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Digital Bank Tonik, which Plans to Launch in the Philippines, chooses Mastercard as Payments Partner

Tonik, the very first all-digital banking platform in the Philippines, has reportedly chosen Mastercard as its payments partner as the company gets ready to officially launch its operations later this year. Through the partnership, Mastercard will be supporting Tonik by acting as its Fintech accelerator…. Read More

Opera to Launch Consumer Fintech Products After Completing Acquistion of Digital Finance Bank AB Fjord

The developers of Oslo, Norway-based Opera Browser revealed that they will be launching their first consumer Fintech offering for the European market. Opera, which is now Chinese-owned, said it will be acquiring Fjord Bank, which will help the internet browser developer with accelerating the launch… Read More

Trade Finance Fintech Taulia Raises $60 Million Backed by JPMorgan, Ping An, Saudi Aramco

Taulia, a top supply chain financing Fintech is raising $60 million, according to the company. Big-name investors are participating in the round including JPMorgan, Ping An, Saudi Aramco, and existing investors including Zouk Capital. CEO of Taulia, Cedric Bru said the funding round is a… Read More

Russia’s Sberbank Announces New System For Payment Services “SberPay”

Russian banking group Sberbank announced on Thursday the launch of SberPay, which is a new system for payment services. According to Sberbank, SberPay allows users to pay for purchases both online and offline. “SberPay is absolutely free for retail customers. Fees for using SberPay’s online… Read More

Canadian Cloud-Based AI Platform Senso Secures $3 Million Through Pre-Series A Funding Round Led By Mendoza Ventures & BreakawayGrowth

Senso, a Canadian cloud-based AI platform that enables financial service providers to manage and grow their consumer credit portfolios, has reportedly secured $3 million through its pre-Series A funding round, which was led by Mendoza Ventures and BreakawayGrowth. Founded in 2016, Senso stated it is… Read More

Fintech Firm Vouchr’s Engagement Platform for Digital Money to Help Banks Make Transactions an “Out of Box” Experience

There were around 40 million people that were using Venmo for payments, as of Q1 2019. That’s notably 40 million users who are using an external app and not their regular bank accounts to transfer funds. Traditional banks appear to have become a secondary option… Read More

Apps for P2P Money Transfers and Account Aggregation are Most Popular Fintech Solutions in the Middle East: Survey

Approximately 20% or one-fifth of bank account holders in the Middle East are now using Fintech solutions, according to a recent survey performed by Deloitte. The survey, which examined nine key markets in the Middle East, reveals that consumers in the region are quite willing… Read More

Update: Coconut Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £2 Million Raised

Current accounting and tax platform Coconut is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £2 million secured. The funding round was launched last month, originally seeking £700,000 in funding. As previously reported, Coconut describes itself as a current account that… Read More

Tencent Cloud Signs MoU with Singapore’s Asia Digital Bank Corporation to Develop Cloud based Financial Services

Tencent Cloud, the cloud computing division of Tencent Holdings, a major provider of internet value-added services in China, revealed on July 8, 2020, that it has committed to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapore’s Asia Digital Bank Corporation (ADBC). As mentioned in a release,… Read More

Rapyd Announces Launch of All-In-One Payment Integrated Solution in Mexico

Rapyd, a global B2B Fintech as a Service provider, announced on Thursday it has launched its all-in-one payment integrated solution in Mexico. This news comes just a little over a month after the company launched its solution in the UK.  According to Rapyd, the solution… Read More

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