PensionBee announced earlier this week that it has expanded its integration with digital banking group Starling Bank. PensionBee revealed that Starling Bank customers may now seamlessly combine all their old pensions into a new PensionBee plan, offering a pension consolidation product in… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Transferwise Raises $292 Million at $3.5 Billion Valuation: No Need to Go Public as there is an Ocean of Private Capital

Fintech Unicorn and stealth bank Transferwise has raised $292 million at a valuation of $3.5 billion. According to multiple reports, Transferwise has doubled its valuation in contrast to its last funding round. The round was said to be over-subscribed. Transferwise last raised capital at a… Read More

Wirecard Partners With India’s UTI Infrastructure Technology and Services to Facilitate the Issuing of Physical & Digital Taxpayer Identification Cards

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with India’s government-owned company UTI Infrastructure Technology and Services Limited (UTIITSL), to facilitate the issuing of physical and digital taxpayer identification cards, also known as PAN (Permanent… Read More

Digital Bank Tandem Partners with Brightside to Provide Education at Local Schools

Challenger bank Tandem has formed a partnership with “social mobility charity,” Brightside, to educate the youth on financial management. According to Tandem, a pilot program has been launched to deliver a program to a North London school to students aged 16 to 18 “offering a… Read More

InvestCloud Appoints Will Bailey as Chief Strategy Officer

Global fintech InvestCloud announced last week it has appointed Will Bailey as its new Chief Strategy Officer. According to InvestCloud, the newly-created role will see Bailey head up development on emerging product initiatives, which includes leading a strategic product team to apply the latest technology, from… Read More

Biz2Credit Launches Global SaaS Lending Platform Banks Biz2X

Biz2Credit Inc. announced on Tuesday the launch of its new turnkey global SaaS platform, Biz2X. According to Biz2Credit, Biz2X enables financial institutions to provide a customized online lending experience for their small and midsize business customers. Biz2Credit further explained: “The Biz2X Platform is the natural outgrowth of… Read More

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