NatWest Announces Relaunch of Enterprise Program

  UK banking group NatWest announced on Thursday the relaunch of its Enterprise program to boost support for scale-up businesses along with climate, fintech, and B-Corp-focused businesses. NatWest revealed that the relaunch follows recent findings from the bank’s report into SME recovery in the UK,… Read More

Welsh Payment Platform Yoelle Receives Investment From Banking Group Hodge

  Yoello, a Welsh digital payments platform, announced on Thursday it received an investment from banking group Hodge to accelerate the growth and development of its mobile payments/banking platform. Founded in 2015, Yoello describes itself as a payment platform aiming to disrupt the existing payment system by… Read More

U.S. Fintech Routable Scores $30 Million Through Series B Investment Round

  Routable, a U.S.-based fintech startup,  announced on Thursday it raised $30 million through its Series B investment round, which was led by Sam Altman, CEO of Open AI and former president of Y Combinator, and Jack Altman, CEO of Lattice, with participation from Flexport as… Read More

Leading UK Fintech Firms Now Working with PwC to Streamline Digital Financial Services with AI, Data Analytics

Ten of the United Kingdom’s leading Fintech companies are now working with Big Four auditing firm PwC in order to showcase how the future of banking will focus on both collaboration and innovation, along with greater personalization. After 3 years of ongoing development, the 10… Read More

Credit Karma Joins Forces With Bud’s Open Banking to Help UK Members With Financial Products & Assistance With Smart Money Decisions

  Credit Karma announced on Friday it has partnered with Bud in a move to provide Open Banking access and smarter services to its members in the UK. Credit Karma reported it provides customers in the UK with one of the most advanced and personalized… Read More


Indian Fintech Zeta Might Soon Join Growing List of Unicorns when it Finalizes Potential $250M Series D from Softbank Fund

Banking technology firm Zeta is reportedly getting closer to achieving Unicorn status (valued at $1 billion or more) as it continues to work with varous investors in order to close a new funding round, according to TechCrunch which cited sources familiar with the matter. SoftBank… Read More

Saudi Arabia based Fintech Prexle Secures $670K via Seed Round, Company Offers Cloud based POS Services

Saudi Arabia-based Cloud-enabled Point-Of-Sale (POS) startup Prexle has reportedly finalized its seed funding round which is valued at 2.5 million Saudi riyals (appr. $670,000). Company CEO and Co-founder, Abdullah Alajlan stated that they’re happy to close their latest investment round. He added that the funds… Read More

Earned Wage Access Platform Even Provides More Than $2.5 Billion in On-Demand Pay for Members

  Even, an earned wage access platform designed to provide financial stability and flexibility to US employees, announced on Thursday it has provided more than $2.5 billion in on-demand pay for its members. Even reported that on-demand pay helps members cover expenses between paychecks while avoiding… Read More

Software based Facial Recognition for Secure Digital Payments to be Used by 1.4B Consumers Worldwide by 2025: Report

A recent study released by Juniper Research, titled Mobile Payment Authentication: Biometrics, Regulation & Market Forecasts 2021-2025, reveals that the number of users using software-powered facial recognition to conduct secure digital payments will surpass 1.4 billion internationally within the next 5 years (up from only… Read More

Kava Labs, which Aims to Democratize Financial Services, Reveals Kava 5, Hard V2 are Live, Supporting Fully-Functional Lending Platform

Adam Turman, Developer Support Engineer at Kava Labs Inc, which is focused on “democratizing” financial services and making them more accessible to “anyone, anywhere” across the globe, notes that Kava Labs is pleased to introduce new features and enhancements they’ve been working on recently. Turman… Read More

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